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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Health group urges increase in tobacco tax

“Tobacco tax is a life-saving measure that can provide resources for this administration’s biggest projects, such as expanding universal health care, building infrastructure and providing free higher education,” said Mary Ann Fernandez- Mendoza, presiden
Manila Bulletin (ph)
added Jul 4, 2018 13:53
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Philippines Anti-Tobacco Groups Spreads Untrue Facts About E-Cigs

As Congressmen in the Philippines have endorsed a new measure which promotes the use of e-cigs for smoking cessation, local anti-tobacco group is saying that the products may undermine the local anti-smoking efforts, despite the fact that data indicate o
Vaping Post (ch)
added Jun 22, 2018 18:10
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Anti-tobacco group warns proliferation of unregistered vaping products

An anti-tobacco use group warned on the proliferation of unregistered vaping products that has threatened the gains of President Duterte’s smoke-free policy citing the gadgets contain toxic chemicals like formaldehyde used to embalm dead bodies based on
Manila Bulletin (ph)
added Jun 20, 2018 14:29
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Congressmen reject claims against safety of E-cigarettes

Congressmen have rejected claims against the safety of electronic cigarettes or E-cigarettes as they adopted House Resolution No. 1885 calling on the Department of Health to endorse its use as part of the national tobacco control strategy. Health risks
Manila Bulletin (ph)
added Jun 19, 2018 03:29
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Cause-oriented groups urge youth to avoid smoking, adopt healthy lifestyle

The HealthJustice and Millenials PH groups recently conducted a conference at the University of the Cordilleras in Baguio City and discussed the dangers of tobacco consumption. According to the 2015 Global Youth and Tobacco Survey, 16 percent of 13 to 1
Manila Bulletin (ph)
added Jun 8, 2018 17:10
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] June is National No Smoking Month

The celebration of World No Tobacco Day on May 31 ushered in the observance of June as National No Smoking Month in the Philippines. With the aim to raise public awareness on the ill effects of smoking as well as to encourage smokers to give up the habit
PHILIPPINE INFORMATION AGENCY (ph)
added Jun 8, 2018 17:10
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] 'E-cigs not the solution to tobacco epidemic' - WHO representative

Dr. Gundo Weiler said there is still no sufficient data that electronic cigarettes have become an effective tool for the reduction of smoking. “The rise of e-cigarettes and other devices very carefully is still fairly young… there is not really sufficien
Manila Bulletin (ph)
added Jun 1, 2018 21:27
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] DOH: Smoking can break your heart

Health officials and anti-smoking advocates urge the public to quit smoking and choose a healthy lifestyle on World Tobacco Day on Thursday, May 31, 2018. (Photo from DOH’s Facebook page) Tobacco use and secondhand smoke could lead to heartbreak.
Philippine Daily Inquirer (ph)
added Jun 1, 2018 21:24
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Groups call for government regulation of e-cigarettes

Factasia.org, an international consumer welfare-advocacy group, called for a stringent measure on the manufacture, sale, and distribution of e-cigarettes and vaping juice, as it reiterated its position against the banning of e-cigarettes. Mitchell said
Business Mirror (ph)
added May 30, 2018 20:00
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] PH seen driving Japan Tobacco growth in Asia

Japan Tobacco Inc. said its acquisitions in Asia including the Philippines were expected to help drive volume growth by 4 percent this year despite the challenging environment in other markets. “Industry volume will remain challenging in 2018,” Japan Tob
Manila Times (ph)
added May 28, 2018 13:45
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