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[Asia, Singapore] Budget 2018: 10% increase in tobacco excise duty from Feb 19

The Government will impose a 10 per cent increase in tobacco excise duty in a bid to discourage consumption, Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat said during his Budget speech on Monday (Feb 19).
Channel NewsAsia (sg)
added Feb 20, 2018 00:15
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore, UK, USA] ZANNIA: Public Health England’s latest report re-affirms findings of e-cigarettes being significantly less harmful than conventional cigarettes

Singapore bans e-cigarettes Ministry of Health (MOH) of Singapore has announced earlier that new prohibitions on the purchase, use and possession of emerging and imitation tobacco products will come into force starting from 1 February 2018.
The Online Citizen (TOC) (sg)
added Feb 12, 2018 13:24
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[Singapore] “E-cigarettes Helped Me Cut Down On My Smoking Habit.”

Since the total ban on e-cigarettes – which kicked in last Friday – was first announced in November last year, Haziq has stopped using his e-cigarette and reverted to his two-packs-a-week smoking habit. Like Haziq, the some 700,000 smokers in Singapore
Yahoo!
added Feb 10, 2018 02:06
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Singapore MOH holds public consultation on standardised tobacco packaging

government will accept public views and opinions for six weeks, beginning from 5 February to 16 March this year. According to the government release, the use of tobacco products continues to be a significant public health concern, and efforts to reduce i
Packaging Gateway
added Feb 8, 2018 18:20
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] More areas could have designated smoking points

Khor told Parliament yesterday that her ministry is exploring the feasibility of doing this by studying the effectiveness of designated smoking areas. Five such smoking points had been set up in Orchard Road in January last year in a trial project for sm
Straits Times (sg)
added Feb 7, 2018 00:57
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Singapore government will not make smoking rooms compulsory in public buildings

"With smoking already disallowed in most buildings with public access, the Government has no plans to mandate the provision of smoking rooms in such premises," she told Channel NewsAsia. Chong Kee Hiong, Member of Parliament (MP) for Bishan-Toa Payoh GR
IBT - International Business Times
added Feb 6, 2018 18:14
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] Parliament: Govt studying whether to expand smoke-free zones beyond Orchard Road

More areas could be turned into smoke-free zones in the Government's drive to snuff out smoking in all public areas...Khor told Parliament on Tuesday (Feb 6) that her ministry is exploring the feasibility of doing this by studying the effectiveness of des
Straits Times (sg)
added Feb 6, 2018 16:42
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[Asia, Singapore] Government has no plans to make smoking rooms compulsory in public buildings: Amy Khor

“With smoking already disallowed in most buildings with public access, the Government has no plans to mandate the provision of smoking rooms in such premises,” she said. Dr Khor was responding to a question by Member of Parliament (MP) for Bishan-Toa Pa
Channel NewsAsia (sg)
added Feb 6, 2018 16:41
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Analysis Singapore opens plain packaging consultation; hits out at “misleading” use of branding by tobacco companies

The MOH also adopted a combative stance against tobacco companies, accusing them of using brands and packaging to “mislead” consumers. The document firmly dismisses legal and trade-related arguments against plain packaging, and should be of concern to ri
World Trademark Review (uk)
added Feb 6, 2018 04:25
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] Public feedback sought on tobacco packaging

The Ministry of Health (MOH) is seeking public feedback on the standardised packaging of tobacco products, including increasing the size of graphic health warnings by 25 per cent, in a six-week consultation exercise beginning today. In a statement yeste
Straits Times (sg)
added Feb 5, 2018 23:26
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