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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] DoH steps up drive vs smoking

is set to launch on Monday a television advertisement as one of its instruments to curb tobacco use, according to Health Secretary Paulyn Jean Ubial. The advertisement, which was shown to media on Friday, is one of the approaches adopted by the departmen
Manila Times (ph)
added Oct 16, 2016 13:50

[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Philip Morris Int'l appoints Kang TaeKoo as Msia, Singapore MD

the new Managing Director for Philip Morris Malaysia (PMM) and Singapore, effective October 1, 2016. TaeKoo brings with him extensive experience in the global tobacco industry, having started his career with Philip Morris Korea in 1998. After progressing
New Straits Times (my)
added Oct 17, 2016 16:37

[Asia-pacific, Australia] Are Big Trade Deals Creating ’Secret Courts’ by Pushing Arbitration?

direct response to lawsuit Philip Morris filed through its Hong Kong subsidiary to protest Australian cigarette-packaging guidelines. The TPP’s language isn’t bulletproof, but it’s narrow enough to put a hurdle in front of companies that seek damages fo
added Oct 15, 2016 02:01

[Asia-pacific] VIDEO: This cancer survivor wants to stop kids in the Philippines from lighting up

In the Philippines, 25 percent of the population smokes, and cigarettes are a leading cause of death. But one former smoker is cultivating a grassroots campaign to influence legislation and publicize the dangers -- especially to children
PBS Newshour
added Oct 15, 2016 01:52

[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Nationwide smoke-free policy won't affect sin tax revenues: DOH

(DOH) said Tuesday it is confident that sin tax revenues will not be reduced by the imminent implementation of the nationwide smoke-free policy. “Based on similar implementations in other countries, there have been no adverse effects in the sin tax reve
Balita (ph)
added Oct 14, 2016 19:35

[Asia-pacific, Philippines] TV ad on tobacco control launched

(DOH) announced on Friday, October 14 it will air a television advertisement warning about the health and economic harms of smoking to families. Health secretary Paulyn Jean Ubial said the TV ad is part of the department’s multimedia campaign with the t
Manila Bulletin (ph)
added Oct 14, 2016 19:33
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Sanctions not included in anti-smoking EO –Ubial

The Executive Order (EO) that will ban smoking in public places will not include sanctions for violators, Health Secretary Paulyn Jean Rosell-Ubial said Friday. Instead, the EO will direct local government units to "establish a smoke-free task force and
GMANews.TV (ph)
added Oct 14, 2016 19:31
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] DOH to use TV, social media in campaign vs. smoking

A new anti-smoking campaign focused on the health and economic harms of smoking to families will begin airing on major TV stations on Sunday. “Protect Your Family, Stop Smoking” or “Mahalin ang Sarili at Pamilya, Paninigarilyo Itigil Na” is a joint ad c
GMANews.TV (ph)
added Oct 14, 2016 19:30

[Asia-pacific] 'The Punisher' is popular: Bloodthirsty Philippines President Duterte boasts support of 84% of citizens as he bans smoking and death squads slaughter drug users in the streets

The firebrand politician, not content with just stamping out hard drugs, has also recently introduced a nationwide smoking ban The national restrictions will be along the same lines as those set in Duterte's old municipality of Davao - no smoking in pub
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 13, 2016 21:07

[Asia-pacific, Philippines] DOH 'ready' with implementing rules of proposed smoking ban

The Department of Health (DOH) on Thursday, October 13, said it already has a draft of the implementing rules and regulations (IRR) of the proposed nationwide smoking ban in all public places – an executive order (EO) now awaiting the President's signatur
Rappler (ph)
added Oct 13, 2016 17:09
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