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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] EO on PH smoking ban on ‘finishing touches'

Duterte’s intention to make the country 100 percent smoke-free in public places is “never waning,” according to Health Secretary Dr. Paulyn Jean B. Rosell-Ubial. “Actually, the President is really bent on implementing the EO [executive order on smoking i
Manila Standard (ph)
added May 7, 2017 20:26

[Asia-pacific, Philippines] 2015 tobacco survey shows cigarette use rising among students aged 13 to 15

Despite a decline in the number of Filipino adult smokers, there has been an increase in the ranks of teen smokers between the ages of 13 and 15 in the past four years. The data was based on the 2015 Global Youth Tobacco Survey (GYTS) released last week
Philippine Daily Inquirer (ph)
added May 7, 2017 19:59

[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Number of young smokers on the rise — survey

Despite a decline in the number of Filipino adult smokers, younger smokers aged 13 to 15 went up in the past four years. This was according to the 2015 Global Youth Tobacco Survey (GYTS) released on Friday by the Department of Health’s Epidemiology Bure
Cebu Daily News (ph)
added May 5, 2017 21:03

[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Baguio City approves amended anti-smoking law

City Council approved last week the amended Anti-Smoking Ordinance dubbed the “Smoke Free Baguio.” The ordinance prohibits the use, sale, distribution, and advertisement of cigarettes and other tobacco products in certain places and imposing penalties for
Cebu City Sun Star (ph)
added May 5, 2017 18:12

[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Poll shows fewer Pinoy smokers due to higher cigarette prices

High tobacco excise taxes helped cut smoking prevalence among Filipino adults by 5.9 percent in 2015, according to the results of the Global Adult Tobacco Survey (GATS) released Friday.
GMANews.TV (ph)
added May 5, 2017 12:56

[Asia, Asia-pacific, Indonesia, Philippines, Vietnam] BAT’s harmful business, damaging poorest countries in the ASEAN.

“Successful tobacco business means more diseases and death. Tobacco is not only damaging to health, but also causes social, economic and environmental harms to the world. All of this are preventable,” said Bungon Ritthiphakdee, Executive Director of SEAT
Southeast Asia Tobacco Control Alliance (SEATCA) (th)
added Apr 28, 2017 21:14

[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Proper regulation of e-cigs seen to prevent sickness, deaths

Dr. Konstantinos E. Farsalinos, research fellow at the Onassis Cardiac Surgery Center and University of Patras in Greece, urged the government to create a regulatory framework for e-cigarettes that is reasonable, proportionate and realistic. “It must be
Philippine Daily Inquirer (ph)
added Apr 26, 2017 16:39

[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Ilocos tobacco farmers fear losing income, scholarship over cigarette firm’s closure

Aside from losing hundreds of scholars, some 55,000 tobacco farmers in the country expressed fear about losing income after Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) Commissioner Caesar Dulay threatened to close down the country’s leading cigarette manufacturing f
Manila Bulletin (ph)
added Apr 26, 2017 12:47
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] BIR likely to close down Mighty factory over tax evasion

The Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) is looking at closing down the factory of homegrown cigarette manufacturer Mighty Corp. by next month to penalize the company for evading tax payments through the use of fake tax stamps.
Pakistan Observer (pk)
added Apr 26, 2017 12:47

[Asia-pacific, Philippines] BIR urged to reconsider bid to cancel Mighty’s license over tax case

Mighty Corporation on Monday urged the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) to reconsider its statement threatening to cancel the tobacco company’s license to operate over tax evasion charges.
Philippine Daily Inquirer (ph)
added Apr 26, 2017 12:47
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