Sunday, July 21, 2024

Thailand

Thailand’s Cannabis Conundrum: Recreational Use Faces New Restrictions

In a striking reversal just 18 months after becoming the first Asian country to decriminalize cannabis, Thailand's government is now pushing legislation to ban its recreational use. This move...

Thailand to Recriminalize Cannabis with a Medical Exception

Shift in Cannabis Policy In a significant reversal, Thailand’s Prime Minister announced plans to recriminalize cannabis by the end of the year, permitting only its...

Thailand’s Health Minister won’t stop legalization of vaping

“Public Health Minister Anutin Charnvirakul may not support the legalization of e-cigarettes, but most politicians and the public do, with legal vape sales only...

Thailand legalizing vaping set to be global turning point

“Countries which have chosen to legalize and regulate e-cigarettes have seen a fall in overall smoking rates and have much better control over youth...

Thailand’s Digital Economy and Society Minister Wants to Legalize E-Cigs

This announcement comes despite strong opposition from local health activists and anti-smoking campaigners. The 13th Asia Pacific Conference on Tobacco or Health (APACT) which...

Thai Minister’s support for vaping ‘goes global’

“The brave call by a Thai Government Minister for Thailand to overturn its harsh ban on the sale of vape products has received applause and...

Thailand e-cigarette ban would remain unchanged

The Thailand Prime Minister announced that the ban on e-cigarettes would remain unchanged. Since 2014, Thailand has regulated electronic cigarettes as legal contraband. It is...

PMI lobbies Thailand to lift the ban on new tobacco products

According to the Bangkok Post, Philip Morris International (PMI) is lobbying the Thai government to lift the ban on alternatives to smoking, such as...

The Thai Authorities are Considering Legalizing E-cigarette Imports

The Thai authorities are considering legalizing e-cigarette imports, but companies have to pay a higher tariff According to the report of the China Daily of...