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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

[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Tobacco CEOs to be grilled by lawmakers

Steve Dyer, Japan Tobacco International (JTI) Korea general manager Heads of four cigarette makers here will be grilled by lawmakers Wednesday over allegations that they evaded hundreds of millions of dollars in taxes on profits stemming from a tobacco pr
Korea Times (kr)
added Oct 13, 2016 16:26

[Asia-pacific] A Tough New Proposal in the Philippines Could Affect Philip Morris

Marlboro owner Philip Morris International PM 0.20% , estimated to hold more than 70% of the Philippines market through its joint venture with Fortune Tobacco, will be among the international producers most affected by the proposed ban.
added Oct 13, 2016 16:18

[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Going cold turkey

Reports that President Rodrigo Duterte will soon sign an executive order to implement a no-smoking policy in all public places is making our buddies go cold turkey....while tobacco farmers are assured of a buyer, they have no say in determining the price
Manila Standard (ph)
added Oct 11, 2016 21:27

[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] CEOs of tobacco firms to be grilled on tax evasion

South Korean lawmakers will grill CEOs of four tobacco companies operating in the country regarding their suspected tax evasion during a parliamentary audit this week, industry sources said on Oct. 11. South Korea‘s sole tobacco maker KT&G, Philip Morri
Korea Herald (kr)
added Oct 11, 2016 18:41

[Asia-pacific, China] Japan Tobacco begins nationwide e-cigarette rollout next year

will expand sales of e-cigarettes to stores throughout the country starting in 2017 as their popularity soars in a market where smoking is in decline... JT's Ploom Tech heats up a liquid-filled cartridge just enough to generate vapor.
Nikkei Inc. (jp)
added Oct 11, 2016 17:04
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[Asia-pacific] Philippines set to roll out tough no-smoking law

Duterte is set to sign a regulation this month banning smoking in public across Southeast Asia's second-most populous country, rolling out among the toughest anti-tobacco laws in the region. Public health campaigners who have long battled against the cou
added Oct 11, 2016 15:41
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