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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Park visitors reminded to spend holidays litter and smoke-free

A toxic waste watchdog has batted anew for a litter and smoke-free celebration as parties and other merry-making activities abound during the holiday season. The EcoWaste Coalition issued its yearly call ahead of the festive holidays that are expected t
Manila Bulletin (ph)
added Dec 22, 2017 15:22
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] EcoWaste: Be responsible, keep parks clean and green

The pro-environment EcoWaste Coalition has called anew for litter and smoke-free celebrations and parties to welcome Christmas Day and the New Year next week.
Manila Bulletin (ph)
added Dec 22, 2017 15:20
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[Asia-pacific, Thailand] ‘Heated tobacco’ products aren’t e-cigarettes, says maker

Philip Morris (Thailand) managing director Gerald Margolis said on Friday that its product heats tobacco well below the point of combustion, rather than burning the tobacco. “This is different from e-cigarettes, which generate nicotine-containing aerosols
The Nation (th)
added Dec 22, 2017 15:18
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] KT&G exports to break W1tr in 2017

KT&G is expected to see record high exports in 2017 as it pushes ahead in foreign markets in pursuit of becoming one of the top four global tobacco companies by 2025. As of the end of the third quarter, KT&G had seen 802.5 billion won ($737.2 million) in
Korea Herald (kr)
added Dec 19, 2017 03:55
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] National, Tokyo gov'ts split on indoor vaping ahead of 2020 Games

HNB products, in which users inhale vapor instead of smoke, are placed in the same category as paper-wrapped cigarettes under the Tobacco Business Act. Because of this, both HNB products and paper-wrapped cigarettes were subject to the original draft rev
Mainichi Daily News (jp)
added Dec 18, 2017 21:24
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Do not fill Xmas parties with smoke, says NVAP

NVAP President Emer Rojas says members of hs group are hopeful smokers will allow their families and friends to fully enjoy the holiday season without being annoyed and worried over cigarette smoke. “Let us stop ourselves from smoking, especially when w
Manila Standard (ph)
added Dec 18, 2017 21:06
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] ‘Have a cigarette smoke-free Christmas’

New Vois Association of the Philippines (NVAP) President Emer Rojas said his group is hopeful that smokers will allow their families and friends to fully enjoy the Christmas season without being annoyed and worried over cigarette smoke. “Let us stop our
Manila Bulletin (ph)
added Dec 18, 2017 21:06
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Ejercito to seek higher tobacco tax in TRAIN’s ‘Package 1B’

Ejercito indicated he need not wait for the Department of Finance’s (DOF) version of the second TRAIN bill to push passage of his earlier proposal providing upward adjustments in taxes imposed on tobacco and alcohol products, also known as “sin taxes.”
Business Mirror (ph)
added Dec 18, 2017 16:43
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] CTA: Alcohol, tobacco imported by Duty Free are VAT-free

The Court of Tax Appeals (CTA) has granted a P93.36-million refund for erroneous value-added taxes (VATs) on alcohol and tobacco products imported by the state-owned Duty Free Philippines (DFP) for the second half of 2013. In a decision dated Dec. 12, t
Philippine Daily Inquirer (ph)
added Dec 18, 2017 16:38
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[Asia-pacific, Europe, Philippines] Global tobacco protocol short of 6 countries to become international treaty in 2018

The Protocol to Eliminate Illicit Trade on Tobacco... But to date, only 34 countries party to the convention have ratified it. And in Asia Pacific, where billions of dollars are lost to government revenues from illicit tobacco trade, only one country, Mon
Devex
added Dec 18, 2017 16:23
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