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[Asia, Asia-pacific, Philippines] Ban on tobacco ads pushed

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
Manila Standard (ph)
added May 17, 2013 23:12

Thailand commits to comply with WTO ruling on tobacco tax row with Philippines

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 (TV 5) (ph)
added Apr 29, 2013 01:26

[Philippines] Excise tax on cigarettes down 41 percent in January-February

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
Business Mirror (ph)
added Apr 16, 2013 01:52

[Philippines] Scrapping of smoking ban in Tagaytay scored

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
Philippine Daily Inquirer (ph)
added Mar 27, 2013 05:55

[Philippines] Cigarette vendors hike prices

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.
Cebu City Sun Star (ph)
added Jan 2, 2013 15:34

[Philippines] Street prices of cigarettes go up as new 'sin' tax takes effect

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.
GMANews.TV (ph)
added Jan 1, 2013 12:21

[Philippines] Cigarette maker to invest $200-M after sin tax bill approved

British American Tobacco (BAT) said it will proceed with its 5-year US$200 million investment in the Philippines after the sin tax bill, which increases the overall excise tax slapped on cigarettes and alcohol products, got the nod of lawmakers.
Rappler (ph)
added Dec 11, 2012 13:48

[Asia, Cambodia, China, Korea - South, Philippines] Spotlight: Countries hold events to advocate no tobacco life

In Phnom Penh, more than 100 Cambodian anti-tobacco activists and officials on Friday marked the World No Tobacco Day, urging smokers to stop smoking at public areas and workplaces. Bun Serey, vice-governor of Phnom Penh Municipality, said the City Hall
Xinhua Newswire
added May 31, 2015 11:24

[Philippines] Stubbing out a costly addiction

The 2013 National Nutrition and Health Survey (NNHeS) reveals there were 3.2 million fewer Filipinos smoking after the passage of the Sin Tax Law, averting about 32,000 smoking-related deaths and billions worth of economic burden.
Business World (ph)
added Nov 16, 2014 16:11

[Philippines] Lingering ‘third-hand smoke’ can cause cancer, say experts

Lingering on surfaces, items, clothes and body parts long after you've finished smoking is what is known as "third-hand smoke." This refers to the "particles and gases na naiwan kahit pinatay na yung sigarilyo," said Dr. Rachel Rosario of the Philippine
GMANews.TV (ph)
added Jan 27, 2014 13:02
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