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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Price hikes will only help illegal cigarette market, says trade body

the Confederation of Malaysian Tobacco Manufacturers (CMTM), warned the increase could provide more fuel to the booming illegal market. It said any further price increases would not impact smoking rates as smokers would turn to the very cheap and readily
The Star (my)
added Mar 31, 2017 22:24
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] KHALIB: Unspoken cost of raising the price of a ciggie — Azrul Mohd Khalib

The reality is that there is no quick way to address this issue without coming to grips with the fact that smokers are individuals who make their own choices whether to smoke or not smoke. To succeed in getting people to do the latter as is the increasi
Malay Mail (my)
added Mar 30, 2017 16:26
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] LETTER: Back rules up with tough enforcement

THE latest government proposal to increase the age limit for buying cigarettes from 18 to 21 years old should be seen as a positive step in our country’s continuous effort to clamp down on underage smokers as well as to stop our youngsters from becoming
The Star (my)
added Mar 30, 2017 16:17
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Price hikes won't impact smoking rates, says trade body

the Confederation of Malaysian Tobacco Manufacturers (CMTM), warned the increase could provide more fuel to the booming illegal market. It said on Thursday any further price increases would not impact smoking rates as smokers would turn to the very chea
The Star (my)
added Mar 30, 2017 11:49
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Ministry in bid to regulate cigarette use among youth

THE Health Ministry will crank up its move to stamp out smoking among Malaysians by regulating electronic cigarettes, vaporisers and shishas. These devices will be banned for those aged 21 and below, and will be regulated under the new Control of Tobac
New Straits Times (my)
added Mar 30, 2017 11:44
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Many still ignore national fatwa ban on smoking

described the Muslims who did so as not having any brain. “They not only threw away cigarette butts all over the place and dirtied the mosque, they were also unaware that what was decided as unlawful could not be brought into the mosque.” In his weekly M
Rakyat Post (my)
added Mar 29, 2017 20:51
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Hilmi: Raising cigarette prices one way to deter smokers

Raising cigarette prices to RM21.50 a packet is among the measures to be taken to reduce the number of smokers in the country. Deputy Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr Hilmi Yahaya acknowledged that the Government's anti-smoking campaigns have so far failed
The Star (my)
added Mar 29, 2017 20:41
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] BAT shares fall on impact from possible price hike

Shares of British American Tobacco (BAT) reversed into the red early Wednesday, falling to a low of RM46.92 on concerns about the impact from a possible price hike. At 10.33am, it was down 90 sen to RM47. There were 31,200 shares traded at prices ranging
The Star (my)
added Mar 29, 2017 19:18
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Smoke-free parks: Dept starts enforcement

Sarawak Health Department will start educational enforcement to increase public awareness with regard to the gazetting of public parks as non-smoking areas. In disclosing this on Tuesday, state deputy health director (public health) Dr Nordin Saleh said
Borneo Post (my)
added Mar 23, 2017 02:53
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[Canada, Kenya, Malaysia] Nominations for the 68th National Newspaper Awards

International ... Isabelle Hachey, La Presse, for coverage of Big Tobacco's move into Malaysia, Kenya and other poor countries
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Mar 23, 2017 01:43
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