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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: Bans Chewing Gum, And Soon Menthol Cigarettes

The proposed measure drawing most attention, is the ban on sale of flavoured tobacco products, which includes menthol cigarettes... Let your views be heard – HPB’s public consultation can be accessed here and runs till 29 March 2015.
Popspoken
added Mar 14, 2016 18:35
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] First phase of ban on alternative tobacco products to take effect from Dec 15

Emerging tobacco products currently not available in Singapore will be banned with effect from Tuesday (Dec 15). The ban ensures "they do not gain a foothold or become entrenched in the Singapore market", the Ministry of Health (MOH) said on Monday (Dec
Straits Times (sg)
added Dec 14, 2015 15:32
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[Asia-pacific, China, Singapore, Taiwan] Colour Run to continue in S'pore

Also, there would be a prescribed gap between the stage and the public, and smoking would be prohibited in the festival area, said the US-based global sports, entertainment and media firm.
Straits Times (sg)
added Jul 1, 2015 21:53
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] Proposed display ban: Cigarette sellers expect confusion / Buyers can't point at what they want

But most business owners said it is unlikely to affect sales much. Under the proposed amendments to the Tobacco (Control of Advertisements and Sale) Act, retailers have to keep tobacco products out of patrons' sight, in opaque storage units. Private ps
Straits Times (sg)
added Jun 27, 2015 09:13
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[Asia, Singapore] MOH, HPB, HSA consider ban of point-of-sale displays of tobacco products

The Ministry of Health (MOH), Health Promotion Board (HPB) and Health Sciences Authority (HSA) will be holding a public consultation to seek views from the public from Jun 25 to Jul 24, 2015 on proposed amendments to the Tobacco (Control of Advertisement
Channel NewsAsia (sg)
added Jun 25, 2015 15:32
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[Asia-pacific] Emerging tobacco products to be banned in Singapore from Dec 15

such as smokeless cigarettes will be banned from Dec 15 this year, and the ban will be extended to cover more products such as oral snuff from Aug 1, next year...nasal snuff, oral snuff, as well as gutkha, khaini and zarda, which are chewable tobacco prod
TODAYonline (sg)
added Jun 15, 2015 10:31
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