• 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.
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  • Fri, 17 Aug 2018 16:26
    Asian Games: No-car, no-smoking zone at Jakabaring Sport City
    Jakabaring Sport City (JSC) Palembang has become a no-go area for cars. Instead, the organizers have provided shuttle buses and non-fossil fuel vehicles such as golf carts.
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  • Mon, 04 Jun 2018 01:00
    Vietnam weighs up the cost of smoking on citizens’ health 
    The fact that Vietnam’s tobacco price is among the cheapest in the world is believed to have led to  widespread use that has resulted in more than 36,000 deaths a year. 
  • Thu, 31 May 2018 20:35
    Johnson & Johnson's quit campaign marks World No Tobacco Day
    Johnson & Johnson Thailand celebrated World No Tobacco Day today by announcing the expansion of their Quit Smoking campaign, which aims to help more Thais quit smoking permanently.
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  • 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, 31 May 2018 06:38
    Heartbreaker? Smoking causing millions of heart attacks, strokes: WHO
    While the link between smoking and a range of cancers is well known, the World Health Organization warned Thursday there was too little awareness of tobacco's impact on the human heart.
  • Tue, 22 May 2018 01:00
    Second-hand smoke exposes Thais to health risks
    ABOUT 17.3 million Thais are victims of second-hand smoking at home, with a prolonged daily exposure of 30 minutes imposing a greater risk of cardiovascular problems and strokes, Dr Prakit Vathesatogkit, head of Action on Smoking and Health Foundation said yesterday.
  • Wed, 14 Mar 2018 01:00
    Malaysia's honey hunters defy angry bees to harvest treetop treasure
    Ulu Muda, Malaysia - On a moonless night deep in the Malaysian rainforest, two men perched precariously on high branches use a smoking torch to draw thousands of bees from a treetop hive, braving the angry swarm to collect their prized honey.
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  • Tue, 06 Feb 2018 01:00
    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
    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
    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
    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
    '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
    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
    '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.
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