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[Singapore] Netizens have mixed reactions to MPs’ proposals for restricting smoking at home

On Monday, September 10, Parliament passed amendments to the Smoking (Prohibition in Certain Places) Act, which gives officers of the National Environment Agency (NEA) more powers of enforcement as well as provides for more no-smoking zones.
The Independent SIngapore (sg)
added Sep 12, 2018 00:53
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] NEA officers get more powers to investigate smoking violations

Officers from the National Environment Agency (NEA) will be able to enter smoking-prohibited places without warrants to investigate smoking violations, and it will be illegal to obstruct or prevent them from collecting evidence. NEA was also given the p
Straits Times (sg)
added Sep 12, 2018 00:53
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] MPs raise option of banning smoking in homes; Senior Minister of State cautions against intruding privacy

politicians expressed their belief that banning smoking inside residential flats are a totally viable idea. Thankfully for smokers in Singapore, Senior Minister of State for Health Amy Khor shot down the idea yesterday, cautioning against the intrusion
Coconuts Media (hk)
added Sep 12, 2018 00:53
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[Virginia] How do you feel about the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development's new regulation that prohibits smoking in all public housing?

Bristol (VA) Herald-Courier
added Sep 12, 2018 00:51
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Singapore parliament members want to curb smoking in homes

Curb smoking in homes, as secondhand smoke can waft into neighbour's flats, urged Members of Parliament (MPs) in Singapore. The Smoking (Prohibition in Certain Places) Act was passed on Monday, Sept 10, which allowed for more no-smoking zones to be des
Connected to India (in)
added Sep 11, 2018 13:53
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[Virginia] Rule on smoking at public housing results in some evictions in Bristol, Tennessee

Scyphers said 10 tenants actually chose to voluntarily move out, because they knew they couldn’t comply with the rules. The first month under the rule went well, Scyphers said, but since then there have been two evictions, and there are four more pendi
Bristol (VA) Herald-Courier
added Sep 10, 2018 16:34
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[Asia, Singapore] MPs, citing dangers of secondhand smoke, want to curb smoking in homes

Members of Parliament (MP) have urged authorities to curb smoking in homes, citing residents' complaints about secondhand smoke wafting into their flats and the health risks associated with it.
Channel NewsAsia (sg)
added Sep 10, 2018 16:23
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[Asia, Singapore] Rahayu Mahzam on Smoking (Prohibition in Certain Places) (Amendment) Bill

She acknowledged that people may feel strongly about regulation that 'impinges on what they can or cannot do at home', but suggested penalties for expelling secondhand smoke out of a home. Ms Rahayu told the story of a constituent, a lung cancer survivor
Channel NewsAsia (sg)
added Sep 10, 2018 16:18
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[Asia, Singapore] Louis Ng on Smoking (Prohibition in Certain Places) (Amendment) Bill

MP Louis Ng spoke in support of the Smoking (Prohibition in Certain Places) (Amendment) Bill in Parliament on Monday (Sep 10). However, he said he hopes more can be done to protect people from secondhand smoke in their own homes, where they spend more ti
Channel NewsAsia (sg)
added Sep 10, 2018 16:17
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[Wisconsin] Green Bay mother charged with neglecting child's severe dental issues

Urine tests showed cocaine in the system of Graf’s 4-year-old and a high level of nicotine, from secondhand smoke, in Graf’s 5-year-old, according to the complaint.
WMTV - NBC15 (Madison, WI)
added Sep 6, 2018 20:39
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