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[Thailand] Cigarette warning labels to get even bigger

Thailand will have world's largest warning labels on cigarette packs. 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
The Nation (th)
added Feb 3, 2013 12:00

[Asia, Asia-pacific] Thailand to appeal after Philip Morris wins tobacco case

The Thai government plans to appeal a court victory by tobacco giant Philip Morris to keep larger health warnings off cigarette packets for sale in Thailand. The Central Administrative Court ruled last Friday to temporarily suspend a new health ministry
added Aug 28, 2013 14:07

[Thailand] Number of Thai smokers on upward trend to 13 million

Despite unrelenting measures to curb smoking, the number of Thai smokers has increased to 13 million, a rise by 500,000 people in four years, a senior health official said.
MCOT 1 (Modernine TV) (th)
added Mar 14, 2013 15:54

[Asia-pacific, Philippines] PH asks WTO to force Thailand to comply on cigarette import ruling

The move was prompted by a legal action taken by the Thai government against Philip Morris Thailand which imports cigarettes from its Philippine affiliate. This was viewed by the Philippines as inconsistent with the WTO decision that ruled against Thail
Manila Bulletin (ph)
added Feb 3, 2016 14:47

[Asia-pacific] Thailand faces rising numbers of young smokers as cigarettes, alcohol consumption go up

NESDB deputy secretary-general Chutinart Wongsuban said close surveillance should be made on the youth’s accessibility to cigarettes as research found the average age to begin smoking continued to fall to 15.6 year-old in 2014 from 16.8 year-old in 2007.
Malay Mail (my)
added May 27, 2015 10:18

[Asia, Thailand] Bangkok Post 85% cigarette graphic warning law now in force

The law requiring a mandatory health warning graphic that takes up 85% of a cigarette packet, the largest anywhere, with the use of 10 different warning graphics stipulated, has now come into force in Thailand. The Action on Smoking and Health Foundatio
Bangkok Post (th)
added Jun 27, 2014 18:02

[Asia, Thailand] Doctors, academics to battle smoking

Doctors and academics have joined forces to form the National Alliance for Tobacco Control (NATC) to strengthen the anti-smoking message. The alliance was officially launched Tuesday, and announced its first mission was supporting the public health poli
Bangkok Post (th)
added Oct 2, 2013 03:31

[Asia, Asia-pacific, Philippines] Thailand dragging feet on WTO order to remove unfair tobacco taxes, DTI says

The Philippines has expressed disappointment over Thailand's failure to comply with the World Trade Organization's (WTO) ruling on the latter's unfair tobacco taxes. (TV 5) (ph)
added Jul 30, 2013 05:00

[Thailand] Thai Tobacco Trade Association and Retailers Take Ministry of Health to Court: "We Play by the Rules -- And So Should the Ministry"

The Thai Tobacco Trade Association (TTTA), which represents more than 1400 retailers across Thailand, announced today that it is asking the Administrative Court to invalidate the Ministry of Public Health's unconstitutional decision to impose new warning
Fort Mill (SC) Times
added Jun 25, 2013 08:32

[Asia, Thailand] Tougher tobacco warning messages enforced, cigarette producer unperturbed

A new regulation which imposes printing of warning messages on 85 per cent of a cigarette package will not affect Thai tobacco sales, according to the director of Thailand Tobacco Monopoly (TTM). Torsak Chotemongkol said a royal decree, proposed by the P
Pattaya Mail (th)
added Apr 17, 2013 09:09
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