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[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
Rice
added Mar 11, 2018 21:41
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] MOH seeks public feedback on standardised tobacco packaging with bigger graphic health warnings

The Ministry of Health (MOH) will be seeking public feedback on the standardised packaging of tobacco products, including increasing the size of graphic health warnings by 25 per cent, in a six-week consultation exercise from Monday (Feb 5).
Straits Times (sg)
added Feb 4, 2018 19:04
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] Total ban on e-cigarettes to come into force soon

will completely outlaw electronic cigarettes, making it illegal to light up the device even at home. Only the sale, import and distribution of these battery-powered devices are against the law now. There are also no penalties for users of e-cigarettes t
Straits Times (sg)
added Jan 2, 2018 03:30
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] Retailers see dip in sales of cigarettes after display ban

after the owner placed an opaque sheet over the cigarette boxes on sale two weeks ago, sales dropped by up to 50 per cent. Faced with the prospect of falling profits, Mr Jonathan Poh, 42, who helps his parents run the coffee shop, is thinking of ending t
The New Paper Online (sg)
added Aug 2, 2017 14:47
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] Public Consultation on Proposed Amendments to the Tobacco (Control of Advertisements and Sale) Act

1. The Ministry of Health (MOH) is proposing amendments to the Tobacco (Control of Advertisements and Sale) Act (TCASA) to further enhance Singapore’s tobacco control measures. The TCASA: Prohibits advertisements, promotions and sponsorships relating
Singapore Ministry of Health (sg)
added Jul 4, 2017 00:18
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[Asia, Singapore] Feedback wanted on proposed rules to raise legal smoking age, curb e-cigarette use

public consultation from Tuesday (Jun 13). The proposed changes to the Tobacco (Control of Advertisements and Sale) Act include raising the minimum legal age for the sale, purchase, use and possession of tobacco products from 18 to 21, the Ministry of H
Channel NewsAsia (sg)
added Jun 12, 2017 14:16
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] Heated tobacco products just as bad as cigarettes: Amy Khor

Allowing the use of heated tobacco products here could draw a much larger group of users — especially among youth — and there is no compelling reason or practical benefit in allowing such emerging tobacco products, said Senior Minister of State for Health
TODAYonline (sg)
added Mar 3, 2017 13:08
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[Asia-pacific, Australia, Singapore] LESTER: Excluding Tobacco From Trade Agreements: The Wrong Way To Promote Policy Space

The most frequently cited example is Philip Morris bringing claims against Uruguay and Australia for their respective tobacco laws. Both claims failed. This argument is overstated and unconvincing. Even after the Philip Morris claims, over thirty countri
Huffington Post (blog)
added Nov 2, 2016 19:39
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia, Singapore] AUDIO: Asia Minute: Cutting Smoking Rates in Southeast Asia

smoking doubled among residents between the 1970’s and 1995. There have been declines since then, but Malaysia’s government wants to reduce the number of smokers by 30-percent over the next 9 years, and has created a National Strategic Plan for Tobacco C
Hawaii Public Radio
added Mar 16, 2016 18:50
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] Parliament bans display of tobacco products, including cigarettes, in shops

This is aimed at "de-normalising" tobacco use, and reducing the exposure of non-smokers - especially youths - to the advertising effect of point-of-sale tobacco product displays, Senior Minister of State for Health Dr Amy Khor said in Parliament. The ba
Channel NewsAsia (sg)
added Mar 14, 2016 18:44
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