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[Asia, Asia-pacific, Philippines] Senate bill seeks to ban e-cigarette use in schools, gov't offices, PUVs

The bill also seeks to limit the marketing, sale, and distribution of the product, allowing only those 18 years old and above to buy and use it
Rappler (ph)
added Aug 17, 2017 16:49
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Casinos found most common violators of smoking ban

“Based on the reports we have been getting, it is the casinos. This is where many violators are being seen,” Limpin stated. The official said such could be because of the fact that many casino operators are foreigners. “They have to understand that the
Manila Bulletin (ph)
added Aug 14, 2017 15:30
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] FCAP: Casinos rampant violators of smoking ban

"They have to follow our laws here in the country. They are foreign-owned so they could be thinking that they are exempted. But they are not," the anti-smoking advocate added.. Under the EO, smoking is strictly prohibited in centers of youth activity su
PNA (Philippine News Agency) (ph)
added Aug 14, 2017 15:27
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Sugar tax eyed as bargaining chip for fuel tax; ex-DOH chiefs want tobacco included in TRAIN

petitions were signed to urge senators and the government through President Rodrigo Duterte to include cigarette tax in the deliberations on tax reforms. Cabral said tobacco exposes smokers to about 45 life-threatening diseases — stroke, heart attack, lu
InterAksyon.com (TV 5) (ph)
added Aug 10, 2017 16:58
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Ex-DoH chiefs call for cigarette tax hike

In a news briefing on Tuesday, petitions were signed to urge senators and President Rodrigo Duterte to include cigarette tax in deliberations on the comprehensive tax reform package. Present during the event were three former Health secretaries, namely
Manila Times (ph)
added Aug 10, 2017 03:35
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[Philippines] Former health chiefs back raise in cigarette tax

Petitions were signed to urge senators and the government through President Rodrigo Duterte to include cigarette tax in the deliberations on the comprehensive tax reform package.
PNA (Philippine News Agency) (ph)
added Aug 9, 2017 15:11
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Imee Marcos: Tobacco funds probe all about 2019 plans

MANILA, Philippines — Ilocos Norte Gov. Imee Marcos on Wednesday admitted that she thinks that the House of Representatives inquiry into her alleged misuse of P66.5 million in tobacco funds is all about politics.
Philippine Star (ph)
added Aug 9, 2017 14:09
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Village chief expresses support to smoking ban

A village chairman in this city has expressed support to the nationwide smoking ban which took effect last July 23 by providing several prohibited acts to business owners and managers. Rodelio Mamac, chairman of Balibago village, aired during a forum last
Cebu City Sun Star (ph)
added Aug 7, 2017 19:54
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[Asia-pacific, China, Indonesia, Philippines] PAREDES: Kicking a bad habit

When I was in Bali few years ago, I saw how my artist-friends there seemed to be killing themselves...It will still probably take some time for these countries to make advances in the campaign to make people stop smoking that the Philippines is achieving
Cebu Daily News (ph)
added Jul 29, 2017 18:40
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[Asia-pacific] Philippines Strike Record $493M Tax Deal With Tobacco Co.

government has agreed to accept a record settlement of $493 million from Mighty Corp., one of the country’s largest tobacco companies, to end a tax evasion case over missing cigarette stamps, President Rodrigo Duterte said on Monday. The settlement force
Law360
added Jul 26, 2017 22:46
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