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[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
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[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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[Asia, Asia-pacific, Philippines] PH has most female smokers in ASEAN

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.
InterAksyon.com (TV 5) (ph)
added Jul 12, 2013 07:59
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[Asia, Asia-pacific, Philippines] Group asks gov’t to require graphic warning on cigarette packs

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
Business World (ph)
added Jul 9, 2013 16:27
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[Philippines] FDA: Second-hand smoke from e-cigarettes may be harmful to your health

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.
GMANews.TV (ph)
added Jun 27, 2013 11:54
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[Philippines] Filipino smokers urged to quit life-threatening vice

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
Philippine Daily Inquirer (ph)
added Jun 1, 2013 12:45
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[Philippines] Cigarette firm sells at a 'loss'

MIGHTY SELLS FOR P7 PER PACK PAYS P12 EXCISE TAX PER PACK, LOSES SOMETHING LIKE P7.75 PER PACK.
Malaya (ph)
added Mar 11, 2013 02:16
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[Philippines] Cigarettes 'disappearing' from shelves in Mindanao areas

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
Philippine Daily Inquirer (ph)
added Jan 3, 2013 20:01
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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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