Complaints on cigarette smoke drifting into homes halve in 5 years

An NEA spokesman said that the agency received around 270 such complaints in 2017, compared with around 500 in 2013.
An NEA spokesman said that the agency received around 270 such complaints in 2017, compared with around 500 in 2013.PHOTO: ST FILE

SINGAPORE  - The number of complaints about cigarette smoke drifting into residential homes dropped by almost half over five years, according to figures revealed by the National Environment Agency (NEA).

Responding to The Straits Times queries, an NEA spokesman said on Tuesday (Sept 11) that the agency received around 270 such complaints last year, compared with around 500 in 2013.

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