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Pandemic a good time to quit smoking

By Soon Li Wei This article is in conjunction with World No Tobacco Day which is observed on May 31 every year. KUALA LUMPUR: Gilbert (not his real name) was just 17 when he started smoking. By the time he was...

Encourage people to quit instead

KUCHING: The federal government should look at ways and means to encourage Malaysians to quit smoking, Bandar Kuching MP Dr Kelvin Yii said. He said by doing this, it would be a better way to curb the black market in...

Kicking the smoking habit after health scare

BY SAKINI MOHD SAID This article is in conjunction with World No Tobacco Day 2020 on May 31. This year’s theme is ‘Protecting youth from industry manipulation and preventing them from tobacco and nicotine use’. KUALA LUMPUR: Mohd Khairul Nizam Aharudin...

Some 8-year-olds have resorted to smoking

GEORGE TOWN: It appears to have become the norm for some eight-year-olds in the country to have taken up smoking. According to the Penang Consumer Association (CAP) Education officer NV Subbarrow, this was found out as result of a survey conducted...

Thanks to a decisive quit

As an example to others, and not that I care for moderation myself, it has always been my rule never to smoke when asleep, and never to refrain from smoking when awake.  –MARK TWAIN, AMERICAN WRITER, HUMOURIST AND LECTURER Perhaps...

Smoking, vape ban in eateries from 2020

GEORGE TOWN: The Ministry of Health (MOH) announced that smoking and vaping would be strictly prohibited in all eateries across Malaysia from 2020 onwards. Its deputy minister Dr Lee Boon Chye today said that offenders would be slapped with a fine of RM250, but...
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Awkward moments but fire extinguished

BINTANGOR: Firemen had to travel back and forth to extinguish a fire at a garbage disposal site in Pakan...
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