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Philip Morris Halts Graphic Warning Rule In Thailand ($$)

A Thai court has temporarily blocked the country's government from forcing tobacco manufacturers to increase the size of graphic health warnings on cigarette packs from 55 to 85 percent of the packaging, a Philip Morris Internationalunit said Monday.
Law360
added Aug 30, 2013 00:03
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[Asia, Asia-pacific] Thailand to appeal after Philip Morris wins tobacco case

The Thai government plans to appeal a court victory by tobacco giant Philip Morris to keep larger health warnings off cigarette packets for sale in Thailand. The Central Administrative Court ruled last Friday to temporarily suspend a new health ministry
Reuters
added Aug 28, 2013 14:07
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[Asia, Thailand] Anti-tobacco critics to carry on label fight

Anti-smoking groups have vowed to seek international support for the push to enlarge health warning labels on cigarette packages. The Action on Smoking and Health Foundation and the Southeast Asia Tobacco Control Alliance announced its move yesterday.
Bangkok Post (th)
added Aug 27, 2013 15:24
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[Asia, Asia-pacific] Philip Morris wins bid to keep larger warnings off cigarettes in Thailand

Tobacco giant Philip Morris has won a temporary victory in its fight to keep larger health warnings off cigarettes for sale in Thailand. The company on Tuesday praised a court's decision to temporarily suspend an Oct. 2 government deadline requiring new
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Aug 27, 2013 09:43
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[Asia, Thailand] AUDIO: New cigarette warning labels on hold

The Central Administrative Court has ordered the Public Health Ministry to suspend the enforcement of a cigarette health warning enlargement regulation in a high-profile case filed by tobacco giant Philip Morris against the ministry. The company on Mond
Bangkok Post (th)
added Aug 27, 2013 09:42
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[Asia, Thailand] Tobacco packet push stalled

Court says new law is burdensome, has questionable value / The Central Administrative Court has ordered the Public Health Ministry to suspend the enforcement of a cigarette health warning enlargement regulation in a high-profile case filed by tobacco gian
Bangkok Post (th)
added Aug 26, 2013 13:59
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[Thailand] Philip Morris Leads Plain Packs Battle in Global Trade Arena

The war between the tobacco industry and anti-smoking forces is heating up as cigarette makers intensify efforts to use treaties to block labeling constraints. Philip Morris International Inc. (PM) has pressed the U.S. for language that would make it to
Bloomberg News
added Aug 23, 2013 14:46
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[Thailand] Campaign against alcohol and tobacco launched to honor HM the Queen

After presiding over the opening ceremony, Excise Department director-general Somchai Poolsawasdi said there were over 700 people joining the campaign who have vowed to fight against alcohol and tobacco. The main purpose of the campaign was to raise awar
National News Bureau of Thailand (NNT) (th)
added Aug 17, 2013 13:19
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[Asia, Thailand] Tobacco case 'will set region standard'

The Central Administrative Court's impending ruling on the enlargement of cigarette health warnings will set a precedent for other countries planning to strengthen tobacco regulation, health activists say.
Bangkok Post (th)
added Aug 17, 2013 12:14
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[Asia, Thailand] Tobacco case 'will set region standard' / TTTA's injunction bid seen as a warning

The Central Administrative Court's impending ruling on the enlargement of cigarette health warnings will set a precedent for other countries planning to strengthen tobacco regulation, health activists say. The Thai Tobacco Trade Association (TTTA) lodge
Bangkok Post (th)
added Aug 11, 2013 14:14
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