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IPOH: Residents of Kampung Air Ganda in Hulu Perak can expect arsenic-free tap water soon as the new water pipe project there is scheduled for completion before Hari Raya in June, says Mentri Besar Datuk Seri Ahmad Faizal Azumu.
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PUTRAJAYA: Four students from a boarding school in Ipoh have been recently diagnosed with Influenza A (H1N1). Three of them received outpatient treatment and the fourth patient, who had to be warded,...
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IPOH: Villagers can still use water from Ayer Ganda for their daily needs except for consumption, says Dr Lee Boon Chye.
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PUTRAJAYA: Four students from a boarding school in Ipoh have been recently diagnosed with Influenza A (H1N1). Three of them received outpatient treatment and the fourth patient, who had to be warded,...
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IPOH: The Gopeng Health Clinic will be closed for renovation and will be operating temporarily from the Perak Rural Community Centre (PKD), formerly known as the Rural Transformation Centre, beginning...
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IPOH: Villagers can only use water from Ayer Ganda for external use, says Deputy Health Minister Dr Lee Boon Chye.
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PEKAN: The frequent parking problem at the Tengku Ampuan Afzan Hospital (HTAA) vicinity has received the attention of the Health Ministry by providing a free shuttle service from the Kuantan Municipal...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The price of the costly trastuzumab, a breast cancer drug for HER2-positive patients has dropped by more than half in the tender to the Health Ministry, resulting in more patients expected to be treated in the ministry hospitals.
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KUANTAN: The PeKa B40, a healthcare protection scheme for the low-income B40 group, will begin tomorrow, according to Deputy Health Minister Dr Lee Boon Chye.
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KUANTAN (Bernama): The PeKa B40, a healthcare protection scheme for the low-income B40 group, will begin on Monday (April 15), says Deputy Health Minister Dr Lee Boon Chye.
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KOTA SAMARAHAN: Salt intake among Malaysians is at an alarming level, according to Deputy Health Minister Dr Lee Boon Chye.
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KOTA SAMARAHAN: Salt intake among Malaysians is at an alarming level, says Deputy Health Minister Dr Lee Boon Chye, citing a study carried out last year.
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KOTA SAMARAHAN, April 13 — Salt intake among Malaysians is at an alarming level, says Deputy Health Minister Dr Lee Boon Chye.
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KUCHING: The Health Ministry will consider proposals from universities or the industrial sector to conduct medical science research on the treatment of rabies, particularly in Sarawak, said its deputy...
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KUCHING, April 13 ― The Health Ministry will consider proposals from universities or the industrial sector to conduct medical science research on the treatment of Rabies, particularly in Sarawak, sa...
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RANTAU: The 13 Mawar haemodialysis centres providing treatment for over 500 kidney patients are running out of money.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The government is looking to expand its home care based palliative care services as part of its efforts to bring medical care right to the doorstep of patients, says Deputy Health Minister Dr Lee Boon Chye.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia still lacks comprehensive hospice and palliative care services across the country, Deputy Health Minister Dr Lee Boon Chye said today.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 11 — The Ministry of Health (MoH) is looking forward to the uberisation of healthcare in Malaysia as part of the efforts to expand its health services, according to Deputy Health...
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PUTRAJAYA (April 11): 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 alt...
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KUALA LUMPUR: As part of the its efforts on the 'uberisation' of healthcare, the government is looking to expand home care-based palliative care services, says Deputy Health Minister Dr Lee Boon Chye.
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PUTRAJAYA (April 10): 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 alt...
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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 altogether.
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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 altogether.
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PUTRAJAYA: Beginning July 1, the health ministry will start issuing summonses to smokers who continue lighting up at eateries despite the nationwide smoking ban which came into effect this year.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The government has no authority to ban smoking in private vehicles, according to Deputy Health Minister Dr Lee Boon Chye.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 6 — The government has no authority to ban smoking in private vehicles, said Deputy Health Minister Dr Lee Boon Chye.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): The government has no authority to ban smoking in private vehicles, says Deputy Health Minister Dr Lee Boon Chye.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 6): The government has no authority to ban smoking in private vehicles, said Deputy Health Minister Dr Lee Boon Chye.
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PETALING JAYA: The health ministry has sought to assure the public that it is diligent in monitoring the online sale of medicines and health supplements, saying it has issued thousands of notices to e...
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SEREMBAN: The sale of the luxury yacht, Equanimity, proves that the 1MDB scandal which caused the country’s current financial crisis, has actually taken place, said DAP secretary-general Lim Guan En...
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SEREMBAN (April 6): The sale of the luxury yacht, Equanimity (pictured), is proof of the 1MDB scandal which caused the country's current financial crisis, has actually taken place, said DAP secreta...
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SEREMBAN (April 6): Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng hinted that  the East Coast Railway Line (ECRL) may be rerouted to Negri Sembilan during a ceramah for the Rantau State seat by-election yesterday.
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SEREMBAN: Umno has long been sick and must be plucked out so as it would not affect the nation, said DAP vice-chairman M Kula Segaran (pix).
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SEREMBAN (April 5): Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng hinted that  the East Coast Railway Line (ECRL) may be rerouted to Negri Sembilan during a ceramah for the Rantau State seat by-election tonight.
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SEREMBAN, April 5 — The sale of the luxury yacht, Equanimity, proof of the 1MDB scandal which caused the country’s current financial crisis, has actually taken place, said DAP secretary-general Li...
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SEREMBAN: Win or lose in the by-election, Pakatan Harapan vows that new government clinics in Rantau will still be built as planned.
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PETALING JAYA: British American Tobacco Malaysia (BAT) has defended the sale of its “mini-cigars” introduced in East Malaysia as legitimate tobacco products which comply with the health ministry a...
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PETALING JAYA: The health ministry will look into the sale of “mini-cigars” in East Malaysia using the brand of a prominent tobacco company which are believed to be smuggled or illicit as they do ...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Health Ministry is working closely with the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) and non-government groups to combat misinformation on vaccination.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 3 — The local movement against vaccination comprises around 1 per cent of the population and is considered a minor threat to the country’s wellbeing, said Deputy Health Ministe...
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BATU GAJAH: Orang Asli in Kampung Kuala Koh, Gua Musang, Kelantan who have skin disease should seek treatment immediately to avoid spreading the sickness and infecting others.
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KOTA KINABALU: Former Sabah chief minister Yong Teck Lee has questioned the government over the belated announcement on the withdrawal of seven types of high blood pressure medication containing Losar...
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IPOH: The number of people seeking dialysis treatment is expected to increase to 50,000 by next year, Dr Lee Boon Chye said.
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Patients who still have stock of high blood pressure medicines containing the active ingredient losartan are advised not to panic and to return them to suppliers, Deputy Health Minister Dr Lee Boon Ch...
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GOPENG: The search and rescue (SAR) operation for Mohammad Ashraf Hassan, who went missing while participating in the Gopeng Ultra Trail 2019 here last Saturday, was called off at 1pm today.
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The search and rescue (SAR) operation for Mohammad Ashraf Hassan who went missing while participating in the Gopeng Ultra Trail 2019 here on March 23, was called off at 1 pm today.
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IPOH, March 30 — Patients who still have stock of the high blood pressure medicines containing the active ingredient losartan, are advised not to panic and to return them to the suppliers, said Depu...
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PETALING JAYA: Deputy Health Minister Dr Lee Boon Chye today called on patients to return seven types of high blood pressure medication containing Losartan to suppliers.
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IPOH: There are more than 39,000 patients nationwide who require dialysis treatment and the number is expected to grow to 50,000 by next year, says Dr Lee Boon Chye.
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IPOH: Those who still have in their possession any of the seven types of high-blood pressure medication containing Losartan recalled by the Health Ministry must return them to the supplier, says Deputy Health Minister Dr Lee Boon Chye.
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REMBAU, March 22 — The Ministry of Health (MoH) is scrutinising a new application for a licence from the Mawar Medical Centre (MMC) and there is no decision on the matter yet, said deputy Health Min...
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REMBAU (March 21): The Ministry of Health (MOH) is scrutinising a new application for a licence from the Mawar Medical Centre (MMC) and there is no decision on the matter yet, said deputy Health Minis...
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REMBAU, March 21 — Negri Sembilan through its Health Department (JKNNS) has been allocated a total of RM1.19 billion under the 3rd Rolling Plan of the 11th Malaysia Plan (RMK-11) for construction an...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Errant smokers who are issued a RM250 summons from July 1 for flouting no-smoking rule in eateries risk paying up to RM10,000 if they are hauled up to court, says Deputy Health Minister Dr Lee Boon Chye.
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PUTRAJAYA: The number of patients with end stage renal disease (ESRD) will hit 100,000 by 2040 if little is done to address the disease, said Dr Lee Boon Chye.
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IPOH: The Ministry of Health has assured the vaccines used in the country does not have any non-halal elements.
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IPOH: The health ministry today assured the public that vaccines used in the country do not have any non-halal elements.
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The Ministry of Health has assured the vaccines used in the country do not have any non-halal elements.
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IPOH, March 10 — The Ministry of Health has assured the vaccines used in the country do not have any non-halal elements.
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IPOH, March 10 — The Health Ministry does not plan to take over Mawar Haemodialysis Centre (MHC), preferring to let private operators or non-governmental organisations (NGOs) operate and maintain th...
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IPOH: It is the Health Ministry's last resort to operate the non-profit Mawar Haemodialysis Centre (MHC) in Seremban, says Deputy Health Minister Dr Lee Boon Chye.
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IPOH, March 8 — Deputy Health Minister Dr Lee Boon Chye today said that a total of 12,400 people had managed to quit smoking under the Ministry's smoking cessation counselling service “mQuit” pr...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Treatment for Hepatitis C will get a significant boost in the country with a drug to be produced locally.
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 7 — Several parent groups oppose making vaccinations mandatory for children entering school, claiming the right to parental choice.
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PUTRAJAYA (Bernama): The Health Ministry (MOH) will investigate allegations that some doctors falsified the medical records of haj and umrah pilgrims, specifically the vaccination injections.
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PUTRAJAYA, March 5 — The Health Ministry (KKM) will investigate allegations that some doctors falsified the medical records of Haj and umrah pilgrims, specifically the vaccination injections.
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IPOH: Pakatan Harapan will be better prepared for the Rantau state by-election in Negri Sembilan following its loss in Semenyih, says PKR election system committee chairman Dr Lee Boon Chye.
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IPOH, March 3 — Deputy Health Minister Dr Lee Boon Chye today said that the ministry will not be tabling a Bill that will allow the government to regulate tobacco, vaping and shisha activities.
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IPOH: An underperforming Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia campaign machinery is one of the factors that caused Pakatan Harapan to lose the Semenyih by-election, says Dr Lee Boon Chye.
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IPOH, March 3 — Pakatan Harapan (PH) lost the Semenyih by-election because voters were unhappy with the high cost of living and wanted to send a message to the ruling coalition, Dr Lee Boon Chye sai...
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GEORGE TOWN: Obesity-related cancer is an emerging problem for Malaysia, as the country rated as the highest among Southeast Asian nations for obesity, Deputy Health Minister Dr Lee Boon Chye (pix) sa...
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IPOH: The Health Ministry will look into the reasons why there is a lower percentage of measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) vaccination registered in the country, says Deputy Health Minister Dr Lee Boon Chye.
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IPOH, March 1 — Parents tend to underestimate the importance for their babies to get the MMR vaccine against measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) when the babies show a satisfactory level of health and ...
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IPOH: The Health Ministry will intensify its efforts in identifying the reasons for the lower percentage of parents not vaccinating their babies for measles, mumps and rubella (MMR).
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IPOH, March 1 ― The Health Ministry’s vaccination task force will investigate why measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) vaccinations have dropped to 89 per cent, lower than the 95 per cent required for...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 28 — The Health Ministry has resumed pharmaceutical companies’ patient assistance schemes, which provide costly new drugs to patients for free, after a national audit cleared the...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Amidst pressure against Malaysia for using compulsory licensing (CL) to gain access to generic versions of a Hepatitis C drug, the Health Ministry has urged the World Health Organisation (WHO) to look into the pricing system of medicine by big pharmaceutical companies.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The government aims to roll out the first tender to start acquiring its first drug through a central pool procurement system in October, an effort that will help bring down the cost of medicine, says Dr Lee Boon Chye.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Patients of serious illnesses such as cancer may soon be able to get their much-needed drugs at lower prices.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The government aims to roll out the first tender to start acquiring its first drug through a central pool procurement system in October, an effort that will help bring down the cost of medicines, says Dr Lee Boon Chye.
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IPOH: Dengue cases are expected to increase this year due to the changes in weather and its strains, says Deputy Health Minister Dr Lee Boon Chye.
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IPOH: The government has no plans to make vaccination mandatory, as recommended by several parties, according to Deputy Health Minister Dr Lee Boon Chye.
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IPOH: The Health Ministry is investigating if illegal substances were added to the food prepared at a restaurant in Teluk Intan, after some diners complained of drowsiness.
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IPOH, Feb 24 — The Ministry of Health has raised the alarm of the possibility of higher dengue cases following a change in weather and different dengue strains.
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IPOH, Feb 24 — Parents who are influenced by anti-vaccine groups have caused the number of children vaccinated against measles-mumps-rubella (MMR) to drop to 89 per cent.
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IPOH, Feb 24 — The Health Ministry is looking to see if illegal substances were added to food prepared at a Teluk Intan restaurant after some diners complained of drowsiness and lethargy.
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IPOH: Dengue cases are expected to increase this year due to the changes in weather and the dengue strains.
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PETALING JAYA: A think tank has cautioned cancer patients against diving straight into traditional medication, saying advanced modern treatment should be their first choice.
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IPOH: The Kinta district-level e-Sports championships, to be held in conjunction with the launch of the inaugural Esport Professional Industry Conference (EPIC) 2019 on March 2-3 at the Casuarina Conv...
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IPOH: The Health Ministry will try its best to bring in the latest cancer treatment method into the country.
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IPOH: Individuals diagnosed with cancer are advised not to delay early treatment or trust in therapy or treatment with no evidence of effectiveness.
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IPOH: All general hospitals nationwide are equipped with cancer-treatment facilities and patients should get diagnosed as early as possible, says deputy Health minister Dr Lee Boon Chye.
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PETALING JAYA: The closure of 34 community clinics was not due to the performance of Assistant Medical Officers (PPP), Deputy Health Minister Lee Boon Chye (pix) said today.
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PETALING JAYA: The health ministry is considering introducing plain packaging for cigarettes, similar to the practice in countries like Australia, Thailand and soon, neighbouring Singapore, more than ...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 12): So far no company has registered with the Health Ministry to use cannabis-based (marijuana) products for medical purposes, said Deputy Health Minister Dr Lee Boon Chye.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 12 — So far no companies have registered with the Health Ministry to use cannabis-based (marijuana) products for medical purposes, said Deputy Health Minister Dr Lee Boon Chye.
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KUALA LUMPUR: So far no companies have registered with the Health Ministry to use cannabis-based (marijuana) products for medical purposes, said Deputy Health Minister Dr Lee Boon Chye.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Companies or individuals involved in obtaining, possessing or distributing marijuana for medical purposes will not be penalised if the drug is registered as a medicine.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The use of imported cannabis-based products should be given a chance and accepted for medical purposes, according to Malaysian Consumers Association of Malaysia (PPIM) chief activist Dat...