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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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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] Cigarette sales down as shops comply with product display ban

Three days after the display of tobacco products was banned in shops, retailers are saying that cigarette sales have gone down, with some who took earlier measures reporting a drop of up to 30 per cent. Smokers said that they have not been personally aff
TODAYonline (sg)
added Aug 4, 2017 12:48
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] LETTER: Clear roadmap needed on journey to becoming smoke-free

In contrast, Hong Kong's daily smoking rate among those aged 15 and above has already been brought down to 10.5 per cent, as of 2015, an all-time low. Much of Hong Kong's success can be credited to the tireless efforts of champion anti-tobacco advocate
Straits Times (sg)
added Aug 3, 2017 13:56
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] Retailers see dip in sales of cigarettes after display ban

after the owner placed an opaque sheet over the cigarette boxes on sale two weeks ago, sales dropped by up to 50 per cent. Faced with the prospect of falling profits, Mr Jonathan Poh, 42, who helps his parents run the coffee shop, is thinking of ending t
The New Paper Online (sg)
added Aug 2, 2017 14:47
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] Retired poly lecturer jailed three months for inciting violence on Facebook

Meanwhile, Chia Choon incited violence against National Environment Agency anti-smoking enforcement officers. He was jailed for six months in 2016.
Straits Times (sg)
added Aug 1, 2017 22:06
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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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