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[Asia] Thailand’s Public Health Ministry Insists E-Cigarettes are Hazardous to Your Health

The Public Health Ministry’s Disease Control Department has insisted that electronic cigarettes, or e-cigarettes, are hazardous to health and should not be used as a means to quit smoking, said Dr Assadang Ruay-archin, deputy director-general of the depar
Chiang Rai Times
added Dec 20, 2017 22:26
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[Thailand] Marine chief defends beach smoking ban

Marine and Coastal Resources Department, Thanet Mannoi, met with foreign tourists in Pattaya to explain why Thailand has banned smoking on its beaches.... Thanet and his deputies planned to provide foreigners with a better justification for outlawing toba
Pattaya Mail (th)
added Dec 15, 2017 21:39
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[Asia, Thailand] Network fired up over electronic cigarette ban / Group adamant that 'vaping' saves lives

Siripol Yodmuangcharoen, chairman of the NLA's commerce subcommittee who received the petition, said the group backed calls for the ban to be reversed with information that 160 countries allow the sale of e-cigarettes, while only 15 countries ban them.
Bangkok Post (th)
added Dec 15, 2017 03:15
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[Thailand] PATTAYA ANNOUNCES NEW PUBLIC ENEMY NUMBER ONE - SMOKERS AND THEIR DEADLY CIGARETTES!

The Pattaya mayor has announced all out war on smokers. Heavy penalties will await those who break the law come February as the local authority rolled out their campaign to stop beach smoking. But it is not just the beach that is on mayor Anana C
National News Bureau of Thailand (NNT) (th)
added Dec 5, 2017 03:28
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[Asia-pacific, Thailand] Phuket's Patong Beach starts enforcing no-smoking rules

Patong City Administration Organisation on Tuesday opened the smoking areas in order to encourage the people not to smoke and drop cigarette butts on the beach, and instead support the department's new policy. Patong Beach is among the first 24 beaches
AsiaOne (sg)
added Nov 9, 2017 18:41
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[Thailand] New WHO FCTC Knowledge Hub opens to help Parties counter tobacco industry interference

The Secretariat of the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) launched a new Knowledge Hub to track tobacco industry interference in public policy-making. The new center will be located in Bangkok at the Thammasat University’s School of Globa
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Nov 7, 2017 23:17
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[Asia-pacific, Thailand] Smoking ban on popular Thai beaches

“These beaches are among the most beautiful in Southeast Asia, and the aim is to keep them that way.“People who do smoke need not worry, as they will still be accommodated. The new smoking ban on Thai beaches is aimed at maintaining a clean and safe envir
The Nation (th)
added Oct 19, 2017 20:49
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[UK] Thailand has banned smoking on its beaches – should Britain do the same?

“Cigarette butts are a major source of pollution, both on land and in our oceans, and more than five trillion cigarette filters are produced every year,” Deborah Arnott, chief executive of public health charity Action on Smoking and Health (ASH), told Te
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Oct 14, 2017 08:34
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[Asia, Sri Lanka, Thailand] PEIRIS: An environment friendly decision

This decision taken by the government of Thailand is not only good for the environment but ultimately good for people’s health and the economy. It is high time that Sri Lanka government also take such decision to protect people's health as well as the en
Asian Tribune
added Oct 14, 2017 07:22
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[Thailand] Beach smoking ban: Pattaya beach operators and tourists agree but PR blitz needed

deckchair operators on the beach in Pattaya broadly agreed with the smoking bad announced this week. But they felt that more was needed to inform tourists of what to expect. Suwan Penthong, 50, said that she agreed with the ban as many people were
National News Bureau of Thailand (NNT) (th)
added Oct 13, 2017 06:44
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