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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Hike in cigarette prices won't lead to more smokers turning to illicit cigarettes, says Health Minister

While cigarette prices will go up, it will not be so drastic as to make smokers turn to illicit cigarettes to satisfy their addiction, says Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad. "In our assessment, we are not only looking at increasing duties bu
The Star (my)
added Nov 2, 2018 20:14
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] LETTER: Non-smokers will live longer with smoking ban on alfresco eateries

our support for the announcement by Deputy Health Minister Dr Lee Boon Chye of the ministry’s move to gazette alfresco restaurants as no-smoking...THIS LETTER IS SIGNED BY 30 MALAYSIAN MEDICAL ORGANISATIONS
New Straits Times (my)
added Sep 13, 2018 16:46
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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Thailand] Asian Vapers unite to share voice with authorities

“vapers” from the Philippines, Malaysia, Thailand and Indonesia, joined together to launch a united voice...launched #VapersBeHeard to provide Asian vapers with an opportunity to be heard by global, regional and national policy-makers as well as the gene
Manila Standard (ph)
added Sep 11, 2018 21:17
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[Australia, Ireland, Malaysia] IRA smugglers behind Aussie cigarette racket

The multi-million euro IRA cigarette smuggling ring busted by Spanish police at New Year had linked up with Malaysian-based racketeers supplying illicit tobacco to the Australian market, the Sunday Independent has learned.
Irish Independent (ie)
added Feb 2, 2015 11:24
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[Asia, Asia-pacific, Singapore] Malaysian fined S$15800 fine in Brunei for possession of untaxed cigarettes

A malaysian man was fined $15,800 (S$15,800) yesterday after he pleaded guilty to possession of untaxed cigarettes.
AsiaOne (sg)
added Nov 2, 2014 10:13
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[Asia, Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Japan Tobacco to buy JT International

JT International Bhd, which makes Camel and Salem cigarettes, has received a takeover offer of RM808.4 million from its controlling shareholder Japan Tobacco International Holding BV
FreeMalaysiaToday.com (my)
added Apr 1, 2014 16:27
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[Malaysia] TPP Trade Pact Risks Degenerating Into Bilateral Deals, ADB Says

Japan’s defense of its farming industry, Malaysia’s proposal to keep tobacco control measures out of the deal, and the impact of currency manipulation on markets are among issues impeding progress on the accord that the U.S. calls the cornerstone of its e
Business Week/Bloomberg
added Oct 24, 2013 08:48
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[Asia, Malaysia] Smokers’ income going up in smoke

“I don’t think many smokers will be quitting after the price hike. RM1.50 is just not a good enough reason to do it,” said Shirlyn Lee, an event planner who has been smoking for more than five years.
The Star (my)
added Oct 7, 2013 14:48
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] RM2b in taxes lost to illicit cigarettes Exclusive

THE government lost almost RM2 billion in tax revenue because of the sale of illicit tobacco last year. The "Asia 11: Illicit Tobacco Indicator 2012" report placed Malaysia second among 11 Asian countries that suffered tax losses from the illicit cigare
New Straits Times (my)
added Oct 1, 2013 07:47
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[Malaysia] A3R aims to be preferred alternative cigarette maker

Holdings Sdn Bhd, inventor of the tobacco industry's first smokeless, zero-tar cigarettes, strives to be the preferred alternative cigarette producer in the market and to one day grow to the size of the major tobacco players. "In three years we aim to h
Sun Daily (my)
added Mar 24, 2013 23:35
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