Headlines Tagged with Malaysia — 2,242 headlines found
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.
Jul 2, 2012 The Star (my)
added Jul 2, 2012 12:15
Health Minister Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai urged Malaysians to exercise their right and not tolerate second-hand smoke in public places.
Jun 13, 2012 The Star (my)
added Jun 13, 2012 13:56
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.
Jun 15, 2012 The Star (my)
added Jun 16, 2012 18:46
Over the weekend, the government raised the excise duty on tobacco by 14 per cent ... "Such a move will exacerbate the already high levels of illegal cigarettes in Malaysia and dampen all efforts that have been taken thus far to address this national scou
Oct 2, 2013 Business Times (my)
added Oct 2, 2013 03:23
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
Sep 3, 2012 The Star (my)
added Sep 4, 2012 00:01
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.
Jul 26, 2012 Consumer Association of Penang (my)
added Jul 26, 2012 08:27
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
Jun 15, 2012 BERNAMA (Malaysian National News Agency) (my)
added Jun 15, 2012 13:54
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
Nov 22, 2015 Malay Mail (my)
added Nov 22, 2015 16:04
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.
Aug 14, 2012 The Malaysian Insider (my)
added Aug 14, 2012 21:35
Jul 14, 2012 BERNAMA (Malaysian National News Agency) (my)
added Jul 14, 2012 14:12