Headlines Tagged with Philippines — 2,602 headlines found
The antismoking group New Vois Association of the Philippines (NVAP) on Sunday urged lawmakers to pass a measure raising the legal age to buy cigarettes from 18 to 21 to cut the prevalence of smoking among Filipino youth. It is well known, however, that
Apr 13, 2015 Philippine Daily Inquirer (ph)
added Apr 13, 2015 10:08
the poorest households in the country spent a larger proportion of their meager income on tobacco than on food, education, health care or savings. The study showed that a Filipino household with an average monthly income of P5,100 spent 2.6 percent o
Dec 6, 2014 PHILIPPINE INFORMATION AGENCY (ph)
added Dec 7, 2014 17:42
Tobacco companies on Tuesday largely snubbed an Indonesian law requiring them to put graphic photo warnings on all cigarette packs being sold, marking another setback in a country that's home to the world's highest rate of men smokers and a wild, wild w
Oct 20, 2014 Philippine Daily Inquirer (ph)
added Oct 19, 2014 20:03
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