13 Apr '11, 10am

'Great urgency' for agencies to work together to curb smoking: In Australia, about 300000 people quit smoking in...

I refer to the letter by Lim Teck Koon, "A Smoke-free plea" (April 13). Singapore is unlike other countries in the world where the vast majority of its people live in mass housing and we do not have the luxury of space to buffer us from harmful cigarette smoke. As such, non-smokers suffer from passive smoke inhalation multiple times on a daily basis, both outdoors and within their own homes. Smokers leave a fetid trail of more than 10 metres and their cigarette smoke lingers even after they have finished their last puff. According to the Health Promotion Board website, the social cost of smoking in 1997 ranged from S$673 to S$839 million. The social cost of smoking in Singapore includes the direct costs (payments for hospitalisation and healthcare due to smoking), morbidity costs (lost production due to smoking related illnesses) and mortality costs (lost production from p...

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