Headlines Tagged with Singapore — 1,249 headlines found
Mr Hoon picked up smoking at the age of 17, starting off as a casual smoker. But he stopped... When he moved to China for work, however, smoking became a heavy habit because “everybody smoked” there and cigarettes were “so cheap”.
Jan 14, 2018 Channel NewsAsia (sg)
added Jan 14, 2018 15:53
As Singaporean authorities keep ignoring evidence in favour of the e-cigs for smoking cessation, and the ban which was passed last November, comes into effect in the next few months. An article on Yahoo compares the Singaporean government’s stance to that
Jan 8, 2018 Vaping Post (ch)
added Jan 9, 2018 02:57
Since Oct 1, smoking has been banned in the outdoor areas of universities and inside the compounds of private institutions, except in designated smoking areas, said the National Environment Agency. Smoking is also banned within 5m of educational institu
Jan 6, 2018 Straits Times (sg)
added Jan 8, 2018 15:38
Verbal warnings were given to 772 smokers who lit up near schools and other areas prohibited under new rules that came into force late last year, but the crackdown is getting tougher.
Jan 5, 2018 The New Paper Online (sg)
added Jan 5, 2018 13:13
The new rules outlaw smoking within 5m of public places. They include outdoor areas of universities and within the compounds of private institutions, except for designated smoking areas. The rules also ban smoking within a 5m radius of kindergartens, ch
Jan 4, 2018 Straits Times (sg)
added Jan 4, 2018 23:48
non-smokers still have to inhale second-hand smoke while using pedestrian walkways. More often than not, smokers light up while moving from point A to point B, blowing streams of cigarette smoke at the people around them. Even when they are at designated
Jan 3, 2018 TODAYonline (sg)
added Jan 4, 2018 07:19
What makes the government’s decision more baffling is its outright rejection of evidence that support the use of e-cigarettes. Parliamentary Secretary for Health Amrin Amin said in November that the health ministry was not convinced that imitative tobac
Jan 2, 2018 Yahoo!
added Jan 6, 2018 17:30
will completely outlaw electronic cigarettes, making it illegal to light up the device even at home. Only the sale, import and distribution of these battery-powered devices are against the law now. There are also no penalties for users of e-cigarettes t
Jan 1, 2018 Straits Times (sg)
added Jan 2, 2018 03:30
Shoppers can also look forward to Orchard Road going smoke-free soon. From next July, smoking in public areas will be allowed only at designated areas within the smoke-free zone.... Existing smoking corners at eateries in the precinct will also be banne
Dec 25, 2017 Straits Times (sg)
added Dec 25, 2017 21:19
Talking Point goes undercover to find out how easy it is...half of them got their smokes from relatives and friends...30 per cent...licensed vendors...one in five...strangers in the street and illegal vendors.
Dec 15, 2017 Channel NewsAsia (sg)
added Dec 15, 2017 17:09