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Cheap illegal cigarettes are a threat to minors

KUALA LUMPUR: An overwhelming majority of Malaysians (93%) believe that the increased availability of cheap illegal cigarettes in Malaysia is a threat to the health of children, especially minors under the age of 18. In addition, 49% of young adults between

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Dzulkefly: Smoking killing off many productive workers

PUTRAJAYA: The high number of deaths among productive workers due to smoking is alarming, said Health Minister Datuk Seri Dzulkefly Ahmad. Citing the 2015 National Health and Morbidity Survey (NHMS) report by the Health Ministry, he said smoking was recorded

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Court rejects bid to challenge smoking ban at food premises

KUALA LUMPUR: A bid by seven individuals to challenge the Health Ministry’s smoking ban at food outlets, enforced since Jan 1 this year, failed after the High Court here today dismissed their judicial review application. Judge Datuk Seri Mariana Yahya

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No more counseling for those who smoke at eateries after June 30

PUTRAJAYA: With the grace period on educating smokers not to smoke at eateries ending on June 30, Deputy Health Minister Dr Lee Boon Chye urged smokers to control their habit or kick it all together. “If they want to stop

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