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[Philippines] DoH has no power to regulate tobacco firms' promos, SC says

In an 11-page decision, the high court’s First Division upheld the nullification of the DoH’s decision in April 2009 rejecting Philip Morris Philippines Manufacturing, Inc.’s (PMPMI) permit application for two promotional events.
Business World (ph)
added May 24, 2015 21:12

[Asia-pacific, Philippines] DOH can’t impose ban on tobacco firms’ promo events – SC

The Supreme Court has upheld a Court of Appeals’ (CA) ruling junking the health department’s 2009 decision that barred two Philip Morris Philippines Manufacturing Inc.’s (PMPMI) sales promotion activities, saying only the Inter-Agency Committee-Tobacco (
Philippine Daily Inquirer (ph)
added May 22, 2015 12:44

[Asia, Asia-pacific, Philippines] 'Iloilo Declaration' to boost anti-smoking initiatives

MAYORS and governors of different cities and municipalities of the Philippines and other member-countries of the Association of Southeast Asia Nations (Asean) countries will sign May 21 the “Iloilo Declaration” to strengthen and sustain a smoke-free envi
Cebu City Sun Star (ph)
added May 20, 2015 11:20

[Asia, Asia-pacific, Philippines] India tobacco confab a ploy to sway policies, PH warned

Philippines–Antismoking groups on Wednesday warned the government against participating in the three-day tax forum being held in India, saying it is a tobacco industry trap meant to sway government policies on public health and tobacco control in the Asia
Philippine Daily Inquirer (ph)
added May 7, 2015 12:03

[Philippines] Regulation of sale, use of e-cigarettes pushed in House

Congressmen have filed a bill regulating the sale and use of the Electronic Nicotine Delivery System (ENDS), more commonly known as e-cigarette. Authored by Representatives Francisco Ashley Acedillo and Gary Alejano of MAGDALO Partylist, House Bill 5590
Philippine Star (ph)
added Apr 22, 2015 12:47

[Philippines] A smoker heading for Boracay? Know designated smoking areas first or get fined

If you're a smoker planning to visit world-famous Boracay Island, better know first where designated smoking areas are, before even thinking of lighting a stick of your favorite brand. Otherwise, be ready to dig your pocket for at least P500 to a maximum
GMANews.TV (ph)
added Apr 18, 2015 12:49

[Philippines] MMDA warns public on breaking anti-smoking, anti-littering laws

Violations of the laws against smoking and littering can prevent residents from leaving the country, the Metro Manila Development Authority ...Records showed that members of the MMDA environmental team arrested Samson for throwing a cigarette butt at the
Manila Standard Today (ph)
added Apr 18, 2015 07:47

[Philippines] Bill sought hiking legal smoking age

The antismoking group New Vois Association of the Philippines (NVAP) on Sunday urged lawmakers to pass a measure raising the legal age to buy cigarettes from 18 to 21 to cut the prevalence of smoking among Filipino youth. It is well known, however, that
Philippine Daily Inquirer (ph)
added Apr 13, 2015 10:08

[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Bill amends the Tobacco Regulation Act of 2003

A lawmaker has filed a measure amending some provisions of Republic Act 9211 or the Tobacco Regulation Act of 2003, particularly those provisions pertaining to the definition of public places and designated smoking and non-smoking areas.
added Mar 24, 2015 13:03

[Asia, Asia-pacific, Philippines, UAE: Abu Dhabi] Bloomberg lauds PH for sin tax law

The Department of Finance and Department of Health receive the 2015 Awards for Global Tobacco Control from Bloomberg Philanthropies
Rappler (ph)
added Mar 19, 2015 11:20
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