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[Philippines] 'Per-stick cigarette buyers need to see warnings too'

Tobacco companies on Tuesday largely snubbed an Indonesian law requiring them to put graphic photo warnings on all cigarette packs being sold, marking another setback in a country that's home to the world's highest rate of men smokers and a wild, wild w
Philippine Daily Inquirer (ph)
added Oct 19, 2014 20:03

[Philippines, Russia] Exclusion of cigarette firms from WHO meet questioned

(JTI) said shutting out the public—including industry members and media—from the sixth session of the Conference of the Parties (COP) to the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) was “highly questionable” and showed “lack of transparency,” ci
Philippine Daily Inquirer (ph)
added Oct 12, 2014 21:53

[Philippines] Lawmaker files minimum cigarette price bill

Amid the proliferation of cheaper cigarette brands, a pro-administration lawmaker filed a proposed measure that seeks to impose a minimum floor price on tobacco products. Based on House Bill No. 5013, Romblon Representative Eleandro Jesus F. Madrona is p
Manila Bulletin (ph)
added Oct 7, 2014 17:38
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[Philippines] 101-year-old woman dies in fire sparked by her cigar

Juanita Cañete Arcaya was charred beyond recognition as she failed to get out of her burning room when fire hit her house in Sitio Paradise 2, Barangay Kasambagan, yesterday morning.
Tempo (ph)
added Sep 26, 2014 13:04

[Philippines] 101-year-old chain smoker dies in fire

A 101-year-old woman, who defied advice to stop smoking, yesterday died in a fire believed to have been started by her cigarette. Juanita Cañete Arcaya was charred beyond recognition when her body was recovered.  She had failed to get out of her room w
Manila Bulletin (ph)
added Sep 25, 2014 14:11

[Asia, Asia-pacific, Philippines] Anti-smoking group submits photos of tobacco victims for 'graphic health warning' designs

The New Vois Association Philippines (NVAP) has submitted four actual photos of cancer victims to the Department of Health as possible templates for the implementation of the Graphic Health Warning (GHW) Law. (TV 5) (ph)
added Sep 21, 2014 23:35

[Philippines] Filipino firm Mighty says in early distribution talks with BAT

Filipino-owned tobacco company Mighty Corp is in very preliminary talks with British American Tobacco (BAT) about a possible distribution partnership, a Mighty executive said on Thursday, as BAT seeks to expand in Asia.
added Sep 19, 2014 15:03

[Philippines] British American Tobacco investments hit $100M

Philippine sales arm of the manufacturer of Lucky Strike and Pall Mall cigarettes has already infused half of its prior investment commitment worth $200 million, an executive said Tuesday.
Philippine Daily Inquirer (ph)
added Sep 17, 2014 17:23

[Philippines] All systems go for BIR’s stamp tax project

Bureau of Internal Revenue’s stamp tax project following the approval by the Department of Finance of the proposed revenue regulation mandating the affixture of stamps on all imported and locally made cigarettes.
Philippine Star (ph)
added Sep 15, 2014 14:53

[Philippines] ARANETA: Tobacco talk

I never imagined how precarious tobacco cultivation could be until I happened upon a 19th century booklet by Rafael Zaragosa, aforador mayor (assessor) of the tobacco monopoly... Tobacco farmers in the Cagayan Valley had to be eagle-eyed to protect the s
Manila Bulletin (ph)
added Sep 14, 2014 11:38
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