How tobacco industry donations cloud debates over cigarette controls

Author: Glenza, J.

Smoking kills more than 27,200 Malaysians every year. In March 2017, Malaysia’s health ministry hoped to reduce that grim tally by floating a plan to sharply increase cigarettes taxes as recommended by the World Health Organization (WHO), and proposed by the deputy health minister, Dr Hilmi Yahaya, in the nation’s legislature.

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