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[Asia, Thailand] New tobacco control bill aims to curb young smokers and product advertising

The National Legislative Assembly's readings of the long-awaited tobacco products control bill are planned to start on Friday after recently receiving cabinet approval.
Bangkok Post (th)
added Nov 6, 2016 16:46
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[Thailand] Tobacco law under review for legal import of e-cigs, baraku

Excise Department may ask the government to allow the legal import of electronic cigarettes and baraku (shisha), which would be taxed like cigarettes, says the department’s Director-General, Somchai Poolsavasdi.
Phuket News (th)
added Oct 31, 2016 18:34
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[Asia, Thailand] Tobacco law loophole under review

First step towards legal import of e-cigarettes, baraku
Bangkok Post (th)
added Oct 31, 2016 01:34
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[Thailand] Higher smoking age, tobacco advertising ban approved

The interim cabinet on Tuesday approved a measure to raise the minimum smoking age to 20 from 18. The increase was approved along with a raft of related measures to effectively ban all forms of advertising for the industry.
National News Bureau of Thailand (NNT) (th)
added Oct 26, 2016 03:46
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[Australia] 'I don't feel like a wrinkly old woman anymore': Heavy smoker, 49, who was taunted as 'Frankenstein's daughter' goes from wrinkled to wonderful after a nip and tuck holiday in Thailand

The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 11, 2016 22:01
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[Asia, Thailand] Contraband cigarettes seized from southern bombers

Security authorities have seized nearly 9,000 packets of smuggled cigarettes worth about 3.34 million baht in Pattani province from members of an insurgent group believed behind multiple bombings in the far South.
Bangkok Post (th)
added Sep 6, 2016 21:53
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[Asia, Thailand] Smoking banned in all taxis

Bangkok Post (th)
added Sep 1, 2016 16:44
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[Asia-pacific] Thailand's Smoking Ban In Taxis Set To Kick Off Sept 1

A total ban on smoking in all taxis running across Thailand will be effective on Sept 1, with violators to be fined up to 2,000 baht each
BERNAMA (Malaysian National News Agency) (my)
added Sep 1, 2016 16:43
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Tobacco control in Thailand means creative approaches to quitting

Here’s how the Asian nation dramatically curbed tobacco usage and got 91% of smokers to support harsher action against cigarettes...due to a combination of political commitment, restrictive laws, health warnings and tax hikes – plus the leadership of grou
The Guardian (uk)
added Jul 20, 2016 09:43
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[Asia, Asia-pacific, Philippines] PH, Thailand talks on cigarette taxes collapse

THE PHILIPPINES formally asked the World Trade Organization (WTO) to look into inconsistencies in the customs valuations that Thailand continued to impose on imported cigarettes. This request came after the two nations failed to resolve their dispute du
Philippine Daily Inquirer (ph)
added Jul 18, 2016 01:01
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