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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Antismoking group hits cheaper cigarettes

An antismoking group, the New Vois Association of the Philippines (NVAP), called on the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) Sunday to assess the impact of the looming entry of cheaper tobacco products into the local market as its presence could sabota
Philippine Daily Inquirer (ph)
added Jun 29, 2015 09:34
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[Asia, Asia-pacific, Singapore] 'Sin tax' cuts cigarette smoking in Philippines

A "sin tax" on cigarettes has sharply cut smoking in the Philippines while also boosting government revenues, the internal revenue chief claimed on Monday. The number of cigarette packs put on store shelves by retailers fell by nearly a third between 2012
AsiaOne (sg)
added Jun 16, 2015 07:53
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[Asia, Philippines] Smoking lawsuits

IF YOU think that being caught smoking means just a visit to the police station, then you have to think again. It also means having to go to court and face a lawsuit as indicated in the summary of cases to be tried this week. The Municipal Trial Court in
Cebu City Sun Star (ph)
added Jun 9, 2015 15:20
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[Asia, Cambodia, China, Korea - South, Philippines] Spotlight: Countries hold events to advocate no tobacco life

In Phnom Penh, more than 100 Cambodian anti-tobacco activists and officials on Friday marked the World No Tobacco Day, urging smokers to stop smoking at public areas and workplaces. Bun Serey, vice-governor of Phnom Penh Municipality, said the City Hall
Xinhua Newswire
added May 31, 2015 11:24
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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
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[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
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[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
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[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
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[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
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[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
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