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[Philippines] Stubbing out a costly addiction

The 2013 National Nutrition and Health Survey (NNHeS) reveals there were 3.2 million fewer Filipinos smoking after the passage of the Sin Tax Law, averting about 32,000 smoking-related deaths and billions worth of economic burden.
Business World (ph)
added Nov 16, 2014 16:11

[Philippines] Antismoking advocates support bill curbing sale of e-cigarettes

The Philippine College of Physicians (PCP), the Framework Convention Tobacco Control Alliance-Philippines (FCAP) and the New Vois Association of the Philippines separately said they believe the sale, marketing and promotion of e-cigarettes must be subjec
Philippine Daily Inquirer (ph)
added Nov 13, 2014 21:12

[Philippines] Solon seeks congressional probe on cigarette smuggling in PHL

A lawmaker has asked Congress to investigate the illicit trade of cigarettes in the country, which cost the government close to P16 billion in uncollected taxes last year. In an effort to plug revenue loss, AAMBIS-Owa party-list Rep. Sharon Garin has f
GMANews.TV (ph)
added Nov 12, 2014 18:23

[Asia, Asia-pacific, Philippines] Graphic health warnings on cigarette packets trending globally

"This international momentum is unstoppable, as governments seek to comply with their obligations under the WHO FCTC," said Dr. Ulysses Dorotheo, project director for the Southeast Asia Tobacco Control Alliance (SEATCA), referring to the global tobacco t (TV 5) (ph)
added Nov 10, 2014 21:59

[Philippines] Solon wants sale, use of e-cigarettes regulated

A lawmaker wants to regulate the manufacture, distribution, sale, importation and use of electronic cigarettes, which has become popular among smokers trying to overcome their tobacco addiction.
GMANews.TV (ph)
added Nov 2, 2014 10:26

[Korea - South, Pakistan, Philippines] Philip Morris to stop exports to 2 countries due to tax stamp

Philip Morris Fortune Tobacco Corp. said Sunday it will stop exporting cigarettes to at least two countries, with the impending implementation of the cigarette tax stamp system.
Manila Standard Today (ph)
added Oct 27, 2014 14:48

[Korea - South, Philippines] PMFTC to halt exports to South Korea, Pakistan

PMFTC Inc. will stop exporting cigarettes to Pakistan and South Korea, as the packaging in those two countries does not bear tax stamps. “One of the problems now with exports is that when you export to a country that does not have tax stamps, you still
Philippine Daily Inquirer (ph)
added Oct 27, 2014 14:47

[Philippines] 'Per-stick cigarette buyers need to see warnings too'

Tobacco companies on Tuesday largely snubbed an Indonesian law requiring them to put graphic photo warnings on all cigarette packs being sold, marking another setback in a country that's home to the world's highest rate of men smokers and a wild, wild w
Philippine Daily Inquirer (ph)
added Oct 19, 2014 20:03

[Philippines, Russia] Exclusion of cigarette firms from WHO meet questioned

(JTI) said shutting out the public—including industry members and media—from the sixth session of the Conference of the Parties (COP) to the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) was “highly questionable” and showed “lack of transparency,” ci
Philippine Daily Inquirer (ph)
added Oct 12, 2014 21:53

[Philippines] Lawmaker files minimum cigarette price bill

Amid the proliferation of cheaper cigarette brands, a pro-administration lawmaker filed a proposed measure that seeks to impose a minimum floor price on tobacco products. Based on House Bill No. 5013, Romblon Representative Eleandro Jesus F. Madrona is p
Manila Bulletin (ph)
added Oct 7, 2014 17:38
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