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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand] The Smoking Truth about electronic cigarettes

The ongoing debate rages on with governments, medical experts and health practitioners weighing in on the use of electronic cigarettes. Entirely safe or not, smokers and/or non-smokers make a conscious decision to purchase them, but choosing to do so not
The Establishment Post
added May 16, 2014 10:44
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[Thailand] Dusit Thani employees butt out for No Tobacco Day

The Dusit Thani Hotel marked World No Tobacco Day when General Manager Chatchawal Supachayanont and hotel anti-smoking campaign manager Pin Krasangh kicked off the June 1 event. Following speeches and calls to quit smoking, employees engaged in a friendl
Pattaya Mail (th)
added Jun 15, 2012 12:52
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[Thailand] PANDEY: The wrong kind of smoke signal

the Kuala Lumpur branch of Mandarin Oriental should do what is right for a bulk of its customers, who by the way are non-smokers, before someone gets the idea to take the hotel to court for violations of their rights.
Bangkok Post (th)
added Aug 14, 2012 21:28
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[Europe, Thailand] Tobacco industry challenges Thai government

Thai Public Health Ministry is embroiled in a court battle with international tobacco companies as it seeks to impose larger graphic health warnings on cigarette packages.
DW World (Deutsche Welle) (de)
added Oct 15, 2013 02:00
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[China, India, Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam] ADB: High tobacco prices save lives

Smoking-related deaths in Thailand and four other Asian countries where tobacco use is amongst the highest in the world would drop by 20% if cigarette prices were doubled by increased taxation, according to an Asian Development Bank study relased on Tue
Bangkok Post (th)
added Nov 13, 2012 09:59
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[Philippines, Thailand] Thai response to WTO tobacco ruling probed

The Philippines is investigating reports that the Thai government has decided to indict executives of Philip Morris (Thailand) for allegedly under-declaring the value of cigarettes imported from the Philippines, as this move will undermine the ruling iss
Philippine Daily Inquirer (ph)
added Dec 2, 2013 14:31
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[Asia-pacific, East Timor, Thailand] Butting out: how some countries are starting to put their health first

In 1991, 60 per cent of men in Thailand were smokers. Since then, the country has introduced some of south-east Asia's toughest smoking laws, with significant success. They include tax increases on cigarettes, advertising bans, anti-smoking campaigns, cle
The Age (au)
added Aug 25, 2012 23:37
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[Asia, Asia-pacific] Thailand bans import of water pipes, electronic cigarettes

Thailand's Cabinet has approved a ban on the import of hookah-style water pipes and electronic cigarettes, copying a similar move by neighbouring Cambodia earlier this year. Deputy government spokesman Maj. Gen. Sansern Kaewkamnerd said Tuesday's decisio
AP - Associated Press
added Oct 14, 2014 12:27
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[Asia, Thailand] New legislation needed to keep Thai teens away from smoking

more than 2,000 websites illegally advertise and sell tobacco products. Age restriction is a joke and smokers under the age of 18 are free to buy cigarettes on the Internet. Dr Waranit Lumyai, who is in charge of the Trendy Activity Project, is a strong
The Nation (th)
added Jun 1, 2015 14:59
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[Asia, Thailand] PM urged to drop tobacco control bill

TOBACCO FARMER associations urged Prime Minister General Prayut Chan-o-cha yesterday to put a brake on the tobacco control bill, which is now on its way to a Cabinet meeting. The bill, if legislated, would increase the minimum age of cigarette buyers f
The Nation (th)
added Jan 14, 2015 11:03
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