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Media central to plan to end smoking, 21/09/09

HCM CITY — The mass media has a vital role to play in making the programme for a Smoke-Free Viet Nam effective, experts said at a workshop last Saturday. Around 50 reporters from various publications […]

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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 […]

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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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Experts warn of dangers of smoking-09/09/09

  A training course to raise public awareness on smoking prevention for 30 members of southern media organisations was held in Vung Tau city of southern coastal Ba Ria-Vung Tau province on September 9. Experts […]

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Malaysia may raise tobacco taxes 11pc-09/09/09

The Malaysian government may raise tobacco taxes by at least 11 per cent as it takes steps to discourage smoking and cut its budget deficit, according to Maybank Investment Bank Bhd. The excise duty on […]