Vape sellers fume at nationwide raids while guidelines still owing

Mohd Farhan Darwis

The vape industry enjoyed a boom in mid-2015, which proved to be short-lived as the authorities clamped down on shops selling vaping equipment and liquids. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, February 3, 2018.

MORE than 120 shops selling electronic cigarettes received a rude shock in the new year when the Health Ministry launched a nationwide raid against vape retailers and liquid processing factories earlier this week.

Merchandise and processing equipment were seized in the raids, resulting in losses of tens of thousands of ringgit for the business owners.

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