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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] DOH urged to classify e-cigarettes as ‘less harmful’ option for smokers

The House Joint Committee on Health and Trade and Industry has adopted House Resolution (HR) 973 urging the Department of Health (DOH) to adopt harm-reduction measures, particularly the use of electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes or vapes), as an alternat
Business Mirror (ph)
added Oct 3, 2017 12:37
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Physicians tackle immunotherapy treatment for lung cancer patients

Castro called on the people not to hesitate to get themselves checked especially if they have a history in smoking or a family history of having cancer. “If there’s anything I could have done to my father, I had him checked a year earlier, at least mayb
Cebu Daily News (ph)
added Sep 30, 2017 21:37
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[Asia, Asia-pacific, Philippines] CSC to tap Ombudsman vs officials too cozy with tobacco industry

The Civil Service Commission (CSC) is planning to bring in the Office of the Ombudsman to run after high-level government officials violating the policy on the limited interaction with tobacco companies, CSC Assistant Commissioner Ariel Ronquillo said Fri
InterAksyon.com (TV 5) (ph)
added Sep 30, 2017 01:42
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] CSC wants bigger Ombudsman role vs tobacco industry interference

THE Civil Service Commission (CSC) on Friday pushed for the inclusion of the Office of the Ombudsman in the effort to protect the government against interference from the tobacco industry. In a press conference launching the Tobacco Industry Interference
Cebu City Sun Star (ph)
added Sep 30, 2017 01:15
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] LETTER: Call center or smoke center?

In 2016, Alorica reportedly opened thousands of positions in its customer engagement centers in the Philippines... In Ilocos Norte, the Centennial Arena’s facade has practically become a “smoking center.”... If smoking and vaping are allowed in this area
Philippine Daily Inquirer (ph)
added Sep 19, 2017 01:51
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[Asia-pacific, India, Philippines] Self-regulation key to success of vaping industry in PH

Self-regulation, adherence to high manufacturing standards and quality of imported products are key factors in the success of the e-cigarette industry in the Philippines, representatives of the Philippine vaping community told their counterparts in India
Philippine Daily Inquirer (ph)
added Sep 18, 2017 22:56
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Smokers fight for rights

Anton Israel, president of the Pro-Yosi group. ...“We recognize the responsibility of the state to protect non-smokers and minors from the harmful effects of second-hand smoke, but we also demand that the right of smokers to enjoy a legal product in a no
Manila Standard (ph)
added Sep 10, 2017 20:19
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] New biomarker vital in immunotherapy for lung cancer

IN the Philippines, lung cancer is the second top fatal malignancy in terms of incidence and mortality. The good news is that recent developments in cancer treatments have spelled a viable alternative to chemotherapy, which brings attendant side effect
Malaya (ph)
added Sep 10, 2017 20:12
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Tobacco output seen falling below 50,000 MT

Philippine tobacco output this year may not reach 50,000 metric tons (MT), as the decline in the demand for cigarettes discouraged farmers from planting the cash crop, the National Tobacco Administration (NTA) said on Wednesday.
Business Mirror (ph)
added Sep 7, 2017 01:58
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Japan Tobacco Targets Smoker-Heavy Zones

“We want to establish ourselves in markets like Brazil, Bangladesh, Indonesia, Philippines, and grow sustainably to strength our business foundations,” spokeswoman Kana Miyauchi said via phone Tuesday, when it announced its largest Asian deal yet: paying
Bloomberg News
added Aug 24, 2017 14:39
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