Foreigner and Six Thais Arrested Selling Baraku, E-Cigarettes, and Illegal Cigarettes in Phuket

Bangla Road in Patong, Phuket
Bangla Road in Patong, Phuket. Photo: Insights Unspoken / flickr.

Officers arrested a foreigner and six Thai vendors after they were found selling Baraku, illegal cigarettes and e-cigarettes on Bangla Road in Patong. Electronic cigarettes [Read More…]

Ilegal Drugs and E-Cigarettes Widely Spreading in Phuket, Say Relevant Officials

Close-up Photo of a e-cigarette with Samurai Design
Close-up Photo of a Vape with Samurai Design. Photo: Parich Sitthichai / Pexels.

Both dealers and users of Illegal drugs and e-cigarettes have increased in Phuket, say relevant officials. Health Concerns Rise as 9.1% of Thai Youth Report [Read More…]

Today is World No Tobacco Day, Thailand Campaign is Focused on Stopping Vaping

Close-up Photo of a e-cigarette with Samurai Design
Close-up Photo of a Vape with Samurai Design. Photo: Parich Sitthichai / Pexels.

Today, May 31st 2023, is World No Tobacco Day as designated by the World Health Organization, or WHO. Thai Committee on Public Health Suggests E-cigarette [Read More…]

Thai Committee on Public Health Suggests E-cigarette Regulation and to End Ban on Vaping

E Cigarette vaporizer
Eleaf Istick 50w E Cigarette vaporizer. Photo: Ecig Click / flickr. www.ecigclick.co.uk.

Dr. Eak (Ekkapob Pianpises) recently unveiled a sub-committee report on the Study of Impacts on Health and Monitoring the Enforcement of Public Health Related Laws [Read More…]

Thai Public Health Minister Says It Is ‘Impossible’ to Legalize Vaping, Declares Further Crackdown

Thailand's Minister of Interior Anutin Charnvirakul.
Thailand's Minister of Interior Anutin Charnvirakul. Photo: Rameshe999. CC BY-SA 4.0.

Thai Public Health Minister Anutin Charnvirakul reiterated his stance on banning all forms of e-cigarettes, including selling and importing the products into the country. Anutin [Read More…]

Pattaya Traffic Cop Accused By Chinese Tourist of Vape Device Extortion Sacked

Night view of the Pattaya City sign in Bang Lamung District
Pattaya City sign at night in Banglamung. Photo: song songroov. CC BY 3.0.

A traffic officer at the Pattaya police station has been temporarily dismissed from service after he allegedly extorted 30,000 baht from a Chinese tourist who [Read More…]