The postponement of the 2020 Conference of the Parties (COP9) to the World Health Organization Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (WHO FCTC) to next year could be good news for the tobacco alternatives sector
Malaysia is now expected to table its first e-cigarette regulation in June, but officials in Kuala Lumpur are still assessing how restrictive the new rules should be
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Health authorities around the world presented their policies against e-cigarettes and novel tobacco products World No Tobacco Day (WNTD)
Malaysian manufacturers of e-liquids are now required to adhere to new labelling guidelines. At present, the rules apply only to non-nicotine liquids – but there are hopes they may be the first step towards wider regulation
A surprise coordinated raid on more than 200 vape stores across Malaysia has left many facing damaging losses, according to the country’s vapour trade association
Bulgarians have taken up vaping enthusiastically – and their chief reason for doing so is the freedom to vape indoors and in public places where smoking is forbidden.
Malaysia at last has a plan for future e-cigarette regulation. Various duties have been given to three separate government ministries, which must now come back with firm proposals for implementation within the next three years.
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New research from Konstantinos Farsalinos could help to counter the misinformation on vaping that has become common in Malaysian policy circles.
E-cigarette regulation is expected in the near future in both Malaysia and Hong Kong, while other southeast Asian countries such as Thailand and Vietnam face continuing battles with illegal imports.
Malaysia’s fatwa council has decided to ban e-cigarettes – potentially leading to a much harsher treatment of the products by state regulators.
The Malaysian state of Johor has banned the sale of e-cigarettes and e-liquids within the state.
The e-cigarette industry in Malaysia has been thrown into chaos by health ministry raids on vape shops that sell nicotine-containing e-liquid.
Media reports of an e-cigarette ban in Malaysia sent waves through the industry. But is there really reason to panic?
Our review of the top e-cigarette regulatory stories recently in the news.
Malaysia is expected to unveil proposals for regulating e-cigarettes in the next couple months. It is thought that the country will encourage its growing e-cigarette industry, and not impose a ban like some of its southeast Asian neighbours.