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[Asia, Thailand] Majority agree with bans under new Tobacco Control Act

A majority of people agree with new restrictions imposed under the 2017 Tobacco Control Act, including the prohibition against selling cigarettes to people under 20 years of age
Bangkok Post (th)
added Jul 9, 2017 15:53
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[Thailand] Philippines complains again to WTO over Thai cigarette trade

The Philippines has made a new complaint to the World Trade Organization in a nine-year-old dispute over Thailand's treatment of cigarette imports, alleging Thailand was failing to comply with a 2011 judgment against it, the WTO said on Friday.
Reuters
added Jul 8, 2017 17:14
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[Asia-pacific, Thailand] Stricter anti-tobacco laws go into effect

Key measures in this law include a ban on selling tobacco products to people aged under 20... There is also a ban on all forms of tobacco advertising and marketing, and on tobacco businesses conducting corporate social responsibility activities. Sponso
The Nation (th)
added Jul 5, 2017 19:04
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[Asia] Thailand’s Public Health Ministry Raises Cigarette Buying Age to 20

raising the legal age to buy cigarettes to 20 and barring tobacco firms from indirect advertisements via corporate social responsibility (CSR) activities. Health Minister Piyasakol Sakolsatayadorn said yesterday the 2017 Tobacco Control Act was designed t
Chiang Rai Times
added Jul 6, 2017 16:21
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[Asia, Thailand] Cigarette buying age raised to 20

A toughened tobacco control law takes effect Tuesday, raising the legal age to buy cigarettes to 20 and barring tobacco firms from indirect advertisements via corporate social responsibility (CSR) activities.
Bangkok Post (th)
added Jul 4, 2017 00:29
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[Asia-pacific, Thailand] ‘Stop smoking’ plea as habit kills 50,000 Thais every year

“These deaths mean the loss of breadwinners for so many families too,” Action on Smoking and Health Foundation Thailand secretary-general Prof Dr Prakit Vathesatogkit said at an event marking World No Tobacco Day, which falls tomorrow. The theme of thi
The Nation (th)
added May 30, 2017 21:21
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[Asia, Thailand] In search of a healthier puff

Thailand Tobacco Monopoly...is considering planting hemp and processing it for use in consumer products....Hemp seed oil can be mixed into cigarettes to reduce the quantity of nicotine and tar residues, and its flavour is similar to that of traditional ci
Bangkok Post (th)
added May 9, 2017 15:33
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[Asia, Asia-pacific, Thailand] LETTER: Tobacco giant squeezing Asean’s poorest countries

“Successful tobacco business means more diseases and death. Tobacco is not only damaging to health, but also causes social, economic and environmental harms to the world. All of this are preventable,” said Bungon Ritthiphakdee, executive director of SEAT
The Nation (th)
added Apr 28, 2017 17:15
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[Asia, Thailand] Concern about TTM reforms

Anti-tobacco activists in Thailand are urging the government to reconsider plans to relax its control of the Thailand Tobacco Monopoly (TTM), reports The Bangkok Post. In December, the cabinet approved a bill that would transform the TTM from a state en
Tobacco Reporter
added Mar 29, 2017 18:49
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[Asia, Thailand] New 'Tobacco Authority' could ease cigarette restrictions

The bill permits companies or public companies producing tobacco to be registered. The transnational tobacco giants could buy into them or manipulate their policies through proxy shareholders, he said. The companies would also be able to produce a wide r
Bangkok Post (th)
added Mar 29, 2017 10:59
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