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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] Full ban on shisha, emerging tobacco products in S’pore from Aug 1

Although it was banned since Nov 28, 2014, shisha tobacco importers and retailers were given a grace period until July 31, 2016... second phase of the ban on on emerging tobacco products available in Singapore, including nasal snuff, oral snuff, gutkha,
TODAYonline (sg)
added Jul 29, 2016 18:34
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] Ban on point-of-sale display of tobacco products from Aug 1, 2017; retailers will have 1-year grace period

MOH has beefed up tobacco control measures in a bid to protect public health and reduce tobacco consumption, particularly among younger Singaporeans. These include previously announced amendments to the Tobacco (Control of Advertisements and Sale) Act o
Straits Times (sg)
added Jul 28, 2016 16:59
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] Shisha ban takes its toll on eateries

Time has run out for establishments here that have shisha tobacco on the menu to phase it out and find other business models. From Monday, they will have to stop serving shisha....say shisha was their main offering and that they have not been able to fin
Straits Times (sg)
added Jul 28, 2016 13:43
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] 3 fined total of $28,500 for selling vaporisers online

Two men and a woman were fined a total of $28,500 for selling vaporisers such as electronic cigarettes, said the Health Sciences Authority (HSA) on Wednesday (July 13). The three peddlers were convicted between May and July this year.
Straits Times (sg)
added Jul 13, 2016 14:29
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] A double whammy: Lung disease patients at risk of active tuberculosis

It turned out that Mr Tan was battling more than just one serious lung condition; he had also come down with tuberculosis (TB), a contagious air-borne bacterial infection which made headlines last month when an unusual drug-resistant cluster was identifi
TODAYonline (sg)
added Jul 13, 2016 01:57
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] Smoker jailed for stabbing man who told him off

Tay was yesterday jailed for eight months... A district court heard that Mr Yue and his friend Deng Jung Gang, 45, were drinking at the coffee shop that evening when Tay started smoking... Tay, a regular patron of the coffee shop, turned himself in the n
Straits Times (sg)
added Jul 8, 2016 18:56
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] Odd-job worker jailed for stabbing man who took a picture of him smoking

An odd-job worker returned to a coffeeshop and stabbed a man who had earlier taken a photograph and chided him for smoking... Tay started smoking at a table beside them. Upset by his actions, Mr Yue took a photograph of Tay with his mobile phone before c
Straits Times (sg)
added Jul 7, 2016 13:22
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] COPD – a risk for all smokers

Q. I smoke but not a lot. Can I still get chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)?... There is a risk of impaired lung function for all smoking patterns, even for those who smoke fewer than five cigarettes a day. There is no such thing as a “safe lev
Straits Times (sg)
added Jun 28, 2016 15:58
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] Okay to drink at 18, but not okay to smoke?

This was one of the questions raised at a closed door panel discussion by the Association of Criminal Lawyers of Singapore (ACLS) yesterday...Vice-President of ACLS, said the ACLS is not pro-tobacco. Its intent was to “throw open the discussion” on HPB’s
The Middle Ground (sg)
added Jun 16, 2016 13:46
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] LETTER: Non-smokers need more protection at home

When I moved into my new place in December last year, I found that my neighbours directly beside and below my unit are heavy smokers. As a result, my family of four, including two children aged eight and four, have to suffer the cigarette smoke blown in
Straits Times (sg)
added Jun 13, 2016 14:13
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