Headlines Tagged with Thailand — 989 headlines found
Smoking and eating are now banned on Phuket beaches following a press conference today to clarify the new “no beach chair” rule (story here).
Feb 18, 2015 Phuket Gazette (th)
added Feb 19, 2015 17:53
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
Jan 14, 2015 The Nation (th)
added Jan 14, 2015 11:03
Anti-tobacco activists haveÂ 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.
Dec 24, 2014 Bangkok Post (th)
added Dec 26, 2014 22:49
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
Dec 18, 2014 National News Bureau of Thailand (NNT) (th)
added Dec 21, 2014 05:43
Many agencies are campaigning for Koh Tao Island to be a smoke-free area in efforts to boost the island’s tourism image. The Thai Health Promotion Foundation, the Koh Samui municipality, and the Action on Smoking and Health Foundation are pushing to mak
Nov 15, 2014 National News Bureau of Thailand (NNT) (th)
added Nov 16, 2014 22:53
More than three-quarters of respondents to a Nida Poll believe that the Tobacco Consumption Control Act (TCCA) will hurt their business, Thai Tobacco Trade Association revealed yesterday. They also have a negative outlook on the country's overall econom
Oct 25, 2014 The Nation (th)
added Nov 10, 2014 22:01
Transnational tobacco companies are using BITs to sue these countries' governments, with the aim of overruling state tobacco regulations for plain packaging with graphic health warnings. If the companies win the cases, then tobacco warnings will be weaken
Nov 4, 2014 The Nation (th)
added Nov 10, 2014 21:58
Thailand's Cabinet has approved a ban on the import of hookah-style water pipes and electronic cigarettes, copying a similar move by neighbouring Cambodia earlier this year. Deputy government spokesman Maj. Gen. Sansern Kaewkamnerd said Tuesday's decisio
Oct 14, 2014 AP - Associated Press
added Oct 14, 2014 12:27
Bangkok Metropolitan Administration has warned smokers not to smoke in markets or to face a fine of not more than Bt2,000, said Bangkok's deputy governor Pussadee Tamtai on Wednesday.
Oct 8, 2014 The Nation (th)
added Oct 8, 2014 14:45
Thai authorities cooperated with more than a half-dozen Asian and European countries in an operation that resulted in the seizure of more than 1.2 million forged goods and 130 million cigarettes over two weeks, the European Commission announced Monday.
Oct 6, 2014 Bangkok Post (th)
added Oct 6, 2014 12:34