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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] WTO upholds cigar ruling in favor of PH, tells Thailand to comply

The WTO Appellate Body has upheld its panel ruling six years ago ordering Thailand to rectify in a “quick and effective manner and without delay” the imposition of discriminatory taxes on imported Philippine cigarettes that impaired benefits accruing to
Manila Bulletin (ph)
added Nov 14, 2018 17:15
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] WHO downplays e-cigarettes as smoking cessation aid

Representative to the Philippines Dr. Gundo Weiler said that it is still not clear... “There are also claims that e-cigarettes lead to reduction in smoking. It is not so clear at this point whether indeed along the line people will have less consumption o
Manila Bulletin (ph)
added Nov 12, 2018 21:49
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[Philippines] MMDA chair praises LGUs ‘Munti’, ‘Manda’

The Metro Manila Development Authority on Tuesday praised the cities of Muntinlupa and Mandaluyong for their relentless efforts to strictly enforce anti-smoking regulations and protect their people from second-hand smoke that caused lung cancer and other
Manila Standard (ph)
added Oct 30, 2018 21:56
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[Philippines] Tourism hotspot to reopen after cleanup

Boozing and smoking are banned on the beach and the huge multiday beach parties dubbed "LaBoracay" that drew tens of thousands of tourists during the May 1 Labor Day weekend will be a thing of the past.
China Daily (cn)
added Oct 25, 2018 22:58
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines, UK] Government urged to follow U.K. tobacco control model

LOCAL vaping groups are calling on the adoption of the same approach in tackling tobacco use in the United Kingdom, wherein the Parliament’s report urges the government to relax regulations on electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes).
Business Mirror (ph)
added Oct 19, 2018 02:15
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Davao collects P2.3 million from smoking, liquor ban violators

Since the implementation of the new anti-smoking ordinance in 2013, Dr. Ashley Lopez, chief of Anti-smoking Task Force-Davao, said in July to September 2018 alone, there were 2,194 apprehensions, where 70 to 80 percent of those went through counseling an
Cebu City Sun Star (ph)
added Oct 12, 2018 21:26
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Groups debate impact of e-cigarettes on public health

Emer Rojas, president of the New Vois Association of the Philippines (NVAP), remains steadfast in its lobbying for government to prohibit e-cigarettes in the country until its safety is fully determined by expert studies. Rojas noted that the Departme
Manila Bulletin (ph)
added Oct 8, 2018 20:46
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Philippines plans party crackdown on re-opened Boracay

When hotel doors re-open on October 26, the island known for its party atmosphere will crack down on drinking and smoking on its beaches
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Oct 4, 2018 03:01
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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Thailand] Asian Vapers unite to share voice with authorities

“vapers” from the Philippines, Malaysia, Thailand and Indonesia, joined together to launch a united voice...launched #VapersBeHeard to provide Asian vapers with an opportunity to be heard by global, regional and national policy-makers as well as the gene
Manila Standard (ph)
added Sep 11, 2018 21:17
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Environmental groups praise move to ban smoking in Boracay public places

These were the sentiments of toxic watchdogs Action on Smoking & Health (ASH) Philippines, Framework Convention on Tobacco Control Alliance, Philippines (FCAP) and the Quezon City based Ecowaste Coalition. The groups commended Tourism Secretary Bernadet
Manila Bulletin (ph)
added Sep 4, 2018 22:24
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