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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] CSC, DOH celebrate six-year campaign vs. tobacco industry interference

CSC Chairperson Bala explained that JMC No. 2010-01 provides specific guidelines for the Philippine bureaucracy’s interactions with the tobacco industry. For its part, the CSC is tasked with informing government employees of the policy against tobacco ind
added Aug 1, 2016 21:46

[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Smoker Aquino thanked for anti-smoking laws

The New Vois Association of the Philippines (NVAP), an anti-smoking group of cancer survivors, thanked Aquino for his role in the passage of the Sin Tax and Graphic Health Warning (GHW) laws. “Among President Aquino’s legacy shall always be the signing
Manila Bulletin (ph)
added Jun 27, 2016 02:30

[Asia-pacific, Philippines, Thailand] Philip Morris Pleads Not Guilty to Huge Thai Tax Dodge

The massively popular Philip Morris pleaded not guilty last Monday to evading hundreds of millions of dollars, mainly for import tax to Thailand. The crime is said to sum up around $2.27 million, which is now being used as concrete evidence for against t
Lawyer Herald
added Apr 26, 2016 20:15

[Asia, Asia-pacific, Philippines, UAE: Abu Dhabi] Bloomberg lauds PH for sin tax law

The Department of Finance and Department of Health receive the 2015 Awards for Global Tobacco Control from Bloomberg Philanthropies
Rappler (ph)
added Mar 19, 2015 11:20

[Korea - South, Philippines] PMFTC to halt exports to South Korea, Pakistan

PMFTC Inc. will stop exporting cigarettes to Pakistan and South Korea, as the packaging in those two countries does not bear tax stamps. “One of the problems now with exports is that when you export to a country that does not have tax stamps, you still
Philippine Daily Inquirer (ph)
added Oct 27, 2014 14:47

[Philippines] Legislators back 3rd-party monitoring of tobacco firms

Members of the House ways and means committee have endorsed a proposal to assign a nongovernment organization to monitor tax compliance of cigarette companies. Northern Samar Rep. Emil Ong and OFW Family Club party-list Rep. Roy Señeres said they would fi
Philippine Daily Inquirer (ph)
added Jul 3, 2014 03:59

[Philippines] A graphic victory for advocates vs smoking

The Senate and the House of Representatives have ratified the bicameral conference committee bill... The law’s main feature is the placement of a repulsive graphic health warning that covers 50% of both sides of the cigarette pack. The graphic warning is
Business World (ph)
added Jun 30, 2014 12:58

[Philippines] Senate, House OK graphic health warnings on cigarette packs

Both the Senate and the House of Representatives on Monday passed a landmark legislation requiring tobacco companies to put picture-based health warnings on cigarette packs.
GMANews.TV (ph)
added Jun 9, 2014 18:52

[Philippines] Bill for graphic pictures on cigarette packs gains ground

Just a day after it was approved by the health committee in the House of Representatives, the bill seeking to put graphic health warnings on cigarette packs was also given the green light by the appropriations committee on Wednesday.
Philippine Daily Inquirer (ph)
added Jun 9, 2014 11:25

[Philippines] Court foils govt on tobacco ad ban

The law's Sections 22 and 23 pertain to "ban on advertisements" and "restrictions on tobacco promotions." The suit was opposed by the Inter-Agency Committee-Tobacco based on the argument that the petition for a declaratory relief under Rule 63 of the 19
Manila Standard (ph)
added May 6, 2014 08:38
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