Headlines Tagged with Malaysia — 2,242 headlines found
The government must use the golden opportunity of the upcoming Budget 2018 announcement this week to address smoking addiction among Malaysians and the sale of cigarettes in the country. The issue can no longer be tolerated, as it will affect the health
Oct 26, 2017 Malaysiakini (my)
added Oct 31, 2017 01:58
The proposal to increase the price of a pack of cigarettes to RM50 in light of the coming Budget 2018 announcement is seen as small and might be futile to our ongoing struggle to prevent the smoking habit among our people especially among the youth. If
Oct 24, 2017 Malaysiakini (my)
added Oct 25, 2017 00:16
Oct 23, 2017 Reuters
added Oct 23, 2017 18:48
Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr S. Subramaniam congratulated the country for significantly reducing smoking among its citizens. “The prevalence of smoking in Australia is only 11 per cent against Malaysia’s 23 per cent. We are very excited to see how Austr
Oct 9, 2017 New Straits Times (my)
added Oct 10, 2017 20:40
we continue to see a challenging environment and pressure on cigarette manufacturers. To protect market share, we do not expect cigarette manufacturers to raise prices in 2018. BAT is expected to actively promote the Premium brand of Dunhill (RM17 per pac
Oct 5, 2017 The Edge (my)
added Oct 6, 2017 15:40
[Asia-pacific, Korea - North, Malaysia] LUNA: How black market tobacco fuels terrorism / Illicit cigarettes are now second only to the heroin trade in helping fund some of the Taliban militias.
It’s time to focus the world’s attention on a smuggling enterprise that helps underwrite North Korea’s nukes and Taliban terror... During my tenure at the US State Department’s Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs, we released a
Oct 5, 2017 FreeMalaysiaToday.com (my)
added Oct 6, 2017 02:31
National Council of Women's Organisations Malaysia (NCWO) president Professor Tan Sri Dr Sharifah Hapsah Syed Hasan Shahabudin said rigorous evaluation studies need to be conducted to monitor the extent of illicit trade activities.
Oct 4, 2017 New Straits Times (my)
added Oct 5, 2017 18:13
The focus should be putting in place measures to bring back legal sales, not to encourage cigarettes or smoking but simply to pull back sales from illegal to legal products. The small pack (10 sticks) proposal, which we at the Malaysia-Singapore Coffees
Oct 4, 2017 The Star (my)
added Oct 4, 2017 11:26
The government had oversimplified the problem by assuming price hikes would decrease the cigarette consumption in lower income families. However, with cheaper alternatives available, the citizens turned to illegal cigarettes with price tags of RM3 – RM8..
Oct 4, 2017 ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations)
added Oct 4, 2017 00:54
THE National Council of Women’s Organisations, Malaysia (NCWO) lauds the Malaysian Government for instituting numerous achievements in tobacco control and in ratifying the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) in 2005.
Oct 4, 2017 The Star (my)
added Oct 4, 2017 00:47