Thailand Enacts New Law Banning Cigarette Smoking Inside the Home

Smokers will be given 90 days to refrain from the habit, which puts relatives living under the same roof at serious health risk, according to the 2019 Family Development and Protection Act announced in the Royal Gazette.

Thailand Enacts New Law Banning Cigarette Smoking Inside the Home

BANGKOK – Thailand has introduced an new law that prohibits smoking in the home and it’s scheduled to come into effect on Aug 20th, 2019 in a bid to reduce deaths caused by second-hand smoke. Smokers will be given 90 days to refrain from the habit, which puts relatives living under the same roof at […]

Democrat Lawmakers in Hawaii Look to Raise Legal Smoking Age to 100 Year-Old

The proposed law, introduced by local Democratic representative Richard Creagan, would effectively amount to a cigarette ban by 2024

Democrat Lawmakers in Hawaii Look to Raise Legal Smoking Age to 100 Year-Old

  HAWAII – Would-be cigarette smokers in the US state of Hawaii might have to wait a very long time for their first legal drag, after a lawmaker introduced a bill that would bar sales to anyone under the age of 100. The proposed law, introduced by local Democratic representative Richard Creagan, would effectively amount […]

Smoking and Littering Ban Goes into Effect for 24 Popular Tourist Beaches in Thailand

Smoking and Littering Ban Goes into Effect for 24 Popular Tourist Beaches in Thailand

  – PHUKET – Thailand has issued a ban on smoking and littering at 24 popular tourist beaches to tackle environmental concerns. The law, instated by the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment, comes into force on Thursday 1 February. “Starting today, smoking and cigarette-butt littering are prohibited on beach areas,” Bannaruk Sermthong, a director […]

Thai Government Ban Smoking Cigarettes on Public Beaches

Thai Government Ban Smoking Cigarettes on Public Beaches

– BANGKOK – The Department of Marine and Coastal Resources will impose a smoking ban at 20 beaches in November after all of the country’s beaches are found to have been littered with large quantities of cigarette butts. Jatuporn Burussapat, the director-general of the department, said that in a survey of Pa Tong beach, Phuket, […]

Thai Government Bans Cigarette Smoking in all Meter Taxis

Thai Government Bans Cigarette Smoking in all Meter Taxis

. . BANGKOK -Thailand’s Land Transport Department chief Sanit Promwong has reported that as of September 1st, taxi drivers in Thailand will be banned from smoking in their taxis whether there are passengers or not. Cabbies and the owners of taxis who fail to follow the ban will be liable to fines ranging from 1,000-2,000 […]