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[Australia, New Zealand, Singapore] Plainer cigarette packs won’t deter them, S’pore smokers say

Smokers in Singapore said that if such a change were to happen here, it would have little to no effect on their smoking habits. “It wouldn’t bother me. Packaging is just packaging,” said civil servant Hazzely Jufferie. (sg)
added Feb 25, 2013 23:54

Smuggling of e-cigarettes drastically increasing in Singapore; strict legal action awaits smugglers

Last three years in Singapore have witnessed a rising number of smuggling and sale cases of e-cigarettes, which are banned lawfully in the country. The demand of e-cigarettes is very high in black markets, and as the demand increases, smugglers have adop
IBT - International Business Times
added Oct 15, 2017 15:39

Singapore ranked world's healthiest country, UK fails to make top 20

The health score is based on factors such as life expectancy from birth and causes of death, while health-risk is based on factors which could impede health such as the proportion of young people who smoke, the number of people with raised cholesterol an
The Independent (uk)
added Nov 3, 2015 17:12

[Singapore, USA] [Andy Ho] Will TPP send tobacco regulations up in smoke?

To avert this, states can try to keep the tobacco sector out of the TPP completely as the U.S.-Jordan FTA did. But this can occur only if the USTR perceives a moral duty to reject the objections of Big Tobacco, a very powerful lobby in U.S. politics it m
Korea Herald (kr)
added Aug 15, 2013 07:45

Singapore Budget 2015: MOH may standardise packaging for cigarettes, ban display of tobacco products at cashiers

A public consultation on the standardised packaging of tobacco products - plain boxes with graphic health warnings - will be conducted in end-2015, said Parliamentary Secretary Muhammad Faishal Ibrahim on Thursday.
Straits Times (sg)
added Mar 12, 2015 11:24

[Singapore] TAN: Make S’pore a smoke-free nation

I thank Ms Maureen Foo for her clarion call to doggedly pursue the eradication of smoking in public areas, which are any shared spaces. Given the Government’s renowned determination to pass various laws, it is ironic that it has never sought to stamp out
TODAYonline (sg)
added Dec 21, 2014 20:02

[Asia-pacific, Singapore] Tobacco substitutes to be banned

Alternative tobacco products, including those not available here, will be banned in Singapore from mid-December. In addition, similar but not commonly used tobacco products that are already on sale here will be banned from August next year. This means
AsiaOne (sg)
added Jun 24, 2015 10:39

Singapore man fined $15,800 for throwing cigarette butts out his window

Authorities in Singapore announced a fine of more than $15,000 was imposed on a litterbug caught on camera tossing cigarette butts from his high-rise window. The National Environment Agency announced the 38-year-old man was ordered to pay $15,836 after in
added Jan 23, 2015 17:58

[Singapore] QuitBit: smart lighter that helped its founder quit smoking

QuitBit is a smart lighter that helped its founder quit smoking, and it’s proving popular in Singapore (The HUB Singapore) (sg)
added Jun 11, 2014 14:17

[Asia, Singapore] 10 more countries to support "Tobacco Free Generation" project

A project by the National Cancer Centre Singapore to push for a Tobacco-Free Generation (TFG) has garnered the support of 10 other countries in Asia. Eleven directors of leading cancer centres in Asia have come together to agree on a course of action to
Channel NewsAsia (sg)
added Apr 14, 2014 08:49
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