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Singapore Passes New Laws to Curb Tobacco Sales

Lawmakers in Singapore have passed tighter restrictions on tobacco sales aimed at reducing smoking rates. Beginning in 2017, shop owners will be prohibited from leaving tobacco products in plain sight, with the goal of preventing impulse purchases, especially among young people.The products include cigarettes, cigars, and "ang hoon," or loose tobacco leaves.  Health Minister Amy Khor told lawmakers Monday that stores that specialize in selling tobacco products will be...

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