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[China, Thailand, USA] MASON: Asia steps up anti-vaping enforcement; US academics jump the shark

Several people were arrested in China and Thailand this week as Asian governments push ahead with increasingly draconian anti-vaping laws. Meanwhile academics in the USA... waste $200,000 on Twitter vaping study
Vaping Post (ch)
added Aug 28, 2017 16:15
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[Asia-pacific] THAILAND VAPE BAN: TRAVELLERS UNAWARE THEY COULD FACE UP TO 10 YEARS IN PRISON FOR USING E CIGARETTES

In November 2014, Thailand approved legislation outlawing the import of e-cigarettes into the country. This has since been expanded to the export as well as sale of e-smoking devices and equipment. Although it is common to see people vaping in Thailand o
The Independent (uk)
added Aug 17, 2017 17:01
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[Asia-pacific] Smoking threatens Thailand’s sustainability, says health foundation

Smoking costs Thailand nearly Bt75 billion a year, according to an estimate released by the Thai Health Promotion Foundation on Monday. “The figures are equivalent to 0.78 per cent of the country’s gross domestic products,” the foundation’s deputy manag
The Nation (th)
added Jul 24, 2017 16:16
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[Asia, Thailand] Majority agree with bans under new Tobacco Control Act

A majority of people agree with new restrictions imposed under the 2017 Tobacco Control Act, including the prohibition against selling cigarettes to people under 20 years of age
Bangkok Post (th)
added Jul 9, 2017 15:53
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[Thailand] Philippines complains again to WTO over Thai cigarette trade

The Philippines has made a new complaint to the World Trade Organization in a nine-year-old dispute over Thailand's treatment of cigarette imports, alleging Thailand was failing to comply with a 2011 judgment against it, the WTO said on Friday.
Reuters
added Jul 8, 2017 17:14
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[Asia] Thailand’s Public Health Ministry Raises Cigarette Buying Age to 20

raising the legal age to buy cigarettes to 20 and barring tobacco firms from indirect advertisements via corporate social responsibility (CSR) activities. Health Minister Piyasakol Sakolsatayadorn said yesterday the 2017 Tobacco Control Act was designed t
Chiang Rai Times
added Jul 6, 2017 16:21
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[Asia-pacific, Thailand] Stricter anti-tobacco laws go into effect

Key measures in this law include a ban on selling tobacco products to people aged under 20... There is also a ban on all forms of tobacco advertising and marketing, and on tobacco businesses conducting corporate social responsibility activities. Sponso
The Nation (th)
added Jul 5, 2017 19:04
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[Asia, Thailand] Cigarette buying age raised to 20

A toughened tobacco control law takes effect Tuesday, raising the legal age to buy cigarettes to 20 and barring tobacco firms from indirect advertisements via corporate social responsibility (CSR) activities.
Bangkok Post (th)
added Jul 4, 2017 00:29
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[Asia-pacific, Thailand] ‘Stop smoking’ plea as habit kills 50,000 Thais every year

“These deaths mean the loss of breadwinners for so many families too,” Action on Smoking and Health Foundation Thailand secretary-general Prof Dr Prakit Vathesatogkit said at an event marking World No Tobacco Day, which falls tomorrow. The theme of thi
The Nation (th)
added May 30, 2017 21:21
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[Asia, Thailand] In search of a healthier puff

Thailand Tobacco Monopoly...is considering planting hemp and processing it for use in consumer products....Hemp seed oil can be mixed into cigarettes to reduce the quantity of nicotine and tar residues, and its flavour is similar to that of traditional ci
Bangkok Post (th)
added May 9, 2017 15:33
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