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Thailand has been nationally and internationally accepted as a country succeeding of the tobacco control with explicit policies, the best tobacco control laws and tobacco control operations in various target groups over ten years.

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Tobacco Information

Tobacco information provides information on the situation of tobacco consumption in Thailand. Data from the Health and Welfare Survey during 1991-present,…Learn More »

Lesson distilled

Panusnikrom Hospital is a district hospital that provides health services to people who live in Panusnikrom and Kaochan sub…Learn More »

International journals

International journals : Download as pdf files , etc. Effects of a Cigarette Smoking Prevention Program among Junior High School Students inNorth-East Thailand: A Pilot Survey..Learn More »

Policy Brief

Activities to be implemented within three years Protection from tobacco industry interference in public policy. (A5.3) Legal measures such as tobacco…Learn More »

TRC - National Conference

The National Conference on Tobacco or Health is for knowledge exchange among participants of tobacco consumption control networks including academic staff, researchers, lecturers, public and private authorities..

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Web of cash and contacts ties Public Health England to Big Tobacco


"Doctors have criticized the organization responsible for protecting UK health over its work with a vaping pressure group that... read more

E-cigarettes are a potential source of exposure to metals/metalloids.


"Metal/metalloid levels, including aluminum, antimony, arsenic, cadmium, cobalt, chromium, copper, iron, lead, manganese, nickel, selenium, tin, and zinc, were... read more

Tanya Lewis. Smoking or Vaping May Increase the Risk of a Severe Coronavirus Infection, Scientific American.


"Vapers’ risk of viral infections has not been studied much, although there are some epidemiological studies suggesting they are... read more

Mortality from secondhand smoke (SHS) exposure from 1990 to 2016 worldwide.


Main Message: Although there was improvement in both the SHS and pack-year index for the death of 1 individual... read more

Report highlights PMI zealous addiction to addiction


Evans-Reeves K et al. STOP Report: Addiction at Any Cost: Philip Morris International Uncovered, February 2020. “Leaked 2014 PMI documents... read more

Children being marketed dangerous tobacco and other products


Clark H and 41 other contributors. A future for the world's children? WHO–UNICEF–Lancet Commission Research Summary; February 18, 2020... read more

Smoking is the major risk factor for mortality from COPD and asthma


Li X, Cao X, Guo M, Xie M, Liu X. Trends and risk factors of mortality and disability adjusted... read more

E-cigatette Dependence Associated with Vaping Continuation


Vogel EA, Cho J, McConnell RS, Barrington-Trimis JL, Leventhal AM. Prevalence of Electronic Cigarette Dependence among Youth and Its... read more

Vaping Causes DNA Changes Similar to Those in Cancer


Caliri AW, Caceres A, Tommasi S, Besaratinia A. Hypomethylation of LINE-1 repeat elements and global loss of DNA hydroxymethylation... read more

E-cigarette use associated with pulmonary conditions including COPD


Osei AD, Mirbolouk M, Orimoloye OA, Bhatnagar A, Biswal SS, Blaha MJ. Association Between E-Cigarette Use and Chronic Obstructive... read more

Even with a point-of-sale ban, retailers are given incentives to promote tobacco


“In countries banning advertising and display of tobacco at point-of-sale, little is known about tobacco companies’ continuing promotion of... read more

Oral health damage results from e-cigarette use


"E-cigarette exposure increased the risk for deteriorating periodontal, dental and gingival health as well as changes to the oral... read more

Butt Emissions: Study Finds Even Extinguished Cigarettes Give Off Toxins


Comment: Recent studies on Thai beaches show that tobacco product wastes (TPW) are both unwanted plastic waste and environmental... read more

Recent Evidence provides Concerns about Electronic Cigarette Use


"The findings in this review established via in vitro, ex vivo, and animal models that e-cigarette exposure/use leads to... read more

Tobacco 21 and Flavor Restrictions in the US (ASTHO podcast)


Listen especially to David Dobbins, JD, MPH, Chief Operating Officer, Truth Initiative (First 18:30 of this podcast) | This... read more

US Surgeon General Report 2020 focuses on Cessation


“E-cigarettes are often promoted as a tool to help smokers quit, but there’s still not enough scientific evidence to... read more