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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

[Asia-pacific] Singapore raises minimum legal age for smoking from 18 to 21: 4 other suggestions to deter first puff

While smoking among adults here fell from 18.3 per cent in 1992 to 13.3 per cent in 2013, the rate has since stagnated at that level. Also, smokers are starting younger. The average age at which they first lit up was 16 years old in 2013, down from 17 in
Straits Times (sg)
added Apr 20, 2017 18:40

[Asia-pacific, Singapore] HUI: Curb tobacco access to fight youth smoking

The Government can go further by doing what recent research suggests could be effective, especially in targeting the young: Restrict the number of sales points for cigarettes. Now, cigarettes are sold at many types of shops and in every neighbourhood. S
Straits Times (sg)
added Apr 20, 2017 15:27

[Asia-pacific, Singapore] DANCEL: Smoking ban in Philippines? Just make it more expensive to light up

Singapore cured me of that nasty habit. Eight years of living in the city state showed me all that hassle I had to deal with just to puff a stick - the pricey cigarettes, the disapproving look I got, the long walk outside the office or to a roadside smoki
Straits Times (sg)
added Apr 6, 2017 18:58
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] CHENG: Empower security guards to police no-smoking zones

For those of us who are public-spirited but not trained, it is unwise for us to approach offenders and risk confrontation, or even assault in the worst-case scenario.
TODAYonline (sg)
added Mar 31, 2017 22:29
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[Asia-pacific] Watch Out For Long List Of Places Where Smoking Is Prohibited In Singapore

There are more than 40 places where smoking is prohibited in Singapore, according to the website of Singapore National Environment Agency (NEA). Among the places include queues in public places, public toilets, hawker centres, entertainment outlets such
Malaysian Digest (my)
added Mar 30, 2017 16:17

[Asia-pacific, Singapore] Smoking fines at multi-story carpark and void deck spark mixed reactions among netizens

Pictures of electronic notice of smoking offences circulating online are causing a stir among netizens. Facebook page posted a picture of the notice and wrote that smoking in any multi-story car park (MSCP) would attract a $200 fine.
The Online Citizen (TOC) (sg)
added Mar 29, 2017 10:20

[Singapore] 87 busted in Geylang for selling illegal sex enhancement drugs and contraband cigarettes

Eight men and two women were arrested for peddling contraband cigarettes and selling illegal sexual enhancement drugs.
STOMP (Straits Times Online Mobile Print) (sg)
added Mar 29, 2017 02:43

[Asia-pacific, Singapore] Mixed response to designated smoking areas in Nee Soon South, Orchard Road

Nee Soon South will become the first constituency to have all its public housing blocks within walking distance of a designated smoking point by the end of this year. However, when TODAY visited the ward on Wednesday (March 15) afternoon, most of the smo
TODAYonline (sg)
added Mar 18, 2017 18:33

[Asia-pacific, Singapore] The Big Read: After raising legal smoking age, what next? Iceland may offer answer

As the experiences of some other countries, most notably Iceland, have shown, the final push to eradicate smoking here could require a more holistic approach - going beyond legislation and public education - as well as a frank national discussion where t
TODAYonline (sg)
added Mar 17, 2017 22:51
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