Youth warned vs vaping

Cancer survivors and members of the Quezon City-based New Vois Association of the Philippines (NVAP) has warned the public against the use of vaping devices due to studies released in the United States about the harmful health effects of smoking e-cigarettes.

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Make cleanliness part of holiness, Holy Week pilgrims urged

Make cleanliness part of holiness, Holy Week pilgrims urged

Environmental groups urged the public on Sunday to observe a litter- and smoke-free Holy Week.

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Tobacco growers fear Manny measure

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.

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Palace: Gov’t to remain relentless in campaign vs tax evaders

Palace: Gov’t to remain relentless in campaign vs tax evaders

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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Over 1M Pinoys have quit smoking – DOH

Over 1M Pinoys have quit smoking - DOH

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).

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