TITLE

A Sticky Business

PUB. DATE
August 2003
SOURCE
Weekly Reader News - Senior;8/29/2003, Vol. 82 Issue 1, p7
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the decision of the Singaporean government to lift the ban on the sale of chewing gum in 2003. Brief background on the gun ban mandate in 1992; Reason the government banned the sale of gum.
ACCESSION #
10648701

 

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