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Singapore MOH holds public consultation on standardised tobacco packaging

government will accept public views and opinions for six weeks, beginning from 5 February to 16 March this year. According to the government release, the use of tobacco products continues to be a significant public health concern, and efforts to reduce i
Packaging Gateway
added Feb 8, 2018 18:20
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] More areas could have designated smoking points

Khor told Parliament yesterday that her ministry is exploring the feasibility of doing this by studying the effectiveness of designated smoking areas. Five such smoking points had been set up in Orchard Road in January last year in a trial project for sm
Straits Times (sg)
added Feb 7, 2018 00:57
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Singapore government will not make smoking rooms compulsory in public buildings

"With smoking already disallowed in most buildings with public access, the Government has no plans to mandate the provision of smoking rooms in such premises," she told Channel NewsAsia. Chong Kee Hiong, Member of Parliament (MP) for Bishan-Toa Payoh GR
IBT - International Business Times
added Feb 6, 2018 18:14
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] Parliament: Govt studying whether to expand smoke-free zones beyond Orchard Road

More areas could be turned into smoke-free zones in the Government's drive to snuff out smoking in all public areas...Khor told Parliament on Tuesday (Feb 6) that her ministry is exploring the feasibility of doing this by studying the effectiveness of des
Straits Times (sg)
added Feb 6, 2018 16:42
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[Asia, Singapore] Government has no plans to make smoking rooms compulsory in public buildings: Amy Khor

“With smoking already disallowed in most buildings with public access, the Government has no plans to mandate the provision of smoking rooms in such premises,” she said. Dr Khor was responding to a question by Member of Parliament (MP) for Bishan-Toa Pa
Channel NewsAsia (sg)
added Feb 6, 2018 16:41
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Analysis Singapore opens plain packaging consultation; hits out at “misleading” use of branding by tobacco companies

The MOH also adopted a combative stance against tobacco companies, accusing them of using brands and packaging to “mislead” consumers. The document firmly dismisses legal and trade-related arguments against plain packaging, and should be of concern to ri
World Trademark Review (uk)
added Feb 6, 2018 04:25
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] Public feedback sought on tobacco packaging

The Ministry of Health (MOH) is seeking public feedback on the standardised packaging of tobacco products, including increasing the size of graphic health warnings by 25 per cent, in a six-week consultation exercise beginning today. In a statement yeste
Straits Times (sg)
added Feb 5, 2018 23:26
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] MOH seeks public feedback on standardised tobacco packaging with bigger graphic health warnings

The Ministry of Health (MOH) will be seeking public feedback on the standardised packaging of tobacco products, including increasing the size of graphic health warnings by 25 per cent, in a six-week consultation exercise from Monday (Feb 5).
Straits Times (sg)
added Feb 4, 2018 19:04
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] Enlarged graphic warnings for tobacco products under new MOH proposal

All tobacco products in Singapore may soon have enlarged graphic health warnings which could cover 75 per cent of the packaging, under a proposal by the Ministry of Health (MOH). In a press statement on Sunday (Feb 4), the MOH said it will be conducting
TODAYonline (sg)
added Feb 4, 2018 16:27
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] DA ROZA: Regulating e-cigarettes a better option than an outright ban

The total ban on owning, possessing and using e-cigarettes took effect in Singapore on Feb 1. The action stands in contrast to credible, published scientific evidence, which continues to accumulate, that e-cigarettes - those which vapourise man-made e-l
TODAYonline (sg)
added Feb 1, 2018 18:45
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