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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] June is National No Smoking Month

The celebration of World No Tobacco Day on May 31 ushered in the observance of June as National No Smoking Month in the Philippines. With the aim to raise public awareness on the ill effects of smoking as well as to encourage smokers to give up the habit
PHILIPPINE INFORMATION AGENCY (ph)
added Jun 8, 2018 17:10
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] 'E-cigs not the solution to tobacco epidemic' - WHO representative

Dr. Gundo Weiler said there is still no sufficient data that electronic cigarettes have become an effective tool for the reduction of smoking. “The rise of e-cigarettes and other devices very carefully is still fairly young… there is not really sufficien
Manila Bulletin (ph)
added Jun 1, 2018 21:27
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] DOH: Smoking can break your heart

Health officials and anti-smoking advocates urge the public to quit smoking and choose a healthy lifestyle on World Tobacco Day on Thursday, May 31, 2018. (Photo from DOH’s Facebook page) Tobacco use and secondhand smoke could lead to heartbreak.
Philippine Daily Inquirer (ph)
added Jun 1, 2018 21:24
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Groups call for government regulation of e-cigarettes

Factasia.org, an international consumer welfare-advocacy group, called for a stringent measure on the manufacture, sale, and distribution of e-cigarettes and vaping juice, as it reiterated its position against the banning of e-cigarettes. Mitchell said
Business Mirror (ph)
added May 30, 2018 20:00
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] PH seen driving Japan Tobacco growth in Asia

Japan Tobacco Inc. said its acquisitions in Asia including the Philippines were expected to help drive volume growth by 4 percent this year despite the challenging environment in other markets. “Industry volume will remain challenging in 2018,” Japan Tob
Manila Times (ph)
added May 28, 2018 13:45
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Mighty to help boost JT’s international business

Homegrown cigarette brand Mighty will help drive the sales and market share of Japan Tobacco, Inc.’s (JTI) international operations, according to the company’s chief executive. While the global tobacco industry will remain challenging this year, Eddy Pir
Manila Bulletin (ph)
added May 28, 2018 13:44
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[Asia, Asia-pacific, Philippines] GARCIA: Ever heard of thirdhand smoke?

How many generations of smoke does science need to uncover before we accept that tobacco is the most dangerous natural product we have invented?
Rappler (ph)
added May 27, 2018 15:31
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Use of billions in tobacco excise tax unchecked

Four municipalities in the Ilocos region that received the biggest shares from tobacco excise taxes in the past two years have failed to publicly disclose how the funds are being spent, in violation of budget rules, but the national government looks help
Philippine Star (ph)
added May 14, 2018 02:01
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[Asia-pacific] Time for action to stop the deadliest diseases in the Philippines

The Philippines is taking some good steps to prevent NCDs, like taxing tobacco use... Interagency Task Force on NCDs... will visit the Philippines on 7-11 May 2018. They will work with the UN team based in the Philippines, and government authorities for
Manila Bulletin (ph)
added May 9, 2018 14:16
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Vapers highlight ‘remarkable’ drop in Japan’s smoking rate

THE president of The Vapers Philippines has lauded the decline in Japan’s smoking rate, which, in 2005, saw a “remarkable” 49-percent drop of men, and 14 percent of women smokers. Tom Pinlac, president of the vapers’ group, said that in 10 years, the Ja
Business Mirror (ph)
added May 8, 2018 16:17
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