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[Philippines] Study shows poor people spend more on tobacco

the poorest households in the country spent a larger proportion of their meager income on tobacco than on food, education, health care or savings. The study showed that a Filipino household with an average monthly income of P5,100 spent 2.6 percent o
PHILIPPINE INFORMATION AGENCY (ph)
added Dec 7, 2014 17:42
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[Philippines] PMFTC investing $50m more

Philip Morris Fortune Tobacco Corp. is investing $50 million in Claveria, Misamis Oriental province, where the company helps in the leaf production of farmers. “We got various projects, we have a lot of capex at the moment being used on several projects
Manila Standard Today (ph)
added Dec 2, 2014 19:02
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[Europe, Philippines] Le HOUEZEC: The drag on e-cigarettes

But nicotine is only partly responsible for tobacco dependence. Other substances from tobacco smoke—such as monoamine oxidase inhibitors, which have antidepressant effects—reinforce tobacco dependence, but are absent from vaporized nicotine. That may be
Philippine Daily Inquirer (ph)
added Nov 28, 2014 12:30
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[Philippines] Stubbing out a costly addiction

The 2013 National Nutrition and Health Survey (NNHeS) reveals there were 3.2 million fewer Filipinos smoking after the passage of the Sin Tax Law, averting about 32,000 smoking-related deaths and billions worth of economic burden.
Business World (ph)
added Nov 16, 2014 16:11
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[Philippines] Antismoking advocates support bill curbing sale of e-cigarettes

The Philippine College of Physicians (PCP), the Framework Convention Tobacco Control Alliance-Philippines (FCAP) and the New Vois Association of the Philippines separately said they believe the sale, marketing and promotion of e-cigarettes must be subjec
Philippine Daily Inquirer (ph)
added Nov 13, 2014 21:12
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[Philippines] Solon seeks congressional probe on cigarette smuggling in PHL

A lawmaker has asked Congress to investigate the illicit trade of cigarettes in the country, which cost the government close to P16 billion in uncollected taxes last year. In an effort to plug revenue loss, AAMBIS-Owa party-list Rep. Sharon Garin has f
GMANews.TV (ph)
added Nov 12, 2014 18:23
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[Asia, Asia-pacific, Philippines] Graphic health warnings on cigarette packets trending globally

"This international momentum is unstoppable, as governments seek to comply with their obligations under the WHO FCTC," said Dr. Ulysses Dorotheo, project director for the Southeast Asia Tobacco Control Alliance (SEATCA), referring to the global tobacco t
InterAksyon.com (TV 5) (ph)
added Nov 10, 2014 21:59
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[Philippines] Solon wants sale, use of e-cigarettes regulated

A lawmaker wants to regulate the manufacture, distribution, sale, importation and use of electronic cigarettes, which has become popular among smokers trying to overcome their tobacco addiction.
GMANews.TV (ph)
added Nov 2, 2014 10:26
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[Korea - South, Pakistan, Philippines] Philip Morris to stop exports to 2 countries due to tax stamp

Philip Morris Fortune Tobacco Corp. said Sunday it will stop exporting cigarettes to at least two countries, with the impending implementation of the cigarette tax stamp system.
Manila Standard Today (ph)
added Oct 27, 2014 14:48
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[Korea - South, Philippines] PMFTC to halt exports to South Korea, Pakistan

PMFTC Inc. will stop exporting cigarettes to Pakistan and South Korea, as the packaging in those two countries does not bear tax stamps. “One of the problems now with exports is that when you export to a country that does not have tax stamps, you still
Philippine Daily Inquirer (ph)
added Oct 27, 2014 14:47
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