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[Singapore] Malaysia to ban smoking in all restaurants, hawker centres and roadside eateries in 2019

Singapore is not the only Southeast Asian country changing its smoking policies. Neighbor Malaysia’s Deputy Health Minister Lee Boon Chye announced a new smoking ban inside all restaurants and in open hawker centres and roadside stalls, which will take ef
The Independent SIngapore (sg)
added Oct 14, 2018 15:35
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[Asia, Singapore] Amrin Amin on dangers of exposure to secondhand smoke

Senior Parliamentary Secretary for Health Amrin Amin said his ministry will look into increasing outreach efforts to make people more aware of the dangers of secondhand smoke and how to avoid it. He was responding to questions from MP Louis Ng in Parliam
Channel NewsAsia (sg)
added Oct 3, 2018 08:23
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] LETTER: No effective recourse from neighbours' second-hand cigarette smoke

Just as a wife who is bashed daily by her abusive husband needs protection from domestic violence before she succumbs to long-term physical injury, non-smokers need protection and a way out from their neighbours who smoke.
TODAYonline (sg)
added Sep 21, 2018 13:45
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Singaporeans question proposal from MP for smokers to contain smoke in their own flats

In response to the issue of secondhand smoke coming from neighbouring houses, Tanjong Pagar GRC MP Joan Pereira proposed that people who want to smoke in their own homes should make sure that smoke does not escape their flats. She said, “Windows and do
The Independent SIngapore (sg)
added Sep 21, 2018 13:45
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[Asia, Singapore] NEA will use cameras to detect illegal smoking - here's how it could work

The thermal cameras that could be deployed to detect smoking in prohibited areas would likely be able to capture high definition images of your face from as far as 100m away, an industry expert said. These pan-tilt-zoom cameras can also track offenders o
Channel NewsAsia (sg)
added Sep 20, 2018 16:23
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] Dangers of second-hand smoke ($$)

Dr Madeleine Chew, a general practitioner at MW Medical, told The Sunday Times that second-hand smoke can be dangerous for infants. It can trigger a host of diseases and harmful conditions including asthma attacks, ear infections, bronchitis, pneumonia,
Straits Times (sg)
added Sep 17, 2018 19:35
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] S’pore can learn a bit about smoking etiquette from Japan

Japan still lags behind other developed countries on anti-smoking regulations, but they are polite... Japan Tobacco also tries to encourage smokers to be considerate to non-smokers by launching a ‘Smoking Manners’ campaign some 30 years ago.
Mothership.sg (sg)
added Sep 13, 2018 16:48
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Singaporeans, take notice of Japan’s respectful smoking manners

Japan Tobacco... launched a campaign called “Smoking Manners” about 30 years ago, which aimed to help smokers and non-smokers co-exist respectfully. The campaign has infographics on running themes, which include:
The Independent SIngapore (sg)
added Sep 13, 2018 16:48
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[Singapore] Yahoo Poll: Should more restrictions be imposed on people smoking in their homes?

Citing complaints from residents about secondhand smoke from other units entering their homes, they also noted the accompanying health risks... Do you think more restrictions should be imposed on people smoking in their own homes?
Yahoo!
added Sep 12, 2018 00:53
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] LETTER: Consider rule to ban smoking in one's apartment

I am a Housing Board flat resident who suffers from the effects of second-hand smoke from inconsiderate neighbours living below. Numerous attempts to resolve the problem have failed.
Straits Times (sg)
added Sep 12, 2018 00:53
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