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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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[Singapore] S'pore studying more ways to curb smoking: PM Lee

Singapore is studying more ways to discourage people from smoking, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said at a community event yesterday to mark the setting-up of "designated smoking points" in all of Nee Soon South.
AsiaOne (sg)
added Jan 26, 2015 11:55
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[Singapore] Malaysian cigarette smuggling rings paying big bribes for 'smooth passage'

Syndicates are prepared to offer bribes as high as RM40,000 ($16,000) per shipping container to Customs officers in exchange for "smooth passage" of contraband cigarettes and liquor into the country, reported Mingguan Malaysia.
AsiaOne (sg)
added Sep 16, 2014 04:36
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[Singapore] LETTER: Conduct nicotine tests in schools

I wonder whether underage smoking is being perpetuated by passive attitudes among school administrators, who may sweep such incidents under the carpet for fear of tarnishing their school’s reputation. If vision and aural checks can be performed regularl
TODAYonline (sg)
added May 21, 2014 14:30
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[Singapore] Three prosecuted for online sales of e-cigarettes

Health Sciences Authority (HSA) has taken enforcement action against the illegal sale of electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) in Singapore and seized 490 sets of e-cigarettes worth an estimated $25,000 from three peddlers over the last 3 months, according
TODAYonline (sg)
added Apr 21, 2014 09:53
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[Asia] Cyclists show support for tobacco-free Singapore

50 cyclists took on a 100-kilometre ride at 4am Saturday to show their support for a tobacco-free Singapore. The group includes healthcare leaders, doctors, teachers and medical students and members of the public. They were led by Dr William Tan, a para
Channel NewsAsia (sg)
added Jul 21, 2013 05:48
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[Asia, Singapore] 18 Vietnamese contraband cigarette peddlers nabbed

Singapore Customs have smashed a Vietnamese peddling ring dealing in contraband cigarettes and arrested 18 Vietnamese. Over 1,500 packets of duty-unpaid cigarettes worth more than S$15,300 were seized in the pre-dawn operation. The duty and goods and ser
Channel NewsAsia (sg)
added Apr 9, 2013 14:59
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[Singapore] With these signs all over Bukit Merah market, there's no excuse for smoking here

STOMP (Straits Times Online Mobile Print) (sg)
added Jan 21, 2013 16:39
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Research and Markets: Analyzing the Tobacco Industry in Singapore

Business Wire
added May 16, 2012 16:40
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