18 June 2022
LETTER:Ever since the health minister announced a generational end game for tobacco, statements by industry-leaning “experts” touting vaping and heated tobacco products have sprouted exponentially.
Most of these alleged experts have not been involved in tobacco-control activities in Malaysia or elsewhere.
These third-party voices are brought in to astroturf vaping, trivialise growing evidence of vaping harms and counter government plans to ban e-cigarettes.
More importantly, their association with Big Tobacco remains undeclared.