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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] Beer, cigarettes and durians for the terminally-ill

"Patients' wish for specific type of treats such as cigarettes and alcoholic drinks will be granted as long as they are not excessive in nature or detrimental to their current condition..." Nurses at Aarhus University Hospital defied no-smoking regulation
The New Paper Online (sg)
added May 15, 2017 15:20
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[Asia, China, Singapore] MASTERS: Quitting smoking starts with personal responsibility

In my opinion, a self-conscious decision to quit smoking, not coercion, is the only sustainable way of dealing with China's worsening smoking epidemic. Dissemination of knowledge, a public smoking ban, prohibiting minors from purchasing tobacco: these ar
Global Times (cn)
added May 8, 2017 19:15
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[Asia, Cambodia] ‘Tired’ PM Hun Sen in Singapore hospital

announced on Facebook yesterday that he had fallen ill with exhaustion and was currently seeking medical treatment in Singapore....Lighting a 555 cigarette, he announced “smoking means I am healthy”, before going on to promise that elections would be free
Phnom Penh Post (kh)
added May 5, 2017 20:53
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[Asia, Bangladesh, Singapore] Smoking is responsible for 80 percent of all lung cancer worldwide

Star Lifestyle had an opportunity to sit with Dr Lim at the Parkway Cancer Centre, Singapore. He shared his vast experience regarding cancer - lung cancer in particular.
Dhaka Daily Star (bd)
added Apr 25, 2017 15:46
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[Asia-pacific] Singapore, City of Sensors

to become the world’s first “Smart Nation.” ...dubbed the plan “E3A,” for “Everyone, Everything, Everywhere, All the Time.” Already, developers are working on systems that can detect, for example, if someone is smoking in a non-smoking area.
CityLab (The Atlantic)
added Apr 22, 2017 12:34
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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, Singapore] HUI: Curb tobacco access to fight youth smoking

The Government can go further by doing what recent research suggests could be effective, especially in targeting the young: Restrict the number of sales points for cigarettes. Now, cigarettes are sold at many types of shops and in every neighbourhood. S
Straits Times (sg)
added Apr 20, 2017 15:27
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] DANCEL: Smoking ban in Philippines? Just make it more expensive to light up

Singapore cured me of that nasty habit. Eight years of living in the city state showed me all that hassle I had to deal with just to puff a stick - the pricey cigarettes, the disapproving look I got, the long walk outside the office or to a roadside smoki
Straits Times (sg)
added Apr 6, 2017 18:58
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] CHENG: Empower security guards to police no-smoking zones

For those of us who are public-spirited but not trained, it is unwise for us to approach offenders and risk confrontation, or even assault in the worst-case scenario.
TODAYonline (sg)
added Mar 31, 2017 22:29
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[Asia-pacific] Watch Out For Long List Of Places Where Smoking Is Prohibited In Singapore

There are more than 40 places where smoking is prohibited in Singapore, according to the website of Singapore National Environment Agency (NEA). Among the places include queues in public places, public toilets, hawker centres, entertainment outlets such
Malaysian Digest (my)
added Mar 30, 2017 16:17
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