Headlines Tagged with Singapore — 1,222 headlines found
[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
May 16, 2014 The Establishment Post
added May 16, 2014 10:44
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
Nov 27, 2015 Huffington Post (blog)
added Nov 27, 2015 23:28
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
Nov 22, 2015 Malay Mail (my)
added Nov 22, 2015 16:04
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.
Nov 7, 2014 AsiaOne (sg)
added Nov 7, 2014 11:59
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
Dec 3, 2014 7thSpace Interactive (portal)
added Dec 3, 2014 11:53
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.
Mar 18, 2014 Channel NewsAsia (sg)
added Mar 18, 2014 14:43
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
May 25, 2012 AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added May 25, 2012 18:32
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
Feb 21, 2014 TODAYonline (sg)
added Feb 21, 2014 14:38
STOMPer Boomer was disturbed to see this 12-year-old girl posting pictures of herself smoking on facebook.
Dec 31, 2012 STOMP (Straits Times Online Mobile Print) (sg)
added Dec 31, 2012 12:44
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.
Sep 27, 2013 Straits Times (sg)
added Oct 1, 2013 03:12