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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] CAP wants shisha, vape and e-cigarettes banned

Consumers of Association of Penang (CAP). A CAP survey showed that children as young as eight started smoking shisha, a type of disposable electronic hookah. Its president SM Mohamed Idris said that a standard four girl from a primary school in Tanjung To
FreeMalaysiaToday.com (my)
added Dec 4, 2015 22:04
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[Asia, Asia-pacific, Malaysia] YAP: Smoking Is Smoking Whether Cigarettes, Shisha Or Vape

National Fatwa Council through its chairman Prof. Emeritus Tan Sri Dr. Abd Shukor Husin had declared electronic cigarettes as prohibited in Islam. It is classified as dangerous, wasteful and harmful to the health....All parties must work together to comba
Malaysian Digest (my)
added Nov 17, 2015 14:43
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] ABDUL: To vape or not to vape

If you ask me, instead of discussing whether e-cigarettes, vapes, shisha etc. should be banned, we ought to ask ourselves why they were allowed into our market in the first place. They’ve been around since 2009. After all, our lungs are not meant to inha
FreeMalaysiaToday.com (my)
added Nov 14, 2015 14:19
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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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[Asia, Malaysia] Put temporary halt to e-cig, shisha smoking, says Dr Subra

The Health Ministry has recommended a temporary halt to shisha and electronic cigarette smoking until the findings on the risks are announced in two months' time. Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr S. Subramaniam said his ministry was in discussions with vari
BERNAMA (Malaysian National News Agency) (my)
added Aug 12, 2015 13:53
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[Asia, Asia-pacific, Malaysia] New legislation to cover e-cigarettes and 'shisha'

The Federation of Malaysian Consumers Associations (FOMCA) deputy president, Yusof Abdul Rahman said he supported the ministry’s proposal to include e-cigarettes under the proposed new Act as such cigarettes were also harmful to health.
BERNAMA (Malaysian National News Agency) (my)
added Jul 25, 2015 21:07
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[Malaysia] Muslim ‘forbidden’ from smoking shisha

The National Council for Islamic Affairs’ Fatwa Committee (Edicts) has declared a fatwa (edict) on ‘shisha’ or waterpipe smoking. It is now ‘haram’ (forbidden) for Muslims to smoke shisha.
FreeMalaysiaToday.com (my)
added Aug 17, 2013 12:10
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[Malaysia] 'Panel to study its tobacco content'

The Health Ministry has formed a committee to study the effects of smoking shisha. Its minister, Datuk Seri Dr S. Subramaniam, said the study would be done from a medical perspective and its effects on health. He said this when asked to comment on the d
New Straits Times (my)
added Jul 21, 2013 05:37
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[Malaysia] Deadly puff - Editorial

the biggest consideration is to ensure that shisha smoking is an adult and informed choice, and that the right of non-smokers to not be exposed to unwelcome second- and third-hand smoke is protected. Beyond that, a person's choice of poison is his right.
New Straits Times (my)
added Jul 7, 2013 10:00
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