Tobacco control: Which is more important – liberty or safety?

The 2016 Tobacco and Electronic Cigarette Survey among Malaysian Adolescents (Tecma) found that 78.7% of adolescent smokers had their first cigarette before the age of 14, so there is a crucial need to protect the younger generation from ever picking up a cigarette. — Filepic

“Eh doc, first you want to ban smoking. Soon you will ban alcohol.”

“If you say cigarettes are bad, what about sugar? Sugar is bad too, there are so many diabetics! Are you going to ban sugar too?”

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