Headlines Tagged with Malaysia — 2,249 headlines found
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
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
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.
Aug 15, 2012 Malaysiakini (my)
added Aug 16, 2012 02:27
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
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
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
Jul 12, 2012 The Star (my)
added Jul 13, 2012 12:59
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
Jun 12, 2012 Sun Daily (my)
added Jun 12, 2012 10:52
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
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.
Jul 16, 2012 BERNAMA (Malaysian National News Agency) (my)
added Jul 16, 2012 05:13