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[Asia-pacific, Thailand] Govt urged to lift ban on e-cigarettes

A NETWORK OF e-cigarette users and importers have suggested that lifting the ban on smoke-free products and issuing appropriate regulations would be a more-effective measure to discourage people from smoking rather than selling cigarettes in plain packag
The Nation (th)
added Nov 27, 2018 02:36
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[Asia, Thailand] PARPART: Smoked out? Not yet

We all have to live with each other even though we do not think or act the same. Everyone has a choice, so even smokers should be free to decide what they want to do with their lives. We're not asking for much -- just a place to kill ourselves convenientl
Bangkok Post (th)
added Nov 20, 2018 20:06
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[Asia, Thailand] Cigarette packs to get overhaul

Ten new warning images on cigarette packages and plain packaging are part of a new regulation before the Public Health Ministry to discourage smoking, according to minister Piyasakol Sakolsatayadorn.
Bangkok Post (th)
added Nov 16, 2018 02:24
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Thailand to be Asia's first to enforce plain cigarette packs

The Public Health Ministry on Wednesday approved a draft regulation requiring plain cigarette packaging, and will also change the compulsory pictures reinforcing the warning that smoking is hazardous to health.
Bangkok Post (th)
added Nov 15, 2018 14:11
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] WTO upholds cigar ruling in favor of PH, tells Thailand to comply

The WTO Appellate Body has upheld its panel ruling six years ago ordering Thailand to rectify in a “quick and effective manner and without delay” the imposition of discriminatory taxes on imported Philippine cigarettes that impaired benefits accruing to
Manila Bulletin (ph)
added Nov 14, 2018 17:15
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[Philippines] Thailand loses WTO dispute over cigarette imports

Thailand has failed to comply with a World Trade Organization ruling against its regulations on cigarette imports, a WTO dispute panel said on Monday, the first of two legal cases brought to the Geneva-based watchdog by the Philippines.
Reuters
added Nov 15, 2018 10:35
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[Thailand] Smokers' shift to hike tax on loose tobacco

The Excise Department is going to raise the tobacco tax after dozens of smokers have switched to hand-rolled cigarettes, prices for which are far cheaper than factory-made cigarettes following enforcement of a new excise tax structure last year.
Bangkok Post (th)
added Nov 8, 2018 21:47
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[Asia-pacific, Thailand] Prisons to ban sale of tobacco products and cigarettes

A NEW REGULATION will ban the sale of cigarettes and tobacco at all prisons across the country to reduce the number of inmates falling sick or dying from respiratory diseases, Corrections Department director-general |Pol Colonel Narat Savettanan said.
The Nation (th)
added Nov 6, 2018 11:19
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Call to overturn ban on e-cigarettes in Thailand

The Ends Cigarette Smoke Thailand group, or ECST, has filed a request to the director of Law and Litigation Department in the Office of the Ombudsman Thailand, asking for the ban on e-cigarettes to be reconsidered. The devices were banned on December
Asia Times
added Oct 19, 2018 02:17
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[Asia, Asia-pacific] DAVIDSON: Why Thailand risks getting its fingers burned in combating rise in smoking

A better solution for Thailand would be to emulate Japan’s emphasis on education, teaching children from early age of the dangers of smoking....it should not follow the fashionable, but failed, plain packaging policies of Australia, France and the UK.
The Nation (th)
added Oct 16, 2018 20:27
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