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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Treatment options for lung cancer emerging

November has been identified as the Lung Cancer Awareness Month, which aims to raise awareness regarding lung cancer and provide support to patients and their loved ones. Dr. Diana Edralin, country medical director of Roche (Philippines) Inc., says lung
Manila Standard (ph)
added Dec 1, 2018 20:45

[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Raising tobacco tax will not have bad impact on growers – think-tank

A think-tank revealed on Tuesday said that increasing the excise tax on tobacco would not have a negative impact on the livelihood of tobacco farmers in the Philippines. Jo-ann Diosana from the Action for Economic Reforms (AER) argued this during a Hous
Philippine Daily Inquirer (ph)
added Nov 28, 2018 23:07

[Asia-pacific, Philippines] House panel OKs bill hiking tobacco excise tax

Suansing explained the panel agreed to make the unitary excise tax on cigarettes P35 per pack by January 1, 2019, and P37.5 by July 2019, P40 by July 2020, P42.5 by 2021, and P45 by 2022. This will be followed by a 4 percent increase annually every July
Philippine Daily Inquirer (ph)
added Nov 28, 2018 22:55

[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Customs to ask China to stop exporting cigarette-making machines to PH

the bureau will ask its Chinese counterpart to prevent the exportation of cigarette-making machines to the Philippines in a bid to crack down the manufacture of fake cigarettes.
Manila Bulletin (ph)
added Nov 29, 2018 22:01

[Philippines] REDMOND: Asia Has a Smoking Epidemic—But Also Incredible Harm Reduction Innovations

The second Asia Harm Reduction Forum convened in Manila on November 14. Organized by the Harm Reduction Alliance of the Philippines (HARAP) and the Indonesian Public Health Observer Foundation (YPKP), its purpose was to strategize on reducing the harms o
Filter (The Influence Foundation)
added Nov 23, 2018 02:50

[Asia-pacific, Philippines] REYES: The cost of smoking

Just recently, the Philippines hosted the 2nd Asia Harm Reduction Forum which gathered local and international experts from the fields of science, technology, policy and consumer advocacy from across Asia-Pacific as well as Europe and the United States.
Philippine Star (ph)
added Nov 22, 2018 01:57

[Asia, New Zealand, Philippines] Loss of tax behind extreme anti-vaping laws - research

Smoking rates among men in Asia remain extraordinarily high... New Zealand’s support of smokers to switch to using electronic cigarettes or heated tobacco products was met with amazement at the 2nd Asia Harm Reduction Forum in Manila today. Leading tobac
Voxy (nz)
added Nov 19, 2018 20:43

[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Harm reduction seen to stem Asia’s smoking epidemic

Leading think tanks asked policy makers in Asia to consider adopting tobacco harm reduction approach and provide access and accurate information on alternative nicotine products such as electronic cigarettes, heated tobacco products and snus.
Manila Standard (ph)
added Nov 21, 2018 03:03

[Asia-pacific, Philippines] WTO upholds cigar ruling in favor of PH, tells Thailand to comply

The WTO Appellate Body has upheld its panel ruling six years ago ordering Thailand to rectify in a “quick and effective manner and without delay” the imposition of discriminatory taxes on imported Philippine cigarettes that impaired benefits accruing to
Manila Bulletin (ph)
added Nov 14, 2018 17:15

[Philippines] Thailand loses WTO dispute over cigarette imports

Thailand has failed to comply with a World Trade Organization ruling against its regulations on cigarette imports, a WTO dispute panel said on Monday, the first of two legal cases brought to the Geneva-based watchdog by the Philippines.
added Nov 15, 2018 10:35
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