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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] LETTER: An offence to give tobacco to those under 18

The Health Sciences Authority (HSA) takes a serious view of errant retailers who sell tobacco to youngsters, as well as individuals who give tobacco to them. The HSA will not hesitate to take strict deterrent action against them.
Straits Times (sg)
added Aug 29, 2017 09:01
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] Back on feet after lung cancer scare

Mr Cheong decided to quit smoking and try immunotherapy. He recalled: "The nurse showed me the liquid drained from my chest cavity. "It had a layer of oil and smelled of cigarette smoke, even though I had not smoked after being admitted to hospital. That
Straits Times (sg)
added Aug 29, 2017 09:01
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] CHAN: It pays to not profit from someone else's misery

Profiting from someone else's misery is also unconscionable. As such, stocks that I used to track like BAT, Tenaga and Genting Singapore are no longer on my investment radar. The same goes for any company I know of that is helmed by a game hunter.
Straits Times (sg)
added Aug 27, 2017 07:18
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] LETTERS: DOES BEING IN A PRIVATE SPACE MEAN ONE CAN DO ANYTHING ONE WISHES TO? HOW CAN WE BALANCE HAVING FREEDOM AT HOME WITH BEING CONSIDERATE TO NEIGHBOURS?

If you aren't allowed to blast loud music out of your house at 2am, why are you allowed to smoke on your balcony, where the cigarette smoke goes all over your neighbourhood?
Straits Times (sg)
added Aug 27, 2017 07:01
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] Three million smokers around the world switch to IQOS, Philip Morris’ first commercialized heated tobacco product

Philip Morris Singapore Pte Ltd, an affiliate of Philip Morris International (PMI) has just announced that approximately three million smokers have already switched to IQOS, its first heated tobacco product to be successfully commercialized, making a new
The Online Citizen (TOC) (sg)
added Aug 25, 2017 02:28
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] 'Don't lose sight of most serious fake news items'

Professor George noted how tobacco firms' funding of research to cloud public awareness of the health risks of secondhand smoke had paid off. In Indonesia and China, only 60 to 70 per cent of people believe it can cause illness.
Straits Times (sg)
added Aug 18, 2017 01:00
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] Condo residents fume over 'ban' on smoking on their balconies

A dispute is brewing at a condominium in Upper Thomson Road over whether or not residents can smoke on their own balconies. The management agent of Meadows  @   Peirce recently sent out a circular telling residents they should not smoke on their balconi
Straits Times (sg)
added Aug 17, 2017 17:51
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] Man nabbed for using criminal force on NEA officer

Four NEA officers spotted the man smoking under a covered walkway, where smoking is prohibited, in Woodlands Centre Road on Aug 8. They stopped the man, but he refused to give his particulars to the officers.
Straits Times (sg)
added Aug 15, 2017 14:35
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] Cleaner jailed 6 months and 4 weeks for hurting cop; slapping and threatening NEA officer

Despite a "No Smoking" sign just 3m away from him, a cleaner started to smoke as he drank his beer at the void deck of Block 676, Hougang Avenue 8. When two NEA officers approached him about it, he slapped and threatened one of them. And when two police
Straits Times (sg)
added Aug 12, 2017 19:21
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[Asia-pacific] Indian-origin man jailed for six months in Singapore

An Indian-origin man has been sentenced to six months and four weeks in prison by a Singapore court for assaulting and threatening law enforcement officials who summoned him for smoking in a prohibited area.
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Aug 12, 2017 19:20
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