Headlines Tagged with Singapore — 1,158 headlines found
Smoking employees can spend up to 40 min on smoke breaks during the typical working day. They also remain indifferent to how this may affect their work productivity. According to a report by Jobstreet.com, smokers take an average of one to four smoke br
Aug 17, 2012 AsiaOne (sg)
added Aug 17, 2012 12:24
The final ranking was calculated based on a health-risk score which took into consideration factors such as cigarette smoking, alcohol consumption, obesity rates, physically inactivity and extent of immunisation coverage.
Aug 16, 2012 Bikya Masr (eg)
added Aug 17, 2012 03:29
Five Singaporeans and two Indonesians have been arrested for trying to smuggle duty-unpaid cigarettes into Singapore.
Aug 5, 2012 Channel NewsAsia (sg)
added Aug 5, 2012 15:16
government will be following the example of countries such as Australia, France and the UK which have implemented standardised packaging. “We have closely studied the experience of these countries, and see significant value in moving in this direction, s
Mar 13, 2017 Marketing magazine, Marketing Daily and marketing-interactive.com (sg)
added Mar 13, 2017 14:14
The government is privy to an array of policy tools, and should reconsider whipping out the most hard-lined one (short of banning tobacco) to tackle the incidence of lung cancer as a result from smoking.
Mar 27, 2016 Popspoken
added Mar 27, 2016 14:59
Young people, including teens below 18, are finding it easier to find such battery-run devices...vaporisers and e-liquids can be obtained from online marketplaces like Carousell, Gumtree and Qoo10, as well as social media like Instagram and online forums
Nov 11, 2015 Straits Times (sg)
added Nov 11, 2015 05:26
raised cigarette taxes by more than 40 per cent, a move which British American Tobacco Malaysia (BAT Malaysia) described as an “unprecedented massive increase in cigarette excise”. In a statement, BAT Malaysia said it had to increase prices of its brands
Nov 4, 2015 Channel NewsAsia (sg)
added Nov 4, 2015 15:39
Outside the field of tobacco control (and illicit drugs), are there any precedents for banning products that are at least 20 times safer than the dominant product in the market while leaving that high risk product widely available?
Jun 21, 2015 TR Emeritus (sg)
added Jun 24, 2015 16:31
S'pore's 71% tobacco tax not as high compared with at least 50 countries / The Health Promotion Board (HPB) says there is a disproportionate number of Malay and lower-income smokers in Singapore. WHO adds that for every 10 per cent increase in the price
May 31, 2014 Straits Times (sg)
added May 31, 2014 14:04
In the first five months of the year, the Health Sciences Authority (HSA) seized 2,428 units of the smokeless product. This is far more than the 1,464 it detected in the whole of last year. In 2009, only 10 were confiscated. Local users are able to buy
Jun 19, 2013 AsiaOne (sg)
added Jul 11, 2013 02:09