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129 results found for: e-cigarettes ban in singapore
Online Take holistic approach to stub out smoking
The Straits Times Online  The Straits Times Online  (FORUM)  21/02/2018


Though not the panacea to completely eradicate smoking, the use of e-cigarettes has been adopted in cessation clinics in Britain and elsewhere.

Thus, the cancer society's message of applauding the ban on e-cigarettes is rather contradictory.   (373 words)
Article STUBBING OUT A GLOBAL MENACE / Plain packaging, bans, high prices pay off
By: JONATHAN PEARLMAN FOR THE SUNDAY TIMES IN SYDNEY,   The Straits Times  The Straits Times  (INSIGHT)  06/01/2019
This has led to a dispute over whether to allow e-cigarettes containing nicotine, which are banned unless a smoker has a medical prescription.
Some experts say e-cigarettes are less harmful than cigarettes and can help smokers quit.   (721 words)
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Article What do the latest rules mean for smokers?
By: FELICIA CHOO,   The Straits Times  The Straits Times  (HOME)  06/01/2018

The authorities are also cracking down on the consumption of imitation tobacco products such as e-cigarettes, e-cigars and e-pipes.
Amendments to the Tobacco (Control of Advertisements and Sale) Act, approved by Parliament in November last year, ban people from buying, using and owning these products.   (495 words)
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Picture The Business Times  (CONSUMER)  08/11/2019
They are now banned in more than 20 countries, and Juul Labs Inc, the largest US e-cigarette company, has been probed for mar-keting its product to teenagers.Michael R. Bloomberg, the founder and majority owner of Bloomberg News parent Bloomberg, has cam-paigned and given money in support of a ban on flavoured e-cigarettes and tobacco.
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Article Nearly 7 in 10 youth unaware of e-cigarette dangers: HPB survey
By: MELISSA HENG,   The Straits Times  The Straits Times  (HOME)  27/01/2019

These findings were released yesterday as part of the agency's new campaign to raise awareness of the negative health effects of e-cigarettes, which were banned in 2017.
Benzene, a cancer-causing chemical found in e-cigarettes, can be found in car fuel, exhaust and detergents.   (535 words)
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Article Total ban on e-cigarettes to come into force soon
By: AW CHENG WEI,   The Straits Times  The Straits Times  (HOME)  01/01/2018

For sales executive Matthew Goh, 25, who has been smoking since he was 18, the ban on e-cigarettes will not change his habit. But he does see the good in the ban.   (595 words)
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Article Why a health policy banning e-cigarettes is an act of prudence
By: TEO YIK YING,   The Straits Times  The Straits Times  (OPINION)  16/06/2018
On June 9, two academics argued in these pages that a ban on e-cigarettes is not good policy. Here, another health expert offers a different view.   (1162 words)
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Article Ban on e-cigarettes should remain
The Straits Times  The Straits Times  (FORUM)  14/06/2018
Singapore is not out of line with other countries in closely regulating or banning e-cigarettes.
I disagree with the views held by Professor Tikki Pang and Ms Gayle Amul (Why a ban on e-cigarettes may not be the best policy; June 9).
Many public health organisations, including the World Health Organisation, have expressed severe caution.   (215 words)
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Article VOCABULARY
The Straits Times  The Straits Times  (LITTLE RED DOT)  12/02/2019
. ______________ yesterday as part of the agency's new campaign to raise awareness of the negative health effects of e-cigarettes, which were banned in 2017.
Benzene, a cancer-causing chemical found in e-cigarettes, can be found in car fuel, exhaust and detergents.   (752 words)
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Online E-cigarettes more likely to get people started on smoking than help them quit: Study
By: SALMA KHALIK,   The Straits Times Online  The Straits Times Online  (SINGAPORE)  19/03/2018

Published on 19 March 2018 21:13:05

E-cigarettes do far more harm than good, says a recently released study funded by the National Health Institutes of the United States.

It found that for every smoker who quits with the help of e-cigarettes, 80 others would pick up the habit following exposure to e-cigarettes.   (165 words)
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