In Singapore, the importation, distribution, sale, or purchase of e-cigarettes are banned under the Tobacco (Control of Advertisements and Sale) Act 2013. As of February 2018, possession and use is also prohibited. Penalties for importation, distribution, and sale can be up to 10,000 Singapore dollars (~US$7,625), or imprisonment for up to 6 months, or both. Repeat offenders can receive double the penalties. The penalties for purchase, use, and possession are fines of up to 2,000 Singapore dollars (~US$1,525).