The colorful change for the sin tax on cigarettes

28 February 2017: Cigarette smoking significantly affects the lives of many Filipinos whether directly or indirectly. In fact, dating back to 2009, based on the Global Adult Tobacco Survey (GATS), the Philippines has an estimated […]

Why you need to quit smoking

23 February 2017: by Henrylito B. Tacio After staying for a few days in a hospital last December due to asthmatic bronchitis, Manila Mayor Joseph Estrada announced in February that he would intensify the implementation […]

Introduce licensing for tobacco retailers

22 February 2017: THE Minister of Plantation Industries and Commodities, Datuk Seri Mah Siew Keong, is asking for stakeholders’ feedback on the best way to tighten enforcement against the illegal distribution of tobacco (“Stakeholder’s feedback […]

Ending the tobacco scourge

18 February 2017: Tobacco-related deaths are a commercially propagated epidemic. Each year, smoking kills more than six million people, a tenth of them the innocent victims of second-hand smoke. This death toll persists despite a […]

Philippines: Ban smoking nationwide – DOH

13 February 2017: MANILA, Philippines – Despite the delay in the approval of an executive order, the Department of Health (DOH) has remained firm in its efforts to adopt a nationwide smoking ban. Health Secretary […]

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