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Ex-air stewardess fined $36,000 for smuggling duty-unpaid cigarettes into Singapore

Shahryanty Binte Zam Zam, 24, was stopped for a routine check by Immigration and Checkpoints Authority (ICA) officers manning the customs channel at Changi Airport Terminal 2 on Dec 5 last year.
Straits Times (sg)
added Jun 21, 2013 12:53
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[Singapore] More students caught smoking; schools install detection devices

The problem of underage smoking looks to have worsened, as some schools turn to detection devices to help them smoke out offenders. Last year, more than 6,200 smokers below the legal age of 18, including some in primary school, were caught. This was abo
Straits Times (sg)
added Feb 15, 2015 19:24
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[Asia, Asia-pacific, Singapore] Malaysian fined S$15800 fine in Brunei for possession of untaxed cigarettes

A malaysian man was fined $15,800 (S$15,800) yesterday after he pleaded guilty to possession of untaxed cigarettes.
AsiaOne (sg)
added Nov 2, 2014 10:13
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SLIDESHOW: Cigarette Warnings in Singapore Will Make Your Stomach Churn

the images above, which are featured on every single pack of smokes in Singapore, and include anything from cancer-eaten mouths to dead fetuses, should be enough to deter anyone from lighting up. Check out the cigarette warning in Singapore in the the sl
First to Know
added Aug 19, 2014 00:00
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Singapore to Seek Ban on Tobacco Displays in Shops

Worried that more citizens are lighting up, the Singapore government is proposing to ban shops from displaying tobacco-related products. The plan, announced Tuesday by Health Minister Gan Kim Yong, joins a steady slew of smoking curbs imposed in the Sou
Wall Street Journal Blogs
added Mar 12, 2013 12:35
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] Three million smokers around the world switch to IQOS, Philip Morris’ first commercialized heated tobacco product

Philip Morris Singapore Pte Ltd, an affiliate of Philip Morris International (PMI) has just announced that approximately three million smokers have already switched to IQOS, its first heated tobacco product to be successfully commercialized, making a new
The Online Citizen (TOC) (sg)
added Aug 25, 2017 02:28
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] Why do people who don't smoke get lung cancer?

About 70 per cent of these "never-smokers" - as they are referred to in the medical field - who have lung cancer are women. All told, "never-smokers" make up three in 10 lung cancer patients here.... "Exposure to second-hand smoke at home or at the work
Straits Times (sg)
added Sep 14, 2016 18:16
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[Asia, Asia-pacific, Singapore] 'Sin tax' cuts cigarette smoking in Philippines

A "sin tax" on cigarettes has sharply cut smoking in the Philippines while also boosting government revenues, the internal revenue chief claimed on Monday. The number of cigarette packs put on store shelves by retailers fell by nearly a third between 2012
AsiaOne (sg)
added Jun 16, 2015 07:53
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Anti-tobacco education in Singapore schools

A new anti-tobacco education programme will be introduced in all mainstream schools in Singapore by 2017. In addition, smoking cessation touchpoints will be increased from 150 to 600 by 2020.
The Nation (lk)
added Jun 4, 2014 19:45
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Singaporeans defy ban on e-cigarettes

The Health Sciences Authority (HSA) said it confiscated 5,356 of the devices, known as e-cigarettes or "vapers", last year, almost three times the seizures in 2012. This compared with only 10 such seizures in 2009. The battery-powered devices deliver a
Sun Daily (my)
added Apr 25, 2014 15:53
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