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[Asia-pacific, Thailand] ‘Stop smoking’ plea as habit kills 50,000 Thais every year

“These deaths mean the loss of breadwinners for so many families too,” Action on Smoking and Health Foundation Thailand secretary-general Prof Dr Prakit Vathesatogkit said at an event marking World No Tobacco Day, which falls tomorrow. The theme of thi
The Nation (th)
added May 30, 2017 21:21
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[Asia, Thailand] In search of a healthier puff

Thailand Tobacco Monopoly...is considering planting hemp and processing it for use in consumer products....Hemp seed oil can be mixed into cigarettes to reduce the quantity of nicotine and tar residues, and its flavour is similar to that of traditional ci
Bangkok Post (th)
added May 9, 2017 15:33
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[Asia, Asia-pacific, Thailand] LETTER: Tobacco giant squeezing Asean’s poorest countries

“Successful tobacco business means more diseases and death. Tobacco is not only damaging to health, but also causes social, economic and environmental harms to the world. All of this are preventable,” said Bungon Ritthiphakdee, executive director of SEAT
The Nation (th)
added Apr 28, 2017 17:15
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[Asia, Thailand] Concern about TTM reforms

Anti-tobacco activists in Thailand are urging the government to reconsider plans to relax its control of the Thailand Tobacco Monopoly (TTM), reports The Bangkok Post. In December, the cabinet approved a bill that would transform the TTM from a state en
Tobacco Reporter
added Mar 29, 2017 18:49
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[Asia, Thailand] New 'Tobacco Authority' could ease cigarette restrictions

The bill permits companies or public companies producing tobacco to be registered. The transnational tobacco giants could buy into them or manipulate their policies through proxy shareholders, he said. The companies would also be able to produce a wide r
Bangkok Post (th)
added Mar 29, 2017 10:59
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[Asia] E-cig Users Face Jail Time in Thailand

A popular police webpage has confirmed penalties for the possession of e-cigarettes. Users could be jailed for 5 years while manufactures face 10 years inside for ignoring the law. The advice from policewoman Sirirat Piankaew on the “Muat Ka” page comes
Tobacco Asia
added Mar 24, 2017 20:34
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[Asia, Thailand] New tobacco control law passed

The National Legislative Assembly on Friday passed the final reading of the Tobacco Control Bill, which raises the minimum age to legally buy cigarettes from 18 to 20 years and bans the sale of individual...
Bangkok Post (th)
added Mar 3, 2017 22:04
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[Thailand] Philip Morris Facing More Thai Tax Evasion Charges ($$)

announced a widening Tuesday of the government of Thailand’s long-running criminal investigation seeking billions of dollars in potential penalties based on allegations the company deliberately shorted cigarette import prices to avoid full taxation.
Law360
added Feb 16, 2017 00:57
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[Indonesia] Thailand Slaps Philip Morris With More Tax Evasion Charges

The country claims the company under-declared the value of cigarettes imported from Indonesia and is seeking about $562 million in fines
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Feb 15, 2017 16:20
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[Asia, Thailand] Smuggled cigarettes worth B50m seized

Bangkok Post (th)
added Dec 30, 2016 23:02
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