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[Asia, Asia-pacific, Philippines] Politicos cautioned: beware of tobacco hand as polls near

The New Vois Association of the Philippines (NVAP)... “As candidates start preparing for the national elections, we expect tobacco makers to increase their influence over government and policy development by supporting some politicians. Let this come as a
InterAksyon.com (TV 5) (ph)
added Aug 31, 2015 12:09
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Tobacco-control advocates want industry booted out of policy body

According to the Tobacco Industry Interference Index 2015 Association of Southeast Asian Nations report evaluating the implementation of the World Health Organization’s Framework Convention on Tobacco Control Article 5.3, the Philippines continue to “far
Business World (ph)
added Aug 18, 2015 15:19
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] PH gains in bid to stop tobacco industry from marring public health protection

The Philippines is a party to the WHO FCTC, introduced in 2005. Article 5.3 states that countries must protect public health policies on tobacco control from commercial and other vested interests of the tobacco industry. Compared to SEATCA’s first repo
InterAksyon.com (TV 5) (ph)
added Aug 18, 2015 09:57
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Caught on CCTV: Cavite man kills security guard who told him to stop smoking

at an E-Bingo Center in Dasmariñas City, Cavite, a security guard was shot dead by a man whom he had scolded for smoking in the premises. CCTV footage shows that the security guard — who is identified only as Joel (his full name has not been publicized b
Coconuts Media (hk)
added Aug 15, 2015 13:04
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] CA ruling: MMDA not authorized to arrest smokers

THE 12th Division of the Court of Appeals (CA) has ruled that the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) is not among the government agencies deputized to enforce the law against smoking in public. The CA said the MMDA has no police power to gi
Manila Times (ph)
added Aug 5, 2015 16:04
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] CA: MMDA has no authority to enforce anti-smoking law

THE Court of Appeals has ruled that the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) has no authority to conduct an anti-smoking campaign. In a 16-page decision, the appeals court’s 12th division through Associate Justice Maria Elisa Sempio-Diy said
Philippine Daily Inquirer (ph)
added Aug 5, 2015 16:01
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[Philippines] DOH: Global trend of smoking now declining

Citing the Global Tobacco Report of the World Health Organization (WHO), the Department of Health said the global smoking epidemic had been reversed, particularly in Asia. “It’s going down. Even in the Philippines, the trend of smoking among the adults
Philippine Star (ph)
added Jul 8, 2015 21:38
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[Philippines] PH cited for raising tax to curb smoking

World Health Organization has hailed the Philippines as a world model in implementing a tax measure that greatly reduced demand for tobacco at the launch of the WHO Report on the Global Tobacco Epidemic 2015 on Tuesday in Manila.
Manila Times (ph)
added Jul 8, 2015 15:03
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[Asia, Asia-pacific, Philippines] Seatca: New illicit tobacco trade report insufficient

The Southeast Asia Tobacco Control Alliance has stamped “failed” a recent tobacco industry research report funded by a giant cigarette firm on the so-called illicit trade in the Philippines and 13 other Asian countries.
Manila Standard Today (ph)
added Jul 7, 2015 15:56
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[Asia, Philippines] Baclaran Church bans smoking within its premises starting July 31

Fr. Joseph O. Echano, rector of the “Novena Capital of the Philippines” said the decision to implement the “No Smoking” policy is in connection with the ongoing Year of Jubilee celebrated by the Congregation of the Most Holy Redeemer (C.Ss.R.) worldwide,
Cebu City Sun Star (ph)
added Jul 5, 2015 21:47
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