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SDP welcomes Govt's plan to raise smoking age

09 March 2017

Singapore Democrats

The SDP welcomes the Government's move to raise the minimum legal age to smoke, buy and possess cigarettes from 18 to 21. Smoking is without doubt a health hazard and measures to curb the habit especially among the youth is to be supported. 

The smoking habit is picked up by many in their late teens and the prohibition for persons in this age group to smoke is beneficial for those affecte ... Read more »