KJ orders enforcement officers to stamp out smoking at eateries


KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): Health Minister Khairy Jamaluddin has called for stricter enforcement against smoking at food premises in line with the Control of Tobacco Product (Amendment) Regulations 2018.

Khairy tweeted that he had ordered the relevant enforcement authority to do so.

"While monitoring compliance with the (Covid-19) pandemic standard operating procedures, they (enforcement officers) can fine smokers who break the regulations. "Sekali harung” (simultaneously),” he tweeted on Thursday (Oct 21).

The smoking prohibition at all food premises under the Control of Tobacco Product (Amendment) Regulations 2018 is effective since Jan 1, 2020.- Bernama

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