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[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
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[Asia, Asia-pacific, Thailand] Exclude tobacco from trade talks, Seatca urges

The Southeast Asia Tobacco Control Alliance (Seatca) has called for tobacco products to be withdrawn from current and upcoming trade and investment negotiations. Seatca requested that no special trading privileges or incentives be given to tobacco compa
Bangkok Post (th)
added Sep 22, 2014 23:21
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[Thailand] Huge warnings to appear on Thai packs

A law requiring the inclusion of graphic health warnings that take up 85 percent of the front and back of cigarette packs is due to come into force in Thailand on September 24, according to a National News Bureau of Thailand story.
Tobacco Reporter
added Sep 14, 2014 11:08
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[Asia, Asia-pacific, Thailand] TTM pinning hopes on Asean and China

Thailand Tobacco Monopoly (TTM) expects higher revenue next year from its aggressive expansion into the Asean and Chinese markets. Acting managing director Daonoi Suthinipapant said TTM was revising up its sales target for next year from the earlier pro
Bangkok Post (th)
added Sep 18, 2014 15:56
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[Asia, Thailand] Govt urged to raise tobacco taxes

An anti-smoking network urged the government to raise tobacco taxes and the special tax on cigarettes. In a statement released today, its chairman Somsri Paosawat said that tax hikes should work effectively in lowering tobacco consumption.
The Nation (th)
added Sep 10, 2014 14:51
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[Asia, Thailand] Baraku operators complain their livelihoods are up in smoke

Baraku or shisha service operators at pubs and restaurants along Bangkok's busy tourist streets are outraged over the National Council for Peace and Order order to ban the import of the Middle-Eastern style hookah pipe, a device used to smoke baraku, a t
Bangkok Post (th)
added Sep 8, 2014 05:33
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[Asia, Thailand] Ministry to ban hookah, e-cigarettes

Commerce Ministry plans to invoke a ministerial regulation to stop the import of Middle Eastern-style hookah pipes, a device to smoke tobacco, baraku or shisha, and e-cigarettes following the National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO)’s policy to contr
Bangkok Post (th)
added Sep 8, 2014 05:31
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[Asia] Thailand may ban import of hookah pipes, shisha, e-cigarettes

The vapour from chemicals, ignited by electricity, contains small particles of metal, which could cause cancer, said Nopporn Cheanklin, deputy director-general of Department of Disease Control (DDC).
Sahara News Network (in)
added Sep 8, 2014 04:52
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[Asia-pacific, Thailand] Thai Officials Eye Shisha And E-Cigarette Tax

Neither product is currently registered under any Thai laws, officials said. Shisha, known to the Thais as baragu, is increasingly popular among Thais and widely sold in nightclubs and restaurants, while electric cigarettes have also made a recent entry
Phuket News (th)
added Sep 3, 2014 16:50
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[Thailand] Bangkok launches 'No Smoking' campaign in public health facilities

Bangkok Metropolitan Authority (BMA) today launched a model of a smoke free public health facilities. .. The aim of this campaign is to reduce the smoking rate by 10 percent by 2025. All nine hospitals under the BMA Medical Service Department and 68 publi
National News Bureau of Thailand (NNT) (th)
added Aug 27, 2014 20:28
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