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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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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Health Ministry rapped over tobacco plain packaging plans

Klang MP Charles Santiago said the ministry had previously announced plans to introduce generic packaging for tobacco products to reduce brand recognition and consumption. “The ministry's director of disease control division Dr Chong Chee Keong said thi
The Star (my)
added May 26, 2016 14:06
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[Asia-pacific] MP: Malaysia has made 'u-turn' on introducing plain packaging for tobacco products

Malaysia has changed its mind on introducing generic plain packaging for tobacco products after succumbing to the pressure of the tobacco industry and lobby groups, a lawmaker claimed today.
The Edge (my)
added May 26, 2016 14:04
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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
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[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
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[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
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[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
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[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
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