Published: May 28, 2020
A 27-year-old Kalasin man was arrested for an alleged gun attack on a fellow-employee at their factory in Samut Prakan province after being told not to smoke in the workplace. The suspect was arrested at 1am on Thursday (May 28).
Published: Jul 23, 2019
Leading cigarette importer Philip Morris Trading (Thailand) is calling on the new government and policymakers to start talking with the tobacco industry, so both sides can work on finding constructive solutions to reduce harm caused by smoking.
Published: Jun 23, 2019
People in Thailand will no longer be allowed to smoke at home if their habit has a negative effect on other family members due to exposure to second-hand smoke, says the Act on Promotion of the Family Institute Development and Protection, which will go into effect from August 20.
Published: Apr 01, 2019
Almost 7 million people per year die from the effects of smoking tobacco and passive side-stream emissions. This epidemic is totally preventable using a basket of measures recommended under the World Health Organisation’s mPOWER guidelines.
Published: Feb 19, 2019
The Southeast Asia Tobacco Control Alliance (SEATCA) on Tuesday said it strongly supported Thailand’s move to ban smoking inside the passenger terminals of all its airports, in order to protect employees and non-smoking travellers from exposure to second-hand smoke.
Published: Oct 15, 2018
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.