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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Consumer groups laud US FDA’s pro-e-cigarettes tack

Vapers in the Philippines hailed a recent policy paper from the US [FDA] stating that nicotine, although not totally risk-free, is not directly responsible for fatal lung and hearts diseases. In a recently published Strategic Policy Roadmap, the US FDA
Business Mirror (ph)
added Jan 25, 2018 01:08
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[Philippines] Tobacco products banned in Qatar

The Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) reminded overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) bound for Qatar to refrain from bringing tobacco products there. This after the host country has banned all tobacco derivatives, equipment, and other mate
Philippine Canadian Inquirer (ca)
added Jan 14, 2018 21:14
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[Asia-pacific, Mid-east, Philippines] POEA warns OFWs on Qatar’s law vs tobacco, cigarette-related items

To overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) bound for Qatar: Don’t even think about bringing cigarettes with you. The Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) warned OFWs that Qatar has now banned all tobacco derivatives, equipment and other materia
Philippine Daily Inquirer (ph)
added Jan 11, 2018 19:58
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[Asia-pacific] SmokeFreePH: Can the Philippines become a smoke-free country?

“In order for us to qualify if the entire country is already smoke-free is to see if every LGU (local government unit) is already complying with even the minimum requirements [based on the World Health Organization (WHO) Framework Convention on Tobacco C
GMANews.TV (ph)
added Dec 22, 2017 15:42
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Park visitors reminded to spend holidays litter and smoke-free

A toxic waste watchdog has batted anew for a litter and smoke-free celebration as parties and other merry-making activities abound during the holiday season. The EcoWaste Coalition issued its yearly call ahead of the festive holidays that are expected t
Manila Bulletin (ph)
added Dec 22, 2017 15:22
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] EcoWaste: Be responsible, keep parks clean and green

The pro-environment EcoWaste Coalition has called anew for litter and smoke-free celebrations and parties to welcome Christmas Day and the New Year next week.
Manila Bulletin (ph)
added Dec 22, 2017 15:20
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[Philippines] Observe smoke-free holiday, Pinoys urged

A group of cancer survivors yesterday urged the public, particularly cigarette smokers, to observe a smoke-free holiday. Smokers should allow their families and friends to enjoy the holidays without exposing themselves to risks posed by tobacco smoking,
Philippine News
added Dec 18, 2017 21:12
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Do not fill Xmas parties with smoke, says NVAP

NVAP President Emer Rojas says members of hs group are hopeful smokers will allow their families and friends to fully enjoy the holiday season without being annoyed and worried over cigarette smoke. “Let us stop ourselves from smoking, especially when w
Manila Standard (ph)
added Dec 18, 2017 21:06
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] ‘Have a cigarette smoke-free Christmas’

New Vois Association of the Philippines (NVAP) President Emer Rojas said his group is hopeful that smokers will allow their families and friends to fully enjoy the Christmas season without being annoyed and worried over cigarette smoke. “Let us stop our
Manila Bulletin (ph)
added Dec 18, 2017 21:06
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Ejercito to seek higher tobacco tax in TRAIN’s ‘Package 1B’

Ejercito indicated he need not wait for the Department of Finance’s (DOF) version of the second TRAIN bill to push passage of his earlier proposal providing upward adjustments in taxes imposed on tobacco and alcohol products, also known as “sin taxes.”
Business Mirror (ph)
added Dec 18, 2017 16:43
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