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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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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] Condo residents fume over 'ban' on smoking on their balconies

A dispute is brewing at a condominium in Upper Thomson Road over whether or not residents can smoke on their own balconies. The management agent of Meadows  @   Peirce recently sent out a circular telling residents they should not smoke on their balconi
Straits Times (sg)
added Aug 17, 2017 17:51
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] Man nabbed for using criminal force on NEA officer

Four NEA officers spotted the man smoking under a covered walkway, where smoking is prohibited, in Woodlands Centre Road on Aug 8. They stopped the man, but he refused to give his particulars to the officers.
Straits Times (sg)
added Aug 15, 2017 14:35
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] Cigarettes may have less nicotine in future

Cigarettes sold in Singapore may contain less nicotine in future, with the Ministry of Health (MOH) saying it is monitoring efforts in the United States to reduce the amount of the addictive drug allowed in each cigarette.
Straits Times (sg)
added Sep 1, 2017 01:02
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] Less harmful? E-cigarettes have own toxins: Experts

While alternatives to conventional cigarettes, such as vapourisers, are often touted as being less harmful to health, experts said they come with their own cocktail of toxins. The importation, distribution and sale of vapourisers, including e-cigarettes
Straits Times (sg)
added Sep 1, 2017 01:02
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] 57-year-old man, who was smoking illegally, arrested for using criminal force against NEA officer

Four NEA officers spotted the man smoking under a covered walkway, where smoking is prohibited, at Woodlands Centre Road on Aug 8. They stopped the man, but he refused to give his particulars to the officers.
Straits Times (sg)
added Sep 1, 2017 01:01
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] Cleaner jailed 6 months and 4 weeks for hurting cop; slapping and threatening NEA officer

Despite a "No Smoking" sign just 3m away from him, a cleaner started to smoke as he drank his beer at the void deck of Block 676, Hougang Avenue 8. When two NEA officers approached him about it, he slapped and threatened one of them. And when two police
Straits Times (sg)
added Aug 12, 2017 19:21
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[Asia-pacific] Indian-origin man jailed for six months in Singapore

An Indian-origin man has been sentenced to six months and four weeks in prison by a Singapore court for assaulting and threatening law enforcement officials who summoned him for smoking in a prohibited area.
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Aug 12, 2017 19:20
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] Cigarette sales down as shops comply with product display ban

Three days after the display of tobacco products was banned in shops, retailers are saying that cigarette sales have gone down, with some who took earlier measures reporting a drop of up to 30 per cent. Smokers said that they have not been personally aff
TODAYonline (sg)
added Aug 4, 2017 12:48
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