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[Singapore] Radical action needed to stop people from smoking: Prof

One radical approach would be to adopt a recent propopsal to bar anyone born after 2000 from buying cigarettes, said tobacco control expert Ruth Malone. Professor Malone of the University of California San Francisco nursing school, who edits the journal
Straits Times (sg)
added Jul 20, 2013 13:26
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[Singapore] 4 tobacco smuggling syndicates crushed

Four tobacco smuggling syndicates have been smashed over the past year, Singapore Customs revealed yesterday.
AsiaOne (sg)
added Jan 29, 2013 13:38
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[Singapore] Smokers still puffing at newly prohibited areas

SINGAPORE - A new ban on lighting up in places such as bus stops kicked in on Tuesday - but many smokers seemed none the wiser.
AsiaOne (sg)
added Jan 18, 2013 06:55
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[Singapore] 3 errant cigarette sellers' licence revoked; 22 suspended

The Health Sciences Authority (HSA) nabbed 25 tobacco retailers this year for illegally selling cigarettes to underage youth. Three tobacco licences were revoked while another 22 have been suspended for six months.
Straits Times (sg)
added Nov 28, 2012 04:47
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Singapore moves forward on smoking ban

The ministry of environment on Monday said it was pushing forward on the smoking ban and hoped it would galvanize many to end the "destructive" habit.
Bikya Masr (eg)
added Jul 10, 2012 08:21
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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] 25 smokers caught with contraband cigarettes in CBD

More than 25 people were caught smoking contraband cigarettes in an enforcement operation by the Singapore Customs last Friday. In a Facebook post on Monday, the Singapore Customs said that plainclothes officers were out in the Central Business District
Straits Times (sg)
added Apr 11, 2018 13:43
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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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