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[Asia, Nepal, Thailand] India ranked 3rd in pictorial warnings on tobacco products

India jumped to third rank from its previous position of 136 in the list of countries with the largest pictorial warning on tobacco products, according to a report released on Thursday. The report said that India has moved to the third position out of 20
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Nov 10, 2016 23:31
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines, Thailand] Philip Morris Pleads Not Guilty to Huge Thai Tax Dodge

The massively popular Philip Morris pleaded not guilty last Monday to evading hundreds of millions of dollars, mainly for import tax to Thailand. The crime is said to sum up around $2.27 million, which is now being used as concrete evidence for against t
Lawyer Herald
added Apr 26, 2016 20:15
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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 of cigarettes to keep smokers from rolling their own or buying illegally imported untaxed ones due to higher prices from a recently imposed tax hike.
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 27, 2016 14:32
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[Asia, Asia-pacific] EDITORIAL Time Thailand stubbed out this killer habit

The new tobacco law will serve as a shield against these ruthless commercial interests and, as such, deserves the support of the public and the authorities. By discouraging youngsters from taking up the habit, we can protect them against the devastating
The Nation (th)
added Jun 4, 2015 12:57
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[Asia, Thailand] Activists push tobacco bill

A network of youth activists working to curb drinking and smoking among young people yesterday urged the government to speed up a new bill to prevent people taking up the habit. The bill seeks to increase the minimum age at which someone can buy tobacco
Bangkok Post (th)
added Apr 13, 2015 10:06
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[Asia] Sporting role for Thailand’s smokers

Thai smokers, who already contribute to the Thai Health Promotion Foundation and the Thai Public Broadcasting Services, will soon be providing money to help the country’s sporting efforts, according to a story in the Bangkok Post.
Tobacco Reporter
added Mar 1, 2015 12:38
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[Thailand, USA] LETTER: It’s all a lie

the Surgeon General of the United States contrived a report that was blatantly false and the biggest lie of the century was created because non smokers who were annoyed by cigarette smoke jumped on the band wagon.... you were duped by the U.S. government
Pattaya Mail (th)
added Mar 7, 2014 20:07
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[Asia, Thailand] Groups back moves to block smoking

Somsri Paosawat, president of the Health Professional Network for Tobacco-free Thai Society, said yesterday that the health advocacy organisations came together after international tobacco companies tried to stall the ministry's measure to increase the w
The Nation (th)
added Oct 2, 2013 14:07
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Philip Morris To Sue Thailand Over Cigarette Warning Labels ($$)

to block a new rule that would increase the size of graphic warning labels on packs of cigarettes in that country, arguing that the change will damage its brand. The company says it will file an action in the Bangkok Administrative Court by July 4, and
Law360
added Jun 26, 2013 05:33
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[Thailand] Airport smoking rooms 'should go'

Anti-smoking campaigners on Tuesday urged international airports in Thailand to close the smoking lounges, citing health dangers to non-smokers from second-hand smoke. Nipapan Kungsakulniti of the Public Health Faculty, Mahidol University, said second-h
Bangkok Post (th)
added May 7, 2013 08:54
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