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Star Tobacco International has rebranded its corporate trade name more

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It is now illegal to buy, use, and possess “emerging and imitation tobacco products” such as smokeless tobacco products, chewing tobacco, and shisha in Singapore. more

Products

The Ministry of Health (MoH) has been seeking public feedback on the standardized packaging of tobacco products, including increasing the size of graphic health warnings by 25%, in a six-week consultation exercise. more

News

Regulators in the Asia-Pacific region certainly are presented with a great opportunity to support smoke-free products, but will they recognize and grab it? more

Features

Singapore’s ministry of health says it is monitoring efforts in the United States to reduce the amount of nicotine allowed in each cigarette. more

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The point-of-sale display ban on tobacco products – approved in Singapore’s parliament in March – took effect on August 1, 2017. Retailers have a one-year grace period before the ban goes into effect. more

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New data from travel retail specialists show that global duty free and travel retail sales fell for the first time since 2009. more

News

With China being the country where the e-cigarette was invented, the rest of Asia has a somewhat confused relationship with electronic smoking devices as far as legislation is concerned. TOBACCO ASIA takes a closer look at e-smoking regulations. more

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E-Cigs


From the Associate editor

Cutting the Nose to Spite the Face

As the debate on the effects of e-cigarettes continues with new research coming out both for and against e-cigs, is it too soon to be banning them?

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