• Tue, 18 Dec 2018 01:00
    Eatery owners unhappy over smoking ban
    KUANTAN: Eatery owners in Pahang are calling for a win-win solution over the proposed total smoking ban at all open air outlets.
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  • Thu, 13 Dec 2018 12:55
    Quitting smoking for the late Monarch
    With the aim of helping three million smokers who would like to quit in three years as a tribute to the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej, Johnson & Johnson (Thailand) recently launched the “Quit for King Campaign” in support of the lobby initiated by Ministry of Public Health in collaboration with the Thai Health Promotion Foundation (THPF) and Village Health Volunteer.
  • Tue, 27 Nov 2018 17:42
    Face-slapped ‘Nat’ draws line under the matter after donating his compensation to charitable causes
    Ayutthaya hotel receptionist Panita “Nat” Kochprapa, who was slapped in the face by a Nakhon Ratchasima businessman for prohibiting him from smoking in the hotel’s restaurant on November 6, said on Tuesday that he no longer wished to talk about the matter after having given the Bt40,000 in compensation money he had received to charitable causes.
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  • Sat, 24 Nov 2018 13:30
    Second summons issued for businessman accused of slapping waiter's face
    Ayutthaya police on Saturday issued a second summons for a Nakhon Ratchasima businessman after he allegedly slapped a ladyboy waiter in the face for prohibiting him from smoking in a hotel restaurant.
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  • 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 01:00
    Warning: Pot-smoking may not alter your sexuality  
    Many years ago I saw a 1950s movie about a boy who committed suicide because he learned that his sister smoked marijuana. For the remainder of the movie the sister kept hearing voices in her head calling her a “kid killer”.
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  • Sat, 03 Nov 2018 01:00
    A warning about marijuana
    Hopefully the readers of this newspaper can take enough time off from their drinking and chain smoking to read my warning about the evil and satanic drug marijuana, which (God forbid!) may soon become legal here.
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  • Fri, 02 Nov 2018 01:00
    Singapore defies Big Tobacco bullying and adopts plain packaging
    The Southeast Asia Tobacco Control Alliance (SEATCA) applauds Singapore’s plan to introduce plain packaging with enlarged graphic health warnings for all tobacco products to reduce the appeal of smoking.
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  • 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.
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  • Fri, 19 Oct 2018 01:00
    Opinion or tobacco industry misrepresentation?
    The Nation opinion piece, “Why Thailand risks getting its fingers burned in combating rise in smoking” by economist Sinclair Davidson (October 16) suggests Thailand will get burned by adopting plain packaging.
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  • Tue, 16 Oct 2018 09:33
    Smoking man with Parkinson’s killed in hay fire
    A Lop Buri man with Parkinson’s disease died after he was trapped in a fire that burned a stack of hay he was leaning on while sitting and smoking a cigarette on Monday evening, police said.
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  • Tue, 16 Oct 2018 01:00
    Why Thailand risks getting its fingers burned in combating rise in smoking
    In the past 10 years, Thailand has attempted to curb smoking by enlarging the size of picture health warnings on cigarette packs repeatedly. Now, the gruesome photos cover up to 85 per cent of the packet. Yet the number of Thai smokers is increasing, figures show.
  • Fri, 05 Oct 2018 01:00
    As Thai ‘paradise’ shuts indefinitely, Philippines re-opens Boracay – but no partying
    Beach boozing and smoking will be consigned to the past when Boracay, the Philippines’ top holiday island, welcomes back a capped number of tourists after its six-month shutdown, authorities have announced.
  • Tue, 02 Oct 2018 14:21
    Bus conductor fined Bt1,000 for smoking on board
    The Bangkok Mass Transit Authority on Tuesday fined the conductor of a privately operated bus for smoking in front of passengers, prompting them to take photos and to complain to a traffic radio programme.
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  • 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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