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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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] Is The Ban On Smoking Alternatives Like E-Cigarettes Based On Outdated Values?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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[Asia-pacific] BEGUM: Smoke-Free Singapore: Maintain the Status Quo or Introduce E-Cigarettes?

The country should be more open towards introducing less harmful alternatives such as electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) to those who are on the road to quitting tobacco, they say. Currently, e-cigarettes and vaping products are banned in Singapore. T
Yahoo!
added Jul 4, 2017 11:32
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] Public Consultation on Proposed Amendments to the Tobacco (Control of Advertisements and Sale) Act

1. The Ministry of Health (MOH) is proposing amendments to the Tobacco (Control of Advertisements and Sale) Act (TCASA) to further enhance Singapore’s tobacco control measures. The TCASA: Prohibits advertisements, promotions and sponsorships relating
Singapore Ministry of Health (sg)
added Jul 4, 2017 00:18
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[Asia-pacific] The Popspoken Team: Rethinking Millennials’ Rights: Singapore Raises Smoking Age From 18 To 21 – Is It Fair?

The rep said his company works closely with retailers, especially mom-and-pop outlets like Preston’s, by using materials such as educational brochures to ensure such retailers do not sell tobacco to underaged people.
Popspoken
added Jul 4, 2017 00:15
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] CHOO: Moves against smoking timely

Next month, retailers such as convenience shops can no longer display tobacco products. Taken together, these measures underline that smoking is an unacceptable habit for people of any age, and also an inconsiderate practice towards those who do not ligh
Straits Times (sg)
added Jul 3, 2017 15:28
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] Taiwan faces heat over all-out indoor smoking ban

A proposed plan by the authorities to ban smoking in all indoor public areas, such as bars and restaurants, may now go up in smoke. Taiwan's Health Promotion Administration (HPA) said at the start of the year that it wanted to introduce the measure to p
Straits Times (sg)
added Jul 3, 2017 14:57
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] No smoke without regulations: Rules on smoking you might want to know

Already banned from lighting up in pubs, markets and ferry terminals, smokers here will have even less opportunities to take a puff as the National Environment Agency (NEA) will not be accepting applications for new smoking corners in all food retail esta
Straits Times (sg)
added Jul 1, 2017 03:18
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] Orchard Road to be smoke-free area from July next year

Smokers puffing away and strolling down Orchard Road, or even huddling around rubbish bins along the thoroughfare, will be a sight of the past, come July 1 next year. Businesses with their own smoking corners - there are 16 currently - will also have to c
TODAYonline (sg)
added Jul 1, 2017 03:17
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] F&B outlets can no longer apply for new smoking corners; public areas in Orchard Road to go smoke-free from July 2018

The National Environment Agency (NEA) will not be accepting applications for new smoking corners in any food retail establishments islandwide with immediate effect. This affects food establishments ranging from coffee shops to restaurants. The existing
Straits Times (sg)
added Jul 1, 2017 03:16
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