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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

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

[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

[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

[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

[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

February brings a new vape ban in Singapore

Travellers to Singapore are being warned that, as of the 1st of February, vapour products will be completely banned in the country. This is the final move in an increasingly draconian anti-vaping campaign that’s already created a thriving black market.
Vaping Post (ch)
added Jan 30, 2018 02:00

[Asia-pacific, Singapore] No more e-cigarettes, shisha from Feb as new law kicks in

In six days, you have to discard any prohibited tobacco products that you may have in your possession. The first phase of the implementation of the amendments to the Tobacco (Control of Advertisements and Sale) Act (TCASA) will take place from Feb 1, whe
TODAYonline (sg)
added Jan 28, 2018 04:45

[Asia, Singapore] E-cigarettes, shisha to be illegal from Feb 1 under amended Tobacco Act

SINGAPORE: Starting Feb 1, buying, using and possessing tobacco products like e-cigarettes, shisha and chewing tobacco will be illegal, the Ministry of Health said on Friday (Jan 26).
Channel NewsAsia (sg)
added Jan 30, 2018 14:51
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