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[Asia, Asia-pacific, Indonesia, Laos, Philippines] Big Tobacco’s smoke and mirrors in Asean

Even when bolstered by the support of the Bloomberg Foundation and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, strong tobacco control remains elusive in the region. The main reason is the tobacco industry, which has proved to be a tenacious bully when it come
Asian Correspondent.com (Hybrid News Ltd)
added Mar 2, 2018 00:18
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[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
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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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Philippines raises tobacco, alcohol taxes

The Philippines Thursday raised tobacco and alcohol taxes in a reform President Benigno Aquino hailed as helping to liberate "more Filipinos from the vices of smoking and drinking".
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Dec 20, 2012 06:05
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