anti-smoking campaign - updates

Rappler's latest stories on anti-smoking campaign


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

PH delays graphic warnings on cigarette packs despite law

Aug 07, 2014 - 9:32 PM

The tobacco industry is able to convince government that it should be allowed to use up its stocks that don t bear graphic health warnings – until May 2016

Indonesia pushes for graphic health warnings on cigarette packs

Jun 25, 2014 - 12:08 AM

An Indonesian law requiring manufacturers to display pictorial health warnings on cigarette packs has come into force but anti smoking campaigners say the rule was widely ignored

AFTER SCHOOL TREAT. A picture made available on 31 May 2013 shows an Indonesian junior high school student smoking a cigarette after a class session in Bogor, Indonesia, 30 May 2013. Photo by Adi Weda / EPA

CHR calls for mandatory health warnings on cigarette packs

Jan 20, 2014 - 7:49 PM

The commission says such warnings are part of the public s right to information on health

The last cigarette

Jan 18, 2014 - 10:00 PM

Here are stories of 3 people who quit smoking and put that toxic addiction behind them