Headlines Tagged with Thailand — 993 headlines found
MORE than 200,000 young Thais buy cigarettes one at a time because they can't afford to buy packs of 20, a public-health researcher from Mahidol University has revealed.
Apr 12, 2015 AsiaOne (sg)
added Apr 13, 2015 09:55
A network of youth activists working to curb drinking and smoking among young people yesterday urged the government to speed up a new bill to prevent people taking up the habit. The bill seeks to increase the minimum age at which someone can buy tobacco
Apr 11, 2015 Bangkok Post (th)
added Apr 13, 2015 10:06
BANGKOK: Smokers will now pay higher prices for cigarettes after the Sports Act, which requires tobacco producers and distributors to contribute to a newly established ‘national sports development’ fund, has become effective.
Mar 30, 2015 Customs Today (pk)
added Mar 30, 2015 21:25
Thai smokers, who already contribute to the Thai Health Promotion Foundation and the Thai Public Broadcasting Services, will soon be providing money to help the country’s sporting efforts, according to a story in the Bangkok Post.
Feb 25, 2015 Tobacco Reporter
added Mar 1, 2015 12:38
Smoking and eating are now banned on Phuket beaches following a press conference today to clarify the new “no beach chair” rule (story here).
Feb 18, 2015 Phuket Gazette (th)
added Feb 19, 2015 17:53
TOBACCO FARMER associations urged Prime Minister General Prayut Chan-o-cha yesterday to put a brake on the tobacco control bill, which is now on its way to a Cabinet meeting. The bill, if legislated, would increase the minimum age of cigarette buyers f
Jan 14, 2015 The Nation (th)
added Jan 14, 2015 11:03
Anti-tobacco activists haveÂ praised the Public Health Ministry's efforts to amend the tobacco control act to bring e-cigarettes and baraku under its regulatory framework and raise the legal age for buying cigarettes to 20.
Dec 24, 2014 Bangkok Post (th)
added Dec 26, 2014 22:49
Under the new tobacco control law, the definition of tobacco products will cover all kinds of things containing nicotine, including baraku, electronic baraku, and electronic cigarettes. In addition, people who can legally buy tobacco must be 20 years of a
Dec 18, 2014 National News Bureau of Thailand (NNT) (th)
added Dec 21, 2014 05:43
Many agencies are campaigning for Koh Tao Island to be a smoke-free area in efforts to boost the island’s tourism image. The Thai Health Promotion Foundation, the Koh Samui municipality, and the Action on Smoking and Health Foundation are pushing to mak
Nov 15, 2014 National News Bureau of Thailand (NNT) (th)
added Nov 16, 2014 22:53
Transnational tobacco companies are using BITs to sue these countries' governments, with the aim of overruling state tobacco regulations for plain packaging with graphic health warnings. If the companies win the cases, then tobacco warnings will be weaken
Nov 4, 2014 The Nation (th)
added Nov 10, 2014 21:58