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[Malaysia] New Law : No Smoking At Outdoor Restaurants , Mamak & Kopitiam

Smokers will not be able to light up even when dining al fresco at restaurants nationwide in just three more months. The Health Ministry has announced that all open air restaurants will be gazetted as non-smoking areas from December, Malay daily Utusan
The Coverage (my)
added Sep 7, 2018 01:41
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Confessions of women who smoke

thesundaypost talked to some female smokers... “Actually, it started with seeing some of my male schoolmates smoking and showing off. They made cat calls and sometimes tried to bully me. I didn’t like that. So, one day I showed them I, too, could smoke.”
Borneo Post (my)
added Sep 3, 2018 14:56
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Prices of cigarettes to go up after sales tax fixed at 10%

Sales and Service Tax (SST) for cigarettes has been gazetted at 10% as of Aug 29, and this will cause the prices of cigarette to increase. British American Tobacco (M) Bhd (BAT) managing director Erik Stoel said the company is concerned about the impact
The Star (my)
added Aug 31, 2018 20:22
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[Malaysia] HAMID: Let’s follow UK on e-cigarette regulations — Sarah Zailana Hamid

there is a need for an independent study of Malaysians on e-cigarettes and such devices, a monitoring of their long-term health effects, while the government allows these product to be promoted as an alternative to traditional cigarettes for people trying
Malay Mail (my)
added Aug 20, 2018 15:54
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] WHO Targeting Businesses To Support 'Revolution Smoke-Free'

Across the Western Pacific Region, WHO invites all businesses to join a new campaign, “Revolution Smoke-Free”, and establish smoke-free workplaces in which everyone is free from tobacco smoke in their workplaces and beyond. “A smoke-free workplace is n
Malaysian Digest (my)
added Jul 18, 2018 00:47
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] More robust prospects for BAT with potential war on illegal cigarettes

The research house said illicit cigarette trade was the driving force behind the shar decline in earnings for legal tobacco companies. "However, the industry’s prospects are changing. In the Pakatan Harapan government’s election manifesto, it has projec
The Star (my)
added Jul 10, 2018 02:53
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Data the key to fighting tobacco firms, says Wong Chen

Subang Jaya MP Wong Chen today highlighted data gathering as one of the most important tools in the war against cancer. Speaking to reporters at a press conference on the status of world cancer control here today, he said data would help anti-tobacco adv
FreeMalaysiaToday.com (my)
added Jul 4, 2018 04:55
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] The unsurmountable battle against deadly lung cancer

In Malaysia, 90 per cent of cases are presented at stage three and four where possibility of being cured is extremely low. Every day, 10 Malaysians die of lung cancer. Smoking is by far the leading risk factor for lung cancer and the main cause for 80 p
New Straits Times (my)
added Jul 4, 2018 03:14
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] LETTER: Ban smoking and vaping in all eateries

AMIDST the uproar over the proposed banning of foreign cooks, smoking and vaping continue to cause unpleasant dining experience and contaminate the food served in restaurants and other food outlets. There are around five million smokers in Malaysia, acc
The Star (my)
added Jun 29, 2018 18:03
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[Malaysia, UK] The Kuala Lumpur Charter on Smoke-Free Homes

academic scientists, clinicians and tobacco control specialists held a workshop in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 7-9 May 2018 to consider the research and policy needs in relation to smoke-free homes in both the UK and Malaysia, with a view to wider policy trans
British Medical Journal
added Jun 28, 2018 02:11
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