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New Year gloom for smokers


A no-smoking warning sign on a wall of an eatery. — Photos: CHAN BOON KAI/The Star

A no-smoking warning sign on a wall of an eatery. — Photos: CHAN BOON KAI/The Star

THE New Year is bringing a bit of dismay for smokers as the smoking ban at all eateries kicks off in the country today.

Malaysia had in 2005 signed an agreement with the World Health Organisation to commit to being a smoke-free country by 2045 and the ban is a way to reduce the number of smokers and also to protect non-smokers.

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