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Sharp spike in smokers using banned e-cigarettes in Singapore

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
AsiaOne (sg)
added Jul 5, 2013 11:51
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[Singapore] NEA issues warning to coffeeshop operator for failing to stop man who smoked in front of baby

In response to STOMPer Nathaniel's post about a defiant man who kept smoking in front of a baby at a coffeeshop, a spokesperson from NEA said the operator of the coffeeshop has been warned.
STOMP (Straits Times Online Mobile Print) (sg)
added Mar 11, 2013 10:13
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[Singapore] Smoking ban extended to more public areas from Jan 15

This means smokers will not be able to light up at the common areas of all residential buildings, covered linkways and walkways, overhead pedestrian bridges, outdoor compounds of hospitals, as well as within a five-metre radius of bus shelters. The Nati
TODAYonline (sg)
added Jan 11, 2013 09:03
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[Singapore] Images on cigarette packs come to life for the kids

The display, on loan from the National University of Singapore (NUS), includes an ulcerated stomach and two hearts with clogged arteries, all preserved in glass casings. The specimens are part of a new anti-smoking pilot programme initiated by Alexandra
AsiaOne (sg)
added Nov 2, 2012 12:39
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] If you miss the ’80s, this 1987 anti-smoking campaign ad is the throwback you need to watch

It was aired in 1987 for an anti-smoking campaign, back when we still had the SBC (Singapore Broadcasting Corporation). You can watch the video here — and please do yourself a favour and watch it with sound, you won’t regret it:
Mothership.sg (sg)
added Jan 21, 2017 15:26
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[Asia] Shisha to be banned in Singapore from this month: MOH

According to the National Health Survey 2010, 7.8 per cent of young adults aged 18-29 years smoke shisha at least occasionally, compared to 1 per cent among older adults. The Student Health Survey found that the proportion of students who used alternativ
Channel NewsAsia (sg)
added Nov 4, 2014 07:50
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[Asia, Singapore] Education, enforcement key in fight against underage smoking: HPB

The Health Promotion Board (HPB) says youth being better informed about the ills of tobacco use and stringent enforcement could be some of the reasons why fewer minors have been caught for smoking offences in the last three years.
Channel NewsAsia (sg)
added May 30, 2014 13:38
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[Singapore] HPB mulls raising minimum age for smoking

Health Promotion Board (HPB) is studying the possibility of raising the minimum age for smokers, among a series of measures it is considering to lower the prevalence of smoking in Singapore. The current legal age to smoke is 18.
TODAYonline (sg)
added May 20, 2014 08:31
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[Singapore, Taiwan] Civic groups warn of negative TPP impact on poor people

The South East Asia Tobacco Control Alliance (SEATCA), a civic group based in Bangkok, also faulted the TPP negotiations for backtracking on the prevention of smoking-induced health risks. The World Health Organization's Framework Convention on Tobacco
Focus Taiwan
added Dec 8, 2013 12:34
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[Asia, Singapore] No cigarette sales at supermarkets and other outlets on 31 May

Major supermarket chains in Singapore, such as NTUC FairPrice, Cold Storage, Sheng Siong and Giant, as well as 145 retailers will not be selling all tobacco products on Friday 31 May.
inSing.com (sg)
added May 30, 2013 08:55
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