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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

[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

[Philippines] MMDA warns public on breaking anti-smoking, anti-littering laws

Violations of the laws against smoking and littering can prevent residents from leaving the country, the Metro Manila Development Authority ...Records showed that members of the MMDA environmental team arrested Samson for throwing a cigarette butt at the
Manila Standard Today (ph)
added Apr 18, 2015 07:47

[Philippines] Bill sought hiking legal smoking age

The antismoking group New Vois Association of the Philippines (NVAP) on Sunday urged lawmakers to pass a measure raising the legal age to buy cigarettes from 18 to 21 to cut the prevalence of smoking among Filipino youth. It is well known, however, that
Philippine Daily Inquirer (ph)
added Apr 13, 2015 10:08

[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Bill amends the Tobacco Regulation Act of 2003

A lawmaker has filed a measure amending some provisions of Republic Act 9211 or the Tobacco Regulation Act of 2003, particularly those provisions pertaining to the definition of public places and designated smoking and non-smoking areas.
added Mar 24, 2015 13:03

[Asia, Asia-pacific, Philippines, UAE: Abu Dhabi] Bloomberg lauds PH for sin tax law

The Department of Finance and Department of Health receive the 2015 Awards for Global Tobacco Control from Bloomberg Philanthropies
Rappler (ph)
added Mar 19, 2015 11:20

[Asia, Asia-pacific, Philippines] MGA BABAE NAMAN | Women next target of tobacco companies - anti-smoking activist

In the view of Engr. Emer Rojas, president of New Vois Association of the Philippines (NVAP), now that they are no longer allowed to tag cigar sticks as “low tar” or “light” because it is false and misleading, the tobacco companies have resorted to creat (TV 5) (ph)
added Mar 8, 2015 15:12

[Philippines] Advocates push tighter tobacco control

Dr. Mary Assunta, SEATCA policy advisor, said the number of deaths from smoking is now at an alarming level as the group urged the Aquino administration to review the tobacco control program to minimize the number of casualties.
Manila Standard Today (ph)
added Mar 1, 2015 20:27

[Asia, Philippines] Jam Sebastian’s case an 'eye-opener' on danger of passive smoking

Rojas partly blamed the lax implementation of Republic Act 9211 or the Tobaco Regulation Act for the deaths. He said several areas in Metro Manila that are supposed to be smoke-free places, such as comedy bars, airports and bus terminals, are often found
Cebu City Sun Star (ph)
added Mar 1, 2015 09:29

[Pakistan, Philippines] Tobacco Notes: Philip Morris International

Philip Morris has shut down a factory in Pakistan, while its representative in the Philippines has expressed skepticism over the Government’s lax approach towards a tax evading competitor.
added Feb 21, 2015 09:51
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