29 Nov '15, 11pm

Johor Sultan orders ban on electronic cigarette sales https://t.co/vj1E5QOuI3 https://t.co/P1LGRMa0xw

JOHOR BARU • In a rare intervention by one of Malaysia's nine rulers in state affairs, the Sultan of Johor has ordered all shops selling electronic cigarettes to close by Jan 1, saying he is imposing a ban on vaping based on health reasons and to stop young people from getting addicted to nicotine. He ordered the Johor state Cabinet members - called executive councillors - to meet this week to ensure the ban is carried through. The media last week reported that a survey by the Consumers Association of Penang, of eight primary and secondary schools in Penang, found 150 students who vaped regularly. In Singapore, the sale, import or distribution of e-cigarettes are all banned. Any move to curb e-cigarette use in Malaysia is politically sensitive as most of the vape shops are owned by Malays and their clients are also mostly Malays, some of whom have threatened not to vote fo...

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