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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Smokers fight for rights

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
Manila Standard (ph)
added Sep 10, 2017 20:19

[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Japan Tobacco Targets Smoker-Heavy Zones

“We want to establish ourselves in markets like Brazil, Bangladesh, Indonesia, Philippines, and grow sustainably to strength our business foundations,” spokeswoman Kana Miyauchi said via phone Tuesday, when it announced its largest Asian deal yet: paying
Bloomberg News
added Aug 24, 2017 14:39

[Asia-pacific, China, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines] Chinese cigarette smugglers keep Southeast Asia lit

China is the world’s biggest supplier of tobacco products and source of most contraband shipments that reach many of Southeast Asia's estimated 122 million smokers
Asia Times
added Aug 24, 2017 04:29

[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Japan Tobacco to buy Philippine cigarette maker Mighty for $936 million

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.
added Aug 22, 2017 20:09

[Asia-pacific] Japan Tobacco nears final deal for Philippines' Mighty

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
Nikkei Inc. (jp)
added Jul 22, 2017 21:00

[Asia-pacific, Canada, Philippines] LITERATUS: Flavored tobacco creates a regulatory hole

Since traditional tobacco products are now mandated to be packed with health risk warnings (ours in the Philippines have the gruesome look of darkened lungs transformed by smoking)—which they cannot fight off—Canadian tobacco manufacturers instead joined
Cebu City Sun Star (ph)
added May 17, 2017 15:30

[Asia-pacific, Philippines] BAT okay with Duterte's planned no-smoking EO

(BAT) Philippines CEO James Michael Lafferty said BAT...would have no issue with the imposition of the ban on smoking in public places. “Such bans are already being implemented throughout the country at varying degrees of enforcement, as already enshrin
Business Mirror (ph)
added Oct 10, 2016 16:56

[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Graphic warnings help reduce smoking – US study

GRAPHIC warnings printed on cigarette packs about the dangerous effects of smoking have encouraged more smokers to reduce smoking or quit the habit altogether than text-only warnings, a new study by researchers at the University of North Carolina has fou
Manila Times (ph)
added Aug 29, 2016 21:30

[Asia-pacific, Philippines] JACINTO-LOPEZ: Light a fire or not?

Baldrige, an American etiquette expert and PR practitioner who served as Jackie Kennedy’s social secretary in the White House, gave this smoking etiquette: “If you don’t like smoking in your house, warn guests. At the moment of extending the invitation,
Philippine Star (ph)
added May 16, 2016 23:41

[Philippines] Tobacco sector moving to delay health warnings law implementation–advocates

THE New Vois Association of the Philippines (NVAP) criticized the tobacco industry for allegedly delaying the implementation of the graphic health warnings (GHW) law. NVAP President Emer Rojas said the absence of implementing rules and regulations (IRR)
Business Mirror (ph)
added Feb 1, 2016 18:15
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