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[Thailand] Thai cigarette labels to be world's largest

The size of the warnings, which are dominated by scary photos that show the unhealthy consequences of smoking, will be expanded to cover 85 per cent of the pack, up from the current 55 per cent, Public Health Minister Pradit Sinthawanarong said yesterda
AsiaOne (sg)
added Feb 2, 2013 12:41

[Thailand] Tobacco growers oppose tough anti-tobacco bill

Thailand’s tobacco growers and traders have protested against a new anti-tobacco marketing law which requires a single colour for all cigarette packets without designs or logos.
Pattaya Mail (th)
added Sep 17, 2012 14:59

[Asia-pacific, Thailand] A strategy to fight tobacco use together

The fight against tobacco in the region just got stronger. Some 50 “tobacco managers” from the South-East Asian Region have come together in Thimphu for the first time and drafted a strategy to strengthen its battle against tobacco use, the leading cause
Kuensel Online (bt)
added Jul 12, 2012 06:46

[Thailand] Bangkok "Smoking Kid" lights up Internet with quit message

The scene is part of a Thai anti-smoking ad that has gone viral since hitting the Internet last week, jolting some of Thailand's 13 million smokers to think about kicking the habit.
added Jun 22, 2012 09:09

[Philippines] PHL to Thailand: Abide by WTO ruling on cigarette taxes

THE Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) is urging the Thai government to comply with the World Trade Organization (WTO) ruling on cigarettes tax dispute with the Philippines.
Business Mirror (ph)
added May 18, 2012 06:06

[Asia, Thailand] Cigarette buying age raised to 20

A toughened tobacco control law takes effect Tuesday, raising the legal age to buy cigarettes to 20 and barring tobacco firms from indirect advertisements via corporate social responsibility (CSR) activities.
Bangkok Post (th)
added Jul 4, 2017 00:29

[Asia, Thailand] Thai tobacco maker plans cheap cigarettes to offset new tax

Thailand's state tobacco company said Saturday, Feb. 27, 2016, that it will introduce a new cheaper brand... "We are concerned that smokers will choose other alternatives that will severely harm their bodies, such as low-quality hand-rolling tobacco," she
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 29, 2016 15:25

[Asia-pacific, Thailand] SINGH: How Southeast Asia can kick the killer habit

National, regional and inter-country cooperation mechanisms are necessary for the regular sharing of best practices on tobacco control. Most importantly, countries need to support cross-border control of tobacco-related trade and marketing.
The Nation (th)
added Oct 5, 2015 19:03

Economic burden from smoking-related diseases in Thailand

The total economic loss from smoking-related diseases highlights the significant loss to the society, health sector and the country's economy. Such information is crucial for informing national public health policy, particularly when a conflict arises be
Tobacco Control
added Oct 2, 2015 15:19

[Thailand] Public Health Min to propose stricter anti-smoking law

Under the new tobacco control law, the definition of tobacco products will cover all kinds of things containing nicotine, including baraku, electronic baraku, and electronic cigarettes. In addition, people who can legally buy tobacco must be 20 years of a
National News Bureau of Thailand (NNT) (th)
added Dec 21, 2014 05:43
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