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Galen: Drop GEG From Tobacco Bill To Get MPs’ Support

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 25 – The Galen Centre for Health and Social Policy today suggested that the government drop proposed tobacco prohibitions for future generations to ensure passage of the tobacco bill in Parliament. Galen Centre chief executive Azrul Mohd Khalib stressed the urgency of passing the Control of Tobacco Product and Smoking Bill 2022 to regulate the marketing and sale of electronic cigarettes and vape products, highlighting a “massive gap” in existing legislation on these products. “Sales of cheap vape disposables containing high concentrations of liquid […]

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Bill on youth smoking ban to be tabled in Parliament in July, says Khairy | Malaysia

Health Minister Khairy Jamaluddin with volunteers at the launch of ‘MyCHAMPION – Community Health Agent’ National Level 2022 in Sepang, March 26, 2022. — Bernama pic SEPANG, March 26 — A new law to ban smoking activities and the possession of any smoking products, including electronic cigarettes (vaping), for those who were born after 2005, will be tabled in Parliament in July, said Health Minister, Khairy Jamaluddin. He said that the bill was currently being finalised by the Attorney-General’s Chambers. “I think in one to two weeks […]

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Bill aims to ban statewide sale of flavored tobacco products

DENVER — A bipartisan group of Colorado lawmakers has introduced a bill to ban the sale of flavored nicotine products in the state. The bill comes in the wake of an attempt by the city of Denver to make a similar move that passed but was then vetoed by Mayor Michael Hancock. City council was not able to muster the votes to override the veto. In his veto explanation, Hancock said this was more of a statewide issue, since a ban in Denver would still leave the […]

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