Health Ministry planning to ban vaping in public


KUALA LUMPUR: The Health Ministry plans to ban vaping in public places under a new law but may permit prescribed use of e-cigarettes for patients to quit smoking if there are evidence showing it helps them to quit, said Deputy Health Minister Dr Lee Boon Chye.

He said that if e-cigarettes could be used by patients to quit smoking, it would have to be prescribed by doctors under the Poison Act.

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