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[Asia-pacific, Thailand] Philip Morris charged in court

filed a lawsuit against the American tobacco and cigarette giant Philip Morris International Inc’s Thai unit, accusing eight of the company’s foreign and local executives of false declarations of its imports and of the evasion of duties and import taxes.
The Nation (th)
added Jan 19, 2016 14:37
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[Asia, Thailand] Philip Morris tax evasion case reaches court

In 2013 the attorney-general indicted PMTL for allegedly under-reporting the value of cigarettes it imported from the Philippines between 2003 and 2006 to avoid paying the full amount of tax
Bangkok Post (th)
added Jan 19, 2016 14:36

[Asia-pacific] Thailand plans to ban products that promote nicotine use

E-cigarettes are banned in Thailand but its Parlia­ment will table a new law seeking to prohibit all products that promote nicotine use, said a Thai official. A member of the Thai Health Professional Alliance against Tobacco (ThPAT) Dr Suthat Rungruang­h
The Star (my)
added Dec 8, 2015 21:44

[Thailand] VIDEO: British traveller storms out of Bangkok taxi with baby after driver refuses to stop smoking

A taxi driver faces being fined and suspended from driving his cab after a video showed him refusing to stop smoking despite having a baby as a passenger. In the footage a British man gets out of the cab with his young tot strapped to him in a baby carri
The Mirror (uk)
added Nov 14, 2015 14:05

[Asia, Philippines, Thailand] Govt sizes up Philip Morris WTO claim / Commerce staff deny opposing lawsuit

The government is not sure whether a World Trade Organisation (WTO) ruling cited by tobacco giant Philip Morris will have any impact on a lawsuit it is set to file against the firm. Philip Morris (Thailand) Limited (PMTL) is accused of making false decl
Bangkok Post (th)
added Nov 5, 2015 02:13

[Thailand] Former milkman jailed over plot to smuggle ten million cigarettes into UK

A former milkman, who masterminded a plot to smuggle ten million illicit cigarettes into the UK, has been jailed after being extradited from Thailand. Paul Joyce, 41, originally from Consett, fled to the Far East in 2008, hours before the other members
Hartlepool Mail (uk)
added Oct 27, 2015 09:12

[Asia] Assessment of secondhand smoke in international airports in Thailand, 2013 [FREE FULL TEXT]

Extremely high levels of SHS in and adjacent to DSR show that these rooms are not providing safe air quality for employees and travellers. These high levels of exposure are above those levels reported in US airports and show the need for remedial action t
Tobacco Control
added Oct 22, 2015 13:37

[Asia-pacific, Thailand] LETTER: Seeing through the second-hand-smoke haze

it also casts a haze over figures for smoking-related lung cancer, because it is possible that some of those cases were caused by air pollution. And yet we smokers are punished while all of the other polluters go untouched. And do you know why, Eric? Beca
The Nation (th)
added Oct 21, 2015 15:14

[Asia, Asia-pacific, Thailand] TPP pros and cons due next week

Limatit... said the talks with TPP member countries could weaken the Thailand Tobacco Monopoly. "Thai courts would lose their power of jurisdiction if any giant foreign tobacco companies like Philip Morris files a lawsuit against the Thai government over
Bangkok Post (th)
added Oct 14, 2015 12:12

[Asia-pacific, Thailand] SINGH: How Southeast Asia can kick the killer habit

National, regional and inter-country cooperation mechanisms are necessary for the regular sharing of best practices on tobacco control. Most importantly, countries need to support cross-border control of tobacco-related trade and marketing.
The Nation (th)
added Oct 5, 2015 19:03
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