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[Asia] E-cig Users Face Jail Time in Thailand

A popular police webpage has confirmed penalties for the possession of e-cigarettes. Users could be jailed for 5 years while manufactures face 10 years inside for ignoring the law. The advice from policewoman Sirirat Piankaew on the “Muat Ka” page comes
Tobacco Asia
added Mar 24, 2017 20:34
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[Asia, Thailand] Contraband cigarettes seized from southern bombers

Security authorities have seized nearly 9,000 packets of smuggled cigarettes worth about 3.34 million baht in Pattani province from members of an insurgent group believed behind multiple bombings in the far South.
Bangkok Post (th)
added Sep 6, 2016 21:53
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[Asia, Thailand] Smoking banned in all taxis

Bangkok Post (th)
added Sep 1, 2016 16:44
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[Asia-pacific] Thailand's Smoking Ban In Taxis Set To Kick Off Sept 1

A total ban on smoking in all taxis running across Thailand will be effective on Sept 1, with violators to be fined up to 2,000 baht each
BERNAMA (Malaysian National News Agency) (my)
added Sep 1, 2016 16:43
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Tobacco control in Thailand means creative approaches to quitting

Here’s how the Asian nation dramatically curbed tobacco usage and got 91% of smokers to support harsher action against cigarettes...due to a combination of political commitment, restrictive laws, health warnings and tax hikes – plus the leadership of grou
The Guardian (uk)
added Jul 20, 2016 09:43
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[Asia, Asia-pacific, Philippines] PH, Thailand talks on cigarette taxes collapse

THE PHILIPPINES formally asked the World Trade Organization (WTO) to look into inconsistencies in the customs valuations that Thailand continued to impose on imported cigarettes. This request came after the two nations failed to resolve their dispute du
Philippine Daily Inquirer (ph)
added Jul 18, 2016 01:01
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[Philippines] PHL, Thailand returning to WTO on tobacco row

The Philippines is set to confront Thailand in June at the World Trade Organization (WTO) to demand compliance to a 2011 tax ruling on tobacco imported from the Philippines, because the livelihood of 1.9 million Filipino farmers is at stake if Bangkok co
Business Mirror (ph)
added May 27, 2016 11:09
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[Thailand] Tobacco Products Control Act barely affects mom-and-pop stores: Researcher

However, the director quoted a survey on the impacts of the draft Tobacco Products Control Act conducted by a TRC researcher as saying the law would barely affect mom-and-pop stores and it would raise no cause for concerns.
National News Bureau of Thailand (NNT) (th)
added May 22, 2016 19:44
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[Philippines] Appeal to WTO on cigarette dispute with Thailand

Philippines asked for consulations with Thailand under provisions of the World Trade Organisation’s dispute settlements process, saying its complaints about discriminatory practices for import cigarettes remain unresolved, the WTO said. The dispute first
Tobacco Journal International
added May 10, 2016 14:24
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines, Thailand] Philip Morris Pleads Not Guilty to Huge Thai Tax Dodge

The massively popular Philip Morris pleaded not guilty last Monday to evading hundreds of millions of dollars, mainly for import tax to Thailand. The crime is said to sum up around $2.27 million, which is now being used as concrete evidence for against t
Lawyer Herald
added Apr 26, 2016 20:15
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