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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Reject the ‘kiddie ciggie pack’ proposal — Wafiq

The International Women’s Alliance for Family and Quality Education (Wafiq) abhors the proposal made by tobacco companies to the government to re-introduce small packs of cigarettes in Malaysia. The illegal tobacco trade is by no means a justification fo
Malay Mail (my)
added Aug 31, 2017 15:52
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] CHEN: Cigarette small packs: A possible solution to a serious problem? — Danny Chen

As bizarre as it may appear to be, I asked my smoker friends...said that firstly, they wanted to buy legal brands – if the price was right. They are just where they are because they cannot afford a pack that’s RM17. But crucially, if the number of sticks
Malay Mail (my)
added Aug 30, 2017 14:47
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Anti-smoking NGO slams coffee shop owners over kiddie packs

Malaysian Council for Tobacco Control (MCTC) has criticised those calling for the government to reintroduce “kiddie packs”, that is, cigarette packs containing fewer than 20 sticks. MCTC was responding to a call by an association representing coffee shop
FreeMalaysiaToday.com (my)
added Aug 30, 2017 14:44
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Tobacco makers push for return of small packs

In a rare interview with the managing directors of both BAT Malaysia and JT International Bhd (JTI Malaysia), they said that over the last couple of months the two companies and Philip Morris (M) Sdn Bhd — which together control 95% of the legal tobacco
The Edge (my)
added Aug 30, 2017 14:43
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Council: No reason to bring back 'kiddie' cig packs

Malaysian Council for Tobacco Control (MCTC) has dismissed claims that smaller “kiddie” cigarette packs would help curb the sales of illicit cigarettes. In a statement on Wednesday, the MCTC said that the reasons given in reports for the proposal of brin
The Star (my)
added Aug 30, 2017 14:39
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] ‘Allow smaller packs for smokers to curb illegal cigs’

“We see smaller packs as a pragmatic measure that will move adult smokers away from buying illegal cigarettes,” it said. Consumers who want to buy legal cigarettes but do not have enough cash to do so tend to opt for illegal packs, which retail between
The Star (my)
added Aug 27, 2017 08:22
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[Asia-pacific] Opt for smaller cigarette packs to counter illegal cigarettes ― The Malaysia Singapore Coffee Shop Proprietor’s General Association

we are faced with people who want to buy legal cigarettes but they do not have enough money to buy them. So they ask for illegal packs selling at RM3 to RM5. If there are smaller packs, it will be less expensive than the current packs of 20 sticks. Not on
Malay Mail (my)
added Aug 27, 2017 08:20
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Retail body says small packs can curb illicit cigarette trade

“We see smaller packs as a pragmatic measure that will move adult smokers away from buying illegal cigarettes,” said the Malaysia Singapore Coffee Shop Proprietors’ General Association chairman, Ho Su Mong... “If there are smaller packs, they will be less
FreeMalaysiaToday.com (my)
added Aug 26, 2017 17:14
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[Asia-pacific, China, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines] Chinese cigarette smugglers keep Southeast Asia lit

China is the world’s biggest supplier of tobacco products and source of most contraband shipments that reach many of Southeast Asia's estimated 122 million smokers
Asia Times
added Aug 24, 2017 04:29
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Illegal cigarettes still in demand despite customs crackdown

The contraband cigarette market will continue to reap the benefits of the rising price in legally sold cigarettes, despite the increased enforcement by the customs department on the illicit trade. Taking into consideration the billions in lost revenue ow
FreeMalaysiaToday.com (my)
added Aug 23, 2017 15:21
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