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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] 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] 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] 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] 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] 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] 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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[Malaysia] LETTER: Time the 'no smoking' rule is enforced

I AM writing this letter after returning from a meeting in the lobby of a five-star hotel where I was engulfed in air saturated with cigarette smoke.
The Star (my)
added Jun 8, 2012 18:11
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