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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

[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

[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
added Mar 20, 2013 11:02

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

[Philippines] Senate passes sin tax bill adding at least P12 per cigarette pack

Defying a lobby that raised the specter of a massive loss of jobs, the Senate on Tuesday passed the Sin Tax Reform bill that seeks to increase excise taxes on alcohol and tobacco products.
GMANews.TV (ph)
added Nov 22, 2012 12:34

[Korea - South, Philippines] Adopting FCTC in Seoul, signatories trounce Big Tobacco

Despite pressure tactics from the tobacco industry, ratifying countries unanimously adopted a landmark protocol to eliminate the illicit trade of tobacco, Corporate Accountability International said in a statement Tuesday. Such illicit trade undermines
GMANews.TV (ph)
added Nov 13, 2012 05:34

[Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Philippines, Vietnam] Tobacco Tax Control Project In Five Southeast Asian Countries

BERNAMA (Malaysian National News Agency) (my)
added Mar 3, 2010 00:00

[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 (Hybrid News Ltd)
added Mar 2, 2018 00:18

[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Tobacco output seen falling below 50,000 MT

Philippine tobacco output this year may not reach 50,000 metric tons (MT), as the decline in the demand for cigarettes discouraged farmers from planting the cash crop, the National Tobacco Administration (NTA) said on Wednesday.
Business Mirror (ph)
added Sep 7, 2017 01:58

[Philippines] Japan Tobacco's Nice Try

biting off most of the Philippines' Mighty Corp.The deal is a smart one, but Mighty alone won't be enough to help the Japanese firm stand its ground as the world's tobacco companies converge.
Bloomberg News
added Jul 14, 2017 09:38
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