26 Nov '11, 12am

Singapore plans to extend a smoking ban to public spaces! We are seriously fucked now.

Singapore plans to extend a smoking ban to public spaces! We are seriously fucked now.

Smoking areas in non-airconditioned eating places such as hawker centres and coffee shops may have to go if a proposal to widen the smoking ban gets the green light. The public has until the end of next month to provide feedback through an online survey with 15 questions. -- ST FILE PHOTO By Kezia Toh Smokers be warned - the authorities are considering extending a smoking ban to public spaces such as common corridors and staircase landings in HDB blocks, parks and park connectors, and beaches. Smoking corners in entertainment outlets, hawker centres and food establishments may also have to go. All these areas have been flagged as problem spots based on public feedback gathered by the National Environment Agency (NEA). It is now seeking views from the public, who can have a say in whether they want smoking at these places banned. This will be done through an islandwide cons...

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