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[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

[Asia-pacific, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Thailand] Asian Vapers unite to share voice with authorities

“vapers” from the Philippines, Malaysia, Thailand and Indonesia, joined together to launch a united voice...launched #VapersBeHeard to provide Asian vapers with an opportunity to be heard by global, regional and national policy-makers as well as the gene
Manila Standard (ph)
added Sep 11, 2018 21:17

[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

[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
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