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Philippines: Baguio to tourists: City is smoke-free zone

31 October 2019 Liza Agoot BAGUIO CITY – The city government is again reminding the public, including the tourists, that this city strictly implements the anti-smoking ordinance, an official said on Thursday. Councilor Joel Alangsab, chairman […]

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Philippines: LTFRB reiterates ban on smoking in PUVs

23 October 2019 Philippines Daily Inquirer MANILA, Philippines — The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB), heeding the directive of the Department of Health (DOH), has reiterated its ban on smoking cigarettes and e-cigarettes […]

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Philippines: Increase taxes on vapes—solon

15 October 2019 Macon Ramos-Araneta Amid rising concerns in many countries about the health risks of electronic cigarettes and vapes, Senator Pia Cayetano reiterated that Congress has the jurisdiction to impose higher taxes on these […]