Philippines

Tobacco Control Laws

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Prohibition on Solicitation or Acceptance of Gifts: MC No. 29 2016 (pdf 385kb)

orange arrow jrDepartment of Education Order 48 s2016: Policy and Guidelines on Comprehensive Tobacco Control 2016 (pdf 920kb)

orange arrow jrComelec Minute Resolution No.16-0234, banning smoking in polling places in line with CSC MC-17 s. 2009 (pdf 258kb)

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Implementing Rules and Regulations of Republic Act 10643: An Act to Effectively Instill Health Conciousness Through Graphic Health Warnings on Tobacco Products,” (The Graphic Health Warnings Law), Feb 2016 (pdf 10mb)

orange arrow jrGraphic Health Warning Templates, March 2015 (pdf 2.1mb)

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Republic Act 10643: An Act to Effectively Instill Health Consciousness through Graphic Health Warnings on Tobacco Products (The Graphic Health Warnings Law), 2014 (pdf 500kb)

orange arrow jrRevenue Memorandum Order No. 16-2012 on Smoking Prohibition based on 100% Smoke-Free Environment Policy, Restrictions on Interactions with the Tobacco Industry and Imposition of Sanctions for Violation of the Rule, 2012 (pdf 218kb)

orange arrow jrREPUBLIC ACT 10351: An act restructuring the excise tax on alcohol and tobacco products by amending Sections 141, 142, 143, 144, 145, 8, 131 and 288 of RA no. 8424, otherwise known as the National Internal Revenue Code of 1997, as amended by RA no. 9334, 2012 (pdf 13mb)

orange arrow jrDepartment of Labor and Employment Memorandum on Civil Service Issuances on Smoking Prohibition and on Protection of the Bureaucracy Against Tobacco Industry Interference, 2012 (pdf 462kb)

orange arrow jrDepartment of Education Order No. 6, s. 2012 on Guidelines on the Adoption and Implementation of Public Health Policies on Tobacco Control and Protection Against Tobacco Industry Interference, 2012 (pdf 157kb)

orange arrow jrDepartment of Science and Technology Memorandum on Commitment to the World Health Organization Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (WHO FCTC), 2010 (pdf 1mb)

orange arrow jrCivil Service Commission and Department of Health Joint Memorandum Circular 2010-01 on Protection of the Bureaucracy Against Tobacco Industry Interference, 2010 (pdf 820kb)

orange arrow jrDepartment of Health Memorandum 2010-126 on Protection of the Department of Health, including all of its Agencies, Regional Offices, Bureaus or Specialized/Attached Offices/ Units, against Tobacco Industry Interference, 2010 (pdf 557 kb)

orange arrow jrDepartment of Transportation and Communications Memorandum Circular 2009-36 on 100% Smoke-free Public Utility Vehicles and Public Land Transportation Terminals, 2010 (pdf 1mb)

orange arrow jrCivil Service Commission Memorandum Circular No. 17 s. 2009, Smoking Prohibition based on 100% Smoke-free Environment Policy, 2009 (pdf 137kb)

orange arrow jrMonitoring and Enforcement Guidelines of the Tobacco Regulation Act and Its Implementing Rules and Regulations, 2008 (pdf7.2mb)

orange arrow jrRules and Regulations Implementing Republic Act No. 9211, Otherwise Known as the Tobacco Regulation Act of 2003 (pdf 481kb)

orange arrow jrRepublic Act No. 9211, Regulating the Packaging, Use, Sale, Distribution and Advertisements of Tobacco Products and for Other Purposes (Tobacco Regulation Act of 2003), 2003 (pdf 1mb)

orange arrow jrElectronic Commerce Act, Implementing Rules and Regulations, 2000 (pdf 143kb)

orange arrow jrRepublic Act No. 8424, Amending the National Internal Revenue Code, As Amended, And for Other Purposes, 1997 (pdf 1mb)

orange arrow jrRepublic Act No. 7394, Consumer Act of the Philippines, 1992 (pdf 308kb)

orange arrow jrAdministrative Code of 1987 (pdf 1.2mb)

orange arrow jrOmnibus Election Code of the Philippines, 1985 (pdf 573kb)