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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] Ex-Philip Morris Ferrari F1 Boss Detained, Fined In Singapore For Cigarette Butt: Reports

Ferrari Formula One team principal Maurizio Arrivabene spent six hours in custody after throwing a cigarette butt in the street...It’s a weirdly fitting thing for Arrivabene to get busted by The Man for, given that he came to Ferrari from tobacco company
Jalopnik
added Sep 19, 2016 15:14
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] Five retailers fined for unlicensed shisha sales

All were convicted in court and fined $14,200 in total. Cafe Le Caire (International) was given the heftiest fine of $4,000. Four of the outlets had had their tobacco retail licences revoked earlier for tobacco-related offences, but they still continued
Straits Times (sg)
added Sep 17, 2016 19:55
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] HSA prosecutes five retailers for unlicensed sale of shisha tobacco

The Health Sciences Authority (HSA) announced a press release that it had prosecuted five retailers for the unlicensed sale of shisha molasses/tobacco at their outlets located in the Kampong Glam vicinity. Here is the list of the retailers that have bee
The Online Citizen (TOC) (sg)
added Sep 16, 2016 14:55
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[Asia, Singapore] 5 Kampong Glam cafes fined for illegally selling shisha

Five Kampong Glam cafes have been fined a total of S$14,200 for illegally selling shisha, the Health Sciences Authority (HSA) said on Friday (Sep 16). Four of the outlets – Merdandy Bar and Cafe, Sheikh Al Arab, Cafe Le Caire and Nabin Experience Arabia
Channel NewsAsia (sg)
added Sep 16, 2016 14:54
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] 5 retailers fined $14,200 for unlicensed sale of shisha tobacco

Four of the retail outlets had persisted in the sale of shisha molasses and tobacco, even after their tobacco retail licences had been earlier revoked for tobacco-related offences, HSA added. The shisha ban in Singapore came into full effect on Aug 1, a
AsiaOne (sg)
added Sep 16, 2016 14:54
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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] $6.6 million fine and jail for stashing illegal cigarettes

A 61-year-old Singaporean man was hit with a $6.6 million fine and a 38-month jail sentence last Thursday for dealing in duty-unpaid cigarettes. If he cannot pay the fine, Abdul Rashid Abdullah will have to serve an extra 22 months on his sentence, Singap
Straits Times (sg)
added Sep 7, 2016 17:37
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] Three Indian nurses win President's Award

On Nurses' Day this year, Ms Lathy was one of three Indians who won the President's Award.... Ms Lathy, who has been a nurse for 31 years, developed TTSH's smoking cessation programme to help healthcare staff identify and refer smokers for counselling.
AsiaOne (sg)
added Aug 5, 2016 12:49
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[Asia, Mid-east, Uae] The heart of Singapore’s Muslim quarter loses its beat as shisha ban comes into force

"I’m quitting shisha after the ban," he told The National on Friday, explaining that a throat infection related to smoking had forced him to stop smoking shisha for three months. However, Ram said, he had decided to allow himself a few last shisha sessio
The National Newspaper (ae)
added Aug 1, 2016 01:16
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