Malaysia's Ministry of Health (MOH) has already fully banned smoking in all eateries in Malaysia from the 1st of January 2020. For the uninitiated we can report errant smokers who flout the ban in Malaysia via WhatsApp! Essentially this blanket smoking ban include hawker stalls, hawker centers, coffee shops, street stalls and restaurants both air-conditioned or open-air. In other words, everyone is prohibited to light up their cigarette in dining areas.
Then again after more than a year, many smokers are still openly flouting the ban and puffing their cigarettes in eateries across Malaysia. These idiotic selfish smokers do not care about the welfare of other customers in the hawker centers or restaurants. These narrow-minded errant smokers just want to gratify their nicotine addiction even if their unsavory habit is detrimental to the health of others including innocent little children.
Smokers who light up in eateries are selfish and idiotic!
The disgusting smoke and irritable ash from the cigarettes that they smoke make everyone feel unpleasant when they are trying to enjoy their meals. For the record, smokers are supposed to carry out their self-centered smoking habit at least 3 metres (10 feet) away from the eateries. That means they have to be outside of the restaurants. YET a lot of these senseless smokers do not seem to care and continue to smoke openly without shame in restaurants and hawker centers.
Who are they to pollute the common air that we breathe in? 😡
So how can we report these errant smokers to the Ministry of Health (MOH)? We the victimized public have two ways to report these errant smoker. We can either call 03-88924530 to file our complaints or message MOH via WhatsApp at 010-8608949. So do take note of these contact numbers and save them because I am sure they will come in handy.
2 Ways To Report Errant Smokers in Malaysia:
1. Call MOH at 03-88924530 during office hours.
2 Message MOH via WhatsApp at 010-8608949.
However, do note that if you choose to file your complaint to MOH via WhatsApp at 010-8608949, you will need to follow certain criteria. More importantly you will need to include these 4 details when you lodge your report against the errant smokers.
4 Things To Include In Your Complaint Via WhatsApp
1. Name of the eatery, restaurant, hawker center etc.
2. Address of the eatery, restaurant, hawker center etc.
3. A photo of the smoker in action (smoking) within the premise
4. Time and date when the illegal smoking takes place
It is a shame that some even smoke in front of their family!
If you smoke openly in an eatery then you are a low-life bastard who deserve to be jailed!
So now you know who to contact and what to do when you see someone smoking in a restaurant, coffee shop, hawker center or any eatery in Malaysia. We all need to do our part to make sure that no more innocent bystanders have to suffer at the hands of the selfish errant smokers who do not give a damn about us non-smokers! Grab your smartphone and capture photos and videos of them smoking! You can secretly capture a video and screenshot the part where these smokers are caught smoking in the eatery to be sent to the MOH. Let's report these errant smokers now via WhatsApp!
P.S.: To all smokers, if you really want to smoke cigarettes, go inside a room in your house, lock yourself up and seal the room. Then smoke as many cigarettes as you want!