25 Nov '11, 9pm

Should we ban smoking at public parks? Send your answers to the NEA:

SINGAPORE - With an uptick in calls to extend the smoking ban to more public areas, the National Environment Agency (NEA) is launching an online poll to seek public feedback before it reaches a decision on whether to do so. The consultation is part of an ongoing process to review the need to "better protect non-smokers from second-hand smoke", said NEA deputy chief executive (policy and planning) Khoo Seow Poh, announcing the e-poll at a media briefing yesterday. The NEA revealed that between 2009 and last year, the agency saw a 19 per cent jump in calls to extend the smoking ban to more public places. This year alone, 536 people have already made their views known as of end of last month. Common corridors, walkways and void decks in HDB estates are among the most-cited areas for a smoking ban. Leisure facilities like parks and beaches are also some places the public is ke...

Full article: http://www.todayonline.com/Singapore/EDC111126-0000011/Ba...

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