NGOs say ‘no’ to lethal little packs

21 August 2017: PETALING JAYA: There is a proposal for “kiddie” cigarette packs to be sold in Malaysia again. And NGOs that have gotten wind of the proposal are not happy. Smaller and cheaper packs […]

Smoker at 17, cancer patient at 24

21 August 2017: KUALA LUMPUR: Muhammad Faid started smoking at age 17 and smoked five sticks a day with his friends. He is now 24 and is one of the youngest patients to have been […]

Smoke-free Environment Attracts More Tourists

16 August 2017: Phnom Penh (FN), August 15 – Concerns around the health implications of smoking and tobacco usage loomed large at a workshop centered on creating smoke-free environments in Siem Reap. The workshop on […]

Ex-DoH chiefs call for cigarette tax hike

9 August 2017: Former Department of Health (DoH) secretaries, along with physicians, health organizations and civil society groups, have united to support the inclusion of higher cigarette tax being pushed in the Senate to combat […]

Preventing noncommunicable diseases in Cambodia

7 August 2017: By Dr Liu Yunguo, WHO representative for Cambodia, and Nick Beresford, country director for the United Nations Development Programme, written on behalf of the United Nations Interagency Task Force on the Prevention […]

Create smoking ban task force, LGUs told

4 August 2017: MANILA, Philippines – Mayors and governors should support the nationwide smoking ban by creating a smoke-free task force in their respective areas, according to the Department of the Interior and Local Government […]

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