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[Philippines] Smokers, vendors starting to feel pinch of 'sin tax'

63-year-old Aling Edita who sells cigarettes and candies on the sidewalk on Shaw Boulevard in Mandaluyong City, said pedestrians still buy cigarettes from her despite the additional cost.
Philippine Daily Inquirer (ph)
added Jan 3, 2013 04:09
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[Asia-pacific, China, Philippines] Developing World Has 80 Percent of Tobacco-Related Deaths

According to the fourth edition of the Tobacco Atlas, put out by the American Cancer Society and the World Lung Foundation, tobacco use is the single most preventable cause of death in the world.
IPS (Inter Press Service)
added Oct 16, 2012 02:33
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[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
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[Philippines] Is Philip Morris About to Be Crippled by This Smoking Ban?

A NEW PUBLIC SMOKING BAN IS ABOUT TO GO INTO EFFECT IN THE PHILIPPINES, WHERE TOBACCO GIANT PHILIP MORRIS OWNS NEARLY THREE-QUARTERS OF THE MARKET.
Motley Fool
added Oct 19, 2016 18:44
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[Asia-pacific] A Tough New Proposal in the Philippines Could Affect Philip Morris

Marlboro owner Philip Morris International PM 0.20% , estimated to hold more than 70% of the Philippines market through its joint venture with Fortune Tobacco, will be among the international producers most affected by the proposed ban.
Reuters
added Oct 13, 2016 16:18
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South, Philippines] JTI to stop making cigarettes in Korea

(JTI) has decided to stop producing cigarettes in Korea...This is not to pay a 40 percent tariff imposed on imported cigarette goods. But the company has opted to produce cigarettes abroad, probably in its Philippine plant, and bring them to Korea, even
Korea Times (kr)
added May 9, 2016 13:58
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[Asia, Philippines] 7-Eleven told in Davao: Stop selling cigarettes

THE Davao City's Anti-Smoking Task Force (ASTF) had asked the international convenience store chain 7-Eleven to either stop selling cigarettes or risk its business permit. This, after the ASTF observed that a number of convenience stores in the city are
Cebu City Sun Star (ph)
added Jan 4, 2016 04:18
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[Philippines] Bill sought hiking legal smoking age

The antismoking group New Vois Association of the Philippines (NVAP) on Sunday urged lawmakers to pass a measure raising the legal age to buy cigarettes from 18 to 21 to cut the prevalence of smoking among Filipino youth. It is well known, however, that
Philippine Daily Inquirer (ph)
added Apr 13, 2015 10:08
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[Philippines] Study shows poor people spend more on tobacco

the poorest households in the country spent a larger proportion of their meager income on tobacco than on food, education, health care or savings. The study showed that a Filipino household with an average monthly income of P5,100 spent 2.6 percent o
PHILIPPINE INFORMATION AGENCY (ph)
added Dec 7, 2014 17:42
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[Philippines] 'Per-stick cigarette buyers need to see warnings too'

Tobacco companies on Tuesday largely snubbed an Indonesian law requiring them to put graphic photo warnings on all cigarette packs being sold, marking another setback in a country that's home to the world's highest rate of men smokers and a wild, wild w
Philippine Daily Inquirer (ph)
added Oct 19, 2014 20:03
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