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Thoughtful calibrations imperative in tobacco control measures

22 Nov 2017


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“Why is Singapore opting to progressively roll out the minimum legal 21-year age limit for smoking over the next three years instead of immediate implementation?”

“Should we consider offering electronic nicotine delivery systems options, such as e-cigarettes, as cessation aids to current smokers?”

Professor Teo Yik Ying, Vice Dean (Research) and Dean Designate, addresses these two issues that were raised during the recent parliamentary debate regarding Singapore’s smoking bill.

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