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Malaysia vapor industry seeks guidance from authorities

Malaysia vapor industry seeks guidance from authorities

November 9, 2015

Vapor industry players in Malaysia have sought guidance from authorities on how to conduct their business properly, following last week’s nationwide raid on vape outlets. On Nov. 5, the Health Ministry raided hundreds of vape shops in search of illegal vape liquid and unlicensed businesses. More than 50 vape stores were raided in Selangor alone, […]

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E-cigs should be banned, Health Ministry maintains

E-cigs should be banned, Health Ministry maintains

November 6, 2015

The Health Ministry of Malaysia has remained firm in its view that e-cigarettes containing nicotine should be banned. The Health Ministry will not support any activity that could contribute to increased health problems, according to health deputy director-general Datuk Dr. Lokman Hakim Sulaiman. He said the decision was reached based on a study conducted by […]

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Raids target vape stores in Malaysia

Raids target vape stores in Malaysia

November 6, 2015

Vape stores in Malaysia have been the target of nationwide raids carried out to seize nicotine-based vapes, according to the country’s Health Ministry. An official from the Health Ministry told The Star that the move was undertaken to monitor the nicotine content in vaping fluids. The sale and use of e-cigarettes containing nicotine are subject […]

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Malaysian government rejects ban on e-cigs

Malaysian government rejects ban on e-cigs

November 2, 2015

The Malaysian government has rejected a ban on e-cigarettes, according to a story in The Bangkok Post. Rural and Regional Development Minister Ismail Sabri Yaacob said the cabinet decided against the ban in their meeting on Oct. 31. “Thanks to Prime Minister Najib Abdul Razak for understanding the wishes of the youth. I believe vape […]

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