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[Malaysia] Watchdogs: Appoint licensed pharmacists to sell e-cigarettes

Several consumers’ associations have proposed for the Health Ministry to appoint licensed pharmacists or registered medical practitioners to sell electronic cigarettes or e-cigarettes in the market.
Borneo Post (my)
added Jan 19, 2013 18:25
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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] 'Ban sale of e-cigarettes'

THE Consumers Association of Penang (CAP) has sounded the alarm over the increasing use of e-cigarettes, notably among youngsters. CAP president S.M. Mohamed Idris said there was a need to impose a ban on the sale of e-cigarettes as it may entice more yo
New Straits Times (my)
added Jun 25, 2013 08:34
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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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[Asia-pacific] Malaysia faces fight over plain tobacco packaging

Malaysia’s government says it wants to emulate Australia -- the only country in the world that so far requires plain, generic packaging for cigarettes. The industry, some business groups and intellectual property advocates warn that the proposal could ba
China Central Television (CCTV) (cn)
added Mar 15, 2016 22:17
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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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