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Philippines: Tobacco taxes proposed for sustainability efforts

21 November 2022 By Luisa Maria Jacinta C. Jocson, BusinessWorld TOBACCO TAXES of at least 75% of the retail price should be devoted to financing sustainable development programs, according to the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). “Additional revenue and fiscal space generated through higher tobacco taxes would help governments raise resources to meet various social […]

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FSFW’s 2020 tax return reveals deep links to the tobacco industry + other findings

27 May 2021 Source: STOP Industry Brief Since its beginning in 2017, the Foundation for a Smoke-Free World (FSFW) touted “independence and transparency” as two of its core principles, despite being wholly funded by tobacco giant Philip Morris International (PMI). In 2018, its mask of “independence” began to slip; the Foundation’s tax return confirmed PMI

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SEATCA Publications

  Preventing Tobacco Industry Interference: FCTC Article 5.3 Toolkit (2015) This toolkit presents a range of issues, policy options, and considerations that each country needs to take into account for purposes of developing country efforts for the implementation of Article 5.3 related to protection of tobacco control measures from interference by the tobacco industry of

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Way Forward to Utilize The 2% Tobacco Excise Revenue Sharing and The 10% Local Cigarette Tax for Health Objective

Last 26 June 2014, a workshop entitled ‘Way Forward to Utilize The 2% Tobacco Excise Revenue Sharing and The 10% Local Cigarette Tax for Health Objective’ was held in Lombok, Indonesia. The workshop was attended by city representatives from the Health District Office (Dinas Kesehatan), Local Planning & Development Board (Badan Perencanaan Daerah), and Economic

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