Headlines Tagged with Philippines — 2,602 headlines found
“we have yet to see if its implementation will be good”. Despite the positive health benefits of the ban, anti-smoking advocacy group Health Justice Philippines estimates about 240 Filipinos still die a day — or 87,600 a year — due to smoking-related dis
Jul 12, 2017 AsiaPacificReport.nz (nz)
added Jul 12, 2017 09:23
The Department of Health (DOH) on Monday is interested in heeding the advisory of the World Health Organization (WHO) to ban electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) in all designated indoor smoke-free areas. DOH Secretary Paulyn Ubial said that the health d
Jul 10, 2017 Northbound Philippines News Online (ph)
added Jul 10, 2017 14:58
The Philippines has made a new complaint to the World Trade Organization in a nine-year-old dispute over Thailand's treatment of cigarette imports, alleging Thailand was failing to comply with a 2011 judgment against it, the WTO said on Friday.
Jul 7, 2017 Reuters
added Jul 8, 2017 17:14
subpoena against Ilocos Norte Gov. Imee Marcos, who has skipped the past four hearings into the alleged misuse of tobacco excise funds released to the province. “You are hereby directed to appear before the Committee on Good Government and Public Accoun
Jun 30, 2017 Philippine Star (ph)
added Jun 30, 2017 13:59
A group of cancer survivors urged smokers to take of advantage of the Department of Health (DOH)’s free smoking cessation program Quitline, particularly those who are having difficulty quitting tobacco. File
Jun 26, 2017 Philippine Star (ph)
added Jun 29, 2017 02:25
“We therefore urge all smokers to avail themselves of the free DOH Quit Line and be on their way to enjoy life to the fullest,” Rojas said in a statement.
Jun 26, 2017 Philippine Daily Inquirer (ph)
added Jun 26, 2017 02:54
With the launching of a national smoking quitline, the Department of Health (DOH) hopes to bring down the smoking prevalence in the country to 15 percent by the end of President Rodrigo Duterte’s term.
Jun 20, 2017 Philippine Daily Inquirer (ph)
added Jun 20, 2017 19:59
To access the mobile service, text ‘STOPSMOKE’ to (29290)165364, which a support representative will receive directly instead of a voice operator. The service is available to SMART, Sun Cellular and Globe subscribers.
Jun 20, 2017 Manila Times (ph)
added Jun 20, 2017 18:51
The observance of June as No Smoking Month throughout the country is a very important reminder to those concerned of the serious effects of smoking to the smoker, and those exposed to second-hand smoke (exhaled by the smoker in a room) and third-hand smo
Jun 20, 2017 Manila Bulletin (ph)
added Jun 20, 2017 10:14
THE Anti-Smoking Unit and the Vice Regulation Unit chairperson Voltaire Engracia said that inspectors under his units has declared the first 50 smoke-free establishments in the city after two weeks of inspection. "I am building up the numbers of smoke fre
Jun 19, 2017 Cebu City Sun Star (ph)
added Jun 19, 2017 20:26