E-cigarette company Juul Labs, industrial cannabis grower CannAcubed set up base in Singapore

Five months after the ban took effect, Juul Labs registered its office in the Central Business District, showed Accounting and Corporate Regulatory Authority records.
Five months after the ban took effect, Juul Labs registered its office in the Central Business District, showed Accounting and Corporate Regulatory Authority records.PHOTO: WASHINGTON POST

Juul Labs says it won't sell banned product in S'pore; CannAcubed calls its firm here a 'holding entity'

An e-cigarette company that has been accused of fanning the flames of the underage smoking epidemic in the United States has set up its regional headquarters in Singapore.

This is despite the fact that some products sold by firms like Juul Labs were recently banned here when the Government outlawed the sale, purchase and use of all e-cigarette products in February.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on December 02, 2018, with the headline 'E-cigarette company, industrial cannabis grower set up base here'. Print Edition | Subscribe