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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Greek doctor wants PH to regulate e-cigarettes

Farsalinos, a former smoker, says millions of Filipino smokers have an opportunity to quit the vice by switching to a less harmful product—electronic cigarette. He considers vaping or the use of e-cigarette as a harm reduction tool, because it is 95-per
Manila Standard (ph)
added Apr 10, 2017 15:24
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] DepEd to train principals on tobacco control

The Department of Education (DepEd) will train principals and other members of the schools’ Child Protection Committees on comprehensive tobacco control.
Manila Bulletin (ph)
added Apr 7, 2017 16:03

[Asia-pacific, Singapore] DANCEL: Smoking ban in Philippines? Just make it more expensive to light up

Singapore cured me of that nasty habit. Eight years of living in the city state showed me all that hassle I had to deal with just to puff a stick - the pricey cigarettes, the disapproving look I got, the long walk outside the office or to a roadside smoki
Straits Times (sg)
added Apr 6, 2017 18:58

[Asia-pacific, Philippines] MACABENTA: Cigarettes: The macho killers

Some years ago, I was asked to create an ad campaign to debunk the argument that a non-smoking section in restaurants and other public places could spare non-smokers from the hazards of second-hand smoke. I depicted a public swimming pool where someone
Business World (ph)
added Apr 5, 2017 09:45

[Philippines] Prison threat for vapers

The new ordinance, which bans smoking in or at all public buildings, facilities, and establishments ‘owned, used, or controlled or administered by the city government of Manila’, was approved unanimously by the city council. Ordinance No. 7812 or the ‘S
Tobacco Reporter
added Apr 4, 2017 20:43

[Asia-pacific, Philippines] DOH backs govt efforts to boost tobacco tax revenues

The Department of Health (DOH) is backing the government’s campaign to run after tax cheats in the cigarette industry, adding that an additional P1 billion in unpaid taxes could have been spent to procure medicines and pay for the medical treatment of so
Business Mirror (ph)
added Apr 2, 2017 19:56

[Asia-pacific, Philippines] DOH: Make Mighty pay to prevent heart attacks, strokes of 70,000 poorest patients

disclosed that P1 billion from unpaid taxes due the government could pay for a year’s worth of maintenance medicines, laboratory tests and medical care of around 70,000 of the poorest Filipinos who are at risk for heart attack or stroke due to tobacco use
PNA (Philippine News Agency) (ph)
added Mar 30, 2017 16:27

[Asia-pacific, Philippines] DOF: No settlement with Mighty

Embattled Mighty Corp. will not be able to easily get away with a compromise settlement after the Bureau of Customs (BOC) and Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) found more cigarettes with fake tax stamps in its warehouses in Bulacan last week.
Philippine Star (ph)
added Apr 10, 2017 21:23

[Asia-pacific, Philippines] ‘Mighty Corp. may be hiding cigarettes’

could be transferring its cigarette products to unregistered warehouses to avoid inspection by authorities, the Bureau of Customs (BOC) disclosed yesterday. Customs Commissioner Nicanor Faeldon said the raid on two warehouses in Bulacan on Friday led to
Philippine Star (ph)
added Apr 10, 2017 21:20

[Asia-pacific, Philippines] BIR files P9.56-B tax evasion raps vs Mighty

Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) yesterday filed a P9.564-billion tax evasion case against cigarette manufacturer Mighty Corp. for the alleged use of counterfeit tax stamps. In the criminal case filed before the Department of Justice (DOJ), the BIR accus
Philippine Star (ph)
added Mar 23, 2017 18:17
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