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[Malaysia] More rules to deter smoking / New price control on cigarettes introduced

Effective Saturday, the minimum price of all cigarette brands was set at RM7. The other deterrent is only packs with 20 sticks are permitted to be sold in the market. In the past, one could buy cigarette packets for much lower, with as few as five to se
The Star (my)
added Sep 4, 2012 00:01
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[Malaysia] LETTER: More to be done on second-hand smoke

With reference to the report "Say no to second-hand smoke" (The Star, 13 June), it is pertinent to point out that non-smokers can also develop smoking-related diseases from exposure to second-hand smoke.
The Star (my)
added Jun 16, 2012 18:46
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[Malaysia] IDRIS: CAP: Gov't must say no to tobacco companies

The health and well-being of its citizens is priceless. The government has to walk its talk since it became a Party to the World Health Organization (WHO) Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) in 2005.
Malaysiakini (my)
added Aug 16, 2012 02:27
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[Malaysia] NOORDIN: Risk From Second-hand Cigarette Smoke

In countries like India, members of the public are encouraged to lodge complaints over this issue, and the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has even provided a toll-free telephone line for them to do so. Other countries such as the United Kingdom a
BERNAMA (Malaysian National News Agency) (my)
added Jun 15, 2012 13:54
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[Malaysia] New cigarette price for 20 sticks set at RM7 from Sept 1

The government has set the minimum price of all cigarette brands at RM7, effective Sept 1, and only allows cigarette packets with 20 sticks to be sold.
The Malaysian Insider (my)
added Aug 14, 2012 21:35
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[Malaysia] Several Areas In Terengganu Will Be Turned Into Smoke-free Zones

BERNAMA (Malaysian National News Agency) (my)
added Jul 14, 2012 14:12
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] DUDLEY: Smoking a cause for concern

From the standpoint of the population's wellbeing, public-health perspective and the need for productivity growth and national development, the increasing tobacco consumption indicators in our country are a distressing trend, one that will undoubtedly un
The Star (my)
added Jul 13, 2012 12:59
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[Malaysia] LETTER: When will the law get serious with smokers?

I WRITE this after returning from a meeting in a lobby of a five-star hotel where I was engulfed with air saturated with cigarette smoke
Sun Daily (my)
added Jun 12, 2012 10:52
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[Malaysia] Drastically Raise Cigarette Prices in Our Next Budget

The Government should raise cigarette prices to RM30 from the current RM10 for a pack of 20 sticks if it is really serious about curbing the smoking scourge.
Consumer Association of Penang (my)
added Jul 26, 2012 08:27
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[Malaysia] KHEONG: MORE TO BE DONE ON SECOND-HAND SMOKE

The Ministry of Health appreciates the support from members of the public concerning the tobacco control measures including 'plain packaging' whereby, close developments is being studied from Australia's experiences.
BERNAMA (Malaysian National News Agency) (my)
added Jul 16, 2012 05:13
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