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[Philippines] Rappler Health advocates hail shutdown of Mighty cigarette warehouse

Civil society groups lauded a move by the Bureau of Customs (BOC) and Department of Finance (DOF) to shut down the importation warehouse of Mighty Corporation over alleged smuggling. In a statement, the coalition comprised of Action for Economic Reforms
Rappler (ph)
added Feb 4, 2014 10:54

[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] Church slams court ruling on total ban of cigarettes

Bishop Ruperto Santos said the July 5 decision by a regional trial court (RTC) ... The lawsuit was filed by Philippine Tobacco Institute (PTI), an organization of cigarette manufacturers. “We only seek that these [tobacco control] measures be consistent
Philippine Daily Inquirer (ph)
added Jul 16, 2018 14:11
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