The proposal of boxing icon Sen. Emmanuel Pacquiao to raise excise tax on cigarettes by 100 percent will deliver the knock-out punch on Filipino tobacco growers.Read more
President Rodrigo Duterte will continue to wage his relentless campaign against corruption and delinquent taxpayers, Malacañang said Saturday following the government’s P40-billion tax settlement with tobacco giant Mighty Corporation.
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We go to the village of Dechendorf in southern Germany where members of the local tobacco sniffing club introduce us to their sport.
President Rodrigo Duterte has ordered two government agencies to accept a tobacco firm’s offer of tax settlement.
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The percentage of men and women who use tobacco every day has dropped in most nations since 1990, but the total number of smokers and tobacco-related deaths has increased, a consortium of researchers reported Thursday.Read more
More than one million Filipinos have quit tobacco use, the Department of Health said. In a press briefing, Health Secretary Paulyn Ubial said Monday that a number of tobacco control interventions, particularly tobacco taxation, has led to a significant drop in current smokers from 17 million (2009) to 15.9 million (2015).Read more
On inauguration day, a senior official at the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF) made his case for looser gun laws in a bizarre internal memo.