The Malaysian Vape Chamber of Commerce urges Putrajaya not to ban vaping ahead of plans to regulate the industry.
The Malaysian Council for Tobacco Control says drug pedlars may lace such devices with drugs.
The WHO argues that there is 'insufficient evidence' to support claims of e-cigarettes' effectiveness in assisting smokers trying to quit conventional ones.
However, smokers who used e-cigarettes, but not daily, were no more likely than non-users to stay off regular cigarettes.
State health authorities confiscated more than 700 items of the so-called 'Ghost Candy' and 'Smoke Candy' products.
...And some stuff hidden behind with the stacks.
The move comes as Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman looking to transform the Arab nation's economy, which calls for boosting non-oil revenue.
The Psychology of Addictive Behaviours review says a combination of both substances may result in behavioural problems among young adults.
British American Tobacco Malaysia says more than RM1 billion in excise duty was also lost to illegal cigarette trade last year.
Greater enforcement plus a more comprehensive review of tobacco and smoking products is needed.
Former health official says all tobacco products should be subject to the same regulations as cigarettes.
But Health Minister Dzulkefly Ahmad says there will still be designated spots for smokers to light up.
Former health ministry official and a think-tank say heat-not-burn refills need to be treated like cigarettes.
Shisha is a type of tobacco famous among the young, who gather at shisha cafes thinking sharing a pipe is safer than smoking a cigarette.
The British team's decision follows that of Ferrari to drop Philip Morris branding for their 'Mission Winnow' initiative at Albert Park, citing problems with Australia's health authorities.
The offering is part of a long-delayed program to sell additional stakes in key state-run companies.
The High Court however refused to issue a stay order on the ban.
The main reason for this difference appears to be the lower cost of hand-rolling, which is significantly cheaper than smoking factory-made products.
Acetaldehyde, a product of alcohol metabolism is more toxic than alcohol itself and is a known human carcinogen that can harm a person's DNA and proteins.
The Galen Centre for Health and Social Policy says at least 30 countries are already using tax on tobacco for health programmes.
British American Tobacco says increasing prices of cigarettes is inconsistent with the government's plan to fix a ceiling price.
The government is urged to consider other ways of discouraging smoking.
Prof Sanchia Aranda says Malaysia needs to put its foot down on tobacco trade and work on the next big challenge: shisha and e-ciggies.
Ramon Navaratnam says it is counter-intuitive to continue profiting from the tobacco industry.