21 Dec '15, 3am

Do u think banning the displays of these wld stop non-smokers from buying tobacco prdts?

You might want to appreciate the sight of cigarette displays at the local shops for these two years because you may not see them by 2017. Following the ban on alternative tobacco products which took place on Tuesday, Singapore is now banning the display of tobacco products. What's going on? Last Wednesday, the Ministry of Health (MOH) announced that retailers of tobacco products will no longer be allowed to display them in their shops from 2017. They are required to use self-closing and opaque storage units to prevent them from being visible to the public. Text-only price lists are allowed to be shown to facilitate transactions, but they are only permitted upon requests by customers. The only time when the public might accidentally catch a glimpse of cigarettes in Singapore would be when retailers are restocking the items. The move, following amendments to the Tobacco (Con...

Full article: https://www.youth.sg/Our-Voice/Your-Take/2015/12/Keeping-...

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