Cabinet gives nod to proposed smoking ban bill, says KJ


KUALA LUMPUR: The draft of the proposed Tobacco and Smoking Control Bill has been given the nod by the Cabinet, says Health Minister Khairy Jamaluddin (pic).

“The Bill was approved by Cabinet yesterday. So I will be sending it to Parliament for this session,” he told reporters on the sidelines of The Centre’s Drug Perception Study Report on Thursday (July 14).

The proposed Bill has provisions to prohibit the sale of cigarettes, tobacco and vape products to those born after 2005.

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