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[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
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[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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[Thailand] Ministry to upsize cigarette warnings

Health warnings on packets of cigarettes are to be enlarged to cover 85% of the packaging. The regulation is at the drafting stage but will be implemented soon, Public Health Minister Pradit Sintanawarong said on Sunday.
Bangkok Post (th)
added Feb 4, 2013 13:42
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Tobacco control in Thailand means creative approaches to quitting

Here’s how the Asian nation dramatically curbed tobacco usage and got 91% of smokers to support harsher action against cigarettes...due to a combination of political commitment, restrictive laws, health warnings and tax hikes – plus the leadership of grou
The Guardian (uk)
added Jul 20, 2016 09:43
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[Asia-pacific, Thailand] Philip Morris International Inc. Could Face a $2.2 Billion Fine for Tax Evasion

It's unlikely that the Thai tax evasion and health warning cases will be resolved anytime soon. However, Philip Morris investors should understand why the company is engaged in so many legal battles worldwide as countries try to reduce their smoking rate
Motley Fool
added Jan 21, 2016 20:18
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[Thailand] Campaign launched to make Koh Tao smoke-free

Many agencies are campaigning for Koh Tao Island to be a smoke-free area in efforts to boost the island’s tourism image. The Thai Health Promotion Foundation, the Koh Samui municipality, and the Action on Smoking and Health Foundation are pushing to mak
National News Bureau of Thailand (NNT) (th)
added Nov 16, 2014 22:53
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[Asia, Asia-pacific, Philippines] DTI may demand compensation after Thailand drags feet on WTO tobacco tax ruling

(WTO) tomorrow will discuss Thailand's failure to comply with a ruling that found taxes it slapped on Philippine tobacco exports were unfair. Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) Undersecretary Adrian S. Cristobal Jr. last week told reporters that the
InterAksyon.com (TV 5) (ph)
added Oct 21, 2013 19:42
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[Thailand] Philip Morris Leads Plain Packs Battle in Global Trade Arena

The war between the tobacco industry and anti-smoking forces is heating up as cigarette makers intensify efforts to use treaties to block labeling constraints. Philip Morris International Inc. (PM) has pressed the U.S. for language that would make it to
Bloomberg News
added Aug 23, 2013 14:46
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[Thailand, UK] MUIR: Diary: hot tickets for MPs, courtesy of cigarette manufacturers

Bouquet of the week award to Japan Tobacco International, now it has apparently decided to sue the Thai government to stop it increasing the prominence of health warnings on packets of cigarettes. Entirely the sort of public-spirited contribution one migh
The Guardian (uk)
added Jul 14, 2013 22:41
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[Thailand] Health ministry stands firm on expanded warning on cigarette packets

Public Health Minister Pradit Sintavanarong insisted that the latest Thai tobacco regulation which requires 85 per cent of space on cigarette packets dedicated to health warning is appropriate. He was referring to a move by US-based tobacco manufacturer
Pattaya Mail (th)
added Jun 29, 2013 10:28
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