How can I get dental gum in Singapore?

Do you need a prescription for gum in Singapore?

It has always been legal to bring small amounts into the country for one’s own use. Since 2004 – as a result of the US-Singapore Free Trade Agreement – pharmacists and dentists have also been allowed to sell “therapeutic” gum, to customers with a medical prescription. This includes standard sugar-free gum.

Why is it illegal to buy gum in Singapore?

The chewing gum ban was implemented to eradicate problems created by chewing-gum litter in public places like cinemas, parks and common areas of housing estates such as lifts, staircases and corridors, as well as the high costs involved to clean up the litter.

Is it illegal to send gum to Singapore?

Prohibited items are not allowed to be imported into Singapore. These include: Chewing gum (except dental and medicated gum) Chewing tobacco and imitation tobacco products (for example, electronic cigarettes)

What is forbidden in Singapore?

In Singapore, it’s illegal for anyone to own, breed or sell exotic species of amphibians, lizards or reptiles without a licence. The law is enforced in a bid to protect the ecosystem and Singapore’s biodiversity.

Do you poop out gum?

If you swallow gum, it’s true that your body can’t digest it. But the gum doesn’t stay in your stomach. It moves relatively intact through your digestive system and is excreted in your stool.

What happens if you spit chewing gum in Singapore?

It is illegal to drop litter, and to “spit any substance or expel mucus from the nose upon or on to any street or any public place”. Penalties for a first offence can be as much as S$2,000, or S$10,000 for doing it three times. In both cases you may also be forced to clean the streets wearing a green vest.

What is the punishment for stealing in Singapore?

Whoever commits theft shall be punished with imprisonment for a term which may extend to 3 years, or with fine, or with both. 379A.

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