Wed, 16 Jan 2019 01:00
Ban on e-cigarettes under study after enforcement problems emerge
A REVIEW of the ban on e-cigarettes is being launched in light of difficulties in enforcing the law.
Sat, 08 Dec 2018 13:20
Tobacco giant survey finds most participants want smoke-free alternatives
Thai people prefer less harmful products to cigarettes due mainly to health concerns, a new survey on the tobacco industry and smoke-free alternatives says.
Mon, 26 Nov 2018 01:00
Govt urged to lift ban on e-cigarettes
Allowing smoke-free products seen as more effective in discouraging tobacco smokers than plain packaging.
Fri, 16 Nov 2018 20:30
Plain packaging for cigarettes to be introduced in Thailand
Cigarettes are to be sold only in plain packages in Thailand to discourage smoking, under new regulations approved by the National Tobacco Products Control Committee.
Tue, 06 Nov 2018 02:00
Prisons to ban sale of tobacco products and cigarettes
A NEW REGULATION will ban the sale of cigarettes and tobacco at all prisons across the country to reduce the number of inmates falling sick or dying from respiratory diseases, Corrections Department director-general |Pol Colonel Narat Savettanan said.
Sat, 20 Oct 2018 01:00
Assertions against plain packaging for cigarettes far-fetched and ludicrous
Re: “Why Thailand risks getting its fingers burned in combating rise in smoking”, Opinion & Analysis, October 16.
Fri, 19 Oct 2018 01:00
More Rain on the way
Jung Jihoon, better known as Rain, returns to Thailand for a “Just for You” fan meeting in Hall 105 of Bitec Bangna in Bangkok on October 27.
Wed, 22 Aug 2018 19:30
Phuket market bans smoking
The Phuket City municipality is launching a no-smoking campaign for the weekly Lard Yai market on Thalang Road each Sunday night.
Tue, 21 Aug 2018 06:27
Philip Morris praises proactive efforts by Thai agencies to suppress illegal cigarettes
Philip Morris (Thailand) has applauded Thai authorities’ proactive suppression of illicit cigarettes, particularly in the deep South, saying it is an integrated approach crucial to containing the problem.
Wed, 06 Jun 2018 01:00
A source of pride: Bruneians smoke the least in world
Bruneians should be proud of the fact that they smoke the least of all the 182 countries to feature in the Tobacco Atlas list with only 9.676 cigarettes consumed per person per year.
Fri, 01 Jun 2018 10:44
15,000 smuggled cigarette packs seized in Hat Yai
Excise officials seized 15,000 packages of smuggled cigarettes in Songkhla’s Hat Yai district on Thursday evening.
Wed, 16 May 2018 12:16
Tobacco trade group urges delay in cigarette tax increase
Following the discovery of rampant use of contraband cigarettes in the seven lower southern provinces, the Thai Tobacco Trade Association on Wednesday called on the government to delay the next cigarette tax hike, scheduled for October.
Mon, 12 Mar 2018 14:46
Huge haul of contraband found at Chon Buri port
The Customs Department has announced its success in intercepting contraband, pornographic material and e-cigarettes, as well as processed Burmese rosewood, Siamese rosewood and other hardwood logs that were prohibited for export.
Wed, 24 Jan 2018 08:15
Vaping may be bad for kids, good for adults: study
Vaping, or smoking battery powered devices known as e-cigarettes, may encourage youths to start smoking but may also help adults quit, said a US review of scientific research out Tuesday.
Fri, 22 Dec 2017 12:11
‘Heated tobacco’ products aren’t e-cigarettes, says maker
Tobacco manufacturer Philip Morris International (PMI) insists that its “heated tobacco” product is different from e-cigarettes.