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[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".
TODAYonline (sg)
added Sep 20, 2017 14:35
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] LETTER: Everyone must try to stop sale of small packets

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.
The Star (my)
added Sep 18, 2017 04:53
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] DBKU to designate more smoke-free zones

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)
Borneo Post (my)
added Sep 15, 2017 02:17
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] LETTER: E-cigarettes are less harmful

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
The Star (my)
added Sep 12, 2017 03:02
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] LETTER: Where are the e-cigarette regulations?

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
Malaysiakini (my)
added Sep 9, 2017 02:48
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[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.
The Star (my)
added Sep 7, 2017 15:34
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Retailers to petition government for return of smaller cigarette packs

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
The Edge (my)
added Sep 6, 2017 16:18
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Divided over ‘kiddie pack’

Ongoing debate: Four national associations voiced their support for restoring kiddie packs, claiming that the move would contribute to curbing the illegal cigarette trade.
The Star (my)
added Sep 6, 2017 03:13
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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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