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[Philippines] DOH warns vs use of e-cigarettes

In a report, Health Assistant Secretary Eric Tayag said chemicals used in e-cigarettes may be dangerous or harmful to the body.
Philippine Online Chronicles (ph)
added Apr 11, 2013 13:10

[Philippines] Advocates push tighter tobacco control

Dr. Mary Assunta, SEATCA policy advisor, said the number of deaths from smoking is now at an alarming level as the group urged the Aquino administration to review the tobacco control program to minimize the number of casualties.
Manila Standard (ph)
added Mar 1, 2015 20:27

[Philippines] Tobacco output jumped 11.8% in 2013

The domestic output of tobacco fired up by 11.8 percent to 53,750 metric tons in 2013 as prices rose and financing for farmers increased. Documents from the Bureau of Agricultural Statistics (BAS) showed that more than half (52.5 percent) of last year’s
Philippine Daily Inquirer (ph)
added Feb 23, 2014 15:30

[Asia-pacific] Brunei, Philippines curb tobacco industry interference

Philippines and Brunei lead their ASEAN peers in efforts to put a check on tobacco industry interference in health governance matters. According to the Southeast Asia Tobacco Control Alliance’s (SEATCA) Tobacco Industry Interference Index, the Philippines
Customs Today (pk)
added Sep 19, 2016 15:23

[Korea - South, Pakistan, Philippines] Philip Morris to stop exports to 2 countries due to tax stamp

Philip Morris Fortune Tobacco Corp. said Sunday it will stop exporting cigarettes to at least two countries, with the impending implementation of the cigarette tax stamp system.
Manila Standard (ph)
added Oct 27, 2014 14:48

[Philippines] Asia-Pacific NGO pushes exclusion of tobacco from TPP

In a statement, the Asia Pacific Association on Control of Tobacco for Health (APACT) said including tobacco in the Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP) would undo international efforts to restrict cigarette companies' advertising and to require gra (TV 5) (ph)
added Aug 21, 2013 14:51

[Philippines] Tobacco lobby seen in Cavite law’s death

THE Framework Convention on Tobacco Control Alliance Philippines (FCAP) yesterday blamed tobacco manufacturers for the rejection by the Cavite Provincial Board of Tagaytay City’s ordinance that seeks to ban smoking, including electronic cigarettes, in al
Malaya (ph)
added Mar 26, 2013 14:38

[Philippines] Philip Morris: No price hike yet

Cigarette maker Philip Morris Fortune Tobacco Corp. (PMFTC) on Friday appealed to its distributors and retailers to sell its products at pre-sin tax recommended retail prices, saying it has not yet raised the prices of its cigarette products. PMFTC’s cig
Philippine Daily Inquirer (ph)
added Jan 8, 2013 05:02

[Philippines] Sin tax collection up 40%

Excise tax collections from tobacco and alcoholic beverages grew 40 percent in the nine months through September this year, reflecting the success of the sin tax reform measure that jacked up the taxes of the so-called sin products.
Philippine Star (ph)
added Dec 23, 2014 21:59

Smoking-attributable burden of lung cancer in the Philippines

Considerable health gains could be achieved if smoking exposure were reduced in the Philippines. Strong enforcement of measures like increasing taxation to the WHO-endorsed rate, expanding smoke-free environments, and requiring large graphic warnings with
Tobacco Control
added Jan 17, 2014 10:38
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