• Thu, 31 May 2018 17:30
    More stringent anti-smoking efforts mark ‘No Tobacco Day’
    Thailand made significant efforts to curb smoking on the occasion of World No Tobacco Day, which falls on May 31 every year.
  • Mon, 29 May 2017 16:15
    ‘Stop smoking’ plea as habit kills 50,000 Thais every year
    Smoking kills more than 50,000 people in Thailand each year, about a third of them before the age of 60, it was revealed on Maonday as health experts and anti-smoking campaigners urged people to give up the expensive habit.
  • Sun, 28 Sep 2014 01:00
    Cooperation by health services can help people to give up smoking: NZ expert
    Cooperation among health-related organisations is the key to success when fighting smoking, according to a New Zealand anti-smoking expert.
  • Sat, 13 Sep 2014 01:00
    Govt urged to raise tobacco taxes to cut health costs
    An anti-smoking network is calling on the government to raise tobacco taxes and impose a special tax on cigarettes. Tax hikes should effectively lower tobacco consumption, network chairman Somsri Paosawat said last week.
  • Wed, 10 Sep 2014 19:17
    Govt urged to raise tobacco taxes
    An anti-smoking network urged the government to raise tobacco taxes and the special tax on cigarettes.
  • Thu, 04 Sep 2014 18:51
    Likely ban on e-cigarettes, Baraku supported
    Thailand's anti-smoking movement supported the Commerce Ministry's plan to ban the imports of electronic cigarettes and Baraku.
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  • Wed, 11 Jun 2014 00:00
    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.
  • Sat, 21 Dec 2013 00:00
    Electronic hookahs 'harmful to lungs'
    A prominent anti-smoking activist yesterday warned new smokers and young people to avoid using the electronic barakus or hookahs that are fast becoming popular among students, saying the fruit-flavoured liquids used in the devices were dangerous to the re
  • Sat, 01 Jun 2013 00:00
    Anti-smoking campaigners vow to turn up heat on big tobacco
    Thirty anti-smoking agencies will soon submit a letter asking the government and Finance Ministry about measures to prohibit cigarette companies from taking part in Corporate social responsibility (CSR) activities, said Medical Council of Thailand head Dr
  • Fri, 17 Aug 2012 00:00
    Smokers face harsher fines, age limits in new law
    Smokers who light up in public places would face a harsher punishment and the minimum age of cigarette buyers will be raised to 20 if efforts to push through a tougher anti-smoking law are successful.
  • Thu, 31 May 2012 00:00
    Smokers puff on despite govt policies
    Most people don't think the government's anti-smoking policies can help reduce the number of smokers, a recent Bangkok Poll revealed.
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