Poor implementation could scupper tobacco control policy


DURING the tabling of the revised Budget 2023 on Feb 24, Prime Minister-cum-Finance Minister Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim announced that his administration was going ahead with the Generational Endgame (GEG) policy.

Introduced by then Health Minister Khairy Jamaluddin on Feb 17 last year, GEG seeks to ban smoking and possession of tobacco products, including vape, for those born on Jan 1, 2007 and thereafter.

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