Doc Talk: Fight against smoking addiction

The ongoing debate on whether e-cigarettes and smoke-free products should be allowed in Singapore is a healthy one

I am an addictions psychiatrist who chose to go into this field, partly because my father died from smoking-related lung cancer. He could have lived longer and enjoyed better quality of life if he had kicked the habit.

As such, I am pretty much an advocate of saying no to smoking and helping those with a smoking dependency quit the habit.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on July 29, 2019, with the headline 'Fight against smoking addiction'. Subscribe