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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] Graphic imagery and support help them quit

Another thing that helped Mr Adi quit was the graphic imagery showing blackened lungs on cigarette packs. "When they started to put these pictures, it turned me off." Over a couple of years he gradually weaned himself off cigarettes, especially when hi
Straits Times (sg)
added Jul 9, 2017 15:55
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] More can be done to stub out smoking, says expert

Professor Chia Kee Seng, dean of the National University of Singapore's Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health, said raising the minimum legal smoking age would be a good move. Studies have shown that people who do not start smoking before 21 years of ag
Straits Times (sg)
added Jul 9, 2017 15:27
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] FERNANDEZ: Lure of a smoke-free Orchard Road

The coming Orchard Road curbs on smoking will appeal to shoppers and leisure-seekers who have long yearned for a smoke-free sanctuary downtown. The health-conscious, young families and seniors will no longer have to be on the alert to dodge puffers. Such
Straits Times (sg)
added Jul 9, 2017 15:27
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[Asia-pacific] How do Singaporeans feel about the local e-cigarette ban?

While Singapore is well on its way of becoming a smoke-free island (in terms of regulations), locals do not believe that this will necessarily encourage smokers to quit, and think that authorities should be open towards safer tobacco alternatives such a
Vaping Post (ch)
added Jul 8, 2017 02:28
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] LETTER: Smoking on balconies can also pose fire risk

I hope the authorities will seriously look at cigarette litter and smoking on balconies. Residents in both public and private housing who smoke should be given guidelines, if it is going to be allowed to continue. Last year, a lighted cigarette thrown
Straits Times (sg)
added Jul 8, 2017 01:20
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] LETTER: Protect HDB residents from second-hand smoke too

Unlike the pedestrians in Orchard Road, HDB tenants are unable to "cross the road" to avoid the harmful fumes that enter their homes. I live in a HDB flat. The occupants in the flat directly below mine are heavy smokers and use the balcony to smoke. A
Straits Times (sg)
added Jul 6, 2017 17:00
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] Is The Ban On Smoking Alternatives Like E-Cigarettes Based On Outdated Values?

Perhaps it is time to allow smokers to be part of that smoke-free future by allowing the idea of harm reduction to assimilate into the culture. It is time to step away from using the gateway excuse as a reason to not move forward with the times, the scie
Popspoken
added Jul 5, 2017 04:57
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[Asia-pacific] BEGUM: Smoke-Free Singapore: Maintain the Status Quo or Introduce E-Cigarettes?

The country should be more open towards introducing less harmful alternatives such as electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) to those who are on the road to quitting tobacco, they say. Currently, e-cigarettes and vaping products are banned in Singapore. T
Yahoo!
added Jul 4, 2017 11:32
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] Public Consultation on Proposed Amendments to the Tobacco (Control of Advertisements and Sale) Act

1. The Ministry of Health (MOH) is proposing amendments to the Tobacco (Control of Advertisements and Sale) Act (TCASA) to further enhance Singapore’s tobacco control measures. The TCASA: Prohibits advertisements, promotions and sponsorships relating
Singapore Ministry of Health (sg)
added Jul 4, 2017 00:18
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[Asia-pacific] The Popspoken Team: Rethinking Millennials’ Rights: Singapore Raises Smoking Age From 18 To 21 – Is It Fair?

The rep said his company works closely with retailers, especially mom-and-pop outlets like Preston’s, by using materials such as educational brochures to ensure such retailers do not sell tobacco to underaged people.
Popspoken
added Jul 4, 2017 00:15
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