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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
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[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
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[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
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[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
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[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
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[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
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[Philippines] GO: Debunking tobacco tax myths

Business World (ph)
added May 6, 2012 18:35
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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
PHILIPPINE INFORMATION AGENCY (ph)
added Aug 1, 2016 21:46
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[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
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[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
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