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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

[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

[Malaysia] Illegal cigarette challenges JTI biz outlook

Tobacco manufacturer Japan Tobacco International Bhd (JTI) expects its business outlook to remain challenging for the remainder of 2013 due to the continued impact of certain local brands selling below the government mandated minimum cigarette price and
The Malaysian Reserve (my)
added Aug 26, 2013 13:40

[Malaysia] Analysts see fall in cigarette sales

The volume of legal cigarettes sold in the country is expected to decline following the increase in tax payable which has led British American Tobacco (Malaysia) Bhd (BAT Malaysia) to increase its prices, say analysts.
Sun Daily (my)
added Oct 23, 2012 15:55

[Malaysia] BAT announces 20 sen increase on cigarette prices

"We were officially informed by the Royal Malaysian Customs on Thursday, Oct 18, 2012, of a mandated uplift in the ex-factory pricing of our cigarettes of between 26 per cent to 58 per cent effective Friday, Oct 19, 2012.
New Straits Times (my)
added Oct 21, 2012 21:03

[Asia-pacific, Australia, Malaysia] Plain packaging boon to tobacco black market, says research group

Reason Foundation's vice president for research Julian Morris said Malaysia would likely impose extra taxes on tobacco products should plain packaging be enforced, citing Australia’s experience. "I don't think plain packaging is going to drive a substan
Malay Mail (my)
added Feb 13, 2017 18:39

[Asia-pacific, Australia, Malaysia, Uruguay] KANG: Setting the record straight on TPP’s Investor-State Dispute Settlement – Shaun Kang

even if, Phillip Morris succeeds in those two cases, the decision will not bind future arbitral tribunals. Accordingly, the resounding quotation of the Phillip Morris cases should not send shivers down the spine and be a basis to shy away from ISDS provis
The Malaysian Insider (my)
added Oct 4, 2015 20:40

[Asia, Malaysia] BAT raises cigarette prices by 30 sen

After absorbing the cost of Goods and Services Tax (GST) for three months, British American Tobacco (BAT) Malaysia has finally decided to increase cigarette prices. The increase, which will take effect Monday, will see prices of cigarette brands like Dun
The Star (my)
added Jun 28, 2015 10:42

[Asia, Asia-pacific, Indonesia, Malaysia, Vietnam] Pakistan among top four countries with rising tobacco use

National Alliance for Tobacco Control (NATC) in collaboration with the Aga Khan University (AKU) and the Pakistan Chest Society... “The Asia Pacific region represents the fastest growing tobacco market in the world with Malaysia, Indonesia, Pakistan and
Asia News Network (ANN) (th)
added May 27, 2015 10:04

[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] MCTC points out contradiction in signing TPPA to include tobacco

Malaysian Council for Tobacco Control (MCTC) today took its protest against the inclusion of tobacco in the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA) a notch higher with a letter to the Prime Minister. Its president, Dr Molly Cheah, said the letter was
Sun Daily (my)
added Aug 12, 2013 18:10
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