Republic Act 9211 - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Republic Act 9211

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WHO lauds PH health chief for 'strong' tobacco control advocacy

May 30, 2017 - 5:27 PM

Health Secretary Paulyn Ubial is one of the 6 from the Western Pacific Region who received the 2017 World No Tobacco Day 2017 Award

UNITARY TAXATION. Health Secretary Paulyn Ubial opposes House Bill 4144 which proposes a two-tier excise tax structure on cigarettes. Rappler screenshot

Smoking ban EO 'positive step' to smoke-free PH – advocates

May 20, 2017 - 10:46 AM

Ulysses Dorotheo of the Southeast Asia Tobacco Control Alliance notes however that Executive Order 26 is not as strong as the Davao ordinance

Ombudsman strictly implements smoking ban

Apr 22, 2016 - 11:00 AM

The Ombudsman will now police smokers in all its offices including those using e cigarettes

MMDA has 'no power' to enforce anti-smoking campaign

Aug 06, 2015 - 9:51 AM

The Court of Appeals says the MMDA is not among the government agencies deputized to implement RA 9211 or the Tobacco Regulation Act of 2003

A cigarette vendor offers merchandise to smokers just outside the gates of the park. Smoking is prohibited inside Luneta Park. Mark Z. Saludes Mark Z. Saludes

Second-hand smoke, and why stricter tobacco control matters

Feb 28, 2015 - 4:25 PM

YouTube star Jam Sebastian says his lung cancer is the effect of many things: stress unhealthy sleeping and eating habits and second hand smoke