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[Asia, Thailand] Tobacco Monopoly feels the burn from new excise rates

This year, the TTM will plunge into the red as it has not been able to reduce its huge spending in light of the tax, implemented in September last year...packs of cigarettes with a retail price over 60 baht are subject to a 40% levy while cheaper packs en
Bangkok Post (th)
added Mar 6, 2018 14:53
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[Asia, Thailand] EDITORIAL: Time to wake up on e-cigs

The arrest of a couple in Pathum Thani on Tuesday for allegedly selling electronic cigarettes has prompted users of the alternative products to come out and press lawmakers to revise the law, saying the ban is dogged by misinformation. And they are not w
Bangkok Post (th)
added Jan 26, 2018 00:35
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[Asia, Thailand] EDITORIAL: Time to wake up on e-cigs

The complete ban on e-cigarettes forces enthusiasts to buy them from abroad, or via unlicensed local sources, meaning no taxes are paid and no safety checks on the products are enforced. We need a moderate...
Bangkok Post (th)
added Dec 20, 2017 22:36
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[Asia-pacific] Smoking threatens Thailand’s sustainability, says health foundation

Smoking costs Thailand nearly Bt75 billion a year, according to an estimate released by the Thai Health Promotion Foundation on Monday. “The figures are equivalent to 0.78 per cent of the country’s gross domestic products,” the foundation’s deputy manag
The Nation (th)
added Jul 24, 2017 16:16
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[Asia, Thailand] Majority agree with bans under new Tobacco Control Act

A majority of people agree with new restrictions imposed under the 2017 Tobacco Control Act, including the prohibition against selling cigarettes to people under 20 years of age
Bangkok Post (th)
added Jul 9, 2017 15:53
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[Asia] Thailand’s Public Health Ministry Raises Cigarette Buying Age to 20

raising the legal age to buy cigarettes to 20 and barring tobacco firms from indirect advertisements via corporate social responsibility (CSR) activities. Health Minister Piyasakol Sakolsatayadorn said yesterday the 2017 Tobacco Control Act was designed t
Chiang Rai Times
added Jul 6, 2017 16:21
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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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[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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[Asia, Thailand] Smuggled cigarettes worth B50m seized

Bangkok Post (th)
added Dec 30, 2016 23:02
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[Asia-pacific] Thai prosecutor charges Philip Morris Thailand in cigarette imports case

The case involves cigarettes imported by Philip Morris Thailand from the Philippines between 2003 and 2007, the prosecutor told reporters. In addition to the company, seven Thais were also charged, as well as four foreigners who were outside the country,
Reuters
added Jan 19, 2016 14:41
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