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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] WHO hit on e-cigarettes info

“Local anti-tobacco groups should realize that the WHO is not infallible and repeating wrong information on e-cigarettes will not make it correct,” said Tom Pinlac, president of The Vapers Philippines. “The WHO, which believes that the only way to red
Manila Standard (ph)
added Jul 16, 2017 15:30
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[Philippines] Japan Tobacco's Nice Try

biting off most of the Philippines' Mighty Corp.The deal is a smart one, but Mighty alone won't be enough to help the Japanese firm stand its ground as the world's tobacco companies converge.
Bloomberg News
added Jul 14, 2017 09:38
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Japan Tobacco offers to buy embattled Philippine rival for $890m

offered to buy beleaguered Philippine cigarette manufacturer Mighty and related assets for 45 billion pesos ($890 million), the Philippine Department of Finance said on Wednesday. The country's Bureau of Internal Revenue in May said Mighty owed 37.88 bil
Nikkei Inc. (jp)
added Jul 12, 2017 21:42
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Uncertainty surrounds implementation of Duterte’s smoking ban

“we have yet to see if its implementation will be good”. Despite the positive health benefits of the ban, anti-smoking advocacy group Health Justice Philippines estimates about 240 Filipinos still die a day — or 87,600 a year — due to smoking-related dis
AsiaPacificReport.nz (nz)
added Jul 12, 2017 09:23
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] DOH plans to ban e-cigarettes in smoke-free areas

The Department of Health (DOH) on Monday is interested in heeding the advisory of the World Health Organization (WHO) to ban electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) in all designated indoor smoke-free areas. DOH Secretary Paulyn Ubial said that the health d
Northbound Philippines News Online (ph)
added Jul 10, 2017 14:58
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[Thailand] Philippines complains again to WTO over Thai cigarette trade

The Philippines has made a new complaint to the World Trade Organization in a nine-year-old dispute over Thailand's treatment of cigarette imports, alleging Thailand was failing to comply with a 2011 judgment against it, the WTO said on Friday.
Reuters
added Jul 8, 2017 17:14
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] House issues subpoena for Imee Marcos to attend tobacco funds probe

subpoena against Ilocos Norte Gov. Imee Marcos, who has skipped the past four hearings into the alleged misuse of tobacco excise funds released to the province. “You are hereby directed to appear before the Committee on Good Government and Public Accoun
Philippine Star (ph)
added Jun 30, 2017 13:59
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Use Quitline to kick habit, cancer survivors urge smokers

A group of cancer survivors urged smokers to take of advantage of the Department of Health (DOH)’s free smoking cessation program Quitline, particularly those who are having difficulty quitting tobacco. File
Philippine Star (ph)
added Jun 29, 2017 02:25
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Quitting smoking? Call DOH free hotlines, says advocate

“We therefore urge all smokers to avail themselves of the free DOH Quit Line and be on their way to enjoy life to the fullest,” Rojas said in a statement.
Philippine Daily Inquirer (ph)
added Jun 26, 2017 02:54
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Smoking prevalence in PH projected to drop to 15%

With the launching of a national smoking quitline, the Department of Health (DOH) hopes to bring down the smoking prevalence in the country to 15 percent by the end of President Rodrigo Duterte’s term.
Philippine Daily Inquirer (ph)
added Jun 20, 2017 19:59
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