Mixed reactions to smoking ban at eateries


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  • Wednesday, 30 Oct 2019

Rule-abiding: Patrons at a restaurant in Penang enjoying a smoke-free meal. — LIM BENG TATT/The Star

GEORGE TOWN: Non-smokers here are rejoicing over the court’s decision to dismiss a constitutional challenge against the Health Ministry’s ban on smoking in all food outlets in the form of educational enforcement nationwide on Jan 1 this year.

Welcoming the news, company director and ex-smoker MK Muthu Kumar, 50, said people should not smoke in public areas but at designated smoking spots.

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