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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Traders and restaurateurs: Bring back kiddie ciggie packs

A coalition of four national associations have declared their support for the proposal to reintroduce the 10-stick cigarette pack, claiming that the move will curb the illegal trade and help smokers kick the habit. In a statement Tuesday, the groups said
The Star (my)
added Sep 5, 2017 17:48
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[Malaysia] M'sian associations push for sale of 10-stick ciggie pack to combat illegal cigarette market

"We are selling cigarettes legally but it is getting harder for retailers to sell cigarettes now. "The illegal cigarette issue is so big, enforcement alone is not enough. We have 5 million smokers here and 57 per cent of them opt for illegal cigarettes
New Straits Times (my)
added Sep 6, 2017 03:11
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[Asia-pacific] Restoring 'kiddie pack' cigarette 'a step backward' - Malaysian Pharmaceutical Society

"Referring to the Malaysia Singapore Coffee Shop Proprietor’s General Association’s suggestion to restore pack sizes to less than 20 sticks to the Malaysian market in order to reduce circulation of illegal cigarettes, the MPS adopts a grave view of this
The Edge (my)
added Sep 4, 2017 03:42
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Bad to bring back kiddie packs, says Lam Thye

The Malaysia Crime Prevention Foundation senior vice-chairman said these packs were designed to be attractive to “low-consumption smokers, such as casual or social smokers, women and children”.
The Star (my)
added Sep 1, 2017 12:55
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] LETTER: Tobacco convention bans sale of kiddie packs

THE Malaysian Council for Tobacco Control (MCTC) is a non-governmental organisation which aims to consolidate and coordinate tobacco control ... The proposal to reintroduce kiddie packs was mooted by lobbyists...to reintroduce the kiddie pack will be regr
The Star (my)
added Sep 1, 2017 01:58
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Reject the ‘kiddie ciggie pack’ proposal — Wafiq

The International Women’s Alliance for Family and Quality Education (Wafiq) abhors the proposal made by tobacco companies to the government to re-introduce small packs of cigarettes in Malaysia. The illegal tobacco trade is by no means a justification fo
Malay Mail (my)
added Aug 31, 2017 15:52
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] CHEN: Cigarette small packs: A possible solution to a serious problem? — Danny Chen

As bizarre as it may appear to be, I asked my smoker friends...said that firstly, they wanted to buy legal brands – if the price was right. They are just where they are because they cannot afford a pack that’s RM17. But crucially, if the number of sticks
Malay Mail (my)
added Aug 30, 2017 14:47
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Anti-smoking NGO slams coffee shop owners over kiddie packs

Malaysian Council for Tobacco Control (MCTC) has criticised those calling for the government to reintroduce “kiddie packs”, that is, cigarette packs containing fewer than 20 sticks. MCTC was responding to a call by an association representing coffee shop
FreeMalaysiaToday.com (my)
added Aug 30, 2017 14:44
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Tobacco makers push for return of small packs

In a rare interview with the managing directors of both BAT Malaysia and JT International Bhd (JTI Malaysia), they said that over the last couple of months the two companies and Philip Morris (M) Sdn Bhd — which together control 95% of the legal tobacco
The Edge (my)
added Aug 30, 2017 14:43
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Council: No reason to bring back 'kiddie' cig packs

Malaysian Council for Tobacco Control (MCTC) has dismissed claims that smaller “kiddie” cigarette packs would help curb the sales of illicit cigarettes. In a statement on Wednesday, the MCTC said that the reasons given in reports for the proposal of brin
The Star (my)
added Aug 30, 2017 14:39
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