Headlines Tagged with Singapore — 1,206 headlines found
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
Jun 23, 2015 The Establishment Post
added Jun 23, 2015 10:19
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
Apr 18, 2015 Channel NewsAsia (sg)
added Apr 18, 2015 10:59
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.
Mar 24, 2015 Straits Times (sg)
added Mar 24, 2015 06:17
Health Ministry is looking at various new initiatives to control smoking, including the banning of point of display of tobacco products, according to Associate Professor Muhammad Faishal Ibrahim, Parliamentary Secretary for Health, in Parliament on Thursd
Mar 12, 2015 Channel NewsAsia (sg)
added Mar 12, 2015 11:23
Displaying tobacco products near cashiers of shops are set to be banned, following the amendment of the Tobacco (Control of Advertisements and Sale) Act, by the end of this year.
Mar 12, 2015 TODAYonline (sg)
added Mar 12, 2015 11:21
Singapore is studying more ways to discourage people from smoking, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said on Sunday at a community event marking the set up of "designated smoking points" ... "We have been studying what the Australians are doing and I think w
Jan 25, 2015 Straits Times (sg)
added Jan 25, 2015 19:53
Any assertion of smoking being a right has no legal or philosophical basis. A right is usually linked to inherent human dignity as opposed to a political weapon used to achieve political ends. One way the Government can control smoking without a politic
Dec 30, 2014 TODAYonline (sg)
added Dec 30, 2014 13:55
The ban on shisha in Singapore will take effect on Friday, 28 November, the Ministry of Health reminded the public on Thursday. “With effect from 28 November 2014, shisha will be banned in Singapore via the publication of the Prohibited Tobacco Products
Nov 27, 2014 Yahoo!
added Nov 27, 2014 15:24
National Environment Agency (NEA) booked 15,230 people for smoking offences between April last year and May this year, 9,228 of which were for smoking in newly prohibited areas....include common areas in residential buildings, sheltered walkways and bus s
Jul 7, 2014 Channel NewsAsia (sg)
added Jul 7, 2014 10:49
Sng told the judge in Hokkien: "I'm very old and I have many mental problems. I assure you that I'll not be coming back to court again." To which Judge Chay shot an immediate reply: "I hope so. At your age, you don't have 12 months to waste."
May 8, 2014 AsiaOne (sg)
added May 11, 2014 12:59