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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] CHUA: Harder to smoke out counterfeits

Plain packaging is expected to lead to a spike in both the demand and supply of illicit cigarettes locally, on top of possibly bringing back a long forgotten scourge and little-known new vice - counterfeit cigarettes and electronic cigarettes.
The New Paper Online (sg)
added Jun 12, 2017 14:17
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[Asia, Singapore] Feedback wanted on proposed rules to raise legal smoking age, curb e-cigarette use

public consultation from Tuesday (Jun 13). The proposed changes to the Tobacco (Control of Advertisements and Sale) Act include raising the minimum legal age for the sale, purchase, use and possession of tobacco products from 18 to 21, the Ministry of H
Channel NewsAsia (sg)
added Jun 12, 2017 14:16
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[Asia-pacific] What are the most common cancers in Singapore?

Cancer is the No. 1 cause of death in Singapore, and its prevalence has been rising steadily over the years. The number of cancer cases in Singapore has increased by about 17 per cent since 2010. A poor diet, lack of exercise and smoking are some of the
Yahoo!
added Jun 7, 2017 02:07
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] Smoking versus vaping: which one is more harmful?

A: When it comes to the debate of smoking versus vaping, the one that wins is often just the lesser of two evils. Vaping involves the inhalation of vapourized e-cigarette liquid which consists of water, nicotine, a base of propylene glycol or vegetable
AsiaOne (sg)
added May 31, 2017 15:22
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[Singapore] If you smoke, this video will make you think about your family

Is smoking an individual choice, which does not affect others, including your loved ones? That was the question posed to several people in a video about cigarette smoking. A group of smokers are asked about how they feel about the question. “I’m not af
The Independent SIngapore (sg)
added May 19, 2017 04:01
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] Beer, cigarettes and durians for the terminally-ill

"Patients' wish for specific type of treats such as cigarettes and alcoholic drinks will be granted as long as they are not excessive in nature or detrimental to their current condition..." Nurses at Aarhus University Hospital defied no-smoking regulation
The New Paper Online (sg)
added May 15, 2017 15:20
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[Asia, China, Singapore] MASTERS: Quitting smoking starts with personal responsibility

In my opinion, a self-conscious decision to quit smoking, not coercion, is the only sustainable way of dealing with China's worsening smoking epidemic. Dissemination of knowledge, a public smoking ban, prohibiting minors from purchasing tobacco: these ar
Global Times (cn)
added May 8, 2017 19:15
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[Asia, Cambodia] ‘Tired’ PM Hun Sen in Singapore hospital

announced on Facebook yesterday that he had fallen ill with exhaustion and was currently seeking medical treatment in Singapore....Lighting a 555 cigarette, he announced “smoking means I am healthy”, before going on to promise that elections would be free
Phnom Penh Post (kh)
added May 5, 2017 20:53
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[Asia, Bangladesh, Singapore] Smoking is responsible for 80 percent of all lung cancer worldwide

Star Lifestyle had an opportunity to sit with Dr Lim at the Parkway Cancer Centre, Singapore. He shared his vast experience regarding cancer - lung cancer in particular.
Dhaka Daily Star (bd)
added Apr 25, 2017 15:46
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[Asia-pacific] Singapore, City of Sensors

to become the world’s first “Smart Nation.” ...dubbed the plan “E3A,” for “Everyone, Everything, Everywhere, All the Time.” Already, developers are working on systems that can detect, for example, if someone is smoking in a non-smoking area.
CityLab (The Atlantic)
added Apr 22, 2017 12:34
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