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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] MOH to explore measures to further discourage smoking, excessive sugar intake

While experts said current measures to deter smoking are laudable, they also suggested other ways to tackle the problem. Dr K Thomas Abraham, adviser to social enterprise Sata CommHealth, suggested increasing the size of health warning labels on cigaret
Straits Times (sg)
added May 12, 2018 16:50
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[Singapore] Video of girl in school uniform smoking under void deck goes viral

A video of a girl in school uniform smoking while sitting at a bench at a void deck has been going viral online, with nearly 50,000 views since it was uploaded to Facebook this morning. In the video captured by an unknown individual sitting close by her
The Independent SIngapore (sg)
added May 11, 2018 02:11
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Viral video of woman smoking at Changi Airport that riled Singaporeans is from months ago

A viral video showing a woman smoking within Changi Airport Terminal 3 is circulating on social media and has riled several netizens who questioned what airport security and officers from the National Environment Agency (NEA) are doing.
The Independent SIngapore (sg)
added May 10, 2018 17:22
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] HSA suspends licences of 10 tobacco retailers for selling cigarettes to minors

They did not ask for any identification to check the buyers’ age, claiming that they were busy or that the minors were older than they were, and were caught by the HSA’s ground surveillance and enforcement activities.
TODAYonline (sg)
added Apr 17, 2018 19:44
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] 25 smokers caught with contraband cigarettes in CBD

More than 25 people were caught smoking contraband cigarettes in an enforcement operation by the Singapore Customs last Friday. In a Facebook post on Monday, the Singapore Customs said that plainclothes officers were out in the Central Business District
Straits Times (sg)
added Apr 11, 2018 13:43
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[Asia-pacific] 25 smokers caught with contraband cigarettes in CBD by Singapore Customs plainclothes officers

In a Facebook post on Monday, Singapore Customs said that plainclothes officers were out in the Central Business District to look for smokers with contraband cigarettes. It added that such operations are conducted islandwide to curb the demand for these
Straits Times (sg)
added Apr 10, 2018 16:35
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] LETTER: Avoiding the pitfalls from e-cigarette use seen in the US

Let’s equip smokers with an arsenal of aids and the support to quit smoking, including using e-cigarettes as a temporary measure for those who get them from a doctor and who commit to mandatory counselling, for example, with the provision to have this ai
TODAYonline (sg)
added Apr 9, 2018 21:33
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] EDITORIAL: Second-hand smoke is lethal too ($$)

The preference for gradualism in dealing with the problem of smoking here must give way to a bolder approach, in the light of statistics released recently by The Tobacco Atlas... Such needless and highly preventable deaths are bad enough, but what makes i
Straits Times (sg)
added Apr 8, 2018 15:28
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[Asia-pacific] da ROZA: Is Singapore’s ban on e-cigarettes misguided?

These devices can be improved, lowering toxins but increasing the efficiency of nicotine delivery. Regulations can be used to ensure that the heat sticks and devices are of good quality and are safer to use. Banning may push poor devices into the back m
TODAYonline (sg)
added Mar 29, 2018 01:29
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] 72-year-old cleaner jailed 4 years for killing flatmate who started row over sound of running tap

The two men got along initially but by the end of the first year, their relationship soured over Tan's smoking in the flat. They even came to blows in one incident.
Straits Times (sg)
added Mar 28, 2018 04:26
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