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[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
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[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
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[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
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[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
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[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.
Reuters
added Nov 15, 2018 10:35
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] WHO downplays e-cigarettes as smoking cessation aid

Representative to the Philippines Dr. Gundo Weiler said that it is still not clear... “There are also claims that e-cigarettes lead to reduction in smoking. It is not so clear at this point whether indeed along the line people will have less consumption o
Manila Bulletin (ph)
added Nov 12, 2018 21:49
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[Philippines] MMDA chair praises LGUs ‘Munti’, ‘Manda’

The Metro Manila Development Authority on Tuesday praised the cities of Muntinlupa and Mandaluyong for their relentless efforts to strictly enforce anti-smoking regulations and protect their people from second-hand smoke that caused lung cancer and other
Manila Standard (ph)
added Oct 30, 2018 21:56
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[Philippines] Tourism hotspot to reopen after cleanup

Boozing and smoking are banned on the beach and the huge multiday beach parties dubbed "LaBoracay" that drew tens of thousands of tourists during the May 1 Labor Day weekend will be a thing of the past.
China Daily (cn)
added Oct 25, 2018 22:58
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines, UK] Government urged to follow U.K. tobacco control model

LOCAL vaping groups are calling on the adoption of the same approach in tackling tobacco use in the United Kingdom, wherein the Parliament’s report urges the government to relax regulations on electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes).
Business Mirror (ph)
added Oct 19, 2018 02:15
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Davao collects P2.3 million from smoking, liquor ban violators

Since the implementation of the new anti-smoking ordinance in 2013, Dr. Ashley Lopez, chief of Anti-smoking Task Force-Davao, said in July to September 2018 alone, there were 2,194 apprehensions, where 70 to 80 percent of those went through counseling an
Cebu City Sun Star (ph)
added Oct 12, 2018 21:26
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