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

STOMP (Straits Times Online Mobile Print) (sg)
added Jun 27, 2012 14:31
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[Asia, Singapore] Budget 2018: 10% increase in tobacco excise duty from Feb 19

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).
Channel NewsAsia (sg)
added Feb 20, 2018 00:15
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] Under-21s will be banned from selling cigarettes with amended Act

Shop assistants below 21 years old will be banned from selling cigarettes if amendments to the Tobacco (Control of Advertisement and Sale) Act (TCASA) are passed. Parliamentary Secretary for Home Affairs and Health Amrin Amin said that retailers have vo
Straits Times (sg)
added Oct 22, 2017 21:33
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[Asia-pacific] Singapore raises minimum legal age for smoking from 18 to 21: 4 other suggestions to deter first puff

While smoking among adults here fell from 18.3 per cent in 1992 to 13.3 per cent in 2013, the rate has since stagnated at that level. Also, smokers are starting younger. The average age at which they first lit up was 16 years old in 2013, down from 17 in
Straits Times (sg)
added Apr 20, 2017 18:40
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[Asia-pacific, Iceland, Singapore] LETTER: Regulating youth smoking through laws is not enough

Singapore should take the cue from Iceland, which has radically cut teenage smoking, drinking and drug use in the past 20 years. While they also changed laws to prohibit tobacco and alcohol sales to youth, Iceland went one step further in giving teenage
TODAYonline (sg)
added Mar 12, 2017 23:49
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