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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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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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[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 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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[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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[Malaysia] Average smoker spends RM180/month on cigarettes

An average smoker in the country spends RM178.80 on cigarettes per month, according the Global Adult Tobacco Survey (GATS) 2011. The findings involving adult respondents aged 15 years and above were tabled at the GATS Malaysia Conference 2011 here today.
Sun Daily (my)
added Jun 12, 2012 19:42
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[Malaysia] Proposal to allow only 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.
Sun Daily (my)
added Jan 19, 2013 18:19
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