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[Thailand] TPP and the Tobacco industry resources, intimidation and the opium war

1 An imbalance of resources: Tobacco revenues and profits dwarf the resources of many governments making it difficult to stop industry-friendly legislation and trade agreements like the TPP
Thailand Tobacco Trade - Preserving Thailand's Sovereignty on Tobacco Control (blog)
added Aug 10, 2014 18:02

[Thailand] Officials hand out confiscated booze and cigarettes for making pesticide

The Samutsongkram Excise Department has handed out confiscated booze and cigarettes to local farmers in order for them to make homemade pesticide. After being biologically fermented for about a week, the solution from the mixture the two ingredients--bo
added Jul 18, 2014 17:34

[Asia, Thailand] Bangkok Post 85% cigarette graphic warning law now in force

The law requiring a mandatory health warning graphic that takes up 85% of a cigarette packet, the largest anywhere, with the use of 10 different warning graphics stipulated, has now come into force in Thailand. The Action on Smoking and Health Foundatio
Bangkok Post (th)
added Jun 27, 2014 18:02

[Thailand] Bigger health warnings for Thai cigarette packs

Cigarette packs in Thailand will be 85 percent covered with graphic health warnings and a quit smoking hotline telephone number by September, the public health ministry said on Friday. The ministry issued its announcement a day after a Thai court gave t
added Jun 27, 2014 16:26

[Asia, Thailand] Health group warns of TPP threat to 'tobacco control'

THE THAILAND Health Promotion Institute has reaffirmed its stance against any move by Thailand to join the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) amid concerns it might create legal snags in the country's anti-smoking efforts.
The Nation (th)
added Jun 10, 2014 19:09

[Asia, Thailand] CRUTCHLEY: Smoke in your eyes and up your nose

One problem with such absurd censorship is that some of the more memorable moments in movies involve smoking. In one famous scene from Now Voyager, a fellow lights up two cigarettes and passes one to Bette Davies. It was regarded as a bit naughty at the
Bangkok Post (th)
added May 31, 2014 23:51

[Asia, Thailand] Academics call for tobacco tax raise to cut smoking

Health academics are calling on the government to raise tobacco taxes to cut smoking. The call comes ahead of World No Tobacco Day on May 31. The theme this year is "raising taxes on tobacco''.
Bangkok Post (th)
added May 20, 2014 06:50

[Asia-pacific, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand] The Smoking Truth about electronic cigarettes

The ongoing debate rages on with governments, medical experts and health practitioners weighing in on the use of electronic cigarettes. Entirely safe or not, smokers and/or non-smokers make a conscious decision to purchase them, but choosing to do so not
The Establishment Post
added May 16, 2014 10:44

[Thailand] Surin launches campaign to end smoking in 'World No Tobacco Day 2014'

Surin Authorities want to persuade people to stop smoking and not harm others with cigarette smoke, on the occasion of World No Tobacco Day. A Surin Provincial Spokesperson says according to the Nakhon Ratchasima Department of Disease Control, it is now
Pattaya Mail (th)
added May 15, 2014 13:13

[Thailand] Surin launches campaign to end smoking in ‘World No Tobacco Day 2014’

On the occasion of ‘World No Tobacco Day 2014’ on 31 May every year, Surin Province has previously persuaded some smokers to stop or reduce smoking; moreover, WHO has announced this year’s theme is ‘Raise Taxes on Tobacco’. It is well known that second
National News Bureau of Thailand (NNT) (th)
added May 13, 2014 08:25
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