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​Radical ways needed to stub out smoking

Published on: 23-Oct-2020

The Straits Times, page A15

In a commentary, Professor Euston Quah, director of the Economic Growth Centre at NTU and president of the Economic Society of Singapore discussed the recent parliamentary debate on whether to ban residents from smoking near windows or on their balconies. The debate is important he said, as the arguments at its heart centre on private rights versus public health. One suggestion is to hit neighbourhood smokers with higher conservancy fees.

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