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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Welcome to Davao, the Philippine Leader’s Town: ‘No Smoking, No Crime’

. Smoking is banned throughout the city, except in a few designated areas. A party town? Maybe not, but many people who live here in Davao City, where President-elect Rodrigo Duterte has been the mayor for most of the past two decades, say that’s not the
New York Times
added Aug 2, 2016 19:50

[China, Philippines] More counterfeit cigarette traders fall

Law enforcement agencies continued the crackdown on fake cigarettes as more traders of the contraband were arrested in separate operations in Quezon province and Zamboanga City. National Bureau of Investigation agents arrested Zhiyi Yang (alias Teddy),
Manila Standard (ph)
added Aug 1, 2016 21:46

[Asia-pacific, Philippines] CSC, DOH celebrate six-year campaign vs. tobacco industry interference

CSC Chairperson Bala explained that JMC No. 2010-01 provides specific guidelines for the Philippine bureaucracy’s interactions with the tobacco industry. For its part, the CSC is tasked with informing government employees of the policy against tobacco ind
added Aug 1, 2016 21:46

[Asia-pacific, Philippines] DO 48, s. 2016 - Policy and Guidelines on Comprehensive Tobacco Control

2. This Policy aims to: a. educate and inform all learners, teaching and non-teaching personnel and staff on the hazards of tobacco use and exposure to second-hand smoke, adverse socio-economic and environmental consequences of tobacco production and con
Philippines Department of Education (ph)
added Jul 29, 2016 16:40

[Asia-pacific, Philippines] DepEd intensifies fight against tobacco

the department order facilitates the enforcement of the following policies: absolute smoking bans in schools and DepEd offices; ban on the sale of tobacco products in and within the 100-meter perimeter of schools and the prohibition to sell or distribute
Philippines Department of Education (ph)
added Jul 29, 2016 16:38

[Asia, Asia-pacific, Philippines] PH, Thailand talks on cigarette taxes collapse

THE PHILIPPINES formally asked the World Trade Organization (WTO) to look into inconsistencies in the customs valuations that Thailand continued to impose on imported cigarettes. This request came after the two nations failed to resolve their dispute du
Philippine Daily Inquirer (ph)
added Jul 18, 2016 01:01

[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Abellanosa files 'Cigarette Holiday' bill

Abellonasa kick-started his new term by filing House Bill No. 41 that prohibits the sale and smoking in public of cigarettes every fifteenth day of the month. To be known as the Cigarette Holiday Act, Abellanosa said HB 41 aimed to support the call of Pr
Cebu Daily News (ph)
added Jul 1, 2016 20:44

[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Smoker Aquino thanked for anti-smoking laws

The New Vois Association of the Philippines (NVAP), an anti-smoking group of cancer survivors, thanked Aquino for his role in the passage of the Sin Tax and Graphic Health Warning (GHW) laws. “Among President Aquino’s legacy shall always be the signing
Manila Bulletin (ph)
added Jun 27, 2016 02:30

[Asia-pacific, Philippines] DepEd campaigns for smoke-free schools

reminded school officials, teachers, and students at the Rizal National High School in Pasig City of the dangers of tobacco use and that schools all over the country should be strictly 100% smoke-free. DOH Secretary Jannete Loreto-Garin explained that
added Jun 25, 2016 02:21

[Asia-pacific, Philippines] D.O.H. intensifies no-smoking campaign in schools

IN observance of June as No Smoking Month, the department of Health (DOH), Education, and Interior and Local Government, and the local Government of Pasig City on Monday urged partner agencies, schools, universities, colleges and parents to religiously e
Business Mirror (ph)
added Jun 23, 2016 13:00
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