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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] The unsurmountable battle against deadly lung cancer

In Malaysia, 90 per cent of cases are presented at stage three and four where possibility of being cured is extremely low. Every day, 10 Malaysians die of lung cancer. Smoking is by far the leading risk factor for lung cancer and the main cause for 80 p
New Straits Times (my)
added Jul 4, 2018 03:14
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Data the key to fighting tobacco firms, says Wong Chen

Subang Jaya MP Wong Chen today highlighted data gathering as one of the most important tools in the war against cancer. Speaking to reporters at a press conference on the status of world cancer control here today, he said data would help anti-tobacco adv
FreeMalaysiaToday.com (my)
added Jul 4, 2018 04:55
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] LETTER: Ban smoking and vaping in all eateries

AMIDST the uproar over the proposed banning of foreign cooks, smoking and vaping continue to cause unpleasant dining experience and contaminate the food served in restaurants and other food outlets. There are around five million smokers in Malaysia, acc
The Star (my)
added Jun 29, 2018 18:03
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[Malaysia, UK] The Kuala Lumpur Charter on Smoke-Free Homes

academic scientists, clinicians and tobacco control specialists held a workshop in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 7-9 May 2018 to consider the research and policy needs in relation to smoke-free homes in both the UK and Malaysia, with a view to wider policy trans
British Medical Journal
added Jun 28, 2018 02:11
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BAT Cautious About Introducing Cigarette Alternatives in Malaysia

is keen on introducing its HnB device Glo, in the Southeast Asian country but is concerned about the local unclear legal framework.
Vaping Post (ch)
added Apr 26, 2018 17:28
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[Asia-pacific] BAT Malaysia keen on smokeless device but wants clear laws

Its MD Erik Stoel said a regulatory and fiscal mechanism is mandatory to ensure the tobacco- heating product does not end up in the same legal limbo like vape-based devices. “We are a bit concerned that if we were to introduce this type of products, the
The Malaysian Reserve (my)
added Apr 20, 2018 18:13
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Ministry and 88 private health facilities offer quit-smoking programme

Since 2016, the Health Ministry has teamed up with more than 88 private health facilities, including 11 KPJ hospitals, to offer a quit-smoking programme called MQuit. Among other things, the ministry’s secretary-general, Datuk Seri Dr Chen Chaw Min, said
New Straits Times (my)
added Apr 14, 2018 00:52
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Saying no to ‘kiddie packs’

THE Government has been urged not to reintroduce the 10-stick cigarette pack, as it could encourage more people, especially schoolchildren to pick up the habit. Those interviewed by MetroPerak felt that the Government should prioritise the people’s heal
The Star (my)
added Apr 9, 2018 16:24
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Putrajaya still considering bringing back ‘kiddie pack’ ciggies

The Government is mulling whether to reintroduce 10-stick mini cigarette packs to tackle the scourge of contraband cigarettes, said Deputy Finance Minister Datuk Othman Aziz. “The Government is still considering the proposal and is studying the impact of
The Star (my)
added Mar 29, 2018 17:19
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[Asia-pacific, Australia, Malaysia] Plain packaging: Five years of failure! — IDEAS

“Five Years of Failure!” That’s the message a global coalition of 62 think tanks and rights advocates are sending to the new WHO Director Dr Tedros Ghebreyesus... * IDEAS is a Malaysian think-tank dedicated to promoting market-based solutions to public p
Malay Mail (my)
added Mar 23, 2018 19:46
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