Vapor products valued at more than 12 million baht seized in Mukdahan province

Vapor products valued at more than 12 million baht seized in Mukdahan province

August 14, 2019

Vapor products valued at 12.25 million baht, plus various vaping paraphernalia, have been seized in Mukdahan, in far north-east Thailand. E-cigarettes and vaping products are prohibited to import into and use in Thailand.

The Mukdahan Provincial Customs Department report that they received information from related officials and planned a raid of an import shipment for a company called ‘Suvarnabhumi (Thailand)’, according to a story in The Thaiger.

Authorities learned that the e-cigarette products were going to be smuggled, mixed in with legal products that would be imported into the country on the same day, the story states.

Workpoint News reports that a total of 197 boxes were found containing electronic cigarettes and related items. There were individual e-cigarette devices, e-cigarette liquids containing nicotine and other related equipment, according to the story. In total, 21,533 prohibited items were hidden in 6 large wooden crates. The crates were mixed in with other wooden crates being imported.

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