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Malaysia’s Ministry of Domestic Trade, Cooperatives and Consumerism, Ministry of Health and the Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation have been tasked by the government to regulate the use of electronic cigarettes and vape. more

Mar 13, 2017 12:00 AM Products

E-cigarettes should be strictly regulated as a pharmaceutical product in Malaysia – that’s the recommendation of the health ministry’s technical committee tasked with studying the health effects of e-cigs and shisha smoking. more

Sep 1, 2016 12:00 AM E-Cigs

With China being the country where the e-cigarette was invented, the rest of Asia has a somewhat confused relationship with electronic smoking devices as far as legislation is concerned. TOBACCO ASIA takes a closer look at e-smoking regulations. more

May 2, 2016 12:00 AM Features

Vaping is soaring in popularity in Malaysia, the largest e-cigarette market in the Asia-Pacific region, but authorities are threatening to ban the habit for health reasons – a move that has sparked anger from growing legions of aficionados. more

Mar 1, 2016 12:00 AM E-Cigs

Dec 1, 2015 12:00 AM E-Cigs


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