Thu, 14 Mar 2019 01:00
Global tobacco giant targets gender equality
PHILIP MORRIS International (PMI), a leading international tobacco company, aims to increase the number of women at the company’s management level globally to 40 per cent by 2022 as part of a strategy to create gender balance in the workplace.
Mon, 07 Jan 2019 01:00
Pushing smoke-free alternatives to tobacco
Cigarette giant philip morris is focusing on research to come up with less-harmful products but concerns remain about their effectiveness
Wed, 02 Jan 2019 09:07
Urgent : Smoking ban for Singapore's Orchard Road kicks in Tuesday
Orchard Road is now smoke-free, as a precinct-wide smoking ban kicked in on January 1 prohibiting smokers from lighting up in public areas except within designated smoking areas (DSAs).
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.
Tue, 23 Oct 2018 10:00
Prisoners to have smokes taken away within months
All prisons will become smoke-free in the near future as the Corrections Department is preparing to fully comply with the upcoming stricter tobacco law.
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.
Thu, 15 May 2014 00:00
Melbourne city centre aims to be smoke-free by 2016
MELBOURNE - Melbourne is pushing to become one of the first cities in the world to introduce a total ban on smoking in public spaces, officials said Thursday, with anyone wanting a cigarette required to use a designated shelter.