NGOs urge Government to ban electronic cigarettes

NGOs urge Government to ban electronic cigarettes

The Edge Markets - Malaysia·2019-10-25 01:42

KUALA LUMPUR (Oct 24): The Malaysian Council for Tobacco Control with 45 non-government organisations (NGOs) today signed a memorandum to urge the Government to ban electronic cigarettes (e-cigarette) or vape in the interests of the health of society.

Its president Prof Datuk Dr Lekhraj Rampai said the widespread marketing and use of electronic cigarettes among school students were very worrying to the NGO which were linked to medicine, health, family, women, youth and children because many students were now trapped in nicotine addiction and duped by the erroneous health messages which claimed that electronic cigarettes were safe for use.

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