Current situation and future challenges of tobacco control policy in Thailand.

  title={Current situation and future challenges of tobacco control policy in Thailand.},
  author={Rassamee Sangthong and Wit Wichaidit and Chittawet Ketchoo},
  journal={Tobacco control},
  volume={21 1},
In Thailand, the prevalence of smoking has steadily declined over the past 20 years, suggesting an effective tobacco control policy. However, the prevalence has recently stabilised and youth smoking now appears to be on the rise. Tobacco use is the third highest risk factor contributing to the burden of disease in the country. This is an issue of concern and led to the present review of tobacco control measures in Thailand. The present evidence-based review shows that Thailand's tobacco control… CONTINUE READING
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