Daily Archives: November 25, 2011

Stiffer penalties enacted as illicit trade increases

Singapore has approved stiffer penalties for those convicted of smuggling tobacco products, according to a story in the Straits Times relayed by the TMA.
First-time offenders now face a minimum fine of S$2,000, while repeat offenders face a minimum fine of S$4,000 and risk imprisonment if caught with more than 2 kg of tobacco products.

New Year FDA meeting on dissolvable products

he US Food and Drug Administration’s Tobacco Products Scientific Advisory Committee is to hold a meeting in the New Year to continue discussing issues related to the nature and impact of the use of dissolvable tobacco products on public health.

Kent Click 1 mg launched in Korea

British American Tobacco Korea this week launched Kent Click 1 mg, according to a story in The Korea Times.