Headlines Tagged with Philippines — 2,276 headlines found
A group of health advocates, composed mainly by cancer survivors, yesterday urged the Movie and Television Review and Classification Board (MTRCB) to heed the World Health Organization’s (WHO’s) call to rate movies that show people smoking cigarettes.
Feb 6, 2016 Manila Bulletin (ph)
added Feb 7, 2016 17:54
The move was prompted by a legal action taken by the Thai government against Philip Morris Thailand which imports cigarettes from its Philippine affiliate. This was viewed by the Philippines as inconsistent with the WTO decision that ruled against Thail
Feb 3, 2016 Manila Bulletin (ph)
added Feb 3, 2016 14:47
THE New Vois Association of the Philippines (NVAP) criticized the tobacco industry for allegedly delaying the implementation of the graphic health warnings (GHW) law. NVAP President Emer Rojas said the absence of implementing rules and regulations (IRR)
Feb 1, 2016 Business Mirror (ph)
added Feb 1, 2016 18:15
On Monday, the Anti-Smoking Task Force has arrested some 30 individuals caught smoking at restricted areas. They were brought to police station for questioning. But police released them on the same day citing the unavailability of citation ticket.
Jan 30, 2016 PHILIPPINE INFORMATION AGENCY (ph)
added Jan 30, 2016 22:27
Tobacco players are alarmed over the delay in the issuance of the Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR) on the Graphic Health Warning (GHW) law, Republic Act 10643.
Jan 28, 2016 Manila Bulletin (ph)
added Jan 29, 2016 13:24
ppines should compel Thailand to abide by the World Trade Organization’s (WTO) ruling on the cigarette-tax case, after Bangkok slapped tax-evasion charges against Philip Morris Thailand (PMT), a legal expert said over the weekend. Lawyer Anthony Abad, wh
Jan 25, 2016 Business Mirror (ph)
added Jan 25, 2016 22:07
Tobacco giant Philip Morris is facing an eye-watering $2.2 billion fine if found guilty of dodging tax on cigarette imports to Thailand, prosecutors said Tuesday. The allegations are part of a long simmering tax dispute between the kingdom and the local
Jan 19, 2016 Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Jan 20, 2016 18:38
THE Davao City's Anti-Smoking Task Force (ASTF) had asked the international convenience store chain 7-Eleven to either stop selling cigarettes or risk its business permit. This, after the ASTF observed that a number of convenience stores in the city are
Jan 3, 2016 Cebu City Sun Star (ph)
added Jan 4, 2016 04:18
National Tobacco Administration (NTA) is taking necessary measures to support the tobacco farmers in order to maintain high quality products and high productivity with the expected El Nino.
Dec 31, 2015 PHILIPPINE INFORMATION AGENCY (ph)
added Dec 30, 2015 23:12
New Vois Association of the Philippines president Emer Rojas said Monday the endless feasting on buffets and long conversations...usually accompany smoking, exposing loved ones and even children to the dangers of secondhand smoke.
Dec 15, 2015 Philippine Daily Inquirer (ph)
added Dec 16, 2015 05:03