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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] BAT shares fall on impact from possible price hike

Shares of British American Tobacco (BAT) reversed into the red early Wednesday, falling to a low of RM46.92 on concerns about the impact from a possible price hike. At 10.33am, it was down 90 sen to RM47. There were 31,200 shares traded at prices ranging
The Star (my)
added Mar 29, 2017 19:18
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Smoke-free parks: Dept starts enforcement

Sarawak Health Department will start educational enforcement to increase public awareness with regard to the gazetting of public parks as non-smoking areas. In disclosing this on Tuesday, state deputy health director (public health) Dr Nordin Saleh said
Borneo Post (my)
added Mar 23, 2017 02:53
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[Canada, Kenya, Malaysia] Nominations for the 68th National Newspaper Awards

International ... Isabelle Hachey, La Presse, for coverage of Big Tobacco's move into Malaysia, Kenya and other poor countries
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Mar 23, 2017 01:43
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] ABDULLAH: Tobacco a threat to development — Muhammad Sha’ani Abdullah

National Kenaf and Tobacco Board that is currently conducting consultation to implement Licencing of Tobacco and Tobacco Products Regulation 2011, should include a condition that no retail store within and in the vicinity of educational institutions and
Malay Mail (my)
added Mar 9, 2017 20:58
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Survey sheds light on shocking truth about student smokers

Tobacco and E-cigarette Survey among Malaysian Adolescents 2016 (Tecma) showed that four in five knew that smoking by anyone below age 18 was an offence under the law. More than half said they weren’t prevented from buying tobacco products.
The Star (my)
added Mar 5, 2017 01:33
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Govt to carry out awareness campaign on smoking ban in public parks

The Health Ministry is currently carrying out public awareness exercise on the smoking ban at all public parks and recreational places before the directive is enforced on June 1. Its director-general Datuk Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said the enforcement wo
Malay Mail (my)
added Feb 28, 2017 07:29
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Smoke-free Kuching by 2018

Kuching North City Hall (DBKU) will fully enforce the smoke-free ruling at all eateries in its jurisdiction beginning January next year. Its mayor Datuk Abang Abdul Wahap Abang Julai said DBKU, in collaboration with the state Health Department, would go
The Star (my)
added Feb 22, 2017 19:55
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] ASSUNTA: Introduce licensing for tobacco retailers

Obviously, retailer education not to sell contraband cigarettes is ineffective. Licensing of retailers is an efficient way to ensure that these contraband cigarettes don’t end up in smokers’ hands...The cost of the licence should be high enough for the re
New Straits Times (my)
added Feb 22, 2017 19:39
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Premium vape image draws many away from ‘dirty’ cigarettes

Julian Morris vice president of...Reason Foundation...acknowledged that higher vape device pricing can be an attractive factor for those drawn to the nicotine habit as this results in a more premium image projected compared to the ‘dirty’ or ‘filthy’ ciga
Rakyat Post (my)
added Feb 20, 2017 15:31
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Proposed licensing aimed at curbing illegal distribution of tobacco products, says minister

The proposed licensing of tobacco and tobacco products is aimed at curbing the illegal distribution of tobacco products in the market, said Plantation Industries and Commodities Minister Datuk Mah Siew Keong. He said the enforcement of the regulations co
Malay Mail (my)
added Feb 20, 2017 16:05
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