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[Singapore] Netizens have mixed reactions to MPs’ proposals for restricting smoking at home

On Monday, September 10, Parliament passed amendments to the Smoking (Prohibition in Certain Places) Act, which gives officers of the National Environment Agency (NEA) more powers of enforcement as well as provides for more no-smoking zones.
The Independent SIngapore (sg)
added Sep 12, 2018 00:53
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] NEA officers get more powers to investigate smoking violations

Officers from the National Environment Agency (NEA) will be able to enter smoking-prohibited places without warrants to investigate smoking violations, and it will be illegal to obstruct or prevent them from collecting evidence. NEA was also given the p
Straits Times (sg)
added Sep 12, 2018 00:53
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] MPs raise option of banning smoking in homes; Senior Minister of State cautions against intruding privacy

politicians expressed their belief that banning smoking inside residential flats are a totally viable idea. Thankfully for smokers in Singapore, Senior Minister of State for Health Amy Khor shot down the idea yesterday, cautioning against the intrusion
Coconuts Media (hk)
added Sep 12, 2018 00:53
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Singapore parliament members want to curb smoking in homes

Curb smoking in homes, as secondhand smoke can waft into neighbour's flats, urged Members of Parliament (MPs) in Singapore. The Smoking (Prohibition in Certain Places) Act was passed on Monday, Sept 10, which allowed for more no-smoking zones to be des
Connected to India (in)
added Sep 11, 2018 13:53
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[Asia, Singapore] MPs, citing dangers of secondhand smoke, want to curb smoking in homes

Members of Parliament (MP) have urged authorities to curb smoking in homes, citing residents' complaints about secondhand smoke wafting into their flats and the health risks associated with it.
Channel NewsAsia (sg)
added Sep 10, 2018 16:23
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[Asia, Singapore] Rahayu Mahzam on Smoking (Prohibition in Certain Places) (Amendment) Bill

She acknowledged that people may feel strongly about regulation that 'impinges on what they can or cannot do at home', but suggested penalties for expelling secondhand smoke out of a home. Ms Rahayu told the story of a constituent, a lung cancer survivor
Channel NewsAsia (sg)
added Sep 10, 2018 16:18
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[Asia, Singapore] Louis Ng on Smoking (Prohibition in Certain Places) (Amendment) Bill

MP Louis Ng spoke in support of the Smoking (Prohibition in Certain Places) (Amendment) Bill in Parliament on Monday (Sep 10). However, he said he hopes more can be done to protect people from secondhand smoke in their own homes, where they spend more ti
Channel NewsAsia (sg)
added Sep 10, 2018 16:17
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[Asia-pacific, China, Indonesia, Japan, Singapore, Sweden] Cameras to be deployed to detect illegal smoking: 5 other innovative anti-smoking efforts

onal Environment Agency (NEA) has announced its intention to deploy surveillance cameras capable of detecting illegal smoking around Singapore. The tamper-proof thermal cameras will be deployed in areas where the prohibition on smoking is regularly flout
Straits Times (sg)
added Jul 11, 2018 13:48
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] Cameras to be deployed to detect illegal smoking

The National Environment Agency (NEA) intends to deploy surveillance cameras with high-definition thermal sensors around the island to help detect smoking in prohibited areas. Smoking is now prohibited in about 32,000 premises and locations, such as ent
Straits Times (sg)
added Jul 10, 2018 11:09
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] LIM: E-cigarettes: Neither ban nor permit, but reduce harm ($$)

It started with a commentary by Professor Tikki Pang and Ms Gayle Amu (Why a ban on e-cigarettes may not be the best policy; ST, June 9) in which they suggested that Singapore might consider permitting the use of e-cigarettes as an option to reduce the d
Straits Times (sg)
added Jun 28, 2018 14:51
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