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[Thailand] Philip Morris Sues Thai Government Over Cigarette Packaging

A Philip Morris International Inc. (PM) division in Thailand has sued the government there over a plan to require tobacco companies to cover their cigarette packs with more prominent graphic, anti-smoking warnings. The maker of Marlboro and L&M cigarett
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Jun 27, 2013 10:36

[Asia] Thailand Tobacco eyes expansion abroad

Thailand Tobacco Monopoly (TTM) has been encouraged to expand its markets overseas including western countries, Deputy Finance Minister Tanusak Lek-uthai said today. In his speech on the state agency’s 75th anniversary, he said the tobacco enterprise d
MCOT 1 (Modernine TV) (th)
added Apr 19, 2013 14:40

[Asia, Asia-pacific] Thailand's anti-smoking YouTube hit

A Thai anti-smoking advert goes viral on Youtube with over two million views in two weeks and winning praise from around the world. ... This is a Thai anti-tobacco campaign titled Smoking Kids, and its creepy, urgent power comes from its reality-TV styl
Bangkok Post (th)
added Apr 14, 2013 12:51

[Thailand] Tougher tobacco laws being drafted

A tobacco watchdog is preparing a new tobacco control law that will lift the legal age for buying cigarettes from 18 to 20, while sellers must be over 18.
Bangkok Post (th)
added Oct 25, 2012 18:05

[Australia] ADCOCK: Thailand's draft tobacco consumption control act: Plain packaging and beyond

Thai authorities will need to ensure any measures they introduce do not end up infringing on Thais' constitutional rights, undermining intellectual property protection, violating the country's international trade obligations or unexpectedly resulting in i
Bangkok Post (th)
added Oct 19, 2012 03:14

[Thailand] New WHO FCTC Knowledge Hub opens to help Parties counter tobacco industry interference

The Secretariat of the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) launched a new Knowledge Hub to track tobacco industry interference in public policy-making. The new center will be located in Bangkok at the Thammasat University’s School of Globa
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Nov 7, 2017 23:17

[Asia, Philippines, Thailand] Govt sizes up Philip Morris WTO claim / Commerce staff deny opposing lawsuit

The government is not sure whether a World Trade Organisation (WTO) ruling cited by tobacco giant Philip Morris will have any impact on a lawsuit it is set to file against the firm. Philip Morris (Thailand) Limited (PMTL) is accused of making false decl
Bangkok Post (th)
added Nov 5, 2015 02:13

[Asia, Thailand] Tobacco lobby counters high taxes

The Thai Tobacco Trade Association (TTTA) has called for excise-tax reform that increases the country's competitiveness. Tax increases will only trigger illegal products and lower the income of retailers and state revenue while the number of smokers will
The Nation (th)
added Sep 24, 2014 11:16

[Asia, Thailand] Smoking, junk food, unsafe sex rising

a World Bank report warns. … "The health consequences and monetary costs of risky behaviours to individuals, their families, and society as a whole are staggering and justify public interventions."
Bangkok Post (th)
added Dec 3, 2013 19:41

[Thailand] 12th Cigarettes and Health conference calls for ban to direct and indirect advertisements

has commenced with a call for legal amendments to ban cigarette advertisements, both directly and indirectly. The amendment is expected to close the legal loopholes in the cigarettes marketing strategy which allows manufacturers to deploy uncontrolled adv
National News Bureau of Thailand (NNT) (th)
added Jul 5, 2013 16:46
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