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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

[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

[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

[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

[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. (sg)
added May 30, 2013 08:55

[Singapore] More smokers caught for buying contraband cigarettes

More smokers were caught last year for buying contraband cigarettes compared to 2011. The total number offenders in 2012 was 28,502, up from 26,164 in 2011, and a sharp spike from 19,816 in 2009, said the Singapore Customs in a media briefing on Friday m
Straits Times (sg)
added Jan 26, 2013 06:23

Electronic nicotine delivery systems: regulatory and safety challenges: Singapore perspective -- Cheah et al.

Based on samples tested in this study, many contain misleading information on product ingredients. The results show poor consistency between actual nicotine content analysed on ENDS cartridges and the amount labelled. These findings raise safety and effic
Tobacco Control
added Dec 2, 2012 13:34

[Singapore] Kid so young yet so proud to show off photos of himself smoking

STOMP (Straits Times Online Mobile Print) (sg)
added Sep 3, 2012 09:41

[Singapore] Man's fingers 'blown off' by exploding China-made cigarette

STOMP (Straits Times Online Mobile Print) (sg)
added Jun 27, 2012 14:31

[Australia, Singapore] LIM: Plain Tobacco Packaging Merely Replaces One Problem with Another

Prof Davidson...“Nobody likes the tobacco industry. The tobacco plain packaging law is the cheapest policy that makes life difficult for the industry and looks good to voters. But it does nothing to actually stop smoking.” He also urges Singapore to re-ex
added Mar 11, 2018 21:41
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