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[Asia-pacific] LETTER: Educate foreigners on Singapore's no-smoking rules

I have lived in two private condominiums in the past two years and have encountered four instances... Clear guidelines on Singapore's no-smoking laws should be issued when new visas and passports are issued to foreign employees and new immigrants, so the
Straits Times (sg)
added Jan 14, 2018 20:54
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[Asia, China, Singapore] The 54-year-old who ran a marathon four years after a quadruple bypass

Mr Hoon picked up smoking at the age of 17, starting off as a casual smoker. But he stopped... When he moved to China for work, however, smoking became a heavy habit because “everybody smoked” there and cigarettes were “so cheap”.
Channel NewsAsia (sg)
added Jan 14, 2018 15:53
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CARUANA: Singapore’s total e-cig ban comes into effect in the coming months

As Singaporean authorities keep ignoring evidence in favour of the e-cigs for smoking cessation, and the ban which was passed last November, comes into effect in the next few months. An article on Yahoo compares the Singaporean government’s stance to that
Vaping Post (ch)
added Jan 9, 2018 02:57
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] AskST: What do the latest rules mean for smokers?

Since Oct 1, smoking has been banned in the outdoor areas of universities and inside the compounds of private institutions, except in designated smoking areas, said the National Environment Agency. Smoking is also banned within 5m of educational institu
Straits Times (sg)
added Jan 8, 2018 15:38
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] Tougher penalties kick in for those who flout smoking rules

Verbal warnings were given to 772 smokers who lit up near schools and other areas prohibited under new rules that came into force late last year, but the crackdown is getting tougher.
The New Paper Online (sg)
added Jan 5, 2018 13:13
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] 'No smoking' signs go up as penalties get stiffer

The new rules outlaw smoking within 5m of public places. They include outdoor areas of universities and within the compounds of private institutions, except for designated smoking areas. The rules also ban smoking within a 5m radius of kindergartens, ch
Straits Times (sg)
added Jan 4, 2018 23:48
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] No gentle breeze for non-smokers

non-smokers still have to inhale second-hand smoke while using pedestrian walkways. More often than not, smokers light up while moving from point A to point B, blowing streams of cigarette smoke at the people around them. Even when they are at designated
TODAYonline (sg)
added Jan 4, 2018 07:19
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LIM: Singapore’s Ban on E-cigarettes Gives Public Health the Finger

What makes the government’s decision more baffling is its outright rejection of evidence that support the use of e-cigarettes. Parliamentary Secretary for Health Amrin Amin said in November that the health ministry was not convinced that imitative tobac
Yahoo!
added Jan 6, 2018 17:30
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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] 2017 Year In Review: Bringing back the buzz to Orchard Road

Shoppers can also look forward to Orchard Road going smoke-free soon. From next July, smoking in public areas will be allowed only at designated areas within the smoke-free zone.... Existing smoking corners at eateries in the precinct will also be banne
Straits Times (sg)
added Dec 25, 2017 21:19
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