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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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Thailand bans smoking on 20 popular tourist beaches

Thailand is to ban smoking on some of the country’s most popular tourist beaches, with the prospect of up to a year in prison for those caught lighting up... “Cigarettes have a direct effect on the natural environment,” director general Jatuporn Buruspat
The Guardian (uk)
added Oct 12, 2017 16:31
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[Asia, Thailand] Smoking ban planned at 20 popular beaches

Smoking will soon be banned on 20 popular tourist beaches found to be constantly littered with huge numbers of discarded cigarette butts, according to the chief of marine and coastal resources. The move comes ahead of an international conference on sea
Bangkok Post (th)
added Oct 11, 2017 19:57
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[Thailand] SMOKING BAN: HUA HIN SAYS 2,000 BAHT FINE WOULD BE REASONABLE AS "BEACH POLICE" AT THE READY

A representative of the Hua Hin authority has indicated that he thinks a 2,000 baht fine would be reasonable for smokers caught puffing on the resorts beaches next month. The statement - reported by Thai Rath - came after alarm was caused Tuesday when e
National News Bureau of Thailand (NNT) (th)
added Oct 11, 2017 15:35
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ASH Thailand says e-cigarette is harmful to health

Warning of the danger of e-cigarettes came from ASH Thailand executive secretary Professor Dr Prakit Vathesatogkit as advocates to vaping claim it is safe to health. One strong advocate to electronic cigarettes is Mr Maris Karunyawat after he posted on
THAI PUBLIC BROADCASTING SERVICE (THAI PBS) (th)
added Sep 27, 2017 07:22
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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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