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[Asia, Asia-pacific, Philippines] Anti-smoking group to cigarette companies: 'Don't target the youth'

At a time where all forms of tobacco advertisement should be banned, tobacco companies circumvent these prohibitions this way: providing free store signages to the millions of sari-sari stores in the country, reaching the very people who ought to be prot
Rappler (ph)
added Apr 21, 2014 10:39

[Asia, Philippines] City joins seminar on tobacco control policy

ALL village chiefs in Iloilo City will join a seminar on tobacco control policies today, Tuesday. Iloilo City Anti-Smoking Task (Icast) Director Iñigo Garingalao said the city is aiming for a total smoke-free area with the implementation of Republic Act
Cebu City Sun Star (ph)
added Apr 14, 2014 11:40

[Philippines] Barangays told to check cigarette sale

Councilor Robert Ortega proposed a resolution requesting barangay officials to supervise and monitor convenience stores and ambulant vendors selling tobacco products within 100 meters from any point of the perimeter of a school and to see to it there is
Baguio Midland Courier (ph)
added Apr 9, 2014 06:40

[Philippines] Picture-based warnings vs smoking pushed

A BILL pushing for mandatory inclusion of picture-based warnings on all packages of tobacco products -- meant to dissuade people from smoking -- has been filed at the House of Representatives.
Business World (ph)
added Apr 6, 2014 08:28

[Philippines] Solon revives anti-smoking bill

a lawmaker has filed a bill seeking the mandatory inclusion of picture based warnings on all packages of tobacco products. Iloilo Rep. Jerry Treñas filed House Bill 3715 to promote public awareness on the dangers associated with cigarette smoking and se
Philippine Star (ph)
added Apr 4, 2014 14:54

[Philippines] Abubakar: Smoking ordinance will be in full force by May 31

District 1 councilor Myra Paz Abubakar revealed that the city’s anti-smoking ordinance will already be in full implementation with penalty starting May 31, this year. She warned violators who will be caught smoking in public places that they will alrea
Zamboanga Today (ph)
added Apr 1, 2014 16:10

[Philippines] 'Sin' tax not enough to curb smoking–NVAP

A STRONGER tobacco control policy cannot be done by raising taxes alone, warned the New Vois Association of the Philippines (NVAP) that is supporting the passage of a law that will require graphic health warnings on cigarette packs. NVAP President Emer
Business Mirror (ph)
added Mar 29, 2014 22:12

[Philippines] Smoke from bingo parlor gets in eyes of toy store clients

Smokers now need to play bingo elsewhere, as a protest started by toy store customers compelled SM Malls to enforce a ban on indoor smoking. More than 1,300 people have signed an online petition that compelled SM
GMANews.TV (ph)
added Mar 26, 2014 02:11

[Philippines] ALORIA: Behind the colors of tobacco advertising

the government shouldn't leave the avenue of packaging unregulated because the same package elements will be useful in reducing tobacco consumption and making people fully aware of the risks. Legislators have filed 11 House Bills and Senate Bills on ciga
Business World (ph)
added Mar 25, 2014 14:15

[Asia, Asia-pacific, Philippines] 1,300 petitioners hit SM branch for letting second-hand smoke waft into toy store

More than 1,300 people have signed a petition started by a government employee asking the management of SM Fairview in Quezon City to prevent cigarette smoke in a Bingo parlor from being inhaled by children in an adjacent toy store. (TV 5) (ph)
added Mar 25, 2014 05:00
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