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[Asia-pacific, China, Indonesia, Japan, Singapore, Sweden] Cameras to be deployed to detect illegal smoking: 5 other innovative anti-smoking efforts

onal Environment Agency (NEA) has announced its intention to deploy surveillance cameras capable of detecting illegal smoking around Singapore. The tamper-proof thermal cameras will be deployed in areas where the prohibition on smoking is regularly flout
Straits Times (sg)
added Jul 11, 2018 13:48
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] Cameras to be deployed to detect illegal smoking

The National Environment Agency (NEA) intends to deploy surveillance cameras with high-definition thermal sensors around the island to help detect smoking in prohibited areas. Smoking is now prohibited in about 32,000 premises and locations, such as ent
Straits Times (sg)
added Jul 10, 2018 11:09
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] LIM: E-cigarettes: Neither ban nor permit, but reduce harm ($$)

It started with a commentary by Professor Tikki Pang and Ms Gayle Amu (Why a ban on e-cigarettes may not be the best policy; ST, June 9) in which they suggested that Singapore might consider permitting the use of e-cigarettes as an option to reduce the d
Straits Times (sg)
added Jun 28, 2018 14:51
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] LETTER: Harm reduction not the way to go

We refer to the commentary by Dr Jeremy Lim... Given the high stakes, it would be irresponsible of the Government to make a hasty decision on e-cigarettes. We are closely monitoring the global evidence, which will shape our policy. We are prepared to a
Straits Times (sg)
added Jun 28, 2018 14:49
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[Korea - North, Korea - South, Singapore] ‘If there are no cigars in Heaven, I shall not go’

Kim Jong Un who loves to smoke could be even more uncomfortable as the North Korea-U.S. summit is going to be held in Singapore, which is the most strict smoke-free country. I hope Sentosa, which means “peace” in Sanskrit, will be a place where the end of
Donga.com (kr)
added Jun 11, 2018 08:00
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[Asia, Singapore] In China, industry push-back stubs out anti-smoking gains

But, like the country's broader anti-smoking campaign, the Hangzhou initiative then lost momentum. Instead of blanket bans on smoking in public indoor spaces, the city revised its regulations to allow smoking in designated areas in train or bus stations,
Channel NewsAsia (sg)
added Jun 2, 2018 00:07
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] KOON: Food handlers who smoke in kitchens passing on contaminants to consumers?

Firstly, is smoking allowed in commercial kitchens? If not, away from sight, who checks on the workers there? Secondly, what are the authorities such as the National Environment Agency doing with regards to smokers working in the food industry and servi
TODAYonline (sg)
added May 18, 2018 04:38
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[Asia-pacific] Singapore could have its own No Tobacco Day

The theme of this year's World No Tobacco Day, facilitated by the World Health Organisation (WHO), is "Tobacco and heart disease"...Singapore should also consider setting aside one day a week to kickstart a wellness-related effort towards a smoke-less en
TODAYonline (sg)
added May 18, 2018 04:36
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] MOH to explore measures to further discourage smoking, excessive sugar intake

While experts said current measures to deter smoking are laudable, they also suggested other ways to tackle the problem. Dr K Thomas Abraham, adviser to social enterprise Sata CommHealth, suggested increasing the size of health warning labels on cigaret
Straits Times (sg)
added May 12, 2018 16:50
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[Singapore] Video of girl in school uniform smoking under void deck goes viral

A video of a girl in school uniform smoking while sitting at a bench at a void deck has been going viral online, with nearly 50,000 views since it was uploaded to Facebook this morning. In the video captured by an unknown individual sitting close by her
The Independent SIngapore (sg)
added May 11, 2018 02:11
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