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Will we see plain cigarette packs under a Duterte presidency?

May 31, 2016 - 10:50 PM

On May 31 World No Tobacco Day the WHO urges countries to remove logos colors brand images or promotional information on cigarette packs

WORLD NO TOBACCO DAY. For 2016, the World Health Organization (WHO) urges countries to implement the plain packaging of tobacco products. Plain packaging photo from WHO brochure

Health advocates to tobacco firms: We're watching you

Mar 03, 2016 - 1:31 PM

Tobacco control advocates remind manufacturers to start printing cigarette packs with graphic health warnings

GRAPHIC HEALTH WARNINGS. Rommel Arriola (L) of the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control Alliance, Philippines, together with New Vois Association of the Philippines President Emer Rojas (C) and Ang Nars Representative Leah Paquiz (R) present scary cigarette packs from other countries. Photo by Jee Geronimo/Rappler

Graphic health warning law now in effect

Mar 03, 2016 - 9:58 AM

Starting March 3 all tobacco products manufactured or imported for sale in the Philippines will be required to carry graphic health warnings

NO SCARY CIGARETTE PACKS YET. A Filipino vendor sells cigarettes in a street in Manila, Philippines, on 31 May 2011. File photo by Francis R. Malasig

Hontiveros to tobacco firms: No excuses, use graphic health warning

Nov 11, 2015 - 3:35 PM

The ex PhilHealth director and senatorial aspirant says a 4 month delay in government s implementation of the law places more Filipinos at risk of tobacco related deaths

NO SCARY CIGARETTE PACKS YET. A Filipino vendor sells cigarettes in a street in Manila, Philippines, on 31 May 2011. File photo by Francis R. Malasig

France to go for plain cigarette packets in 2016

Oct 08, 2014 - 6:07 PM

The government introduces a series of measures in an attempt to curb high smoking rates which kills 200 people a day in France

INFOGRAPHIC: What a scary cigarette pack in PH will look like

Jul 22, 2014 - 5:09 PM

UPDATED Is the Philippines’ graphic health warning law anything close to guidelines set by the World Health Organization?

Thais to get bigger anti-smoking warnings on cigarette packs

Jun 27, 2014 - 10:06 PM

The warnings will increase from 55 to 85 of the surface of both sides of every cigarette packet

Congress ratifies graphic health warning bill

Jun 11, 2014 - 6:42 PM

The ratified bicam version entitled The Graphic Health Warning Law now awaits President Benigno Aquino III’s signature

EFFECTIVE. The image is a sample graphic warning used by the Australian government, and posted on the WHO website.