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[Asia-pacific] Singapore bans purchase, use and possession of imitation tobacco products like e-cigarettes

From Feb 1, it will be illegal to buy, use and possess emerging and imitation tobacco products such as smokeless tobacco products, chewing tobacco and shisha, as the first phase of amendments to Singapore's Tobacco (Control of Advertisements and Sale) Act
The Star (my)
added Jan 28, 2018 04:43
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] Buying, using and possessing imitation tobacco products like e-cigarettes will be illegal from Feb 1: MOH

From Feb 1, it will be illegal to buy, use and possess emerging and imitation tobacco products such as smokeless tobacco products, chewing tobacco and shisha, as the first phase of amendments to the Tobacco (Control of Advertisements and Sale) Act kick in
Straits Times (sg)
added Jan 26, 2018 12:11
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[Singapore] Confronting The Big Smoke In A Small Nation

Since there are no alternatives to consume nicotine, why are smokers villainised when they turn to their cigarettes? Speaking at the fifth annual E-Cigarette Summit 2017 held in London, Sarah Jakes, representing the New Nicotine Alliance, shares how ordi
Popspoken
added Jan 24, 2018 04:43
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[Asia-pacific] LETTER: Educate foreigners on Singapore's no-smoking rules

I have lived in two private condominiums in the past two years and have encountered four instances... Clear guidelines on Singapore's no-smoking laws should be issued when new visas and passports are issued to foreign employees and new immigrants, so the
Straits Times (sg)
added Jan 14, 2018 20:54
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[Asia, China, Singapore] The 54-year-old who ran a marathon four years after a quadruple bypass

Mr Hoon picked up smoking at the age of 17, starting off as a casual smoker. But he stopped... When he moved to China for work, however, smoking became a heavy habit because “everybody smoked” there and cigarettes were “so cheap”.
Channel NewsAsia (sg)
added Jan 14, 2018 15:53
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CARUANA: Singapore’s total e-cig ban comes into effect in the coming months

As Singaporean authorities keep ignoring evidence in favour of the e-cigs for smoking cessation, and the ban which was passed last November, comes into effect in the next few months. An article on Yahoo compares the Singaporean government’s stance to that
Vaping Post (ch)
added Jan 9, 2018 02:57
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] AskST: What do the latest rules mean for smokers?

Since Oct 1, smoking has been banned in the outdoor areas of universities and inside the compounds of private institutions, except in designated smoking areas, said the National Environment Agency. Smoking is also banned within 5m of educational institu
Straits Times (sg)
added Jan 8, 2018 15:38
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LIM: Singapore’s Ban on E-cigarettes Gives Public Health the Finger

What makes the government’s decision more baffling is its outright rejection of evidence that support the use of e-cigarettes. Parliamentary Secretary for Health Amrin Amin said in November that the health ministry was not convinced that imitative tobac
Yahoo!
added Jan 6, 2018 17:30
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] Tougher penalties kick in for those who flout smoking rules

Verbal warnings were given to 772 smokers who lit up near schools and other areas prohibited under new rules that came into force late last year, but the crackdown is getting tougher.
The New Paper Online (sg)
added Jan 5, 2018 13:13
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] 'No smoking' signs go up as penalties get stiffer

The new rules outlaw smoking within 5m of public places. They include outdoor areas of universities and within the compounds of private institutions, except for designated smoking areas. The rules also ban smoking within a 5m radius of kindergartens, ch
Straits Times (sg)
added Jan 4, 2018 23:48
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