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[Philippines] NegOr, Dumaguete City observe World No Tobacco Month celebration

This year’s culmination of World No Tobacco Month and Blue Ribbon Awarding ceremony will take place on June 29 with a street parade in Dumaguete City.
added Jun 28, 2012 13:10

[Philippines] Tobacco products banned in Qatar

The Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) reminded overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) bound for Qatar to refrain from bringing tobacco products there. This after the host country has banned all tobacco derivatives, equipment, and other mate
Philippine Canadian Inquirer (ca)
added Jan 14, 2018 21:14

[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

[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

[Philippines] Comprehensive Anti-smoking Ordinance yields more arrests and penalties

"Residents feel good of no longer enhaling secondary smoke," Villareiz said. She said based on the issued citation tickets, a total of 3,301 violators have been apprehended from January to October 2013.
added Nov 11, 2013 14:41

[Asia, Asia-pacific, Philippines] ASPILLERA: Where not to smoke...

“The Philippines has now become the top tobacco-consuming country in Southeast Asia. We are among the top 20 smoking nations around the world,” said Atty. Diana Trivino, Project Manager of public health NGO HealthJustice. “240 Filipinos die every day bec
Malaya (ph)
added Jul 9, 2013 16:35

[Philippines] Cigarette giant keeps plans to grow tobacco in new areas

PHILIP MORRIS Fortune Tobacco Corp. (PMFTC) will push through with its expansion into new tobacco-growing areas this year to support its domestic production.
Business World (ph)
added Jun 25, 2012 15:36

[Asia-pacific, Malaysia, Pakistan, Philippines] Cigarette smuggling gouges Asia's taxes, anti-smoking drive

With Asia facing potentially debilitating health care costs related to high rates of smoking, many countries have been trying to curb tobacco consumption by increasing taxes. But this seems to have backfired by triggering an upswing in smuggling that has
Nikkei Inc. (jp)
added Nov 13, 2017 16:00

[Asia-pacific, India, Philippines] PH backs e-cigarettes restrictions

THE Philippines is supporting World Health Organization (WHO)-backed proposals to regulate Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems (ENDS), or e-cigarettes—the use of which is popularly known as “vaping”—presented during the seventh biennial Conference of Pa
Manila Times (ph)
added Dec 19, 2016 23:10
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