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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] 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
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[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
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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] 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
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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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[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
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[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
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[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
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