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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Raising tax on tobacco will help fund universal health care — Pacquiao

Senator Manny Pacquiao renewed his call for the passage of a bill which seeks to raise the excise tax on tobacco products. Senate Bill 1599, filed by Pacquiao, seeks to raise the cigarette excise tax to P60 per pack. ADVERTISEMENT googletag.cmd.push(funct
Philippine Daily Inquirer (ph)
added Dec 13, 2018 13:24
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] LGU business permits in spotlight after raid on tobacco factory

DEPARTMENT of Finance (DoF) said it wants an investigation into local government units (LGUs) granting permits to illegal businesses, following the discovery of unregistered tobacco factories and the proliferation of unregistered cigarette production lin
Business World (ph)
added Dec 12, 2018 19:51

[Australia, Philippines] Death rates from cancer will fall in Australasian countries and Russia in 2018

However, a greater proportion of the population will die in Russia from the disease than in any of the other countries, mainly because of the large numbers of men who still smoke.
Medical Xpress (
added Dec 11, 2018 03:56

[Asia-pacific, China, Philippines] Cigarette-making machinery the latest front in government's war on smuggling

The DoF said that based on raids conducted by the BIR earlier this year, smugglers have shifted to illegally importing cigarette machines capable of making fake versions of popular brands here, after the government cracked down on the illegal entry of fa
Business World (ph)
added Dec 10, 2018 21:50

[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Treatment options for lung cancer emerging

November has been identified as the Lung Cancer Awareness Month, which aims to raise awareness regarding lung cancer and provide support to patients and their loved ones. Dr. Diana Edralin, country medical director of Roche (Philippines) Inc., says lung
Manila Standard (ph)
added Dec 1, 2018 20:45

[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Customs to ask China to stop exporting cigarette-making machines to PH

the bureau will ask its Chinese counterpart to prevent the exportation of cigarette-making machines to the Philippines in a bid to crack down the manufacture of fake cigarettes.
Manila Bulletin (ph)
added Nov 29, 2018 22:01

[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Raising tobacco tax will not have bad impact on growers – think-tank

A think-tank revealed on Tuesday said that increasing the excise tax on tobacco would not have a negative impact on the livelihood of tobacco farmers in the Philippines. Jo-ann Diosana from the Action for Economic Reforms (AER) argued this during a Hous
Philippine Daily Inquirer (ph)
added Nov 28, 2018 23:07

[Asia-pacific, Philippines] House panel OKs bill hiking tobacco excise tax

Suansing explained the panel agreed to make the unitary excise tax on cigarettes P35 per pack by January 1, 2019, and P37.5 by July 2019, P40 by July 2020, P42.5 by 2021, and P45 by 2022. This will be followed by a 4 percent increase annually every July
Philippine Daily Inquirer (ph)
added Nov 28, 2018 22:55

[Philippines] REDMOND: Asia Has a Smoking Epidemic—But Also Incredible Harm Reduction Innovations

The second Asia Harm Reduction Forum convened in Manila on November 14. Organized by the Harm Reduction Alliance of the Philippines (HARAP) and the Indonesian Public Health Observer Foundation (YPKP), its purpose was to strategize on reducing the harms o
Filter (The Influence Foundation)
added Nov 23, 2018 02:50

[Asia-pacific, Philippines] REYES: The cost of smoking

Just recently, the Philippines hosted the 2nd Asia Harm Reduction Forum which gathered local and international experts from the fields of science, technology, policy and consumer advocacy from across Asia-Pacific as well as Europe and the United States.
Philippine Star (ph)
added Nov 22, 2018 01:57
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