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Anti-smoking group wants MPs to declare links to tobacco industry
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A coalition of NGOs that support an anti-tobacco law today called all MPs to declare if they have any links, present or past, to the tobacco industry.

They also urged Health Minister Khairy Jamaluddin to only select MPs who are free from industry influence to be in the Parliamentary Select Committee (PSC) that will be finetuning the Tobacco and Smoking Control Bill 2022.

This comes after the bill received sharp criticism when it was debated in Parliament earlier this week before the government decided to set up the special PSC.

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