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Survey to track Singaporeans' health and lifestyle habits

The Singapore Health 2012 survey will gather data on participants' health, lifestyle, diet, exercise, as well as their use of tobacco, alcohol and medicines.
Straits Times (sg)
added Jun 25, 2012 15:44
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] Cigarettes may have less nicotine in future

Cigarettes sold in Singapore may contain less nicotine in future, with the Ministry of Health (MOH) saying it is monitoring efforts in the United States to reduce the amount of the addictive drug allowed in each cigarette.
Straits Times (sg)
added Sep 1, 2017 01:02
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[Singapore] Speech by Senior Minister of State for Health, Dr Amy Khor at the MOH Committee of Supply Debate 2017

MOH will take further steps to reduce, if not eliminate the opportunities for our young to be tempted and take up smoking before 21.... 43. We are taking steps towards standardising tobacco packaging.
Singapore Ministry of Health (sg)
added Mar 13, 2017 13:58
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[Asia, Singapore] SENG: Smoking is an archaic habit with no place in modern society

Singapore should begin thinking about eliminating smoking completely. We would not be the first country to endorse and adopt this approach. New Zealand, Finland, Canada, Sweden and France have all endorsed the goal of achieving a smoke-free society in th
Channel NewsAsia (sg)
added Mar 11, 2017 20:51
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[Asia, Mid-east, Uae] The heart of Singapore’s Muslim quarter loses its beat as shisha ban comes into force

"I’m quitting shisha after the ban," he told The National on Friday, explaining that a throat infection related to smoking had forced him to stop smoking shisha for three months. However, Ram said, he had decided to allow himself a few last shisha sessio
The National Newspaper (ae)
added Aug 1, 2016 01:16
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] Youth favour proposed anti-smoking regulations

The health authorities are looking at raising the legal smoking age from 18 to 21, banning the sale of flavoured tobacco products, using standard plain packaging and enhancing graphic health warnings. Already firm is the move to prevent the open display
Straits Times (sg)
added Jan 10, 2016 01:50
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] GRANT: Smoking costs on many levels

Let us set an SG50 goal to resolve all these issues by making Singapore the first country that eliminates smoking entirely. As your doctor will tell you, stopping smoking is the best and fastest way to improve our collective health.
Straits Times (sg)
added Jul 12, 2015 10:36
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[Asia-pacific] Singapore Smoking e-Cigarettes Out With Impending Tobacco Ban

announced a ban on emerging tobacco products from December 15. The first phase of the ban targets emerging tobacco products currently not available in Singapore. They include smokeless cigars, smokeless cigarillos or smokeless cigarettes, dissolvable toba
The Establishment Post
added Jun 23, 2015 10:19
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[Asia, Singapore] Smoking ban likely in more locations

Second Minister for the Environment and Water Resources Grace Fu said the Government is mulling over its "next steps" even as it eventually moves toward a smoke-free Singapore. However, she said policies must be balanced between smoking's impact on non-s
Channel NewsAsia (sg)
added Apr 18, 2015 10:59
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Did Mr Lee Kuan Yew create a Singapore in his own image?

Yew nagged and cajoled a nation into improving its social habits...By the 1960s, he was allergic to tobacco smoke. So smoking was banned in his office and the Cabinet room. In the 1970s, an anti-smoking campaign banned cigarette advertising in Singapore.
Straits Times (sg)
added Mar 24, 2015 06:17
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