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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] LETTER: Against the call to ban smoking

the views of some local coffeeshop operators featured in The Star article “Call to ban smoking at eateries” on July 27 do not represent the stand of the Malaysia-Singapore Coffeeshop Proprietors’ General Association (MSCAPGA). MSCAPGA represents more tha
The Star (my)
added Aug 2, 2017 14:43
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Call to ban smoking at eateries

RESTAURANT and coffeeshop operators are echoing calls by non-smokers to ban smoking at all eateries, regardless of whether they are air-conditioned or not. Coffeeshop owner Lai Sau Yong, 54, said it would be good if the government extended the smoking b
The Star (my)
added Aug 2, 2017 14:44
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] No puffing at all eateries, please

Non-smokers are saying that the present ban on smoking in air-conditioned eateries does little to protect the health of non-smokers as Malaysians generally have their meals at places that are not air-conditioned. Hairdresser Abbey Tan, 30, said most tim
The Star (my)
added Jul 25, 2017 14:19
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[Asia-pacific] Malaysia-Asean countries cooperate towards becoming smoke-free by 2045

Malaysia is expected to achieve the target of becoming a smoke-free nation by 2045 following strategic implementation of anti-smoking initiatives boosted through joint cooperation with other Asean countries. Deputy Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr Hilmi Yah
Malay Mail (my)
added Jul 28, 2017 14:37
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[Asia-pacific] BRIEF-British American Tobacco Malaysia posts qtrly net profit 144.1 million rgt

Reuters
added Jul 20, 2017 18:51
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[Asia-pacific, Australia, Malaysia] Plain packaging law a threat to local tobacco industry

HLIB Research said Phillip Morris Asia Ltd's failure to get the Plain Packaging Law overturned at the permanent court of arbitration, is a negative to the local tobacco industry. While the research house expects the pie of smokers within the legal tobacc
Sun Daily (my)
added Jul 18, 2017 22:52
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Health Dept identifies schools with highest number of student smokers

TEN schools in Perak have been identified by the State Health Department for having the highest rate of student smokers. State Health Department deputy director for public health Dr B. Venugopalan said the students and schools were identified under a de
The Star (my)
added Aug 2, 2017 14:50
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Isn’t it time to ban smoking in all eateries?

Health experts say yes, but coffee shop and restaurant operators warn of serious impact on business if smoking ban first proposed two years ago, is implemented.
FreeMalaysiaToday.com (my)
added Jul 2, 2017 02:36
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[Asia-pacific] Malaysia targets reducing smokers to 15 per cent by 2025

Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr S. Subramaniam said towards meeting the objective, the ministry would be intensifying efforts to empower and promote overall health to assist smokers to kick the unhealthy habit. He said the government had carried out vario
Borneo Post (my)
added Jun 24, 2017 18:22
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Labuan smoking ban extended to Garden, Park

The smoke-free environment policy has been expanded to the Botanical Garden and Bird Park here, to protect non-smokers from second hand tobacco smoke. All forms of tobacco smoking, including cigarettes, cigars, water pipe tobacco smoking and electronic
Daily Express (my)
added Jun 19, 2017 20:25
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