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[Singapore] More smokers caught for buying contraband cigarettes

More smokers were caught last year for buying contraband cigarettes compared to 2011. The total number offenders in 2012 was 28,502, up from 26,164 in 2011, and a sharp spike from 19,816 in 2009, said the Singapore Customs in a media briefing on Friday m
Straits Times (sg)
added Jan 26, 2013 06:23
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Electronic nicotine delivery systems: regulatory and safety challenges: Singapore perspective -- Cheah et al.

Based on samples tested in this study, many contain misleading information on product ingredients. The results show poor consistency between actual nicotine content analysed on ENDS cartridges and the amount labelled. These findings raise safety and effic
Tobacco Control
added Dec 2, 2012 13:34
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[Singapore] Kid so young yet so proud to show off photos of himself smoking

STOMP (Straits Times Online Mobile Print) (sg)
added Sep 3, 2012 09:41
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[Singapore] Man's fingers 'blown off' by exploding China-made cigarette

STOMP (Straits Times Online Mobile Print) (sg)
added Jun 27, 2012 14:31
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] Under-21s will be banned from selling cigarettes with amended Act

Shop assistants below 21 years old will be banned from selling cigarettes if amendments to the Tobacco (Control of Advertisement and Sale) Act (TCASA) are passed. Parliamentary Secretary for Home Affairs and Health Amrin Amin said that retailers have vo
Straits Times (sg)
added Oct 22, 2017 21:33
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[Asia, Cambodia] ‘Tired’ PM Hun Sen in Singapore hospital

announced on Facebook yesterday that he had fallen ill with exhaustion and was currently seeking medical treatment in Singapore....Lighting a 555 cigarette, he announced “smoking means I am healthy”, before going on to promise that elections would be free
Phnom Penh Post (kh)
added May 5, 2017 20:53
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[Asia-pacific] Singapore raises minimum legal age for smoking from 18 to 21: 4 other suggestions to deter first puff

While smoking among adults here fell from 18.3 per cent in 1992 to 13.3 per cent in 2013, the rate has since stagnated at that level. Also, smokers are starting younger. The average age at which they first lit up was 16 years old in 2013, down from 17 in
Straits Times (sg)
added Apr 20, 2017 18:40
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[Asia-pacific, Iceland, Singapore] LETTER: Regulating youth smoking through laws is not enough

Singapore should take the cue from Iceland, which has radically cut teenage smoking, drinking and drug use in the past 20 years. While they also changed laws to prohibit tobacco and alcohol sales to youth, Iceland went one step further in giving teenage
TODAYonline (sg)
added Mar 12, 2017 23:49
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] Smuggled smokes: The real cost of contraband cigarettes

WECHAT may be a popular app used for chatting, but some of its users have found a more creative use for it: to peddle contraband cigarettes. In May this year, four Chinese nationals were jailed for peddling contraband cigarettes on WeChat. The peddlers
The Middle Ground (sg)
added Sep 30, 2016 12:55
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[Asia-pacific] SINGAPORE ENHANCES TOBACCO CONTROL EFFORTS WITH BAN ON EMERGING TOBACCO PRODUCTS

(MOH) is banning emerging tobacco products as a pre-emptive measure to protect public health against the known and potential harms of such products. This will be done via the Prohibited Tobacco Products Regulations made under Section 15 of the Tobacco (Co
Singapore Ministry of Health (sg)
added Jun 16, 2015 06:45
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