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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Strict enforcement only way to deter smoking in public places

Johor Consumers Movement Association chairman Abdul Majid Kayat said having “No Smoking” signs is meaningless without enforcement. “Look at our neighbour Singapore, I personally witnessed a litterbug in Orchard Road who was caught throwing rubbish and f
The Star (my)
added Feb 6, 2017 15:06
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] RM10,000 fine for smoking within public parks

Public and national parks in the country have been gazetted as no-smoking zones effective Feb 1 (2017), said Health Director-General Datuk Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah.
Rakyat Post (my)
added Feb 6, 2017 15:06
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Smokers unfazed by new rules but want a place to puff away

According to them, enforcement would not be strict, going by past experiences. Transport supervisor Mohd Arif Abd Samad said they would abide by the new ruling for now. “I would have to find a proper place to smoke elsewhere,” said Mohd Arif, who smoke
The Star (my)
added Feb 3, 2017 13:55
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] More public areas now off limits

Smo­king is no longer allowed at camp sites, game courts and playgrounds. Public parks are now also designated as no smoking areas except for open public car parks. The Control of Tobacco Product (Amendment) Regulations 2017 came into force yesterday.
The Star (my)
added Feb 3, 2017 13:54
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] More open spaces, parks designated no smoking zones

The government has designated all national and state parks, playgrounds, camp sites and public parks in Peninsular Malaysia as no smoking zones effective Feb 1 this year, The Star reported. The amendment to the law which regulates no smoking zones was ann
FreeMalaysiaToday.com (my)
added Feb 3, 2017 13:53
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] BAXLEY: A fatwa on e-cigarettes? Not so fast — Jeffrey Baxley

With the price of tobacco products rising, pushing smokers to the black market, where cigarettes are generally higher in tar and nicotine, we should welcome vaping as a healthier, cheaper alternative to tobacco. This is especially so given that the cos
Malay Mail (my)
added Jan 25, 2017 00:44
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] LETTER: Why we need total ban on e-cigarettes

THE recent announcement by the government to regulate electronic cigarettes by three ministries (Health, Domestic Trade, Co-operatives and Consumerism and Science, Technology and Innovation) is indeed of interest to the Malaysian Association for Adolesce
The Star (my)
added Jan 23, 2017 13:09
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] MYDIN: Do more to curb smoking, and vaping

“Health policies and programmes have the ability to either promote or violate human rights, including the right to health, depending on the way they are designed or implemented. “Taking steps to respect and protect human rights upholds the health sector’s
New Straits Times (my)
added Jan 13, 2017 16:36
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] MOHAMED: Not much proof that e-cigarettes can help people stop smoking

the Institute of Public Health, Health Ministry, conducted a survey on the use of e-cigarettes among adolescents and adults in Malaysia (The Tobacco and E-cigarette Survey among Malaysia Adolescents and The National E-Cigarette Survey 2016). The results w
New Straits Times (my)
added Jan 11, 2017 13:44
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Vapers see regulation of e-cigarettes as good news

The Cabinet's decision to entrust three ministries to regulate the use of electronic cigarettes and vaping is the answer vape aficionados nationwide were looking forward to. Vape Operators Association of Penang President Muhammad Hafidz Adnan, however, sa
Daily Express (my)
added Jan 5, 2017 20:49
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