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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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[Thailand] Smoking Gun

Cigarette promotional items are technically illegal, yet it's so easy to circumvent the law
Bangkok Post (th)
added Sep 3, 2012 22:31
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India to use Thailand`s anti-tobacco warning on cigarettes

The new pictorial warning, which is faceless, will be notified by the Ministry of Health as a replacement for the controversial old one . . . The Government of Thailand, which owns the copyright for the said warning, has permitted India to use these on c
Zee News (in)
added Jul 3, 2012 13:53
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[Asia-pacific, Thailand] Stricter anti-tobacco laws go into effect

Key measures in this law include a ban on selling tobacco products to people aged under 20... There is also a ban on all forms of tobacco advertising and marketing, and on tobacco businesses conducting corporate social responsibility activities. Sponso
The Nation (th)
added Jul 5, 2017 19:04
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[Thailand] Tobacco law under review for legal import of e-cigs, baraku

Excise Department may ask the government to allow the legal import of electronic cigarettes and baraku (shisha), which would be taxed like cigarettes, says the department’s Director-General, Somchai Poolsavasdi.
Phuket News (th)
added Oct 31, 2016 18:34
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[Thailand] Higher smoking age, tobacco advertising ban approved

The interim cabinet on Tuesday approved a measure to raise the minimum smoking age to 20 from 18. The increase was approved along with a raft of related measures to effectively ban all forms of advertising for the industry.
National News Bureau of Thailand (NNT) (th)
added Oct 26, 2016 03:46
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[Asia, Asia-pacific, Philippines] PH, Thailand talks on cigarette taxes collapse

THE PHILIPPINES formally asked the World Trade Organization (WTO) to look into inconsistencies in the customs valuations that Thailand continued to impose on imported cigarettes. This request came after the two nations failed to resolve their dispute du
Philippine Daily Inquirer (ph)
added Jul 18, 2016 01:01
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[Philippines] Appeal to WTO on cigarette dispute with Thailand

Philippines asked for consulations with Thailand under provisions of the World Trade Organisation’s dispute settlements process, saying its complaints about discriminatory practices for import cigarettes remain unresolved, the WTO said. The dispute first
Tobacco Journal International
added May 10, 2016 14:24
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