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TINDER BAN FOR USERS UNDER 18 – STARTS NEXT WEEK

Tinder announced that it will discontinue its service for people under the age of 18. This ban would take place next week. The location based dating application said that this implementation would be consistent with their responsibility "of constantly assessing our different user experiences". The company believes that this restriction will affect less than 3% of its user database. However, users have also noted that this restriction can be easily bypassed.

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HPB considers upping minimum cigarette purchase age from 18 to 21

The Health Promotion Board is studying New York's recent move to increase the minimum age for cigarette purchase from 18 to 21. It said on Tuesday that it is also monitoring Australia's efforts impose plain packaging for cigarettes, among other measures to reduce the number of smokers here. Meanwhile, more people have quit smoking thanks to a national smoking campaign that keeps them off cigarettes for 28 days.

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