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[Asia-pacific, Canada, Philippines] LITERATUS: Flavored tobacco creates a regulatory hole

Since traditional tobacco products are now mandated to be packed with health risk warnings (ours in the Philippines have the gruesome look of darkened lungs transformed by smoking)—which they cannot fight off—Canadian tobacco manufacturers instead joined
Cebu City Sun Star (ph)
added May 17, 2017 15:30
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[Pakistan, Philippines] Tobacco Notes: Philip Morris International

Philip Morris has shut down a factory in Pakistan, while its representative in the Philippines has expressed skepticism over the Government’s lax approach towards a tax evading competitor.
Trefis
added Feb 21, 2015 09:51
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[Asia, Asia-pacific, Philippines] UNION-BUSTING? | After CBA conclusion, Philip Morris Fortune Tobacco fires 640 regular employees

After concluding a collective bargaining agreement (CBA) with the local union barely a month ago, Philip Morris Fortune Tobacco Corp. (PMFTC) has issued notices of termination to 640 regular employees in its Marikina plant citing decline in its market sha
InterAksyon.com (TV 5) (ph)
added Jan 14, 2015 12:45
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[Philippines, UK] British American Tobacco: Higher sin tax has not kept people from smoking

cigarette consumption has remained the same despite an increase in the excise tax on tobacco products. The proposal to raise the so-called sin tax on tobacco products was met with concern, especially from lawmakers from North Luzon who said higher taxes
GMANews.TV (ph)
added Mar 10, 2014 13:35
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[Philippines] Text-only warnings on cigarettes ineffective in curbing smoking

SEVEN years of text-only warnings placed on cigarette packs did little to curb the use of tobacco in the Philippines, health advocates revealed.
Business Mirror (ph)
added Nov 25, 2013 16:17
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[Asia, Asia-pacific, Philippines] DTI may demand compensation after Thailand drags feet on WTO tobacco tax ruling

(WTO) tomorrow will discuss Thailand's failure to comply with a ruling that found taxes it slapped on Philippine tobacco exports were unfair. Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) Undersecretary Adrian S. Cristobal Jr. last week told reporters that the
InterAksyon.com (TV 5) (ph)
added Oct 21, 2013 19:42
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[Asia, Asia-pacific, Philippines] PH to top tax goal, says Japan Tobacco

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
Manila Standard (ph)
added Aug 18, 2013 21:03
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[Philippines] Are e-cigarettes safe and do they help cut smoking? Hearing aims to discuss issues

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.
InterAksyon.com (TV 5) (ph)
added Jul 21, 2013 04:44
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[Asia, Asia-pacific, Philippines] ASEAN campaign vs smoking launched

Civil society groups in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) yesterday launched a tobacco-use control campaign in a bid to curb smoking.
Business World (ph)
added Jul 8, 2013 16:40
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[Philippines] Sale of e-cigarettes not cleared with government

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
Cebu City Sun Star (ph)
added Jun 23, 2013 15:50
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