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approved on third and final reading the bill mandating Graphic Health Warnings (GHW) on cigarette packs. On Tuesday, Lawmakers convened a bicameral conference committee on the graphic health warning bill to settle conflicting provisions of a bill. Votin
Jun 10, 2014 Cebu City Sun Star (ph)
added Jun 11, 2014 00:32
HealthJustice Philippines managing director Irene Reyes on Monday criticized the strategies being employed by tobacco companies to undermine the sin tax law. These strategies include “front-loading” their production in 2012 to avoid paying the higher ta
Aug 16, 2013 Manila Standard (ph)
added Aug 16, 2013 18:58
Robert Eugenio, BAT Philippines corporate and regulatory affairs head, said the government and the local tobacco industry should unite in protecting the sector against unscrupulous groups that disregard the law by not paying taxes.
Jun 29, 2013 Business Mirror (ph)
added Jun 29, 2013 10:17
BAT Philippines general manager James Lafferty said the planned factory is in addition to the company's $200 million investment it committed when it was pushing for the passage of the sin tax reform law.
Jun 5, 2013 Rappler (ph)
added Jun 5, 2013 17:39
Eight provinces across the Philippines today launched a new campaign to warn people about the harms of tar in cigarettes. The ad campaign, called 'Sponge,' was developed by the Department of Health with support from University of the Philippines and Worl
Mar 26, 2013 Asian Scientist (sg)
added Mar 26, 2013 15:13
The Philippine Tobacco Growers’ Association (PTGA) said in a statement that some of the current wordings of the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) have gone astray from the FCTC’s original intent.
Oct 28, 2012 Business Mirror (ph)
added Oct 28, 2012 17:09
Maybe the current bill can require the Department of Agriculture to mount a program to assist tobacco farmers to shift to other crops. That program should match what Philip Morris is currently doing if it is to be credible at all. Otherwise, the present "
Sep 19, 2012 Philippine Star (ph)
added Sep 20, 2012 14:00
Anton Israel, president of the Pro-Yosi group. ...“We recognize the responsibility of the state to protect non-smokers and minors from the harmful effects of second-hand smoke, but we also demand that the right of smokers to enjoy a legal product in a no
Sep 11, 2017 Manila Standard (ph)
added Sep 10, 2017 20:19
said on Tuesday it would buy the Philippines' No. 2 cigarette maker Mighty Corp for about $936 million, its second large deal in Southeast Asia this month as it deepens its push into emerging markets.
Aug 22, 2017 Reuters
added Aug 22, 2017 20:09
The deal would be JT's third-largest in the cigarette business in the past decade, trailing only the more than 2 trillion yen ($18 billion) purchase of British-based Gallaher Group and the acquisition of non-U.S. rights to a Reynolds American brand for a
Jul 22, 2017 Nikkei Inc. (jp)
added Jul 22, 2017 21:00