Anti-smoking bill will be referred to select committee, say sources


Chan Kok Leong

Various lawmakers say the Control of Tobacco Product and Smoking Bill 2022 will not be voted on at the policy stage as MPs are divided on several clauses. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, August 2, 2022.

THE Control of Tobacco Product and Smoking Bill 2022 will be referred to a special select committee, sources told The Malaysian Insight.

The bill, which aims to stop people born in 2007 and later from smoking, buying or possessing tobacco products, will not be voted on at the policy stage (second reading) as lawmakers are divided on several clauses, said various lawmakers. 


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