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[Singapore] Study conducted to check efficacy of different DSAs design

A study is being conducted in Singapore regarding the effectiveness of different Designated Smoking Areas (DSAs) designs in reducing smoking activity in the vicinity. As part of the study, screens made of tempered glass has been put up at two designated
Connected to India (in)
added Jul 14, 2017 11:13
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] New designs of public smoking areas on trial

Smokers can light up within a partially boarded-up area at two locations in Orchard Road, as part of a study to examine the effectiveness of different designated smoking area (DSA) designs in reducing smoking activity in the vicinity. Since late June, sc
TODAYonline (sg)
added Jul 14, 2017 03:17
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] SINGH: NEA’s enforcement of smoking laws leaves much to be desired

I give the National Environment Agency two out of 10 for its enforcement actions... Would the NEA please enlighten the public with answers to some questions? How many of its employees are anti-littering/smoking enforcement officers? Do they visit HDB prec
TODAYonline (sg)
added Jul 10, 2017 00:48
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] Graphic imagery and support help them quit

Another thing that helped Mr Adi quit was the graphic imagery showing blackened lungs on cigarette packs. "When they started to put these pictures, it turned me off." Over a couple of years he gradually weaned himself off cigarettes, especially when hi
Straits Times (sg)
added Jul 9, 2017 15:55
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] More can be done to stub out smoking, says expert

Professor Chia Kee Seng, dean of the National University of Singapore's Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health, said raising the minimum legal smoking age would be a good move. Studies have shown that people who do not start smoking before 21 years of ag
Straits Times (sg)
added Jul 9, 2017 15:27
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] FERNANDEZ: Lure of a smoke-free Orchard Road

The coming Orchard Road curbs on smoking will appeal to shoppers and leisure-seekers who have long yearned for a smoke-free sanctuary downtown. The health-conscious, young families and seniors will no longer have to be on the alert to dodge puffers. Such
Straits Times (sg)
added Jul 9, 2017 15:27
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] LETTER: Smoking on balconies can also pose fire risk

I hope the authorities will seriously look at cigarette litter and smoking on balconies. Residents in both public and private housing who smoke should be given guidelines, if it is going to be allowed to continue. Last year, a lighted cigarette thrown
Straits Times (sg)
added Jul 8, 2017 01:20
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] LETTER: Protect HDB residents from second-hand smoke too

Unlike the pedestrians in Orchard Road, HDB tenants are unable to "cross the road" to avoid the harmful fumes that enter their homes. I live in a HDB flat. The occupants in the flat directly below mine are heavy smokers and use the balcony to smoke. A
Straits Times (sg)
added Jul 6, 2017 17:00
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[Asia-pacific] How do Singaporeans feel about the local e-cigarette ban?

While Singapore is well on its way of becoming a smoke-free island (in terms of regulations), locals do not believe that this will necessarily encourage smokers to quit, and think that authorities should be open towards safer tobacco alternatives such a
Vaping Post (ch)
added Jul 8, 2017 02:28
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] Is The Ban On Smoking Alternatives Like E-Cigarettes Based On Outdated Values?

Perhaps it is time to allow smokers to be part of that smoke-free future by allowing the idea of harm reduction to assimilate into the culture. It is time to step away from using the gateway excuse as a reason to not move forward with the times, the scie
Popspoken
added Jul 5, 2017 04:57
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