YEARENDER | HEALTHCARE

Look ahead 2019: 3 things to watch out for in healthcare

From Jan 1, Orchard Road will become almost entirely smoke-free. Smoking corners will be removed from eateries, and tobacco use will be allowed only in about 40 areas.
From Jan 1, Orchard Road will become almost entirely smoke-free. Smoking corners will be removed from eateries, and tobacco use will be allowed only in about 40 areas. PHOTO: LIANHE ZAOBAO

The temptation to learn how to smoke will shrink further next year when new rules go into force to dissuade young people from picking up the habit.

From Jan 1, you will have to be at least 19 years old to light up, up from 18 now.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on December 18, 2018, with the headline '3 things to watch out for'. Print Edition | Subscribe