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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] Smoking among local footballers a real issue: Fandi Ahmad

That is the scale of the problem facing Young Lions coach Fandi Ahmad after he confronted his 25-man team following a training session earlier this month at the Jalan Besar Stadium and almost half confessed to being smokers. "We had a talk with the boys
Straits Times (sg)
added Feb 22, 2018 16:05
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MUKHERJEE: Singapore's New Chewing Gum Is an iQoS

To be hit by such a regulatory backlash in a major Asian city is bad news for companies investing heavily into alternative nicotine products -- Philip Morris alone has bet $3 billion. But never mind Big Tobacco. The Singapore ban is illogical for at leas
Bloomberg News
added Feb 21, 2018 23:35
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] Tobacco tax hike will see prices of cigarettes go up by about $1 but experts say smokers may still be undeterred

Cigarettes have become more expensive here following a 10 per cent increase in excise duty on all tobacco products, but experts are divided on whether this will reduce the number of smokers. The increase in tobacco taxes was announced by Finance Minister
Straits Times (sg)
added Feb 21, 2018 23:29
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] Tobacco costs to go up soon but smokers undeterred

The 10 per cent increase to the tobacco excise tax is likely to push up the price of a pack of cigarettes by around a dollar. But this is unlikely to encourage smokers to give up the habit, a straw poll by The New Paper shows. Of the 30 people aged fro
The New Paper Online (sg)
added Feb 21, 2018 23:29
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] LETTER: Don't make a case for vaping

Do we need to study the habit for a few decades just to simply produce concrete evidence that chronic vaping causes irreparable harm, when there are so many precedents that show addiction and chronic abuse are almost always detrimental to health?
Straits Times (sg)
added Feb 21, 2018 23:28
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[Asia, Singapore] Some retailers increase cigarette prices following tax hike

The excise duties on cigarettes would increase to 42.7 cents per stick of cigarette, up from 38.8 cents previously, said the Ministry of Finance. Of the six retailers that Channel NewsAsia approached, two of them said they had already increased the pric
Channel NewsAsia (sg)
added Feb 21, 2018 00:28
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[Asia-pacific] Singapore Budget 2018: Tax hike kicks in for all tobacco products

Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat announced that firms will have to pay more in taxes to sell tobacco in Singapore, in a push to discourage people from smoking. A 10 per cent increase in excise duty for all tobacco products is the latest in a slew of init
Straits Times (sg)
added Feb 20, 2018 20:35
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[Asia, Singapore] Budget 2018: 10% increase in tobacco excise duty from Feb 19

The Government will impose a 10 per cent increase in tobacco excise duty in a bid to discourage consumption, Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat said during his Budget speech on Monday (Feb 19).
Channel NewsAsia (sg)
added Feb 20, 2018 00:15
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore, UK, USA] ZANNIA: Public Health England’s latest report re-affirms findings of e-cigarettes being significantly less harmful than conventional cigarettes

Singapore bans e-cigarettes Ministry of Health (MOH) of Singapore has announced earlier that new prohibitions on the purchase, use and possession of emerging and imitation tobacco products will come into force starting from 1 February 2018.
The Online Citizen (TOC) (sg)
added Feb 12, 2018 13:24
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[Singapore] “E-cigarettes Helped Me Cut Down On My Smoking Habit.”

Since the total ban on e-cigarettes – which kicked in last Friday – was first announced in November last year, Haziq has stopped using his e-cigarette and reverted to his two-packs-a-week smoking habit. Like Haziq, the some 700,000 smokers in Singapore
Yahoo!
added Feb 10, 2018 02:06
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