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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand] The Smoking Truth about electronic cigarettes

The ongoing debate rages on with governments, medical experts and health practitioners weighing in on the use of electronic cigarettes. Entirely safe or not, smokers and/or non-smokers make a conscious decision to purchase them, but choosing to do so not
The Establishment Post
added May 16, 2014 10:44
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[Australia, Singapore] Illegal Cigarette Seizures Keep Border Force Busy

The Australian Border Force has seized another 10 million illegally imported cigarettes on their way into the country, adding to a mountain of black-market tobacco confiscated in recent months. The ABF announced it had snatched 10.6 million cigarettes a
Huffington Post (blog)
added Nov 27, 2015 23:28
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] YADAV: Smokers: Singapore’s most persecuted minority

Singapore seems to be actively empowering intolerance with busy-bodies actively going out of their way to report puffers who step out of the clearly demarcated lines of their designated areas. The pitiless zeal with which I’ve seen new arrivals threaten
Malay Mail (my)
added Nov 22, 2015 16:04
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[Singapore] Shisha smoking less harmful than cigarette smoking? 5 myths debunked

Here are the myths and facts of shisha smoking. MYTH: Shisha smoking is less harmful than cigarette smoking because it is mostly flavoured "steam". FACT: Shisha smoke is not steam or water vapour.
AsiaOne (sg)
added Nov 7, 2014 11:59
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[Asia, Singapore] More smokers, but fewer smoking tobacco products

National Health Survey (NHS) 2010 found that smoking prevalence has increased from 12.6 per cent in 2004 to 14.3 per cent in 2010. The increase was especially significant for smokers aged 18 to 29 -- from 12.3 per cent in 2004 to 16.3 per cent in 2010.
Channel NewsAsia (sg)
added Mar 18, 2014 14:43
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[Honduras, Singapore, Ukraine] Australia defiant on WTO cigarette challenge

Australia said Friday it would "vigorously defend" itself against complaints about its plan for plain cigarette packaging made by Honduras and Ukraine to the World Trade Organization
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added May 25, 2012 18:32
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[Singapore] Budget 2014: Tobacco, liquor duties to go up from today

From today (Feb 21), excise duties for cigarettes, and other manufactured tobacco products, will go up by 10 per cent, said Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam, who noted that smoking prevalence has gone up, especially among
TODAYonline (sg)
added Feb 21, 2014 14:38
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Fixed airways obstruction among patients with severe asthma: findings from the Singapore General Hospital-Severe Asthma Phenotype Study

Conclusion: Smoking is associated with fixed airways obstruction in patients with treatment-resistant severe asthma in Singapore. Furthermore, our results suggest that both small and large airways obstruction contribute independently to fixed airways ob
7thSpace Interactive (portal)
added Dec 3, 2014 11:53
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Singapore Seen - Girl, 12, posts pictures of herself smoking on facebook

STOMPer Boomer was disturbed to see this 12-year-old girl posting pictures of herself smoking on facebook.
STOMP (Straits Times Online Mobile Print) (sg)
added Dec 31, 2012 12:44
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Singapore is No. 4 for illicit tobacco use; 1 in 4 cigarettes here illegal ($$)

One in four cigarettes smoked in Singapore last year was illegal, costing the Government millions of dollars in lost taxes and fuelling organised crime. The Republic had the fourth-highest rate of illicit tobacco use in Asia, a regional study has shown.
Straits Times (sg)
added Oct 1, 2013 03:12
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