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[Asia-pacific, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Philippines, Vietnam] Cigarette price level and variation in five Southeast Asian countries

To maximise the effectiveness of tobacco tax policies, countries should adopt specific excise tax structures to decrease cigarette price variation, which would minimise opportunities for smokers to ‘trade down’ to a cheaper brand to avoid a tax-driven pri
Tobacco Control
added Mar 7, 2014 02:51
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[Philippines] E-cigars found to have nicotine

THE Metro Manila Development Authority will back a ban on electronic smoking amid findings of addiction due to nicotine inhalation. Dr. Loida Alzona, head of the Health Public Safety and Environmental Protection ... said electronic cigars were no differen
Manila Standard (ph)
added Mar 19, 2013 01:56
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[Philippines] Tabaqueria says new excise tax to devastate cigar industry

In a letter, Tabaqueria de Filipinas Inc. appealed to President Aquino not to pass into law House Bill 5727 or the sin tax bill as it would result to almost 12,000 percent increase in the price of Philippine cigar which it called a long-treasured nationa
Malaya (ph)
added Jul 15, 2012 13:39
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[Philippines] Help fight vs. tobacco, Bacolod. Negros urged

The Department of Health is challenging the Negros Occidental and Bacolod governments to aim for 100 percent tobacco-free environments.
Visayan Daily Star (ph)
added Jun 21, 2012 09:57
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[Philippines] Tobacco firms to shoulder bulk of 'sin' taxes, says DOF

THE tobacco industry would shoulder the bulk of the additional revenues generated from “sin” products should the current version of the excise-tax reform bill be implemented, data from the Department of Finance (DOF) showed.
Business Mirror (ph)
added Aug 22, 2012 02:37
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[Philippines] Tobacco giant admits losing market share in PH

Higher "sin taxes" appear to have dampened demand for Marlboro and Fortune cigarettes this year, as Philip Morris International Incorporated (PMI) said its sales volume in the Philippines fell 21% in the first nine months.
ABS-CBN Broadcasting Corporation (ph)
added Dec 3, 2013 14:00
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[Asia, Asia-pacific, Philippines] 10 ASEAN countries are home to 10 percent of world’s adult smokers

The 10 ASEAN countries are home to 10 percent of the world’s 1.25 billion adult smokers with 17.3 million of them from the Philippines, a report of the Southeast Asia Tobacco Control Alliance (SEATCA) showed. Based on the 2013 ASEAN Tobacco Control Atlas
InterAksyon.com (TV 5) (ph)
added Sep 15, 2013 10:31
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[Philippines] Baldoz bans smoking in DOLE offices

Labor Secretary Rosalinda Baldoz on Thursday ordered regional offices and attached agencies of the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) to strictly implement a cigarette smoke-free environment in their offices, citing the Philippines’s firm commitme
Business Mirror (ph)
added Jun 14, 2012 19:26
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[Philippines] Cigarette prices and inflation uptick

For the first time in the history of taxation in the Philippines, an excise tax law favors imports over local products like cigarettes.
Malaya (ph)
added Mar 11, 2013 18:01
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[Philippines] Cigarette prices in PH still among lowest despite sin tax, says report

Emer Rojas, president of New Vois Association of the Philippines, said the first edition of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) Tobacco Atlas showed that the country continued to have one of the lowest prices of cigarette products in the r
Philippine Daily Inquirer (ph)
added Sep 2, 2013 20:04
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