Malaysia

  • Postponing Malaysian tobacco bill good for vaping

    Postponing Malaysian tobacco bill good for vaping

    Legalising vape sales in Malaysia remains on the table despite the Heath Minister postponing the ‘generational endgame’ anti-smoking bill after considerable public and political pressure, says a local vaping advocacy group. Malaysia’s Minister of Health, Khairy Jamaluddin, made the decision not to table the bill despite the bipartisan special parliamentary select…

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  • Anti-vaping campaign will only send NZ youth back to smoking

    Malaysia must mirror New Zealand’s generational tobacco ban

    Malaysia’s parliamentary special select committee tasked with scrutinizing legislation to get tough on tobacco must look to New Zealand if it really wants to crush Malaysia’s smoking epidemic, says leading local advocacy group MOVE (Malaysian Organization of Vape Entities). President of MOVE, Samsul Ariffin, says the special select committee must…

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  • Scrutiny of Malaysian bill good for vaping legalisation

    Scrutiny of Malaysian bill good for vaping legalisation

    Malaysia’s legalisation of vape sales remains on the cards after some unexpected twists in Parliament before it adjourned for the country’s imminent general election, says leading local advocacy group MOVE (Malaysian Organization of Vape Entities). President of MOVE, Samsul Kamal Ariffin, says it’s good news that the proposed ‘generational endgame’…

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  • Malaysia regulates vaping with ‘historic’ gazette

    Malaysia regulates vaping with ‘historic’ gazette

    Malaysia’s long-time ban on the sale of vaping products is set to end, saving thousands of lives every year, says leading local advocacy group MOVE (Malaysian Organization of Vape Entities). Taking effect on 3 August, the regulation of vaping devices precedes the imminent legalization of vape sales. It follows years of campaigning…

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  • Malaysia’s vaping approval delayed by politics - disappointing

    Malaysia’s vaping approval delayed by politics – disappointing

    Legislation to regulate vaping in Malaysia is pending parliamentary approval but frustratingly will now be delayed due to political instability and election campaigning,” says Samsul Kamal Ariffin, President of MOVE (Malaysian Organization of Vape Entities). “Malaysia’s Health Minister YB Khairy Jamaluddin’s decision to regulate the vape industry is forward looking and highly…

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  • Samsul Arrifin - MOVE President Malaysia’s vaping regulation sends global message

    Malaysia’s vaping regulation sends global message – CAPHRA

    Malaysia’s Ministry of Health is making good progress, with its imminent legislation to regulate vaping globally important, says the Coalition of Asia Pacific Tobacco Harm Reduction Advocates (CAPHRA). CAPHRA says considerable and effective advocacy from local consumer groups over recent years was key to the Government’s decision last year to legalise…

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  • Malaysian Electronic Cigarette Chamber of Commerce asks the government to regulate the industry

    Malaysian Electronic Cigarette Chamber of Commerce asks the government to regulate the industry

    After previous reports that Malaysia will impose excise taxes on e-cigarettes and tobacco products, the Malaysian Electronic Cigarette Chamber of Commerce (MVCC) recently called on its national government to regulate the industry. “Our data shows that the e-cigarette industry is a viable and growing industry in Malaysia. To make a…

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  • MALAYSIA’S FOREIGN AFFAIRS MINISTER HISHAMMUDDIN HUSSEIN VAPING DURING A PARLIAMENTARY SESSION. PHOTO CREDIT: SCREENSHOT/TWITTER

    A Malaysian Minister Was Caught Vaping in Parliament

    A Malaysian politician has apologized for vaping inside during parliamentary proceedings after a video of his brazen vape-sesh made the rounds on social media. In the video, said to have been taken during a parliamentary session on Monday, August 3, Malaysia’s Foreign Affairs Minister Hishammuddin Hussein can be seen sliding a vape…

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  • MIVAS 2020 delay

    MIVAS 2020 will be postponed 

    MIVAS 2020, aka Malaysia International Vape Summit, will be postponed. And the new holding date is pending now. This vape show was set to be held in Prince’s World Trade Center, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, and its holding date were set on Saturday, 28th March to Sunday, 29th March 2020. At…

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  • Uwell Amulet and Ghost Smoke

    Uwell Amulet and Ghost Smoke are removed from the shelves in Malaysia

    Malaysian Health Minister Zukifiri said on July 28 that Malaysia’s Ministry of Health was working on a Tobacco Bill to effectively control traditional tobacco, vaping products and pipe products, especially in the hope that “youngsters under the age of 18 will not be able to use these products”. Recently, Li…

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