Headlines Tagged with Philippines — 2,579 headlines found
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.
Dec 11, 2012 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
May 31, 2015 Xinhua Newswire
added May 31, 2015 11:24
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.
Nov 16, 2014 Business World (ph)
added Nov 16, 2014 16:11
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
Jan 27, 2014 GMANews.TV (ph)
added Jan 27, 2014 13:02
The Philippines has the highest number of female smokers among the 10 member-countries of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, a 2012 survey conducted by the Southeast Asia Tobacco Control Alliance shows.
Jul 12, 2013 InterAksyon.com (TV 5) (ph)
added Jul 12, 2013 07:59
An international civil society group has called on the government to require tobacco companies to print on cigarette packs graphic images of diseases caused by smoking. Bungon Ritthiphakdee, Southeast Asia Tobacco Control Alliance director, said that th
Jul 10, 2013 Business World (ph)
added Jul 9, 2013 16:27
E-cigarettes, the seemingly innocent alternative to the real thing, may not be that harmless after all, the Food and Drug Administration said as it issued an advisory identifying the "volatile" substances in the device and its emitted smoke.
Jun 27, 2013 GMANews.TV (ph)
added Jun 27, 2013 11:54
leading research-based healthcare company Novartis Healthcare Philippines, the Department of Health (DOH) and major medical societies recently observed World Hypertension Day (WHD) by appealing to Filipinos to quit smoking for their and their loved one’s
Jun 1, 2013 Philippine Daily Inquirer (ph)
added Jun 1, 2013 12:45
MIGHTY SELLS FOR P7 PER PACK PAYS P12 EXCISE TAX PER PACK, LOSES SOMETHING LIKE P7.75 PER PACK.
Mar 11, 2013 Malaya (ph)
added Mar 11, 2013 02:16
Cigarette smokers continue to find it hard to buy their favorite brands here and in other parts of Southern Mindanao as of Thursday as most wholesalers and retailers claim there was still scarcity of supply. Major cigarette brands started to disappear fr
Jan 3, 2013 Philippine Daily Inquirer (ph)
added Jan 3, 2013 20:01