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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Sugar tax eyed as bargaining chip for fuel tax; ex-DOH chiefs want tobacco included in TRAIN

petitions were signed to urge senators and the government through President Rodrigo Duterte to include cigarette tax in the deliberations on tax reforms. Cabral said tobacco exposes smokers to about 45 life-threatening diseases — stroke, heart attack, lu
InterAksyon.com (TV 5) (ph)
added Aug 10, 2017 16:58
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Ex-DoH chiefs call for cigarette tax hike

In a news briefing on Tuesday, petitions were signed to urge senators and President Rodrigo Duterte to include cigarette tax in deliberations on the comprehensive tax reform package. Present during the event were three former Health secretaries, namely
Manila Times (ph)
added Aug 10, 2017 03:35
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[Philippines] Former health chiefs back raise in cigarette tax

Petitions were signed to urge senators and the government through President Rodrigo Duterte to include cigarette tax in the deliberations on the comprehensive tax reform package.
PNA (Philippine News Agency) (ph)
added Aug 9, 2017 15:11
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Imee Marcos: Tobacco funds probe all about 2019 plans

MANILA, Philippines — Ilocos Norte Gov. Imee Marcos on Wednesday admitted that she thinks that the House of Representatives inquiry into her alleged misuse of P66.5 million in tobacco funds is all about politics.
Philippine Star (ph)
added Aug 9, 2017 14:09
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Village chief expresses support to smoking ban

A village chairman in this city has expressed support to the nationwide smoking ban which took effect last July 23 by providing several prohibited acts to business owners and managers. Rodelio Mamac, chairman of Balibago village, aired during a forum last
Cebu City Sun Star (ph)
added Aug 7, 2017 19:54
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[Asia-pacific, China, Indonesia, Philippines] PAREDES: Kicking a bad habit

When I was in Bali few years ago, I saw how my artist-friends there seemed to be killing themselves...It will still probably take some time for these countries to make advances in the campaign to make people stop smoking that the Philippines is achieving
Cebu Daily News (ph)
added Jul 29, 2017 18:40
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[Asia-pacific] Philippines Strike Record $493M Tax Deal With Tobacco Co.

government has agreed to accept a record settlement of $493 million from Mighty Corp., one of the country’s largest tobacco companies, to end a tax evasion case over missing cigarette stamps, President Rodrigo Duterte said on Monday. The settlement force
Law360
added Jul 26, 2017 22:46
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] PH gov’t can do more in anti-smoking drive

The Philippine government should maximize resources derived from tobacco taxes by intensifying smoking-prevention programs up to the local government level, according to the latest report of the World Health Organization (WHO) on smoking. In the report,
Manila Bulletin (ph)
added Jul 26, 2017 19:28
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] DOH 13 to assist LGUs in smoking ban campaign

Butuan City – The regional office of the Department of Health (DOH 13) will start assisting local government units (LGUs) in safeguarding the health of their constituents after the nationwide smoking ban took effect last Sunday. Health officials and per
Manila Bulletin (ph)
added Jul 25, 2017 14:23
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] DOH: Smokers expected to quit

(DOH) on Monday said that it expected more smokers to kick the habit now that the nationwide smoking ban under President Duterte’s Executive Order No. 26 is being fully enforced. “We expect more calls in the DOH Quit Line as the implementation of smokin
Philippine Daily Inquirer (ph)
added Jul 25, 2017 14:22
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