Proposed exclusion of nicotine gel, liquid from poison control regulations undermines public health

  • Letters
  • Tuesday, 28 Mar 2023

THE Malaysian Pharmacists Society (MPS) understands that there will be a meeting soon by the Poisons Board to discuss the exemption of the control of nicotine under Poisons Act 1952 to allow it to be taxed by the government.

MPS strongly opposes the proposal to exclude liquid or gel nicotine under the Poisons Act 1952. We believe that such a proposal would be detrimental to the health and safety of the Malaysian public and is not in the national interest.

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