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[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

[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

[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

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

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

[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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