Tag Archives: Smoking

HOUSEHOLD CLEANING PRODUCTS MAY ALSO KILL YOU

Household cleaning products may cause harm to your lungs similar to what smoking does to your lungs. And you also need to be careful of products that claim to be for suitable for sensitive-skin. Some of these products contain a family of chemicals called isothiazolinones. They have been blamed for allergies known as contact dermatitis where the skin becomes red and itchy.

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WHY ARE CASINOS STILL NOT A SMOKE FREE AREA?

Every place in Singapore are not allowed to smoke freely, why smoking in the casino is allowed, the croupiers working in the casinos is inhaling second hand smoke, there are as many as 5 to 6 players smoking directly in front of the croupiers dealing the games. Can the respective department please look into this matter, the casinos has been opened since 2010, no one seem to be able to provide a smoke free environment place for us to work. Please set up smoking room like what Singapore pool and Singapore turf club do, please give us a healthy environmental place to work, second hand smoke is a deadly weapon.

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PAP GOVT TO RAISE LEGAL SMOKING AGE FROM 18 TO 21 YR OLD, SAY YOUNG BRAINS MORE PRONE TO ADDICTION

PAP Minister Amy Khor announced in Parliament today that the Government will raise the legal smoking age from 18 to 21 years old. This change will be tabled in Parliament within a year and the changes will take effect over the next few years to not affect smokers who are currently between 18 - 20 years of age. The Government cited that smoking in Singapore among the young were still high and smoking rate of young women was also creeping upwards. Their research show that young brains were more vulnerable to nicotine addiction and it would increase the likelihood of youths continuing to smoke into adulthood.

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