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[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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[Thailand] You'll be horrified when you find out what the ink in this anti-smoking ad is ...

At first it looks like regular ink being dropped into water, but the black liquid is actually made from smokers' lungs. The Thai Health Promotion Foundation was looking for a way to discourage people from smoking through a powerful advertising campaign.
The Mirror (uk)
added May 4, 2015 17:33
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Ban on individual cigarette sales in Thailand 'would help cut teenage smokers'

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.
AsiaOne (sg)
added Apr 13, 2015 09:55
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[Asia, Thailand] Activists push tobacco bill

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
Bangkok Post (th)
added Apr 13, 2015 10:06
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Thailand tobacco company increases cigarette price by 1-2 baht per pack

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.
Customs Today (pk)
added Mar 30, 2015 21:25
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[Asia] Sporting role for Thailand’s smokers

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.
Tobacco Reporter
added Mar 1, 2015 12:38
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[Thailand] No Beach Butts: Phuket bans smoking, eating on sands

Smoking and eating are now banned on Phuket beaches following a press conference today to clarify the new “no beach chair” rule (story here).
Phuket Gazette (th)
added Feb 19, 2015 17:53
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[Asia, Thailand] PM urged to drop tobacco control bill

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
The Nation (th)
added Jan 14, 2015 11:03
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[Asia, Thailand] Anti-smoking camp praises e-ciggies crackdown bill

Anti-tobacco activists have 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.
Bangkok Post (th)
added Dec 26, 2014 22:49
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[Thailand] Public Health Min to propose stricter anti-smoking law

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
National News Bureau of Thailand (NNT) (th)
added Dec 21, 2014 05:43
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