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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] NEA extends smoking ban to affect universities, trishaws and private-hire cars

From Oct 1 onwards, smoking will no longer be allowed at the compounds of autonomous universities and private education institutes. The same goes for private-hire cars (but only when its being used to chauffeur people around), trishaws and excursion buses
Coconuts Media (hk)
added Sep 26, 2017 14:59
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[Asia, China, Singapore] Smoking emojis not the focus of tobacco control

By deleting the emojis, the companies said they hope to help curb an implied link between smoking and being cool. ...Frankly, requiring social media companies to delete such emojis is not one of the most pressing tasks to curb tobacco use. In Singapore,
China Daily (cn)
added Sep 18, 2017 13:45
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[Asia-pacific] Singapore takes serious action against selling tobacco to minors

As Singapore takes a harsh stand against smoking, it is failing to differentiate between cigarettes, and safer alternatives such as e-cigarettes and smokeless tobacco.
Vaping Post (ch)
added Sep 1, 2017 12:53
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] LETTER: An offence to give tobacco to those under 18

The Health Sciences Authority (HSA) takes a serious view of errant retailers who sell tobacco to youngsters, as well as individuals who give tobacco to them. The HSA will not hesitate to take strict deterrent action against them.
Straits Times (sg)
added Aug 29, 2017 09:01
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] Back on feet after lung cancer scare

Mr Cheong decided to quit smoking and try immunotherapy. He recalled: "The nurse showed me the liquid drained from my chest cavity. "It had a layer of oil and smelled of cigarette smoke, even though I had not smoked after being admitted to hospital. That
Straits Times (sg)
added Aug 29, 2017 09:01
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] CHAN: It pays to not profit from someone else's misery

Profiting from someone else's misery is also unconscionable. As such, stocks that I used to track like BAT, Tenaga and Genting Singapore are no longer on my investment radar. The same goes for any company I know of that is helmed by a game hunter.
Straits Times (sg)
added Aug 27, 2017 07:18
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] LETTERS: DOES BEING IN A PRIVATE SPACE MEAN ONE CAN DO ANYTHING ONE WISHES TO? HOW CAN WE BALANCE HAVING FREEDOM AT HOME WITH BEING CONSIDERATE TO NEIGHBOURS?

If you aren't allowed to blast loud music out of your house at 2am, why are you allowed to smoke on your balcony, where the cigarette smoke goes all over your neighbourhood?
Straits Times (sg)
added Aug 27, 2017 07:01
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] Three million smokers around the world switch to IQOS, Philip Morris’ first commercialized heated tobacco product

Philip Morris Singapore Pte Ltd, an affiliate of Philip Morris International (PMI) has just announced that approximately three million smokers have already switched to IQOS, its first heated tobacco product to be successfully commercialized, making a new
The Online Citizen (TOC) (sg)
added Aug 25, 2017 02:28
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] Smoker at 17, cancer patient at 24

Muhammad Faid started smoking at age 17 and smoked five sticks a day with his friends. He is now 24 and is one of the youngest patients to have been diagnosed with oral cancer. He is now undergoing chemotherapy at Hospital Kuala Lumpur (HKL). Although th
AsiaOne (sg)
added Sep 1, 2017 01:01
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] 'Don't lose sight of most serious fake news items'

Professor George noted how tobacco firms' funding of research to cloud public awareness of the health risks of secondhand smoke had paid off. In Indonesia and China, only 60 to 70 per cent of people believe it can cause illness.
Straits Times (sg)
added Aug 18, 2017 01:00
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