Singapore's laws against smoking are among the toughest in the world, with two recent measures hammering home the message.
Formerly, it was only illegal to import, sell and distribute cigarette substitutes like smokeless tobacco products, including chewing tobacco, and battery-powered devices such as e-cigarettes, e-pipes and e-cigars. And there was no penalty for users of e-cigarettes for smoking the vapour they produce, known as vaping, in private spaces.
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