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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] Stubbing out an unhealthy habit

He turned to the Health Promotion Board's (HPB's) I Quit programme for help last October. Started in 2011, the national programme provides smokers with support to help them quit, including a helpline and a Facebook group.
Straits Times (sg)
added Aug 1, 2017 22:06
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] He quit smoking after finding he had cancer

Dr Tan Ker Kan, a consultant with the division of surgical oncology (colorectal surgery) at the National University Cancer Institute Singapore, advised his patient to quit smoking and exercise more, in addition to undergoing chemotherapy. After eight cy
Straits Times (sg)
added Aug 1, 2017 22:05
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[Asia, Singapore] Most retailers ready for impending cigarette-display ban on Aug 1

Operators of a large proportion of supermarkets and convenience stores said most, if not all, of their outlets have been installed with opaque cabinets to store cigarettes when the regulation kicks in on Aug 1.
Channel NewsAsia (sg)
added Aug 1, 2017 00:26
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[Asia-pacific] Singapore: Tobacco display ban to take effect on Aug 1 as grace period ends

Singapore's Ministry of Health (MOH) said on Tuesday that the ban on displaying cigarettes and other tobacco products in stores will take effect on Aug 1, after a one-year grace period. In a press release, the authorities said that the retailers must ke
IBT - International Business Times
added Jul 20, 2017 04:12
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[Asia, Singapore] Ban on display of tobacco products to take effect on Aug 1 as grace period ends

Retailers must keep the tobacco products in plain, undecorated storage devices, and out of customers' direct line of sight. "Existing display cabinets can be modified to one that is permanently fixed, self-closing and opaque," said the ministry. "Altern
Channel NewsAsia (sg)
added Jul 19, 2017 14:45
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] LETTER: Crack down on inconsiderate smoking neighbours

I am one of the HDB dwellers who have been exposed to second-hand smoke from neighbours living in the flat below. In my case, the family of three are all chain smokers and, on weekends, they would invite their friends, who are also smokers.
Straits Times (sg)
added Jul 18, 2017 02:56
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] Smokers beware, so far only 5 designated smoking areas set up in Orchard Road

Also known as government-owned smoking areas, they are situated at Orchard Towers, Far East Plaza, Somerset MRT station, Cuppage Terrace and The Heeren. However, it was only in late June this year that tempered glass screens have been put up at the desi
Mothership.sg (sg)
added Jul 16, 2017 02:30
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[Singapore] Study conducted to check efficacy of different DSAs design

A study is being conducted in Singapore regarding the effectiveness of different Designated Smoking Areas (DSAs) designs in reducing smoking activity in the vicinity. As part of the study, screens made of tempered glass has been put up at two designated
Connected to India (in)
added Jul 14, 2017 11:13
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] New designs of public smoking areas on trial

Smokers can light up within a partially boarded-up area at two locations in Orchard Road, as part of a study to examine the effectiveness of different designated smoking area (DSA) designs in reducing smoking activity in the vicinity. Since late June, sc
TODAYonline (sg)
added Jul 14, 2017 03:17
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] SINGH: NEA’s enforcement of smoking laws leaves much to be desired

I give the National Environment Agency two out of 10 for its enforcement actions... Would the NEA please enlighten the public with answers to some questions? How many of its employees are anti-littering/smoking enforcement officers? Do they visit HDB prec
TODAYonline (sg)
added Jul 10, 2017 00:48
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