Vapers — Can you safely vape in Malaysia without being caught?
The answer is "Yes!" It is legal to vape in Malaysia (thank God).
But there are somethings you need to know. Carry on reading and this would take less than a few minutes of your time.
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Is vaping legal in Malaysia? The answer is "Yes!"
- Malaysia's Vaping Rules and Regulations -
23 Places You Cannot Smoke And Vape In Malaysia
Do you know that there are many places you can't smoke or vape in Malaysia?
While vaping is legal in Malaysia, you should NOT vape in these places.
Let's go with some law and rules in Malaysia, shall we?
Referring to the Regulation 11 of the Control of Tobacco Product Regulations 2004, the health minister has clarified that this ban will include vaping and shisha unless they contain no nicotine because our legal definition of "smoking" reads as "inhaling and expelling the smoke or vapour of any tobacco product, and includes the holding of or control over any ignited, heated, or vaporized tobacco product".
With that, here’s the list of general “no smoking” areas in Malaysia:
The “area” of a place mentioned above also includes the surrounding area of the place within its borders, and also includes a distance of 3 meters from any permanent roof connected to the main building. Offenders can be fined up to RM10,000 or be imprisoned for up to 2 years.
The buildings that fall under the Second Schedule (for item 12 mentioned above) are:
Banks or financial institutions
Telekom Malaysia Berhad
Tenaga Nasional Berhad
Pos Malaysia Berhad
"There is a gray zone for those using vapes (and e-juice) that doesn't contain nicotine"
Editorial Team @ Pengintip.com
What To Do If You Want To Vape In Malaysia?
At Pengintip.com, we recommend safe and careful vaping.
In other words, make sure you are practicing safe vaping by vaping in the right spot.
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