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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Uncertainty surrounds implementation of Duterte’s smoking ban

“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
AsiaPacificReport.nz (nz)
added Jul 12, 2017 09:23
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] DOH plans to ban e-cigarettes in smoke-free areas

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
Northbound Philippines News Online (ph)
added Jul 10, 2017 14:58
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[Thailand] Philippines complains again to WTO over Thai cigarette trade

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.
Reuters
added Jul 8, 2017 17:14
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] House issues subpoena for Imee Marcos to attend tobacco funds probe

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
Philippine Star (ph)
added Jun 30, 2017 13:59
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Use Quitline to kick habit, cancer survivors urge smokers

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
Philippine Star (ph)
added Jun 29, 2017 02:25
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Quitting smoking? Call DOH free hotlines, says advocate

“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.
Philippine Daily Inquirer (ph)
added Jun 26, 2017 02:54
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Smoking prevalence in PH projected to drop to 15%

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.
Philippine Daily Inquirer (ph)
added Jun 20, 2017 19:59
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] DOH provides ‘real-time counseling’ for smokers wanting to quit

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.
Manila Times (ph)
added Jun 20, 2017 18:51
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[Asia-pacific] EDITORIAL: June is No Smoking Month in the Philippines

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
Manila Bulletin (ph)
added Jun 20, 2017 10:14
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Anti-smoking unit targets 200 smoke-free properties

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
Cebu City Sun Star (ph)
added Jun 19, 2017 20:26
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