Tag: smoking

Feature: Quit or die – is total ban on new nicotine products the right direction to go?

Feature: Quit or die – is total ban on new nicotine products the right direction to go?

The emergence of “harm-reduction” products raises questions about the government’s moral responsibility to allow instead of banning them The Singapore government has a goal of reducing the country’s smoking rate to “below 10 per cent by 2020”. It is a laudable target but it has […]

A personal story of why I support the ban on smoking

A personal story of why I support the ban on smoking

The government has announced that it intends to raise the minimum age for smoking, from 18 to 21. “The Ministry of Health will propose legislative changes to Parliament within a year to bring about this new restriction, which will cover the sale of tobacco to […]