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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] BAT expected to continue to face challenges from illicit trade

The rationale for a smaller cigarette pack is to provide consumers a cheaper legal option by increasing the affordability of a pack of cigarettes. As at Aug 2017, BAT reported that illicit sales formed 56.1% of the market’s total sales volume, a sharp in
The Edge (my)
added Jan 23, 2018 00:48
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] ‘Kiddy packs’ won’t cut illegal cigarette trade, says anti-smoking group

Malaysian Council for Tobacco Control (MCTC) president Dr Molly Cheah said today there is no evidence to prove that “kiddie packs” can help fight the illicit tobacco business. “This is rubbish. Fighting the illegal cigarette market and reintroducing ‘kid
FreeMalaysiaToday.com (my)
added Jan 20, 2018 16:37
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] I-Medik against re-introduction of 'kiddie packs'

(I-Medik), an alliance of Muslim health practitioners, does not want 'kiddie pack' cigarettes (pack of 10 sticks) to be re-introduced in the market. Its Vape and Tobacco Control Unit head Dr Ahmad Farid Nazmi in a statement here today said that the propo
Sun Daily (my)
added Jan 20, 2018 01:30
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Health Ministry says no to kiddie pack cigarettes

PUTRAJAYA: The government will in no way support the proposal by the tobacco industry to re-introduce kiddie pack cigarettes (pack of 10 sticks) to combat the scourge of contraband cigarettes, said Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr S. Subramaniam. He said t
New Straits Times (my)
added Jan 17, 2018 20:35
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] RAZAK: Drug war 4.0 must be won

it already has in its midst a well-functioning "gateway" substance which does just that. This refers to tobacco-products openly sold almost everywhere with virtually no control at all...our failure to find a substitute to replace tobacco as a subsistence
Sun Daily (my)
added Dec 27, 2017 15:23
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Lung cancer and smoking: It’s never too late to quit

IN Sarawak, lung cancer is our third most common cancer as statistics from the public Radiotherapy and Oncology Unit (RTU) at the Sarawak General Hospital (SGH) indicate it represents around 10 to 11 per cent of all new cancer cases in the state each yea
Borneo Post (my)
added Nov 18, 2017 22:05
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Mother believes her baby’s serious lung infection came from secondhand smoke at restaurant

Word. Is it time yet for Kuala Lumpur to join the ranks of London, New York, Paris and uh… Singapore and take our smoking away from poor little baby lungs?
Coconuts Media (hk)
added Nov 15, 2017 01:59
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia, Pakistan, Philippines] Cigarette smuggling gouges Asia's taxes, anti-smoking drive

With Asia facing potentially debilitating health care costs related to high rates of smoking, many countries have been trying to curb tobacco consumption by increasing taxes. But this seems to have backfired by triggering an upswing in smuggling that has
Nikkei Inc. (jp)
added Nov 13, 2017 16:00
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] LETTER: Budget 2018 is the best way to break the smoking habit

The government must use the golden opportunity of the upcoming Budget 2018 announcement this week to address smoking addiction among Malaysians and the sale of cigarettes in the country. The issue can no longer be tolerated, as it will affect the health
Malaysiakini (my)
added Oct 31, 2017 01:58
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Lung cancer doesn’t only affect men or heavy smokers

When 58-year-old Sim Siew Hong tells someone she has Stage 4 lung cancer, she is invariably asked if she smokes a lot. Unlike her husband, a heavy smoker who easily goes through a packet of cigarettes a day, Mdm Sim said she used to light up only once ev
Malay Mail (my)
added Oct 29, 2017 16:51
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