Tobacco firm sees up to 15% decline, 14/09/09

  PROSPECTS for the local tobacco industry have become dimmer with legislated tax hikes aggravating the weakening of demand for cigarette products amid the slow economy, according to a tobacco executive. In a chance interview, Philip […]

No Freedom to Smoke, 14/09/09

Hong Kong cultural activist Leung Man Tao is a smoker. For many times, he just disappeared when we were giving a speech, dining or chatting and was later found smoking outside. Leung has been devoting […]

Efforts to ban cigarette ads continue-15/09/09

The National Commission for Child Protection (Komnas PA) said Saturday it would stop its campaign for an end to cigarette promotion. “The commission will continue its campaign to ban cigarette advertising. We are trying to […]

Philip Morris to build Subic warehouse-25/08/09

Philip Morris Philippines Manufacturing Inc. (PMPMI) has signed a 50-year lease agreement with the Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority (SBMA), increasing the company’s investment here and paving the way for the construction of a P1-billion tobacco […]

Anti-Smoking Law lauded

DAVAO CITY – Members of Thailand’s Action on Smoking and Health Foundation have left a good impression after comparing notes with the city officials here on the implementation of anti-smoking laws.  The group, led by […]

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