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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] 72-year-old cleaner jailed 4 years for killing flatmate who started row over sound of running tap

The two men got along initially but by the end of the first year, their relationship soured over Tan's smoking in the flat. They even came to blows in one incident.
Straits Times (sg)
added Mar 28, 2018 04:26
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] Smoking rates down by almost half from 1977 ($$)

Singapore's fight against smoking started almost half a century ago when puffing on cigarettes was banned in buses, cinemas and theatres in September 1970. Since then, the smoking ban has been extended to almost all places where people gather, including
Straits Times (sg)
added Mar 27, 2018 21:37
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] Readers question Straits Times on article stating e-cigarettes creates more smokers than helping them quit

Many readers commented on the ST article. Some asked for the validation of the study, while some said that this is another piece of propaganda, saying that some other studies have stated that e-cigarettes have helped some people to actually quit smoking.
The Online Citizen (TOC) (sg)
added Mar 21, 2018 11:33
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] WEI: Getting to the heart of smoking matter / Softer approach to changing smokers' behaviour can complement tough laws ($$)

Singapore's laws against smoking are among the toughest in the world, with two recent measures hammering home the message. Formerly, it was only illegal to import, sell and distribute cigarette substitutes like smokeless tobacco products, including chew
Straits Times (sg)
added Mar 16, 2018 20:52
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[Australia, Singapore] LIM: Plain Tobacco Packaging Merely Replaces One Problem with Another

Prof Davidson...“Nobody likes the tobacco industry. The tobacco plain packaging law is the cheapest policy that makes life difficult for the industry and looks good to voters. But it does nothing to actually stop smoking.” He also urges Singapore to re-ex
Rice
added Mar 11, 2018 21:41
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] No doubt about harmful effects of e-cigarettes

In Singapore, smokers who wish to quit should use proven nicotine replacement therapies which have been evaluated for safety and efficacy by the Health Sciences Authority (HSA), and which are already available in Singapore. We are open to reviewing the
Straits Times (sg)
added Feb 27, 2018 04:12
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[Singapore] Fandi Ahmad launches war on young FAS footballers who smoke

FANDI Ahmad finally cut through the smoke-screen to admit that more than half the young footballers under his wing are into the game of puffing. And if you trace back these severe misdeeds, it goes back close to a decade but the authorities just turned
The Independent SIngapore (sg)
added Feb 25, 2018 02:05
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] FAS gets tough on smoking problem

The Football Association of Singapore (FAS) is tackling the longstanding problem of smoking within the professional ranks head on. The clampdown has started with the Young Lions, essentially Singapore's Under-23 squad who play in the S.League and repres
The New Paper Online (sg)
added Feb 22, 2018 23:24
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] Why increase in tobacco excise tax is unlikely to curb smoking

The 10 per cent increase in tobacco excise tax that Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat announced in his Budget speech is likely to have only a modest effect on decreasing smoking prevalence in Singapore and the effect is likely to be temporary.
TODAYonline (sg)
added Feb 22, 2018 23:24
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] No reason to compromise lung capacity

Smoking, therefore, has no place in sport and he said it was heartening to see the Football Association of Singapore (FAS) taking a firm stand on stubbing out the habit among its youth players. Tan, a three-time Singapore Sportsman of the Year, said: "We
Straits Times (sg)
added Feb 22, 2018 16:09
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