Tue, 06 Feb 2018 01:00:00
Can new bill help Japan fight passive smoking?
Japan’s Health, Labour and Welfare Ministry has unveiled the basic outline of a bill to revise the Health Promotion Law to strengthen measures against passive smoking. The government will submit the bill to parliament during the ongoing regular session and aims to have it go into force by 2020.
Thu, 01 Feb 2018 12:22:42
Smokers butted out at 24 beaches
Officials on Thursday began strictly enforcing a ban on smoking on beaches, with offenders facing a possible year in prison and a Bt100,000 fine.
Wed, 24 Jan 2018 08:15:13
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, 12 Jan 2018 07:00:00
Smoking to be stubbed out on Thai beaches
Smokers who flout a smoking ban on 20 of Thailand's most famous tourist beaches will face a $3,000 fine or up to a year in prison, Thai authorities have said.
Wed, 29 Nov 2017 06:54:06
'We should have been smoking cigars' - Mourinho
Watford, United Kingdom - Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho said his side ought to have been "smoking cigars" after they made hard work of an eventual 4-2 win away to Watford on Tuesday.
Tue, 28 Nov 2017 01:00:00
Tobacco industry thwarting smoking control aims, WHO says
Interference by the tobacco industry will remain an impediment in fully implementing effective tobacco control measures under the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) in Southeast Asia.
Mon, 27 Nov 2017 06:35:12
'Smoking kills,' US tobacco firms say in court-ordered ads
Smoking kills an average 1,200 Americans daily, US tobacco companies admitted Sunday in court-ordered "corrective statements" published in newspapers.
Tue, 14 Nov 2017 16:02:00
Authorities check the smoking ban along Patong Beach
The punishment for breaking the law is 1 year of prison or/and a maximum fine of 100,000 Baht.
Wed, 08 Nov 2017 06:34:25
No ifs or butts as Patong Beach starts enforcing no-smoking rules
Patong City has designated 20 smoking areas along Patong Beach in Phuket to comply with the smoking-ban-on-the-beach policy of the Marine and Coastal Resources Department (MCRD).
Thu, 19 Oct 2017 09:29:59
Smoking ban on popular Thai beaches
Twenty of Thailand’s most popular beaches get a breath of fresh air
Mon, 16 Oct 2017 01:00:00
The case to ban people from Thailand’s beaches
Re: “Beach-smoking ban will boost health of humans and economy,” Have Your Say, October 14.
Sat, 14 Oct 2017 01:00:00
Beach-smoking ban will boost health of humans and economy
The Southeast Asia Tobacco Control Alliance (SEATCA) strongly supports Thailand’s decision to ban smoking in its popular beaches starting November to decrease environmental litter and pollution.
Wed, 11 Oct 2017 01:00:00
Beach smoking ban just a trap for tourists
Re: “No ifs, no butts – beach smoking is banned”, The Nation, yesterday.
Wed, 11 Oct 2017 01:00:00
No ifs, no butts – smoking ban for 20 popular beaches
THE MARINE and Coastal Resources Department plans to ban smoking on beaches around the country next month after thousands of cigarette butts were found in the sand.
Tue, 10 Oct 2017 09:13:47
No ifs, no butts – beach smoking is banned
The Marine and Coastal Resources Department plans to ban smoking on beaches around the country next month after thousands of cigarette butts were found in the sand.