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[Asia-pacific, Germany, Malaysia] MARQUARDT: After Expanding Smoking Ban In Public, Why Expatriates Say Our Anti-Smoking Laws Are A Joke

As a German student studying in Malaysia, I can tell you that the same scene would play out very differently in Germany. Whenever someone lights up a cigarette in a crowded area in Germany, it doesn’t take long for someone to approach that person regard
Malaysian Digest (my)
added Feb 15, 2017 01:18

[Asia-pacific, Australia, Malaysia] Plain packaging boon to tobacco black market, says research group

Reason Foundation's vice president for research Julian Morris said Malaysia would likely impose extra taxes on tobacco products should plain packaging be enforced, citing Australia’s experience. "I don't think plain packaging is going to drive a substan
Malay Mail (my)
added Feb 13, 2017 18:39

[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Huffing and puffing towards a healthier nation

Malaysian Nature Society president Henry Goh told this newspaper they welcomed the move to ban smoking at all national parks. “The parks are where nature lovers visit for recreation and researchers conduct studies to look at ways how to protect the biodiv
New Straits Times (my)
added Feb 10, 2017 17:57

4,800 cartons of contraband cigarettes seized from Malaysian delivery lorry

Authorities seized 4,844 cartons of duty-unpaid cigarettes from a Malaysia-registered lorry carrying a consignment of cooking oil at Woodlands Checkpoint on Monday (6 Feb)...the lorry, driven by a 50-year-old Malaysian man, was directed for further check
added Feb 9, 2017 09:21
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Strict enforcement only way to deter smoking in public places

Johor Consumers Movement Association chairman Abdul Majid Kayat said having “No Smoking” signs is meaningless without enforcement. “Look at our neighbour Singapore, I personally witnessed a litterbug in Orchard Road who was caught throwing rubbish and f
The Star (my)
added Feb 6, 2017 15:06

[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] RM10,000 fine for smoking within public parks

Public and national parks in the country have been gazetted as no-smoking zones effective Feb 1 (2017), said Health Director-General Datuk Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah.
Rakyat Post (my)
added Feb 6, 2017 15:06

[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Smokers unfazed by new rules but want a place to puff away

According to them, enforcement would not be strict, going by past experiences. Transport supervisor Mohd Arif Abd Samad said they would abide by the new ruling for now. “I would have to find a proper place to smoke elsewhere,” said Mohd Arif, who smoke
The Star (my)
added Feb 3, 2017 13:55

[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] More public areas now off limits

Smo­king is no longer allowed at camp sites, game courts and playgrounds. Public parks are now also designated as no smoking areas except for open public car parks. The Control of Tobacco Product (Amendment) Regulations 2017 came into force yesterday.
The Star (my)
added Feb 3, 2017 13:54

[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] More open spaces, parks designated no smoking zones

The government has designated all national and state parks, playgrounds, camp sites and public parks in Peninsular Malaysia as no smoking zones effective Feb 1 this year, The Star reported. The amendment to the law which regulates no smoking zones was ann (my)
added Feb 3, 2017 13:53

[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] BAXLEY: A fatwa on e-cigarettes? Not so fast — Jeffrey Baxley

With the price of tobacco products rising, pushing smokers to the black market, where cigarettes are generally higher in tar and nicotine, we should welcome vaping as a healthier, cheaper alternative to tobacco. This is especially so given that the cos
Malay Mail (my)
added Jan 25, 2017 00:44
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