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[France, Thailand, UK] Bloomberg Philanthropies Announces Organizations Selected to Lead "STOP," $20 Million Global Tobacco Industry Watchdog

announced that the University of Bath, The Global Centre for Good Governance in Tobacco Control (GGTC), and International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union) have been selected to collectively direct a new global tobacco industry watch
PR Newswire
added Aug 15, 2018 17:22
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[France, Thailand, UK] Three major anti-smoking groups are joining forces to fight Big Tobacco

Three of the globe’s most ardent anti-tobacco groups are joining forces, part of new effort to create a one-stop shop to monitor the tobacco industry, its lobbying tactics, and its marketing strategies. Stopping Tobacco Organizations Products (STOP) is
Quartz
added Aug 15, 2018 16:24
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[France, Thailand, UK] Bloomberg targets Big Tobacco's 'underhanded tactics'

gave a trio of anti-tobacco crusaders $20 million to up their game against an industry aggressively marketing its deadly wares worldwide, especially in developing countries. The non-profit groups—based in France, England and Thailand—jointly secured the
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Aug 15, 2018 16:10
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Elderly Israeli couple arrested in Thailand for using e-cigarette

After the couple was arrested and paid a fine, the Israeli consulate in Thailand discovered that the use of e-cigarettes is banned in the country. The Israeli Foreign Ministry has issued a travel alert in light of the new revelation.
JerusalemOnline (il)
added Aug 15, 2018 04:34
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[Thailand] Uttaradit runs anti-smoking campaign on social media

An anti-smoking campaign is underway in Uttaradit province to encourage community health leaders to use social media to publicize the dangers of cigarettes. According to Ms Waranya Chan-udom, President of the Uttaradit Mass Communication Club, a large n
National News Bureau of Thailand (NNT) (th)
added Jun 19, 2018 11:52
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[Thailand] The simple life: Stunning 1970s images reveal how indigenous Thai hill tribe survived before tourism took over

While black and white shots from the same region show kids smoking hand-rolled cigarettes made from fresh tobacco grown outside their homes.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 8, 2018 17:11
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[Asia-pacific, Thailand] Second-hand smoke exposes Thais to health risks

ABOUT 17.3 million Thais are victims of second-hand smoking at home, with a prolonged daily exposure of 30 minutes imposing a greater risk of cardiovascular problems and strokes, Dr Prakit Vathesatogkit, head of Action on Smoking and Health Foundation sa
The Nation (th)
added May 21, 2018 23:47
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ASH Thailand continues push for smoking control measures

Action on Smoking and Health Foundation (ASH Thailand) President Prakit Vathesatogkit gave a lecture this week in Phuket on why Thailand needs to control smoking with regards to the existing legislation. He said efforts to control smoking started with t
Pattaya Mail (th)
added May 3, 2018 18:07
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CARUANA: Thailand: Debates on Why E-Cigs Should Be Legalized

ly last December, two young adults were arrested in Pathum Thani for selling vaping products via Facebook. This has prompted many locals to speak up and even start a petition urging local lawmakers to review the ban whilst referring to regulations around
Vaping Post (ch)
added Apr 6, 2018 15:45
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[Asia-pacific, Thailand] Illicit cigarette use has doubled, major tobacco company study finds

Illicit cigarette use in Thailand has more than doubled, costing the country at least Bt3.6 billion a year in lost tax revenue, a study by the major tobacco company says. Philip Morris (Thailand) Limited [PMTL] revealed the findings of its study on Mond
The Nation (th)
added Apr 5, 2018 00:32
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