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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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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] YADAV: Smokers: Singapore’s most persecuted minority

Singapore seems to be actively empowering intolerance with busy-bodies actively going out of their way to report puffers who step out of the clearly demarcated lines of their designated areas. The pitiless zeal with which I’ve seen new arrivals threaten
Malay Mail (my)
added Nov 22, 2015 16:04
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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] Illegal puffs on the downtrend

THE results of the latest Illegal Cigarettes Study (ICS) for the period March-May 2012 reveal that the illegal cigarettes incidence in Malaysia is trending down to 34.7%, compared with 34.8% in October-December 2011.
Malay Mail (my)
added Aug 14, 2012 21:06
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[Malaysia] Tobacco firm slapped with three tax evasion charges

Global Tobacco Manufacturers (International) Sdn Bhd was jointly charged with two individuals of evading tax amounting to RM280,324 by failing to print the 'MY' safety mark on 60,940 packets of cigarettes as required under Section 20 of the Excise Act 19
The Star (my)
added Sep 6, 2012 07:57
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[Malaysia] Enforcement efforts reduce illegal cigarettes trade

Illegal cigarettes incidence in Malaysia trended downwards to 34.7 per cent for March-May 2012, compared with 37.3 per cent in the same period last year, driven by enforcement efforts, said Confederation of Malaysian Tobacco Manufacturers (CMTM).
Borneo Post (my)
added Aug 6, 2012 18:09
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[Malaysia] Malacca bans smoking in Jonker Walk and Jalan Kota

Jonker Walk and Jalan Kota, which are major tourist attractions here, are now smoke-free zones. Smokers risk being fined RM5,000 if caught puffing along the streets in the historic city.
The Star (my)
added Jul 2, 2012 12:15
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[Malaysia] ‘Say no to second-hand smoke’

Health Minister Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai urged Malaysians to exercise their right and not tolerate second-hand smoke in public places.
The Star (my)
added Jun 13, 2012 13:56
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[Malaysia] No more discounts on cigarette packets

From next month, retailers are banned from offering discounts on the price of cigarettes and can only sell packets of 20-sticks.
New Straits Times (my)
added Aug 14, 2012 21:47
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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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