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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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Cigarette price breakaway in Malaysia?

Philip Morris (M) Sdn Bhd's decision to maintain the price of its cigarettes so far hints of a breakaway from the industry's traditional practice of raising prices in unison. Following moves by British American Tobacco (M) Bhd (BAT) and JT International B
Malaysia Chronicle.com
added Sep 17, 2014 14:30
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Legal cigarette sales fell 30% after price hike

Malaysia’s small and medium retail segment suffered losses of some RM500 million in 2015 due to illegal cigarette trade, says Malaysia Singapore Coffeshop Proprietors General Association (MSCSPGA). In a statement today, president Ho Su Mong said legal ci
Rakyat Post (my)
added Apr 14, 2016 21:48
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[Malaysia] M'sia said to have backed down on TPP stance

The Bantah TPP agreement organisation expressed disappointment ... Mohd Nizam said based on leaked negotiation documents and reports from Wikileaks, Hufftington Post and Inside US Trade, it is apparent that Malaysia has weakened its stance on tobacco and
The Malaysian Reserve (my)
added Dec 16, 2013 02:26
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Asean agrees to withdraw tobacco from Afta

Malaysia and Asean member nations have agreed to withdraw tobacco from the Asean Free Trade Area (AFTA) list for implementation by 2015. Health Minister Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai said a consensus was reached at the 11th Asean Health Ministers Meeting at P
The Star (my)
added Jul 9, 2012 09:41
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[Australia, Malaysia] GILLARD: Tobacco's ugly truth must be uncovered | Julia Gillard

In Australia, 15,000 people die a year due to tobacco use. The fight has not been won yet, but our plain packaging policy works and should be defended ... Free trade equals more jobs and prosperity. Less smoking equals more people alive and healthy. Bot
Malaysia Sun (au)
added Dec 23, 2013 00:03
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[Asia, Malaysia] New measures to be introduced to tighten tobacco control

A slew of reforms will be introduced to tighten tobacco control, including banning direct and indirect promotion of tobacco products and reducing the nicotine content in cigarettes by 2015. Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr S. Subramaniam said the graphic h
The Star (my)
added Jun 2, 2013 19:38
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Cigarette prices go up today

British American Tobacco Malaysia (BAT) is shocked over the 14 per cent increase of tobacco excise, describing it as "excessive". "Such a move will exacerbate the already high levels of illegal cigarettes in Malaysia," said managing director Stefano Clin
New Straits Times (my)
added Sep 29, 2013 20:48
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