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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Cancer survivors welcome ‘truth in ads’ order

“The corrective statements only confirmed what the international health community has been saying all these years – that tobacco companies used deceit in marketing and that their products are nothing but deadly,” New Vois Association of the Philippines (
Manila Bulletin (ph)
added Nov 29, 2017 00:39
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Cancer survivors hope PH adopts U.S. truth in ads order on big tobacco

The New Vois Association of the Philippines said American big tobacco, led by Philip Morris USA, were to run ads on smoking in 50 print and online media starting November 26 in compliance with a 2006 court decision that found them “guilty of violating ra
InterAksyon.com (TV 5) (ph)
added Nov 29, 2017 00:39
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Big tobacco wins in smoke-friendly Southeast Asia, says report

A global treaty to fight the health impact of tobacco has suffered substantial setbacks in Southeast Asia, home to some of the world's highest concentrations of smokers, a watchdog group said Monday. The powerful tobacco lobby last year stopped proposed c
Rappler (ph)
added Nov 27, 2017 15:17
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Immunotherapy Treatment: New hope in the fight against lung cancer

“We come to realize that the immune system doesn’t attack the cancer because it is weak, it’s because the immune system is unable to recognize the cancer for what it is,” said Wong. As immunotherapy gains approval from the Philippine Food and Drug Admi
Malaya (ph)
added Nov 26, 2017 23:21
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] The winning blow

This seems to be Sen. Manny Pacquiao’s way of putting a stop to smoking in the country once and for all. Specifically, he wants to double the excise tax on tobacco products from P30 to P60 per pack of cigarettes starting in 2018 and a nine percent incre
Philippine Star (ph)
added Nov 25, 2017 22:18
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[Asia, Asia-pacific, Philippines] Students urge undecided senators to back proposed tobacco tax hike

Students from different universities and organizations gathered on Wednesday, November 22, in the University of the Philippines (UP) Diliman to launch a campaign that urges legislators to back a proposal to increase tobacco tax. They wrote letters to unde
Rappler (ph)
added Nov 23, 2017 02:21
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Tobacco products too accessible in PH – Ubial

“In the Philippines, it’s less than a dollar (P50); in other countries, like in Singapore, it is $9, in Australia, its $15… We still have one of the lowest tobacco prices in the entire region,” she disclosed. Due to the affordable price, it is difficul
Manila Bulletin (ph)
added Nov 22, 2017 04:54
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[Philippines] Health groups see rise in number of smokers next year if proposed tax increase on cigarettes fail

Studies conducted by several health groups reveal the Philippines has the cheapest prices of cigarettes in the world. If to be compared with other countries, a pack of cigarette in the Philippines cost not more than a dollar and can be bought easily. “I
UNTV (ph)
added Nov 20, 2017 16:26
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[Asia, Asia-pacific, Philippines] This IS personal: Health advocates share pain of losing loved ones to tobacco

MANILA – Health advocates known to have lobbied for stronger tobacco control have taken their fight to social media, sharing their personal experience with smoking. Dr. Antonio Dans, professor of cardiology and clinical epidemiology at the University of
InterAksyon.com (TV 5) (ph)
added Nov 19, 2017 01:45
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[Asia-pacific, India, Philippines] Self-regulation, dialogs keys in vaping industry

Self-regulation, adherence to high manufacturing standards and quality of imported products are key factors in the success of the e-cigarette industry in the Philippines, representatives of the Philippine vaping community told their counterparts in New D
Manila Standard (ph)
added Nov 18, 2017 03:06
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