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4,800 cartons of contraband cigarettes seized from Malaysian delivery lorry

Authorities seized 4,844 cartons of duty-unpaid cigarettes from a Malaysia-registered lorry carrying a consignment of cooking oil at Woodlands Checkpoint on Monday (6 Feb)...the lorry, driven by a 50-year-old Malaysian man, was directed for further check
added Feb 9, 2017 09:21

[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] More public areas now off limits

Smo­king is no longer allowed at camp sites, game courts and playgrounds. Public parks are now also designated as no smoking areas except for open public car parks. The Control of Tobacco Product (Amendment) Regulations 2017 came into force yesterday.
The Star (my)
added Feb 3, 2017 13:54

[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Plain cigarette packaging an infringement against trademarks

We write as a coalition of 47 think-tanks, advocacy groups and organisations in response to proposed plain packaging tobacco control measures, and by the announcements by several countries of their interest in such policies.
Malaysiakini (my)
added Jun 2, 2016 20:49

[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] BAT to shut down factory, 230 employees affected

will shut down its factory here, citing falling sales due to the presence of illicit cigarettes in the market and high duties imposed by the government. In a statement, the major cigarette producer explained the restructuring was in line with the company’ (my)
added Mar 18, 2016 13:34

[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Government’s right to regulate, MITI tells Big Tobacco in plain packaging row

Putrajaya has the right to regulate health issues, the Ministry of International Trade and Industry has told tobacco giants opposed to the Health Ministry’s plan to implement plain packaging on tobacco products. Ministry of International Trade and Indust
Malay Mail (my)
added Feb 26, 2016 15:48

[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Gov’t plans to introduce plain packaging for tobacco

the Health Ministry’s director for the disease control division Dr Chong Chee Keong, said plain packaging would greatly impact the prevalence of smoking among new and light smokers. (my)
added Feb 24, 2016 11:20

[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] ‘Good news’ for vapers

Stakeholders in the vaping scene are rejoicing over talk of proper regulations for the sale of the vaping and e-cigarette products, which have been hit since last year by several restrictions. Malaysian Organisation of Vape Entities (MOVE) president Sam
The Star (my)
added Feb 22, 2016 17:38

[Asia, Asia-pacific] 38 percent of men,1.4 percent of women in Malaysia are smokers - Subramaniam

He said in absolute number, a total of 20,000 Malaysian had passed away annually as a result of their smoking habit. "The highest number of smokers among men is between 15 to 24 age group," he said in keynote address on 'Smoking Cessation in Malaysia' K
BERNAMA (Malaysian National News Agency) (my)
added Apr 25, 2015 21:15

[Asia, Asia-pacific] Healthy Reason Behind Malaysia's Stand To Exclude Tobacco From TPPA - Dr Subramaniam

would maintain its stand to exclude tobacco industry and its related products from the on-going Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA) negotiations due to the product's impact on public health, said Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr S Subramaniam here, Mo
BERNAMA (Malaysian National News Agency) (my)
added Aug 11, 2014 11:32

Malaysia to seek flexibility at TPP ministerial meetings

Malaysia will continue to seek flexibility and "carve outs" to deal with areas of concerns at the Trans-Pacific Partnership meetings, International Trade and Industry Minister Datuk Seri Mustapa Mohamed said today. (my)
added Feb 25, 2014 16:07
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