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New Guideline: ‘Tobacco consumption means premature death’ will now be written on the packet of cigarettes, the government has issued a new guideline

22 July 2022 Presswire18 The Central Government has issued new instructions for the packaging of cigarettes and other tobacco-borne substances. According to the instructions issued by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, now the packets of cigarettes and other products will have to write tobacco consumption i.e. premature death in capital letters. Let us […]

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CSR Did you know that the tobacco industry uses pretend charity to whitewash the many harms it has caused to the environment and communities worldwide?An industry that kills eight million people each year has no place in sustainable development. Governments should reject any form of charity from the tobacco industry.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-hzgd_QdTKY ENDs and HTPs Tobacco Taxation

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Florida jury orders R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company to pay $9.75 million to family of a woman who died from respiratory disease caused by smoking cigarettes

6 February 2022 By: Zahra Tayeb, Source: Business Insider A Florida jury awarded the family of a woman $9.75 million after she died from respiratory disease caused by smoking cigarettes. Courtroom View Network (CVN) reported on the news.  Carolyn Long was a regular smoker for decades, before quitting in 2002. In the late 1990s, however, she was

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Philippines: Health experts ask Duterte to veto vape bill; DOH backs call

24 January 2022 By: Consuelo Marquez and Joahna Lei Casilao Source: GMA News The Philippine College of Physicians (PCP) on Monday appealed to President Rodrigo Duterte to veto the measure seeking to regulate vaporized nicotine and non-nicotine products or vapes. In an online forum, PCP president Dr. Maricar Limpin said the vape bill being pushed

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Philippines: DILG: No liquor, cigarettes in community pantries

28 April 2021 Melissa Luz Lopez, CNN Philippines Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, April 28) – The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) will prohibit the distribution of certain items in community pantries under new guidelines. DILG Secretary Eduardo Año said while the agency will not require pantry organizers to secure permits, it will set some

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Illicit tobacco sale and government revenue erosion a tall tale

The Southeast Asia Tobacco Control Alliance (Seatca) has contradicted the report of a tobacco industry research, funded by a giant cigarette firm, on the so-called illicit trade in the Philippines and 13 other Asian countries. The giant tobacco firm that funded the second research on illicit trade of tobacco products in Asia, called Asia-14 Illicit

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