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[Singapore, UK] Blindness threat 'is effective smoking deterrent'

Researchers, who presented their findings at the British Thoracic Society’s winter meeting on Friday (December 5), reported that, while there is a low awareness of the link between smoking and blindness, it has a “much higher deterring impact” to smoking
Optometry Today (uk)
added Dec 8, 2014 14:50
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[Singapore] 1,200 hauled up for flouting smoking ban

Over five months from April to August, nearly 1,200 summonses have been issued to smokers caught lighting up in areas that have recently been put on the Government's "no smoking" list. That works out to eight tickets a day, despite a national effort to
AsiaOne (sg)
added Oct 4, 2013 11:24
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[Singapore] Smokers spend up to 40 min on breaks during work hours

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
AsiaOne (sg)
added Aug 17, 2012 12:24
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Singapore healthiest country in the world

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.
Bikya Masr (eg)
added Aug 17, 2012 03:29
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[Singapore] 7 nabbed for trying to smuggle in duty-unpaid cigarettes

Five Singaporeans and two Indonesians have been arrested for trying to smuggle duty-unpaid cigarettes into Singapore.
Channel NewsAsia (sg)
added Aug 5, 2012 15:16
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[Asia-pacific] Tobacco packaging in Singapore to be standardised to “reduce appeal”

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
Marketing magazine, Marketing Daily and marketing-interactive.com (sg)
added Mar 13, 2017 14:14
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Rethinking the Proposed Tobacco Measures in Singapore

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.
Popspoken
added Mar 27, 2016 14:59
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] Banned e-smoking devices sold online

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
Straits Times (sg)
added Nov 11, 2015 05:26
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[Asia, Singapore] Malaysia hikes cigarette taxes by more than 40%

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
Channel NewsAsia (sg)
added Nov 4, 2015 15:39
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BATES: Singapore’s strangely lopsided ban on nicotine products

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?
TR Emeritus (sg)
added Jun 24, 2015 16:31
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