Unrelenting efforts to curb smoking but half a million more people take to habit

| March 15, 2013

Despite Thailand’s unrelenting efforts to curb smoking, the number of Thai smokers has risen by half a million to 13 million during the past four years, according to a Modernine TV report quoting Health Department director general, Jedsada Chokdamrongsuk.

The Health Department on Tuesday signed a memorandum of understanding with the Thai Health Professional Alliance against Tobacco jointly to promote hospitals and health centres as smoke free zones.

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