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[Asia-pacific] Duterte Orders Strict Smoking Ban in Philippines, and Asks Citizens to Help

The executive order, signed this week and made public on Thursday, forbids the use of tobacco, including electronic cigarettes, in all public spaces, even sidewalks. It also prohibits anyone under 18 from “using, selling or buying cigarettes or tobacco p
New York Times
added May 19, 2017 05:29
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Duterte signs nationwide no-smoking order

The new EO -- which replicates on a national level an existing law in Davao City where Mr. Duterte was mayor for more than two decades �“ was signed on May 16, according to the Office of the Executive Secretary. EO 26 sets strict guidelines on designate
Business World (ph)
added May 19, 2017 04:30
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Government goes all out so youth can resist tobacco addiction

ENCARNITA Blanco-Limpin, Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) executive director, said it would really be better if young people will not start smoking. “If parents are smoking, then don’t show your children,” said Limpin, who is also a physi
Business Mirror (ph)
added May 19, 2017 14:47
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Duterte signs order banning smoking in public

Selling, distribution and purchasing of tobacco products from minors are also prohibited, according to EO 26. Individuals caught selling or distributing cigarettes to minors cannot use not knowing the real age of the minor as a defense, according to the
Philippine News
added May 19, 2017 04:35
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[Asia-pacific] Philippines' Duterte gets tough on tobacco with ban on smoking in public

Duterte has signed an executive order banning smoking in public across the second-most populous country in Southeast Asia...covers both indoor and outdoor smoking, presidential spokesman Ernesto Abella said on Thursday. It also covers existing bans on t
Reuters
added May 18, 2017 16:09
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] CHUA: National smoking ban

If we, as a people and as a nation, are really serious in eliminating all the smoking-related killer diseases that snuff out more than 240 lives a day, yes, a day, not a month, causing the loss of loved ones and family devastation, promulgating a nation
Asian Journal (The Filipino-American (FilAm) Community Newspaper)
added May 18, 2017 08:51
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[Asia-pacific] Philippines' Duterte gets tough on tobacco with ban on smoking in public

Duterte has signed an executive order banning smoking in public across the second-most populous country in Southeast Asia, one of the region's strictest anti-tobacco laws. The ban, which carries a maximum penalty of four months in jail and a fine of 5,00
Reuters
added May 19, 2017 04:31
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[Asia-pacific, Canada, Philippines] LITERATUS: Flavored tobacco creates a regulatory hole

Since traditional tobacco products are now mandated to be packed with health risk warnings (ours in the Philippines have the gruesome look of darkened lungs transformed by smoking)—which they cannot fight off—Canadian tobacco manufacturers instead joined
Cebu City Sun Star (ph)
added May 17, 2017 15:30
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] 8 Ilocos Norte officials cited for contempt for ‘snubbing’ House probe on tobacco tax

The House of Representatives yesterday cited in contempt eight Ilocos Norte provincial officials for their continued failure to appear before a congressional probe into alleged misuse of the tobacco excise tax.
Daily Tribune (ph)
added May 17, 2017 15:30
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Lucio Co, BAT eye Mighty rescue

Retail tycoon Lucio Co, in partnership with British American Tobacco (BAT), is reportedly being lured to rescue Mighty Corp., the cigarette company at the center of a multibillion-peso tax stamp issue, industry sources said over the weekend.
Philippine Star (ph)
added May 18, 2017 07:17
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