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This application is a service of the Singapore Government.

Health Sciences Authority




The Tobacco Regulation Branch was set up in 1989 to administer and enforce the Tobacco (Control of Advertisements and Sale) Act (Chapter 309), with the objective of reducing the prevalence of smoking among Singaporeans. The act provides for the control on the following: Prohibition on the sale and supply of tobacco products to persons below the Minimum Legal Age (MLA) and the use of tobacco products by persons below the MLA; Prohibition of advertisements and promotion relating to tobacco products and imitation tobacco products; Mandatory labelling of health warnings on tobacco products; Prohitbition of harmful and imitation tobacco products; and Licensing of tobacco importers/wholesalers and retailers.

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