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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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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] MMDA enlists LGUs’ help vs smoking ban violators

The Metro Manila Development Authority will join local government units, the police and other agencies in apprehending individuals violating the National Smoking Ban. MMDA enforcers will also monitor vendors or owners of establishments who will violate
Manila Standard (ph)
added Jul 25, 2017 14:12
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Taguig, Makati intensify no smoking campaign

The local governments of Taguig and Makati cities have intensified their campaign against smoking in line with the implementation of the National Smoking Ban beginning July 22 (Saturday), a move that aims to ensure a smoke-free environment and harness a h
PHILIPPINE INFORMATION AGENCY (ph)
added Jul 24, 2017 22:03
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] SUPNAD: Gov’t continues to collect billions of taxes from tobacco industry but bans smoking

With the affordability of cigarette in the Philippines, everyone can really purchase it because its sale per stick is allowed or the so-called retail. In fact, even minors can readily purchase cigarettes in retail out of their baon. Even those who belong
Manila Bulletin (ph)
added Jul 24, 2017 17:19
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Philippines' Duterte accepts Mighty Corp's $493 million tax settlement offer

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said on Monday he was accepting Mighty Corp's 25 billion pesos ($493.15 million) tax settlement offer. Mighty has offered to pay the government 25 billion pesos, funded by selling its assets to Japan Tobacco, the worl
Reuters
added Jul 24, 2017 15:40
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] LGUs asked to lead in anti-smoking ban

An anti-smoking advocate is asking the country’s local government units (LGUs) to come up with their respective ordinances for the full enforcement of Executive Order No. 26 which calls for a nationwide smoking ban in public places. Emer Rojas, preside
Manila Bulletin (ph)
added Jul 23, 2017 19:57
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[Asia-pacific] Japan Tobacco nears final deal for Philippines' Mighty

The deal would be JT's third-largest in the cigarette business in the past decade, trailing only the more than 2 trillion yen ($18 billion) purchase of British-based Gallaher Group and the acquisition of non-U.S. rights to a Reynolds American brand for a
Nikkei Inc. (jp)
added Jul 22, 2017 21:00
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Police vows to strictly enforce EO 26

Smokers across Central Visayas will have to take the smoking ban seriously as police authorities in the region intend to fully implement the President’s new order beginning tomorrow (Sunday), July 23. Police Regional Office (PRO-7) director Chief Supt.
Cebu Daily News (ph)
added Jul 21, 2017 23:31
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