Long-awaited legislation to bring e-cigarettes and new generation tobacco products to the regulatory net for the first time, is expected to be presented to cabinet by the end of 2020.

The health department hopes to soon present the Control of Tobacco Products and Electronic Delivery Systems Bill, which aims to restrict the use, marketing and sales of these products, to the cabinet, according to a senior official. It requires a cabinet sign-off before it can be processed by parliament...

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