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Economic burden from smoking-related diseases in Thailand

The total economic loss from smoking-related diseases highlights the significant loss to the society, health sector and the country's economy. Such information is crucial for informing national public health policy, particularly when a conflict arises be
Tobacco Control
added Oct 2, 2015 15:19

[Asia-pacific, Thailand] Health bodies push for new law on tobacco

Six key public health organisations and allies Thursday vowed to support the new draft of Tobacco Control Act and called on the government and the National Legislative Assembly to push this law through to protect children and youth. They also called on
The Nation (th)
added Sep 17, 2015 12:54

[East Timor, India, Thailand] Tobacco Kills Over 1.3 Million Southeast Asians Every Year: WHO

Singh, regional director for South-East Asia, said: "We know that tobacco use is the leading cause of preventable deaths." She was speaking at the inauguration of the WHO's South-East Asia regional committee meeting at Dili (Timor-Leste), where health min
IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added Sep 7, 2015 11:08

[Asia, Thailand] 638000 seized cigarette packs missing

More than half a million packets of U-Light cigarettes seized by the Department of Special Investigation (DSI) as evidence have disappeared from a warehouse. DSI officials came to the warehouse in Bang Bua Thong district in Nonthaburi on Friday to check
Bangkok Post (th)
added Aug 15, 2015 11:06

[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

[Asia, Thailand] New legislation needed to keep Thai teens away from smoking

more than 2,000 websites illegally advertise and sell tobacco products. Age restriction is a joke and smokers under the age of 18 are free to buy cigarettes on the Internet. Dr Waranit Lumyai, who is in charge of the Trendy Activity Project, is a strong
The Nation (th)
added Jun 1, 2015 14:59

[China, Hong Kong, Thailand] Did the tobacco industry inflate estimates of illicit cigarette consumption in Asia? An empirical analysis [FREE FULL TEXT]

first study to directly validate an industry-funded estimate of illicit cigarette consumption, using a comparable estimation framework... the industry-funded estimate of illicit cigarette consumption for Hong Kong had been inflated by at least 133%.
Tobacco Control
added May 29, 2015 09:41

[Asia-pacific] Thailand faces rising numbers of young smokers as cigarettes, alcohol consumption go up

NESDB deputy secretary-general Chutinart Wongsuban said close surveillance should be made on the youth’s accessibility to cigarettes as research found the average age to begin smoking continued to fall to 15.6 year-old in 2014 from 16.8 year-old in 2007.
Malay Mail (my)
added May 27, 2015 10:18

[Asia-pacific, Thailand] VIDEO: Anti-Smoking Campaign Uses Ink Extracted From Smokers’ Lungs

This Thai health organization collaborated with BBDO Proximity Thailand and the Faculty of Medicine at Chulalongkorn University in Bangkok to bring their anti-smoking campaign to a whole new level by making ink from tar extracted from smokers’ donated lu
Branding Magazine
added May 7, 2015 12:43

[Thailand] Anti-smoking activists fear Philip Morris threat is delaying new law

ASH Thailand ...alleged that Philip Morris had submitted a letter to the Ministry of Public Health discouraging the new legislation. In the letter, Dr Prakit said, the company argued that Thailand need only educate citizens more about the harmful effect
Phuket News (th)
added May 4, 2015 17:49
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