Headlines Tagged with Singapore — 1,241 headlines found
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.
May 20, 2014 TODAYonline (sg)
added May 20, 2014 08:31
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
Dec 8, 2013 Focus Taiwan
added Dec 8, 2013 12:34
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.
May 30, 2013 inSing.com (sg)
added May 30, 2013 08:55
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
Jan 25, 2013 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
Nov 30, 2012 Tobacco Control
added Dec 2, 2012 13:34
Aug 31, 2012 STOMP (Straits Times Online Mobile Print) (sg)
added Sep 3, 2012 09:41
Jun 17, 2012 STOMP (Straits Times Online Mobile Print) (sg)
added Jun 27, 2012 14:31
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
Mar 2, 2018 Rice
added Mar 11, 2018 21:41
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?
Feb 21, 2018 Straits Times (sg)
added Feb 21, 2018 23:28
The Government will impose a 10 per cent increase in tobacco excise duty in a bid to discourage consumption, Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat said during his Budget speech on Monday (Feb 19).
Feb 19, 2018 Channel NewsAsia (sg)
added Feb 20, 2018 00:15