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[Asia, Asia-pacific, Philippines] GARCIA: Ever heard of thirdhand smoke?

How many generations of smoke does science need to uncover before we accept that tobacco is the most dangerous natural product we have invented?
Rappler (ph)
added May 27, 2018 15:31
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Use of billions in tobacco excise tax unchecked

Four municipalities in the Ilocos region that received the biggest shares from tobacco excise taxes in the past two years have failed to publicly disclose how the funds are being spent, in violation of budget rules, but the national government looks help
Philippine Star (ph)
added May 14, 2018 02:01
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[Asia-pacific] Time for action to stop the deadliest diseases in the Philippines

The Philippines is taking some good steps to prevent NCDs, like taxing tobacco use... Interagency Task Force on NCDs... will visit the Philippines on 7-11 May 2018. They will work with the UN team based in the Philippines, and government authorities for
Manila Bulletin (ph)
added May 9, 2018 14:16
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Vapers highlight ‘remarkable’ drop in Japan’s smoking rate

THE president of The Vapers Philippines has lauded the decline in Japan’s smoking rate, which, in 2005, saw a “remarkable” 49-percent drop of men, and 14 percent of women smokers. Tom Pinlac, president of the vapers’ group, said that in 10 years, the Ja
Business Mirror (ph)
added May 8, 2018 16:17
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[Asia-pacific, Japan, Philippines] Decline in PH smoking rate eyed

Vapers in the Philippines hope that the smoking rate in the country would sharply decline too, like what happened in Japan by allowing the regulated use of heated tobacco products and e-cigarettes. “We laud the remarkable drop in Japan’s smoking rate.
Philippine Daily Inquirer (ph)
added May 7, 2018 17:02
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Anti-smoking group calls for ban on e-cigarettes

“There is a need to ban e-cigarettes even at the local level until there is sufficient evidence that will prove that they are safe for consumers,” said New Vois Association of the Philippines (NVAP) president Emer Rojas in an interview with the media. R
Northbound Philippines News Online (ph)
added May 1, 2018 19:22
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[Asia-pacific] Rp 1.33b smuggled kretek cigarettes seized, 3 Indonesians nabbed in the Philippines

Morales said the three were arrested two weeks ago for the same offense but managed to post bail and resumed their illegal activities. “We will file a motion preventing them [from posting] bail,” Morales said. He said a manhunt had been launched against
Jakarta Post (id)
added Apr 26, 2018 02:19
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[Brazil] Workshop in the Philippines to strengthening national coordinating mechanisms

Philippines Department of Health (DOH) conducted a three-day workshop to strengthening the national coordinating mechanisms to ensure effective WHO FCTC implementation and monitoring. To this workshop attended representatives from national Government agen
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Apr 25, 2018 17:50
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Zamboanga activates anti-smoking task force

THE newly-created Task Force on Anti-Smoking on Monday began the series of orientation on Ordinance 469 targeting the different sectors in Zamboanga City to ensure wider dissemination of the law. This, as the City Government formally launched the Anti-s
Cebu City Sun Star (ph)
added Apr 16, 2018 19:39
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Anti-smoking group says tobacco farmers gained from sin tax law

New Vois Association of the Philippines (NVAP) said the P210 million worth of assistance provided to tobacco farmers is a living proof that they gained from the six-year-old sin tax law. Farmers are forced to labor through the recent Holy Week to harvest
Manila Bulletin (ph)
added Apr 15, 2018 16:06
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