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GENERAL DISCUSSION => Alerts and News about the Region and the World => Topic started by: admin on August 20, 2019, 05:43:08 PM

Title: Now it's illegal to smoke within 5 meters of an entrance to a property
Post by: admin on August 20, 2019, 05:43:08 PM
It is now illegal to smoke within 5 meters of an entrance to a property

Quote from: Rex
I hate cigarettes and have not smoked for more than 30 years.  However, I hate the encroaching nanny state even more. Ridiculous!  Read the entire article on ThaiVisa.com => http://bit.ly/2ZgvfcT (http://bit.ly/2ZgvfcT)

Thailand's ban on smoking at home comes into law today. People can be prosecuted for domestic abuse by lighting up.


Women and children are said to be the recipients of most second hand smoke and from today onward can be considered victims in Thailand.

There is a hotline number in every province to call to report violations.

Speaking to Manager Dr Ronachai Khongsakon of a tobacco research group said that women were particularly vulnerable with 81% suffering second hand smoke at home.  Continue reading on ThaiVisa.com => http://bit.ly/2ZgvfcT (http://bit.ly/2ZgvfcT)