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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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[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
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[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
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[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
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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
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[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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[Asia, Thailand] Ministry to ban hookah, e-cigarettes

Commerce Ministry plans to invoke a ministerial regulation to stop the import of Middle Eastern-style hookah pipes, a device to smoke tobacco, baraku or shisha, and e-cigarettes following the National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO)’s policy to contr
Bangkok Post (th)
added Sep 8, 2014 05:31
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[Asia, Thailand] Health group warns of TPP threat to 'tobacco control'

THE THAILAND Health Promotion Institute has reaffirmed its stance against any move by Thailand to join the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) amid concerns it might create legal snags in the country's anti-smoking efforts.
The Nation (th)
added Jun 10, 2014 19:09
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[Thailand] LETTER: A pack of lies

In reply to Mr. Arnone (PM 7/3) it has to be said that his letter was a masterpiece of dissimulation, misquotes and confusion. ... Mr. Arnone doesn’t want me to say that smoking is hazardous because it is not my business. I have news for him: it is my bu
Pattaya Mail (th)
added Mar 14, 2014 08:14
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[Asia, Thailand] Govt sued over tobacco health warning

Japan Tobacco Inc., Asia’s biggest listed cigarette maker, is suing the government over plans to increase the size of health warnings on cigarette packages, claiming the move is unconstitutional. The government announced a plan in April to increase the
Bangkok Post (th)
added Jun 25, 2013 08:10
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