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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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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] Smoking fines at multi-story carpark and void deck spark mixed reactions among netizens

Pictures of electronic notice of smoking offences circulating online are causing a stir among netizens. Road.sg Facebook page posted a picture of the notice and wrote that smoking in any multi-story car park (MSCP) would attract a $200 fine.
The Online Citizen (TOC) (sg)
added Mar 29, 2017 10:20
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[Singapore] 87 busted in Geylang for selling illegal sex enhancement drugs and contraband cigarettes

Eight men and two women were arrested for peddling contraband cigarettes and selling illegal sexual enhancement drugs.
STOMP (Straits Times Online Mobile Print) (sg)
added Mar 29, 2017 02:43
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] Mixed response to designated smoking areas in Nee Soon South, Orchard Road

Nee Soon South will become the first constituency to have all its public housing blocks within walking distance of a designated smoking point by the end of this year. However, when TODAY visited the ward on Wednesday (March 15) afternoon, most of the smo
TODAYonline (sg)
added Mar 18, 2017 18:33
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] The Big Read: After raising legal smoking age, what next? Iceland may offer answer

As the experiences of some other countries, most notably Iceland, have shown, the final push to eradicate smoking here could require a more holistic approach - going beyond legislation and public education - as well as a frank national discussion where t
TODAYonline (sg)
added Mar 17, 2017 22:51
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[Asia, Singapore] 2 smoking shelters to be built on Orchard Road by mid-April

SINGAPORE: Authorities are planning to build two smoking shelters on the streets of Orchard road by mid-April as part of a study to find out how effective these structures are in encouraging smokers to light up away from crowds.
Channel NewsAsia (sg)
added Mar 14, 2017 19:10
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] Curbing teen smoking 'must go beyond raising minimum age'

Teens below the age of 18 have been barred from smoking legally since 1993 - but the data two decades later tells a different story. In 2013, the average age when smokers took their first puff was just 16, according to the National Health Surveillance S
Straits Times (sg)
added Mar 14, 2017 16:54
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[Asia-pacific] Tobacco packaging in Singapore to be standardised to “reduce appeal”

government will be following the example of countries such as Australia, France and the UK which have implemented standardised packaging. “We have closely studied the experience of these countries, and see significant value in moving in this direction, s
Marketing magazine, Marketing Daily and marketing-interactive.com (sg)
added Mar 13, 2017 14:14
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[Asia-pacific, Iceland, Singapore] LETTER: Regulating youth smoking through laws is not enough

Singapore should take the cue from Iceland, which has radically cut teenage smoking, drinking and drug use in the past 20 years. While they also changed laws to prohibit tobacco and alcohol sales to youth, Iceland went one step further in giving teenage
TODAYonline (sg)
added Mar 12, 2017 23:49
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] HUI: New puffing rule sends a signal

the law serves to signal the social norm and sets the tone for the community. In this case, the message is clear: Smoking is not an acceptable habit and young people, in particular, should steer clear of it altogether.
Straits Times (sg)
added Mar 12, 2017 23:48
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