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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Duterte prodded on natl smoking ban

In a news conference in Quezon City, New Vois Association of the Philippines (NVAP) president Emer Rojas said the longer that the smoking ban EO is not signed, the higher the risk that debilitating diseases will affect smokers and non-smokers alike.
Manila Times (ph)
added Mar 17, 2017 22:46
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Health expert weighs in on importance of smoking ban in public places, indoors

Philippine Ambulatory Pediatric Association, Inc. President Edilberto Garcia Jr., whose organization focuses on programs such as tobacco control, weighed in on the importance of prohibiting smoking in public areas, especially indoors. “Doctors and the p
GMANews.TV (ph)
added Mar 17, 2017 22:45
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Duterte prodded on natl smoking ban

In a news conference in Quezon City, New Vois Association of the Philippines (NVAP) president Emer Rojas said the longer that the smoking ban EO is not signed, the higher the risk that debilitating diseases will affect smokers and non-smokers alike. “Th
Manila Times (ph)
added Mar 16, 2017 19:06
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] US firms back Duterte in fight vs smuggling, tax evasion

American Chamber of Commerce in the Philippines (AmCham) said on Tuesday it supports the Duterte government's campaign against smuggling and tax evasion in cigarettes. The group of US businesses said it "commends" and "applauds" the recent crackdown on ci
ABS-CBN Broadcasting Corporation (ph)
added Mar 15, 2017 16:19
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Special Report: Fake cigarette tax stamps flood market

Faking of cigarette tax stamps, like counterfeit money, has quietly grown into a major problem for the country, depriving government of much needed revenues. For instance, the recent raids conducted by the Bureau of Customs (BOC) on the warehouses of Mi
Philippine Star (ph)
added Mar 15, 2017 00:06
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[Philippines] Cebu City officials welcome nationwide smoking ban

CEBU City officials welcomed the news that President Rodrigo Duterte will sign an executive order (EO) for a nationwide smoking ban “soon.” Acting Mayor Edgardo Labella said this kind of policy is long overdue that previous presidents failed to address.
Cebu Daily News (ph)
added Mar 8, 2017 03:43
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Palace bares ‘bribe’ attempt on Duterte

Duterte has ordered the Department of Justice to conduct a full-blown investigation of Mighty Corp. for possible economic sabotage and tax evasion charges. Duterte said he has ordered the arrest of Wong Chu King for allegedly faking cigarette revenue st
Philippine Star (ph)
added Mar 8, 2017 03:13
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[Asia-pacific] Smoking in public places to be banned across Philippines soon

The country's Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel Pinol was quoted by ABS-CBN News as saying President Rodrigo Duterte will sign the pertinent executive order as early as today (Mar 7).
AsiaOne (sg)
added Mar 7, 2017 13:30
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[Philippines] Health group lauds Manila smoking ban, urges Duterte anew to sign smoke-free EO

HealthJustice Philippines, a public health think tank and advocacy group, praised the Manila local government for passing and implementing City Ordinance 7748, which bans smoking in public spaces in Manila. “We applaud the implementation of the smoking
Asian Journal (The Filipino-American (FilAm) Community Newspaper)
added Feb 22, 2017 16:24
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] LGUs urged to comply with Manila smoking ban

the message of an anti-smoking advocacy group to other local government units (LGUs) in the country, saying it is about time that they also implement their own smoking ban ordinances for the sake of their constituents. According to the New Vois Associatio
Cebu City Sun Star (ph)
added Feb 21, 2017 20:38
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