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[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
Malaysia Chronicle.com
added Jun 10, 2016 12:11
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[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
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[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
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[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
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[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
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[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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[Asia-pacific] 5 Million Malaysian Smokers Aged 18 And Above

The Health Ministry estimates smokers aged 18 and above in the country number a staggering five million. Malaysia's population currently is 28 million. Health deputy director-general (Public Health) Datuk Dr Lokman Hakim Sulaiman said the group contribut
Malaysian Digest (my)
added May 30, 2016 15:09
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] IDRIS: CAP: Plain packaging for cigarettes a success in Australia

the way forward in tobacco control in Malaysia is to implement plain packaging as a way to render tobacco products packaging unglamorous, particularly to women and youths. It is obvious that the tobacco industry targets youth in their need to replace dead
FreeMalaysiaToday.com (my)
added May 30, 2016 14:40
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[Asia-pacific] Health Ministry estimates five million smokers aged 18 and above in Malaysia

Sulaiman said the group contributed to about 20,000 pre-mature deaths yearly as a result of tobacco related complications. “Among the main complications are cancer, chronic lung disease and cardiovascular diseases,” he told reporters after launching the
Malay Mail (my)
added May 29, 2016 15:10
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Smoker on Malindo Air flight jailed 14 days

A cafe operator in Perth, Australia – who admitted he was a hardcore smoker – was sentenced to 14 days jail by the Sepang magistrate’s court here today after he pleaded guilty to smoking during a Malindo Air flight. Ibrahim Bob Ibrahim, 46, who holds an
Rakyat Post (my)
added May 27, 2016 22:19
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