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PETALING JAYA: Medical experts are saying there are better ways for smokers to quit other than using e-cigarettes, especially as such products may pose a health risk.
PETALING JAYA: Poison and food should not be sold together, says the Consumers Association of Penang (CAP).
KUALA LUMPUR: Even as the government is going at full throttle to curb smoking at eateries, NGOs and academicians are saying that the battle in tobacco control is far from over.
Survey: 70% retailers accepted incentives by tobacco companies to display cigarette packs prominently
KUALA LUMPUR: A study showed that about 70% of retailers accepted incentives such as cash and shopping vouchers by tobacco companies to display cigarette packs prominently in their stores.
PETALING JAYA: A Malaysian think tank allegedly received funding from the tobacco industry, to the extent that it clouded the proposals it made to the government against the tax on cigarettes, UK-based publication The Guardian reported.
MANILA (Reuters) - Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has signed an executive order banning smoking in public across the second-most populous country in Southeast Asia, one of the region's strictest anti-tobacco laws.
PETALING JAYA: A regional anti-tobacco group has praised Malaysia for taking a lead role to limit the influence of tobacco companies under the proposed Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement.
More than a fad, vaping, industry insiders say, is a booming billion ringgit market here, second only to the United States. But, despite its rapid growth, the long-term health effects remain hazy. While many countries have either banned or regulated vaping, it’s still a free-for-all industry here.