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[Asia-pacific] Malaysia needs new Act for tobacco control, says ex-MOH official

Putrajaya must enact a standalone law on tobacco control with standardised packaging rules before the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) Agreement comes into effect, a retired Health Ministry official said today. Dr Zarihah Mohd Zain, former head of the tob
Malay Mail (my)
added May 24, 2016 15:41

[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] 989 fines issued in anti-smoking ops

Premise owners responsible for not displaying no-smoking sign and selling cigarettes to minors.
BERNAMA (Malaysian National News Agency) (my)
added May 19, 2016 03:26

[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Health Ministry cracks down on smoking in public places

A total of 989 compounds were issued to smokers caught in prohibited areas in “Ops Putung” organised by the Health Ministry. Its director-general, Datuk Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah, said in a statement the smoking offences occurred in public places such as s
Malay Mail (my)
added May 18, 2016 07:23

[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Food outlets should stop cigarette retail business as food handlers — MCTC

Malaysia and Singapore coffee shop owners hit back at Malaysia Council for Tobacco Control (MCTC) on May 11 2016 in Malay Mail Online we wish to reiterate that there were no studies to prove BAT's claim that illegal cigarette trade increased due to the
Malay Mail (my)
added May 17, 2016 16:20

[Asia-pacific] Malaysia’s Top Pension Fund Plans Tobacco Stake Exit, CEO Says

focuses on investing in assets deemed socially and environmentally responsible, Chief Executive Officer Shahril Ridza Ridzuan said... The Employees Provident Fund has a 6.9 percent stake worth about 942 million ringgit ($234 million) in the Malaysia-list
Bloomberg News
added May 13, 2016 18:23

[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Vaping laws to govern makers and users proposed

Proposed laws on vaping will see the industry being regulated, from the smoking of electronic cigarettes to the manufacture of products, says the Health Minister. Datuk Seri Dr S. Subramaniam said his ministry, along with other ministries and agencies, w
The Star (my)
added May 13, 2016 15:42

[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Vaping hits low point, it was a passing trend

The nation’s vaping industry has hit a low point with no new first-time buyers recorded last week. Last October, there were 800,000 vapers but this dropped to 200,000 earlier this month in what is believed to be the result of the Health Ministry’s efforts (my)
added May 10, 2016 13:47

[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] MOVE: Vaping helps you quit smoking

Smokers should be “encouraged” to switch to e-cigarettes as an alternative to smoking because “the public can be reassured that e-cigarettes are much safer than smoking”. This is the avowed viewpoint of the Malaysian Organisation of Vape Entities (MOVE),
Rakyat Post (my)
added May 8, 2016 16:44

[Asia-pacific, Malaysia, Vietnam] BAKER: President Obama Pushes a Weak Case on TPP

One important exception is tobacco. Several of the countries in the TPP have high tariffs on U.S. tobacco exports, so the TPP will be making cigarettes cheaper for kids in Vietnam, Malaysia, and elsewhere.
added May 3, 2016 15:59

[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] No proof excise duty hike caused increase in illicit smokes, MCTC says

Malaysian Council for Tobacco Control (MCTC) today criticised the British American Tobacco (BAT) Malaysia for claiming illegal cigarette trades increased in Malaysia due to the 40 per cent excise duties hike. MCTC president Dr Molly Cheah said there were
Malay Mail (my)
added Apr 29, 2016 12:04
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