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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Study on e-cigarettes ready next year

KUALA LUMPUR: A study on e-cigarette addiction conducted by the Institute of Respiratory Medicine (IPR) since 2013 is expected to be completed early next year. According to IPR’s senior medical consultant, Prof Abdul Razak Abdul Muttalif, the research, c
FreeMalaysiaToday.com (my)
added Aug 25, 2015 19:59
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Ages 18 to 21 a critical time to stave off smoking habit

Malaysian Mental Health Association deputy president Datuk Dr Andrew Mohanraj Chandrasekaran said people aged between 18 to 21 were most susceptible to the addictive effects of nicotine because their brains were developing. “This is why most chronic smoke
New Straits Times (my)
added Aug 25, 2015 19:26
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Anti-smoking law to pack a real punch

the Health Ministry will raise the minimum age for purchasing tobacco products, including cigarettes, from 18 to 21. A new tobacco bill is being drafted to include a ban on displaying products and making it illegal to smoke in vehicles with children insid
New Straits Times (my)
added Aug 24, 2015 07:42
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] RAZAK: Smoking out the truth about vaping

Even worse, if it is “haram”, what is there to “wait” for? It is incumbent on the Muslim personnel in the ministry to clarify what the “haram” ruling actually entails, to the minister. In short, there is no room for any delay in decision-making if the
New Straits Times (my)
added Aug 19, 2015 09:57
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[Asia, Asia-pacific, Malaysia] E-Cigarette Haram, National Fatwa Council Rules

has ruled that smoking e-cigarettes are forbidden in Islam (haram), said its chairman, Profesor Emeritus Tan Sri Dr. Abd. Shukor Husin. He said the e-cigarettes are dangerous, wasteful and harmful to health, Utusan Malaysia reported.
Malaysian Digest (my)
added Aug 18, 2015 04:55
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] ‘Vapers’ face heightened cancer risk, experts say

National Cancer Society (NCSM), Cancer Screening Centre, chief medical officer, Dr Dalilah Kamaruddin said liquid nicotine inhaled from an electronic cigarette, has the same properties as nitric acid. She said the acid is a chemical catalyst in the occu
Malay Mail (my)
added Aug 14, 2015 09:18
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[Malaysia] Government should encourage smokers to switch to vaping, reveals survey

Over 90% of Malaysian smokers feel the government should encourage adult smokers to switch to less harmful alternatives and ensure vaping devices were not used by those aged below 18. A survey by factasia.org, a consumer group, revealed this could be ach
Rakyat Post (my)
added Aug 13, 2015 13:15
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] More smokers switching to ‘Vaping’

mokers in Malaysia are calling for electronic cigarettes, or e-cigarettes, to be better regulated and more widely available, a new survey says. In the first-of-its-kind survey of adult smokers in Malaysia, regional consumer advocacy group factasia.org has
New Straits Times (my)
added Aug 13, 2015 13:15
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[Malaysia] Shisha stick smoking: New trend among school teens

electronic shisha stick smoking, which can be addictive, has become the latest trend among school teenagers. With shape and size like a pen, it is concealable and comes in a variety of colours, according to a posting by a Facebook user, who also uploaded
Daily Express (my)
added Aug 13, 2015 12:37
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[Malaysia] Shisha Stick Smoking: New Trend Among School Teens

electronic shisha stick smoking, which can be addictive, has become the latest trend among school teenagers. With shape and size like a pen, it is concealable and comes in a variety of colours, according to a posting by a Facebook user, who also uploaded
BERNAMA (Malaysian National News Agency) (my)
added Aug 12, 2015 13:53
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