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Regulatory Vacuum On Liquid Nicotine Spells Danger

Azrul Khalib, CEO, Galen Centre for Health and Social Policy

03-Apr-23 07:30

Regulatory Vacuum On Liquid Nicotine Spells Danger

The government has exempted nicotine from the controlled list of substances under the Poisons Act, paving the way for the nicotine-based products to be taxed. But what are the implications for broader healthcare? We speak to Azrul Khalid of the Galen Centre on why he views this as a potential trigger for a public health crisis in the country.

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Produced by: Shazana Mokhtar

Presented by: Shazana Mokhtar, Wong Shou Ning

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Categories:  health policygovernmentcontroversies

Tags:  liquid nicotineregulated substancedoctors strikee-cigarettespublic health

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