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[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.
PHILIPPINE INFORMATION AGENCY (ph)
added Nov 11, 2013 14:41
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[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
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[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
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[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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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] PH asks WTO to force Thailand to comply on cigarette import ruling

The move was prompted by a legal action taken by the Thai government against Philip Morris Thailand which imports cigarettes from its Philippine affiliate. This was viewed by the Philippines as inconsistent with the WTO decision that ruled against Thail
Manila Bulletin (ph)
added Feb 3, 2016 14:47
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[Asia, Asia-pacific, Singapore] 'Sin tax' cuts cigarette smoking in Philippines

A "sin tax" on cigarettes has sharply cut smoking in the Philippines while also boosting government revenues, the internal revenue chief claimed on Monday. The number of cigarette packs put on store shelves by retailers fell by nearly a third between 2012
AsiaOne (sg)
added Jun 16, 2015 07:53
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[Asia, Asia-pacific, Philippines] Thailand dragging feet on WTO order to remove unfair tobacco taxes, DTI says

The Philippines has expressed disappointment over Thailand's failure to comply with the World Trade Organization's (WTO) ruling on the latter's unfair tobacco taxes.
InterAksyon.com (TV 5) (ph)
added Jul 30, 2013 05:00
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[Philippines] GAMBOA: Is sin tax reform working?

BIZLINKS By Rey Gamboa (The Philippine Star)
Philippine Star (ph)
added Jul 11, 2013 13:39
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[Philippines] FDA will not register e-cigarettes

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced it will not register electronic cigarettes, or e-cigarettes, as health products ... "Wittingly or unwittingly, the electronic cigarette promotes smoking among children and the youth. It makes them less fea
Manila Bulletin (ph)
added Apr 12, 2013 04:27
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[Asia, Philippines] No to tobacco exhibition - DOH-NCR

The Department of Health Center for Health Development of the National Capital Region (DOH CHD-NCR) conducted a press conference, Tuesday, enjoining partner agencies and stakeholders to strengthen commitment to tobacco elimination and control and condemni
PHILIPPINE INFORMATION AGENCY (ph)
added Mar 20, 2013 11:02
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