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[Asia-pacific] Duterte pressed to sign smoke-free Philippines EO

THE New Vois Association of the Philippines (NVAP) appealed Friday to President Rodrigo Duterte to finally fulfill his promise of outlawing smoking in all public places across the country. In a statement, NVAP President Emer Rojas said the promised Execu
Cebu City Sun Star (ph)
added Dec 2, 2016 23:15
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Think tank: Big-time increase in cigarette taxes to force smokers to quit

Public health policy think-tank HealthJustice Philippines Monday pushed for a single-tier tax system for tobacco products, saying other proposed systems would not make smokers quit.
Philippine Daily Inquirer (ph)
added Dec 2, 2016 04:10
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Duterte urged to sign EO vs public smoking

An anti-tobacco group is urging President Rodrigo Duterte to sign an executive order banning smoking in all public places across the country to fulfill a promise he made. “We appeal to our dear president, who we know is an ardent anti-smoking advocate,
InterAksyon.com (TV 5) (ph)
added Nov 29, 2016 21:41
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[Asia-pacific, India, Philippines] REYES: Outside her expertise

Why on earth would a public official, whose office has nothing to do with health whatsoever, head a Philippine delegation ...Civil Service Commission (CSC) chair Alicia dela Rosa-Bala....Two local e-cigarette consumer groups criticized Bala for supporting
Philippine Star (ph)
added Nov 24, 2016 02:58
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[Asia, Asia-pacific, India, Philippines] CSC chair chided over stand vs e-cigarettes

The Vapers Philippines and the PRO Vape consumer groups questioned the presence of Bala at the recent Conference of Parties 7 (COP 7) for the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control in New Delhi, India from Nov.7-12.
Philippine Daily Inquirer (ph)
added Nov 21, 2016 21:59
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Foreign firm taps unregulated e-cigarette market

(BAT) will start selling this week a branded e-cigarette product that would allow the cigarette firm to tap a growing yet unregulated and fragmented market in the country. Roberto Eugenio, BAT Philippines corporate and regulatory affairs manager, told r
Philippine Daily Inquirer (ph)
added Nov 21, 2016 15:47
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[Asia, Asia-pacific, India, Philippines] Vapers say smokers deserve alternatives

Consumers fought back at a conference nearby. “On behalf of millions of us who now vape instead of smoke, and in support of the one billion smokers who deserve access to safer alternatives to cigarettes, we adopt today The Delhi Declaration, calling on t
Manila Standard (ph)
added Nov 19, 2016 18:53
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] DOH wants e-cig, vapes covered by smoking ban

DOH spokesman Eric Tayag said the agency’s proposed executive order for the smoking ban includes e-cigs and vapes, although Republic Act 9211 or the Tobacco Regulation Act of 2003 did not cover these. “There is now evidence that they are also threats to
Philippine Star (ph)
added Nov 19, 2016 18:01
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] DOH warns against violations of the Graphic Health Warning Law

reiterated its call to manufacturers and retailers of tobacco products to follow the Graphic Health Warning’s (GHW) Law or face the consequences. The law is now on its full implementation and monitoring teams are now being formed in the National Capital
PHILIPPINE INFORMATION AGENCY (ph)
added Nov 18, 2016 18:28
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] San Juan City beefs up antismoking ordinance

Mayor Guia Gomez has ordered to strengthen the implementation of the city’s antismoking ordinance as she also called for the strict compliance of the Graphic Health Warnings (GHW) Law, or Republic Act 1064. Gomez also said that the local officials of the
Business Mirror (ph)
added Nov 17, 2016 17:21
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