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President Obama’s smoking
problem in Malaysia

Politico, by Eric Bradner

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Posted By:JoniTx, 4/26/2014 5:21:47 PM

Malaysia’s government is battling against a smoking epidemic that threatens its young people — and it fears Barack Obama’s big Pacific trade deal will make the health crisis even worse. When the president, a reformed smoker himself, lands in Kuala Lumpur this weekend for his third stop in a weeklong Asia swing, he’ll be visiting one of the other 12 Pacific Rim countries hoping to close the Trans-Pacific Partnership, a free-trade agreement that American and Asian businesses see as worth billions in sales into new markets. But Malaysia is smarting that Obama’s negotiators won’t back the country’s efforts to take

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: voxpopuli, 4/26/2014 5:32:46 PM     (No. 9825943)

"..a reformed smoker himself.."
funny, i didn´t know the Marlboro Geek had actually quit..

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Reply 2 - Posted by: KTWO, 4/26/2014 5:40:07 PM     (No. 9825952)

He will be smoking if the Islamic terrorists there or in Indonesia have their way.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: FleetUSA, 4/26/2014 7:16:08 PM     (No. 9826039)

Right #1. Are we sure he´s stopped? Just another facade.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: jalo1951, 4/26/2014 7:49:40 PM     (No. 9826076)

Maybe he could interest them in a Malaysia branch office of obamacare.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: woofwoofwoof, 4/26/2014 9:57:27 PM     (No. 9826192)

Do you smoke after negotiating?
I don´t know, I never looked.

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