Through statistics and evidence-driven effusions, these Malaysians argue that policymakers need to take a step back and have better clarity on the root causes of various addictions. And more importantly, refining policies in response to modern research and viable alternatives for sustainable recovery.Read More
Dr Al-Zilal Abdul Wahid, a member of the Malaysian Psychiatric Association who has been working closely with the University Malaya Centre of Addiction Sciences, lays out multiple medical studies that evidence the practicality of vaping for smokers wanting to quit cigarettes.
One issue, according to a study by Cancer Research UK, lies in public perception. The mismatch between public perception toward vaping doesn’t match the evidence that vaping is a far safer alternative—e-cigarettes are unlikely to exceed 5 percent of the harm from conventional smoking.