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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
Nov 4, 2014 Channel NewsAsia (sg)
added Nov 4, 2014 07:50
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.
May 30, 2014 Channel NewsAsia (sg)
added May 30, 2014 13:38
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