Tag: cigarette

Cigarette-smuggling doesn’t pay: Record $34m fine for Singaporean

THE smoky message is clear against contraband cigarette smugglers: Get set to face the toughest penalty as a Singapore cigarette-smuggler was fined a record S$34million and jailed. Friday’s court decision on 33-year-old Ng Ghim Hong ranks as the highest in criminal history as the authorities...

E-cigarettes and a new threat: How to dispose of them

The two largest global brands of capsule coffee, Nespresso and Keurig, are regarded by many as environmental nightmares. Billions of the throwaway nonrecyclable plastic products currently clutter waste dumps, waterways and city streets. Both inventor of the “K-cups” John Sylvanand former Nespresso CEO Jean-Paul Gaillard have publicly bemoaned the environmental consequences...