Headlines Tagged with Philippines — 2,591 headlines found
The government can meet its excise tax collection target, if not exceed it, as the drop in consumption is not as dramatic as projected, Japan Tobacco Inc. general manager Manos Koukourakis said over the weekend. Koukourakis cited that the cigarette prev
Aug 18, 2013 Manila Standard (ph)
added Aug 18, 2013 21:03
Two key questions about e-cigarettes will be tackled when the Department of Health and the Food and Drug Administration call a public hearing on Wednesday: whether these are really smoking-cessation tools, and how safe they are.
Jul 20, 2013 InterAksyon.com (TV 5) (ph)
added Jul 21, 2013 04:44
Civil society groups in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) yesterday launched a tobacco-use control campaign in a bid to curb smoking.
Jul 9, 2013 Business World (ph)
added Jul 8, 2013 16:40
THE Food and Drug Administration (FDA) questioned on Sunday the sale of electronic cigarettes to the public without clearance from the agency. “It did not go through us, so we are questioning how this product entered our country and are now claiming all
Jun 23, 2013 Cebu City Sun Star (ph)
added Jun 23, 2013 15:50
The Southeast Asia Tobacco Control Alliance or SEATCA on Friday called on the governments of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations to strictly ban all advertising, promotion, and sponsorship of tobacco products, as it claimed that there are loopholes
May 18, 2013 Manila Standard (ph)
added May 17, 2013 23:12
In 2011, Bangkok lost the tobacco case that Manila lodged before the WTO in behalf of the Philippine unit of cigarette manufacturer Philip Morris. In its ruling, the WTO agreed that Thailand slapped discriminatory taxes on cigarettes imported from the Ph
Apr 29, 2013 InterAksyon.com (TV 5) (ph)
added Apr 29, 2013 01:26
Collections from the excise tax on cigarettes dropped by 41 percent in the first two months of the year despite higher “sin” taxes on tobacco and alcohol products, based on data from the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR). ... Internal Revenue Commissione
Apr 15, 2013 Business Mirror (ph)
added Apr 16, 2013 01:52
Health advocates on Tuesday slammed the decision of the Sangguniang Panlalawigan (Provincial Board) of Cavite to scrap the smoking ban in Tagaytay City. According to the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control Alliance Philippines (FCAP), the powerful to
Mar 27, 2013 Philippine Daily Inquirer (ph)
added Mar 27, 2013 05:55
WITH the effectivity of the controversial Sin Tax Reform on Tuesday, January 1, several small-scale cigarette vendors started to implement the hike even before the release of the batches of cigarettes covered by the increase.
Jan 2, 2013 Cebu City Sun Star (ph)
added Jan 2, 2013 15:34
Sidewalk vendors raised their selling prices for a stick of cigarette on Tuesday, Jan. 1, the day the controversial sin tax reform law takes effect, even before the first batch of tobacco products actually carrying higher excise taxes hit the market.
Jan 1, 2013 GMANews.TV (ph)
added Jan 1, 2013 12:21