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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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[Asia-pacific] Asean tobacco atlas reveals how Thailand is fighting back against killer

according to the fourth edition of the Asean Tobacco Control Atlas released yesterday by the Southeast Asia Tobacco Control Alliance (SEATCA) on the occasion of the 3rd UN High-Level Meeting on Non-Communicable Diseases taking place in New York today.
The Nation (th)
added Sep 27, 2018 16:18
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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Thailand] Asian Vapers unite to share voice with authorities

“vapers” from the Philippines, Malaysia, Thailand and Indonesia, joined together to launch a united voice...launched #VapersBeHeard to provide Asian vapers with an opportunity to be heard by global, regional and national policy-makers as well as the gene
Manila Standard (ph)
added Sep 11, 2018 21:17
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Smoking ban at public beaches in Thailand aims to protect visitors' health

is not only meant to reduce waste but also protect visitors' health, a senior government official said. ... Burutphat confirmed that the smoking ban at the public beaches will certainly deter the littering of wasteful cigarette butts and keep beachgoers f
Xinhua Newswire
added Sep 1, 2018 00:49
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[Asia-pacific, Thailand] Phuket market bans smoking

The Phuket City municipality is launching a no-smoking campaign for the weekly Lard Yai market on Thalang Road each Sunday night. Mayor Somjai Suwansuppana said: “We are concerned about the danger of cigarettes, especially secondhand smoke that can be i
The Nation (th)
added Aug 22, 2018 19:34
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[Thailand] Phuket to launch anti-smoking campaign next month

set to launch an anti-smoking campaign next month in the hope of making Phuket a smoke-free city. Phuket City Municipality Mayor Somjai Suwannasuphobna said today the campaign was developed out of concerns for the health of non-smokers. Various organi
National News Bureau of Thailand (NNT) (th)
added Aug 22, 2018 17:24
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[France, Thailand, UK] Three major anti-smoking groups are joining forces to fight Big Tobacco

Three of the globe’s most ardent anti-tobacco groups are joining forces, part of new effort to create a one-stop shop to monitor the tobacco industry, its lobbying tactics, and its marketing strategies. Stopping Tobacco Organizations Products (STOP) is
Quartz
added Aug 15, 2018 16:24
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[France, Thailand, UK] Bloomberg targets Big Tobacco's 'underhanded tactics'

gave a trio of anti-tobacco crusaders $20 million to up their game against an industry aggressively marketing its deadly wares worldwide, especially in developing countries. The non-profit groups—based in France, England and Thailand—jointly secured the
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Aug 15, 2018 16:10
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[France, Thailand, UK] Bloomberg Philanthropies Announces Organizations Selected to Lead "STOP," $20 Million Global Tobacco Industry Watchdog

announced that the University of Bath, The Global Centre for Good Governance in Tobacco Control (GGTC), and International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union) have been selected to collectively direct a new global tobacco industry watch
PR Newswire
added Aug 15, 2018 17:22
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