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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] XU: MOH’s adverseness against alternative tobacco products is “religious” in nature against scientific fact and logic

The amendments to the Tobacco (Control of Advertisements and Sale) Act which have been approved by Parliament on Tuesday will see an introduction of a ban for people from buying, using and owning imitation tobacco products, such as e-cigarettes, e-cigars
The Online Citizen (TOC) (sg)
added Nov 10, 2017 16:55

[Africa, South Africa] Vaping draws fire in war on smoking

Anti-tobacco lobbyists want legislation amended to include the latest smoking craze, which some say also has harmful effects. Executive director of the National Council Against Smoking Savera Kalideen said vaping products should not be compared to cigar
Independent Online (IOL) / The Post (za)
added Nov 10, 2017 16:49
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[UK] RAMSAY: We can't ignore Priti Patel's background in lobbying

Britain's now former international development minister sits in the centre of the UK's dark money-funded think tank-lobbying industrial complex [BAT] have long been known to be one of the main funders of Britain’s nexus of right wing think tanks. As the (uk)
added Nov 10, 2017 14:58

how companies control where you see tobacco products and what policy can do about it

tobacco companies spent over $8.47 billion on marketing in retail establishments, also called point-of-sale marketing, in 2015 (the most recent figures available). This article is part of a series highlighting ways that states and localities are counteri
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Nov 9, 2017 20:31

[Asia-pacific] Singapore MPs take to Parliament to question government ban on vaping

the blanket ban on products like nicotine patches, chewing tobacco and e-cigarettes. But it is the outlawing of that last product mentioned that’s seen as questionable. E-cigarettes have been largely welcomed in places like the United States, the United
Coconuts Media (hk)
added Nov 9, 2017 18:41

[Asia, Singapore] Legal age for smoking to be gradually raised from 18 to 21

The Minimum Legal Age (MLA) for the purchase, use, possession, sale and supply of tobacco products will be increased from 18 to 21, said Parliamentary Secretary for Health Amrin Amin on Tuesday (Nov 7).
Channel NewsAsia (sg)
added Nov 9, 2017 18:39

[Asia-pacific, Singapore] Legal age for smoking to be raised to 21 ‘progressively’ over 3 years

Changes to laws, to raise the legal age for smoking from 18 to 21, were passed on Tuesday, as Members of Parliament (MPs) called for even more stringent measures to lower the smoking rate. The proposals included lifting the legal age immediately and putti
TODAYonline (sg)
added Nov 9, 2017 18:38

[Asia-pacific, Singapore] Legal smoking age to be raised in stages to 21

Singapore will raise the legal age for smoking from 18 now to 19 on Jan 1, 2019. It will be further raised every January until 2021, when people have to be 21 years old to light up.
Straits Times (sg)
added Nov 9, 2017 18:38

[UK] Public health groups champion raising the smoking age to 21 nationwide

"We applaud Sen. Schatz and Rep. DeGette for their leadership in introducing this legislation to reduce the number of young people who start on a path that too often leads to addiction, disease and premature death," the groups said in a statement.
Yahoo Finance (uk)
added Nov 9, 2017 18:03

BRIANT: New Website Focuses on Local Tobacco Restrictions

This website is known as TOTAL, or Tobacco Ordinances: Take Another Look. The website’s purpose is focused on providing factual information to lawmakers and the public about the legal sale of tobacco products and the nonretail sources that underage youth
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Nov 9, 2017 17:31
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