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[Malaysia] Tobacco firms agree to ruling

Tobacco companies said they would comply with the government's new minimum-price ruling of RM7 for 20-stick packs come Sept 1, but want strict enforcement to ensure compliance by retailers.
Daily Express (my)
added Aug 22, 2012 02:36
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[Malaysia] Puff breaks cutting short 'working' life

Smokers may think they are only taking a few minutes from their work station for a "puff break" but other related routines, coupled with the actual act of smoking, can slice off more than three weeks of the company's time per employee in a year.
The Star (my)
added Jul 8, 2012 12:42
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[Malaysia] Smoke gets into everything

Tobacco use is the single most preventable cause of disease, disability, and death around the world. The power to prevent this from occurring is in your hands.
The Star (my)
added Jul 16, 2012 05:18
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[Malaysia] BAT Announces 3 Per Cent- Hike In Cigarettes Prices Effective June 3

(BAT Malaysia) has announced a three per cent increase in the prices of all its cigarette brands effective June 3, 2013. Commenting on the price increases, Datuk William Toh, Managing Director, BAT Malaysia said, "As with all other companies, BAT Malays
BERNAMA (Malaysian National News Agency) (my)
added Jun 5, 2013 17:42
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Cig makers in Malaysia face more cuts

Tar and nicotine levels in cigarettes will be reduced effective June as the Government att­empts to bring down the estimated 100,000 deaths caused due to smoking-related illnesses. Tar content in each cigarette will be reduced from 20mg to 15mg while nic
AsiaOne (sg)
added Jan 19, 2013 23:46
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[Indonesia, Malaysia] Illegal smokes spike after price hike

With the new prices for some British American Tobacco (BAT) Malaysia cigarette brands at RM12 for a pack of 20s, several illegal cigarette sellers like Muthusamy (not his real name) have reported up to a fivefold increase in sales, even as the black mark
Malay Mail (my)
added Nov 3, 2013 23:17
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[Malaysia] Council Calls For New Tobacco Control Act

Malaysian Council for Tobacco Control has asked the government to enact a new Tobacco Control Act to address several weaknesses in the existing Act particularly to address the sale of smuggled cigarettes through licensed dealers.
BERNAMA (Malaysian National News Agency) (my)
added Oct 16, 2013 08:25
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[USA] President Obama’s smoking problem in Malaysia

Malaysia’s government is battling against a smoking epidemic that threatens its young people — and it fears Barack Obama’s big Pacific trade deal will make the health crisis even worse. ... Malaysia’s fear is that it will suffer the same fate that Urugua
Politico
added Apr 28, 2014 02:34
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[Asia, Malaysia] BAT cautious on outlook, illegal cigarettes still a concern

British American Tobacco Malaysia Bhd expects a challenging outlook for 2014, citing that any further increase in excise duties would fuel the illegal cigarette problem. Commenting on the performance at a press conference after its annual general meeting
The Star (my)
added Apr 22, 2014 11:45
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Stub out cigarettes: Will other countries support Malaysia's attempt to rein in the TPPA tobacco lobby?

All Malaysia needs is to find allies from among the other 10 TPPA negotiating countries, namely Australia, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Japan, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore and Vietnam. And International Trade and Industry Minister Datuk Seri Mustapa Moh
The Establishment Post
added Mar 3, 2014 10:27
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