Tag Archives: Shisha

TWO RESTAURANTS SELLING SHISHA CAUGHT AND FINED

Two restaurants in Arab Street were fined a total of $12,300 for selling shisha without a licence, reported HSA. They were caught selling the shishas 7 separate times Nasrin Restaurant located at 58 Arab Street was fined $10,500, while Sufi Corner, located at 56 Arab Street, was fined $1,800. Both restaurants are owned by Rupesh Kumar Singh. The two restaurants already had their tobacco selling licence revoked in 2014 for offences relating to tobacco. The two companies, however, continued to sell shishas from September 2014 to November 2014.

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SHISHA BAN: ANOTHER HIGH-HANDED MOVE BY THE GOVT TO DESTROY PEOPLE’S LIVELIHOODS?

Civil servants don’t have to worry too much about their rice bowl – it’s supposedly iron in nature. Government scholars too don’t have much to fear. If they can’t cut it, well, at most they get sent to NTUC. What about the small-time businessmen in Singapore who spend their days worrying about maintaining their assets, covering costs, and earning just enough to feed their families? They don’t have a ‘NTUC’ to fall back on. It stings when their livelihoods are taken away, and when it’s done on a whim, by the government, the pain penetrates deeper.

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SHISHA TO BE BANNED IN SINGAPORE FROM THIS MONTH ONWARDS

Shisha is no less hamful than other forms of tobacco use, so the Ministry of Health (MOH) intends to prohibit the import, distribution and sale of shisha from later this month, said Parlimentary Secretary for MOH Associate Professor Muhammad Faishal Ibrahim in Parliament on Tuesday (Nov 4).

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