Health Ministry: Vape And Shisha Will Be Banned If Nicotine Is Found In Them
Health Minister Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad said so yesterday, 21 November, five days after he announced that the two will not be included in the 2019 smoking ban.
Yesterday, 21 November, Health Minister Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad announced that vape and shisha containing nicotine will be included in the 2019 smoking ban
Bernama reported him as saying that the smoking ban includes cigarettes and all tobacco products with nicotine, including shisha and vape.
"The rule is clear, those with nicotine contents are subjected (to the prohibition)," Dzulkefly said.
According to Dzulkefly, enforcers will check if vape and shisha contain nicotine
"When we do our enforcement we will see whether vape or shisha has nicotine or not," the Health Minister said after attending the Bernama News Channel 'Ruang Bicara' yesterday.
"If we find no nicotine it will not be included in the ban," he added.
The Health Minister's statement came five days after he announced that the smoking ban will not include vape and shisha: