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NHSC members who refuse to ban 3 controversial herbicides should leave the country – Deputy Agriculture Minister

Deputy Agriculture Minister Mananya Thaiseth has warned the 27 members of the National Hazardous Substances Committee (NHSC) to heed the public’s demand for a complete ban on paraquat, glyphosate and…

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PM not committed to controlling use of three controversial herbicides

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha is currently non-committal about the banning or restriction of paraquat, glyphosate and chlorpyrifos, saying that the matter should be resolved in accordance with formal procedures. The…

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Health Minister tells supporters of 3 controversial herbicides to spell out their merits

Deputy Prime Minister and Public Health Minister Anutin Charnvirakul has challenged supporters of paraquat, glyphosate and chlorpyrifos to spell out the merits of the chemicals to him directly. “Why has…

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Civic groups doubt Democrat party’s stance on three controversial herbicides

Civic and consumer protection groups, which have been persistently campaigning for a complete ban on the use of paraquat, glyphosate and chlorpyrifos, have submitted a letter to the Democrat party…

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House panel agrees 3 herbicides must be banned immediately

The House Committee to Explore Ways to Control Farm Chemicals has agreed to ban three herbicides, namely paraquat, glyphosate, and chlorpyrifos, with immediate effect. Committee chairman Mr. Chavalit Vichayasuth told…

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Hazardous substances committee agrees to conditional ban of three herbicides

Thailand’s National Hazardous Substances Committee is ready to ban the use of paraquat, glyphosate and chlorpyrifos on the condition that alternatives to the three herbicides are less hazardous, effective and…

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Deputy Agriculture Minister promises to ban 3 herbicides this year

Deputy Agriculture Minister Manunya Thaiseth has given an assurance that three hazardous herbicides, which are widely used in Thailand and are strongly opposed consumer and civic groups, will be banned…

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