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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Tobacco firms take a hit

LOCAL tobacco players have been hit hard by the 36% excise duty hike last November, with many lamenting that the move taken by Government was not done in a “fair” manner. And should they be imposed with another round of tax hike later this year, more pa
The Star (my)
added Jun 19, 2016 11:45

[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Government loses RM2.5b tax revenue due to illicit cigarette trade, assemblyman sa

The illegal cigarette trade is causing the government to lose about RM2.5 billion in tax revenue last year, National Kenaf and Tobacco Board chairman Datuk Mohd Adhan Kechik said....based on information received from tobacco industry players.
Malay Mail (my)
added Jun 17, 2016 20:56

[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Boost for tobacco brands as poll confirms consumers back fears over counterfeit impact of plain packaging

A nationwide survey carried out ...on behalf of the Malaysia Singapore Coffee Shop Proprietors’ General Association (MSCSPGA), has found that 81% of Malaysians believe that plain packaging would make it easier for counterfeiters to produce fake tobacco p
World Trademark Review (uk)
added Jun 16, 2016 19:32

[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] BAT sells factories for RM149 million

said that it has entered into a conditional sale and purchase agreement (SPA) with LGB Properties Sdn Bhd (LGB) through its wholly owned subsidiary, Tobacco Importers and Manufacturers Sdn Bhd (TIM), to dispose two pieces of land in Petaling Jaya as well
Borneo Post (my)
added Jun 10, 2016 12:12

[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Analysts expect British American Tobacco to pay SPECIAL DIVIDEND

Analysts believe British American Tobacco (M) Bhd (BAT) will pay out part or all of the RM218 million proceeds from the sale of its factory and land as a special dividend to shareholders. “A full payout of the RM208 million net sales proceeds (excluding
added Jun 10, 2016 12:11

[Asia-pacific] 88pc Malaysians believe plain packaging will increase illegal cigarette levels — Malaysia Singapore Coffee Shop Proprietors’ General Association

An overwhelming majority of Malaysians are concerned about the negative impact of the proposed plain packaging for cigarettes, according to a recent nationwide public opinion survey conducted by Merdeka Center for Opinion Research for the Malaysia Singapo
Malay Mail (my)
added Jun 8, 2016 18:35

[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] RAZAK: My View - Tackle smoking under hudud?

it seems to be worsening. According to the Ministry of Health, as of April last year, the number of smokers among Malaysian men has shot up to 38% while for women it was 1.4%. This was revealed at the Kuala Lumpur Nicotine Addiction Conference by Deputy
Sun Daily (my)
added Jun 8, 2016 18:09

[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Plain cigarette packaging an infringement against trademarks

We write as a coalition of 47 think-tanks, advocacy groups and organisations in response to proposed plain packaging tobacco control measures, and by the announcements by several countries of their interest in such policies.
Malaysiakini (my)
added Jun 2, 2016 20:49

[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Gov't commited to plain packaging for tobacco products: Minister

Malaysia is committed to implementing plain packaging for tobacco products, said Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr S. Subramaniam. He said in view of World No Tobacco Day that is celebrated globally on May 31, Malaysia is committed to supporting this year's
Sun Daily (my)
added May 31, 2016 20:40

[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Slippery slope with alcohol health warnings, tobacco firm warns

JTI Malaysia expressed concern today that Putrajaya could impose “tobacco-style” regulations on other industries after Putrajaya mandated health warnings on alcohol products. JT International Berhad managing director Guilherme Silva said the regulatory r
Malay Mail (my)
added May 30, 2016 19:25
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