Headlines Tagged with Malaysia — 2,219 headlines found
[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Illegal 25-stick packs have entered the market, says coffeeshop proprietors body
According to the Malaysia-Singapore Coffee Shop Proprietors General Association (MSCSPGA), these large packs have been gaining smokers in the market which may mean that smokers of illegal cigarettes are now smoking more than what they are used to.
Sep 25, 2017 The Edge (my)
added Sep 26, 2017 16:09
National Cancer Society Malaysia (NCSM) president Dr Saunthari Somasundaram says any cigarette pack that contains fewer than 20 sticks, packaged attractively, cheap and displayed prominently will attract people to pick up smoking, especially the young.
Sep 23, 2017 New Straits Times (my)
added Sep 27, 2017 21:34
[Asia-pacific] Malaysian NGOs submit petition against proposed reintroduction of kiddie cigarette packs
Experts say the high tax and ongoing anti-smoking campaigns championed by Malaysia's Health Ministry will fail if the public, especially youngsters, have easy access to the 10-stick "kiddie pack".
Sep 20, 2017 TODAYonline (sg)
added Sep 20, 2017 14:35
We, the Malaysian Women’s Action for Tobacco Control & Health (MyWATCH), on behalf of women, children and families, wish to tell the tobacco companies to stop bullying the Government and the Malaysian people. Kiddie packs are banned – keep it that way.
Sep 18, 2017 The Star (my)
added Sep 18, 2017 04:53
City Commission of Kuching North (DBKU) will designate more smoke-free zones in areas under its jurisdiction. DBKU announced this in a statement yesterday following its participation in the recent Asia Pacific Cities Alliance for Tobacco Control (AP-CAT)
Sep 15, 2017 Borneo Post (my)
added Sep 15, 2017 02:17
we need e-cigarettes and other such devices to be offered as a practical and effective alternative, and it must be seen not as a fear of “more smoke”, when in fact it is vapour – which is less damaging than the diesel smoke generators you find at concerts
Sep 9, 2017 The Star (my)
added Sep 12, 2017 03:02
Honestly, I see nothing beneficial from this tiff over small or large packs, since it does nothing to actually benefit general public health. Instead, we need regulation for e-cigarettes and other harm-reducing products approved, not banned, if we are se
Sep 8, 2017 Malaysiakini (my)
added Sep 9, 2017 02:48
[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Not ‘kiddie pack’ but mini pack, and there are reasons: Tobacco firms (corrected)
TOBACCO companies have said there are reasons for introducing small cigarette packs in Malaysia. Responding to The Star, they also pointed out that these were not “kiddie packs”, but smaller packs of 10 sticks.
Sep 7, 2017 The Star (my)
added Sep 7, 2017 15:34
About 40,000 sundry goods merchants and coffee shop owners have signed a petition calling on the government to have smaller packs of cigarettes reintroduced as they believe it will help to address the illicit cigarette trade problem and reduce cigarette c
Sep 6, 2017 The Edge (my)
added Sep 6, 2017 16:18
Ongoing debate: Four national associations voiced their support for restoring kiddie packs, claiming that the move would contribute to curbing the illegal cigarette trade.
Sep 6, 2017 The Star (my)
added Sep 6, 2017 03:13