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[Asia, Asia-pacific, Philippines] E-cigarettes won't help you quit; can also cause stroke, hypertension, heart attack - WHO

The World Health Organization (WHO) has weighed in on the debate over the safety of electronic cigarettes, warning countries to regulate these amid findings they could cause hypertension, heart attacks and strokes. For one, e-cigarettes contain "pure nic (TV 5) (ph)
added Jul 9, 2013 12:21

Largest human 'no smoking' sign: Philippines breaks Guinness world record

Wearing red, black and white long-sleeved shirts, 13,892 participants formed the "no smoking" sign on the soccer field of the state-run Bicol University (BU) in Legazpi City, setting the new world record for the Largest human 'no smoking' sign, according
World Record Academy
added Jul 5, 2013 12:14

[Philippines] Cigarette: A killer that travels in packs

‘IT will indeed kill more people in the next two decades than HIV/AIDS, accidents, homicides, and suicides combined,” wrote Dr. Michael L. Tan in his column, “Pinoy Kasi.” “It kills and it disables, affecting not just the patient but their families and
Business Mirror (ph)
added May 29, 2013 12:04

[Philippines] Veteran insider to succeed retiring Philip Morris Fortune Tobacco president

Cigarette maker Philip Morris Fortune Tobacco Corp. Inc. (PMFTC) will have a new president starting May 1, succeeding Chris Nelson who is retiring effective on the same date. In an emailed statement, the company said Nelson will be succeeded by Paul Ril
GMANews.TV (ph)
added Apr 25, 2013 14:10

[Philippines] Tobacco firm'€™s investment worries health advocates

Health advocates on Friday expressed concern over the decision of British American Tobacco (BAT) to invest $200 million in the Philippines.
Philippine Daily Inquirer (ph)
added Dec 15, 2012 21:27

[Philippines] Bacolod approves 'no smoking' ordinance

THE Bacolod City Council passed an ordinance prohibiting smoking in all public places, public utility vehicles and in all government institutions, hospitals and schools in the city.
Cebu City Sun Star (ph)
added Nov 30, 2012 09:08

[Philippines] Anti-tobacco group files advertising complaint vs Philip Morris

A health advocacy group has filed a complaint against Philip Morris Philippines Manufacturing, Inc. (PMPMI) and Fortune Tobacco Corporation (FTC) for a newspaper feature on the tobacco giant that, it says, is in breach of the law against tobacco advertis
GMANews.TV (ph)
added Nov 22, 2012 15:49

[Philippines] GO: Debunking tobacco tax myths

Business World (ph)
added May 6, 2012 18:35

[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Tobacco-producing LGUs to get P29.5 billion in excise tax shares

The Department of Budget and Management has ordered the release of a total of P29.5 billion to tobacco-producing provinces, cities and towns as part of their share from excise taxes collected in 2011, 2014 and 2015. Local Budget Memorandum No. 76 signed
Philippine Daily Inquirer (ph)
added Oct 10, 2017 20:54

[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
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