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[Philippines] Health group lauds Manila smoking ban, urges Duterte anew to sign smoke-free EO

HealthJustice Philippines, a public health think tank and advocacy group, praised the Manila local government for passing and implementing City Ordinance 7748, which bans smoking in public spaces in Manila. “We applaud the implementation of the smoking
Asian Journal (The Filipino-American (FilAm) Community Newspaper)
added Feb 22, 2017 16:24

[Asia-pacific, Philippines] LGUs urged to comply with Manila smoking ban

the message of an anti-smoking advocacy group to other local government units (LGUs) in the country, saying it is about time that they also implement their own smoking ban ordinances for the sake of their constituents. According to the New Vois Associatio
Cebu City Sun Star (ph)
added Feb 21, 2017 20:38
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Anti-smoking cases in Davao City up by 10%

Office of the Clerk of Court Branch 7 in Davao City noted a 10 percent increase in cases filed for the anti-smoking ordinance in January this year as compared to January 2016. Judge Rufino Ferraris Jr. said their office recorded 85 cases filed last month
Cebu City Sun Star (ph)
added Feb 21, 2017 20:37

[Philippines] NVAP president calls on Manileños to heed Erap’s call to quit smoking

The New Vois Association of the Philippines (NVAP) yesterday called on Manilenos to immediately follow the example set by former President and now Manila Mayor Joseph “Erap” Estrada to quit smoking for good to avoid tobacco-related illnesses.
Daily Tribune (ph)
added Feb 20, 2017 17:10

[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Losses from fake stamps impact on growth – BIR

The government stands to lose more than P10 billion due to the proliferation of fake tax stamps on cigarette packs, potentially putting a dent in the country’s economy, a senior official of the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) said yesterday.
Philippine Star (ph)
added Feb 14, 2017 12:48

[Asia-pacific, Philippines] BIR sees P15B cigarette stamp revenue

(BIR) expects to generate up to P15 billion in revenue from cigarette tax stamps to meet its P1.82 trillion collection goal this year. “We are estimating it at P10-P15 billion and, with proper enforcement, maybe we can increase the collection, especially
Manila Times (ph)
added Feb 14, 2017 12:47

[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Nationwide smoking ban needed more than ever – anti-tobacco advocates

In its Smoking Cessation Program rationale, the Department of Health (DOH), citing another WHO study, says tobacco-related deaths will not decrease in the next 30 to 50 years “unless adult smokers are encouraged to quit.” Despite the health risks, the
GMANews.TV (ph)
added Feb 14, 2017 12:27

[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Ex-smoker Erap orders smoking ban in public places in Manila

Now a non-smoker himself, former President and now Manila Mayor Joseph Estrada on Monday ordered the strict implementation of the city ordinance prohibiting smoking in all public places in the city. In a press statement, Estrada said City Ordinance No.
GMANews.TV (ph)
added Feb 13, 2017 23:38

[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Manila rolls out smoking ban

Estrada, through City Ordinance 7748, prohibited smoking in public areas in Manila, including the city hall. At the town hall located in Ermita district, smoking will only be allowed at the Arroceros, Taft Avenue and Freedom Triangle gates. Violators o
ABS-CBN Broadcasting Corporation (ph)
added Feb 13, 2017 18:36

[Asia-pacific, Philippines] VIDEO: In the loop: City of Manila bans smoking

ABS-CBN Broadcasting Corporation (ph)
added Feb 13, 2017 18:35
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