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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] SENG/WARNER: Ending the tobacco scourge

"endgame strategies". Perhaps Singapore should begin this journey towards eliminating smoking completely. We would not be the first country to endorse and adopt this approach. New Zealand, Finland, Canada, Sweden and France have all endorsed the goal of
Straits Times (sg)
added Feb 17, 2017 22:44
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] Ban has not stopped smoking in public places

Unfortunately, without more effective policing and enforcement, the Act that prohibits smoking in certain places is useless. Smokers continue to smoke in public toilets or corridors, and no one is doing anything about it. Non-smokers are exposed to secon
Straits Times (sg)
added Feb 12, 2017 21:10
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[Asia, Singapore] Smoking among secondary school students fell in 2015: MOH

This was a drop from the 6.2 per cent reported in 2012's Student Health survey, Mr Gan said, who added that there was a change in survey methodology for the 2015's findings and his ministry is "studying the data to better understand if this had an impact
Channel NewsAsia (sg)
added Feb 6, 2017 18:04
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] askST: Is smoking allowed inside and outside HDB flats?

I see neighbours smoking along corridors and at void decks, while some smoke next to the main door.... The short answer: Yes, smoking inside one's HDB apartment is allowed. But step outside the home with a lit cigarette and one may run afoul of the la
Straits Times (sg)
added Feb 3, 2017 13:30
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] LETTER: Set long-term goal of stubbing out smoking

With the unnecessary economic loss and untold human suffering brought about by smoking, it is time for Singapore to have a firm plan on how smoking can be eliminated ("Smoking cost the world $2 trillion in 2012: Study"; Feb 1).
Straits Times (sg)
added Feb 3, 2017 03:36
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[Asia-pacific] LIEW: Will raising the minimum legal age for smoking work in Singapore?

As a former police officer with more than a decade of service as both a regular and a reservist, I have had to respond to many fights and altercations caused by alcohol....one has to ask which is a bigger social evil, and if public health should outweigh
The New Paper Online (sg)
added Jan 31, 2017 01:14
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] Nee Soon South estate to get 50 smoking points

To ensure second-hand smoke will not bother residents in public spaces, Nee Soon South grassroots organisations have built 42 designated smoking points near coffee shops and Housing Board blocks. Although smokers will not be penalised if they light up ou
Straits Times (sg)
added Jan 23, 2017 12:42
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] If you miss the ’80s, this 1987 anti-smoking campaign ad is the throwback you need to watch

It was aired in 1987 for an anti-smoking campaign, back when we still had the SBC (Singapore Broadcasting Corporation). You can watch the video here — and please do yourself a favour and watch it with sound, you won’t regret it:
Mothership.sg (sg)
added Jan 21, 2017 15:26
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South, Singapore] Organisers say TFWA Asia show is shaping up well

Tax Free World Association reports that this year’s Singapore TFWA Asia Pacific Exhibition & Conference at the Marina Bay Sands Hotel in Singapore is shaping up...Just a few of the top new or returning exhibiting brands... tobacco KT & G Corporation.
TRBusiness (uk)
added Jan 24, 2017 22:52
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] 19-year-old nabbed for selling stolen cigarettes online

A 19-year-old man has been caught by the Health Sciences Authority (HSA) for illegally selling cigarettes via online platforms without a tobacco licence. His activities had been detected by the Tobacco Regulation Branch while conducting regular cybersur
Straits Times (sg)
added Jan 19, 2017 15:16
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