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Singapore Sets Up Problem Gambling Framework

18 April 2005

SINGAPORE – As reported by the Channel News Asia: "The Government will set up a comprehensive national framework to tackle problem gambling in Singapore.

"The inter-Ministry framework will include public education, counselling and support services at the community level and medical treatment for compulsive gamblers.

"It will also cover regulation and enforcement of the gambling industry.

"…Under the framework, a National Council on Gambling will be set up in the second half of the year to advise the MCYS on public education as well as assess the effectiveness of treatment, counselling and support programmes to tackle problem gambling.

"…Social workers at the Family Service Centres as well as staff at Community Development Councils will be trained to identify compulsive gamblers and refer them to the Community Addictions Management Programme (CAMP) for treatment…"

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