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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] FAS gets tough on smoking problem

The Football Association of Singapore (FAS) is tackling the longstanding problem of smoking within the professional ranks head on. The clampdown has started with the Young Lions, essentially Singapore's Under-23 squad who play in the S.League and repres
The New Paper Online (sg)
added Feb 22, 2018 23:24
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] Why increase in tobacco excise tax is unlikely to curb smoking

The 10 per cent increase in tobacco excise tax that Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat announced in his Budget speech is likely to have only a modest effect on decreasing smoking prevalence in Singapore and the effect is likely to be temporary.
TODAYonline (sg)
added Feb 22, 2018 23:24
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] Ruling LDP embraces even weaker anti-smoking bill ahead of Tokyo 2020

A heavily watered-down anti-smoking plan won preliminary approval from the ruling Liberal Democratic Party on Thursday, with newly added exceptions paving the way for continued smoking at eateries. While the health ministry once sought to introduce a to
Japan Times (jp)
added Feb 22, 2018 17:01
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] LDP approves new draft of watered-down health ministry passive smoking plan

The new draft submitted by the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare on Feb. 22 stipulates that existing restaurants and bars that have a seating space of 100 square meters or less fall outside of the ban on smoking indoors. While the exemption rolls bac
Mainichi Daily News (jp)
added Feb 22, 2018 16:46
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] No reason to compromise lung capacity

Smoking, therefore, has no place in sport and he said it was heartening to see the Football Association of Singapore (FAS) taking a firm stand on stubbing out the habit among its youth players. Tan, a three-time Singapore Sportsman of the Year, said: "We
Straits Times (sg)
added Feb 22, 2018 16:09
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] Tobacco tax hike may not cut number of smokers: Experts

The increase in tobacco taxes was announced by Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat during his Budget speech on Monday, and took effect the same day. Prices of popular cigarette brands are set to increase by at least $1 tomorrow, although some retailers have
Straits Times (sg)
added Feb 22, 2018 16:08
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] FAS gets tough to stub out smoking among footballers

The Football Association of Singapore (FAS) is tackling the longstanding problem of smoking within the professional ranks head on. The clampdown has started with the Young Lions, essentially Singapore's Under-23 squad who play in the S-League and repres
Straits Times (sg)
added Feb 22, 2018 16:07
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] S-League clubs back move to stub out unhealthy habit

S-League clubs have come out to back the hard stance that the Football Association of Singapore (FAS) has taken against smoking within the Young Lions. While the six other local clubs are only encouraged to follow suit, several already have rules establ
Straits Times (sg)
added Feb 22, 2018 16:06
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] Smoking among local footballers a real issue: Fandi Ahmad

That is the scale of the problem facing Young Lions coach Fandi Ahmad after he confronted his 25-man team following a training session earlier this month at the Jalan Besar Stadium and almost half confessed to being smokers. "We had a talk with the boys
Straits Times (sg)
added Feb 22, 2018 16:05
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Pledging to make KL smoke-free

KUALA Lumpur City Hall (DBKL) aims to reduce the prevalence of smoking in the city as part of its latest initiative to create a Smoke-Free Kuala Lumpur. The initiative was launched today as part of the Partnership For Healthy Cities, a global network of
The Star (my)
added Feb 21, 2018 23:30
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