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[Asia, Asia-pacific, Singapore] Olympic antismoking efforts in Japan run into resistance

However, one policy area is proving particularly problematic for the governor - smoking...Tokyo-to Tobacco Shogyo Kyodo Kumiai Rengokai, which represents tobacco retailers in the capital, said the situation should be dealt with by "improving people's man
AsiaOne (sg)
added Feb 11, 2015 22:17

[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

[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

[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, smokers take an average of one to four smoke br
AsiaOne (sg)
added Aug 17, 2012 12:24

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

[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

[Asia-pacific, Singapore] LETTER: Don't make a case for vaping

Do we need to study the habit for a few decades just to simply produce concrete evidence that chronic vaping causes irreparable harm, when there are so many precedents that show addiction and chronic abuse are almost always detrimental to health?
Straits Times (sg)
added Feb 21, 2018 23:28

[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 (sg)
added Mar 13, 2017 14:14

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.
added Mar 27, 2016 14:59

[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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