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Singapore is No. 4 for illicit tobacco use; 1 in 4 cigarettes here illegal ($$)

One in four cigarettes smoked in Singapore last year was illegal, costing the Government millions of dollars in lost taxes and fuelling organised crime. The Republic had the fourth-highest rate of illicit tobacco use in Asia, a regional study has shown.
Straits Times (sg)
added Oct 1, 2013 03:12
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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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Smuggling of e-cigarettes drastically increasing in Singapore; strict legal action awaits smugglers

Last three years in Singapore have witnessed a rising number of smuggling and sale cases of e-cigarettes, which are banned lawfully in the country. The demand of e-cigarettes is very high in black markets, and as the demand increases, smugglers have adop
IBT - International Business Times
added Oct 15, 2017 15:39
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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-pacific] Singapore Smoking e-Cigarettes Out With Impending Tobacco Ban

announced a ban on emerging tobacco products from December 15. The first phase of the ban targets emerging tobacco products currently not available in Singapore. They include smokeless cigars, smokeless cigarillos or smokeless cigarettes, dissolvable toba
The Establishment Post
added Jun 23, 2015 10:19
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