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[Philippines] DOH: Global trend of smoking now declining

Citing the Global Tobacco Report of the World Health Organization (WHO), the Department of Health said the global smoking epidemic had been reversed, particularly in Asia. “It’s going down. Even in the Philippines, the trend of smoking among the adults
Philippine Star (ph)
added Jul 8, 2015 21:38
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[Philippines] PH cited for raising tax to curb smoking

World Health Organization has hailed the Philippines as a world model in implementing a tax measure that greatly reduced demand for tobacco at the launch of the WHO Report on the Global Tobacco Epidemic 2015 on Tuesday in Manila.
Manila Times (ph)
added Jul 8, 2015 15:03
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[Asia, Asia-pacific, Philippines] Seatca: New illicit tobacco trade report insufficient

The Southeast Asia Tobacco Control Alliance has stamped “failed” a recent tobacco industry research report funded by a giant cigarette firm on the so-called illicit trade in the Philippines and 13 other Asian countries.
Manila Standard Today (ph)
added Jul 7, 2015 15:56
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[Asia, Philippines] Baclaran Church bans smoking within its premises starting July 31

Fr. Joseph O. Echano, rector of the “Novena Capital of the Philippines” said the decision to implement the “No Smoking” policy is in connection with the ongoing Year of Jubilee celebrated by the Congregation of the Most Holy Redeemer (C.Ss.R.) worldwide,
Cebu City Sun Star (ph)
added Jul 5, 2015 21:47
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[Asia, Philippines] Baclaran Church bans smoking within its premises starting July 31

Fr. Joseph O. Echano, rector of the “Novena Capital of the Philippines” said the decision to implement the “No Smoking” policy is in connection with the ongoing Year of Jubilee celebrated by the Congregation of the Most Holy Redeemer (C.Ss.R.) worldwide,
Cebu City Sun Star (ph)
added Jul 5, 2015 20:43
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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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