Tobacco Tax Reform for Universal Health Care

A campaign to secure the passage of a law that will reform existing Philippine tobacco tax measures and simplify their administration.

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For the Filipino people’s health, we say ‘Never Again’

Yellow Pad By Arjay Mercado FREEPIK September 21, 1972 was a day of infamy. It was the day that Ferdinand Marcos declared martial law and made himself a dictator. Thousands were jailed, tortured, or killed by Marcos and his military. He destroyed the Philippine’s political institutions, and he devastated the Philippine economy through massive corruption, […]

For the Filipino people’s health, we say ‘Never Again’

Yellow Pad By Arjay Mercado FREEPIK September 21, 1972 was a day of infamy. It was the day that Ferdinand Marcos declared martial law and made himself a dictator. Thousands were jailed, tortured, or killed by Marcos and his military. He destroyed the Philippine’s political institutions, and he devastated the Philippine economy through massive corruption, […]

For the Filipino people’s health, we say ‘Never Again’

Yellow Pad By Arjay Mercado September 21, 1972 was a day of infamy. It was the day that Ferdinand Marcos declared martial law and made himself a dictator. Thousands were jailed, tortured, or killed by Marcos and his military. He destroyed the Philippine’s political...

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Tobacco excise tax collection rises 8% to P147 billion in 2019

Mary Grace Padin (The Philippine Star) - February 26, 2020 - 12:00am MANILA, Philippines — Excise taxes collected from cigarette products rose to P147.4 billion in 2019, making up more than half of the Bureau of Internal Revenue’s (BIR) “sin tax” collections during...

Dominguez lauds signing of new ‘sin’ tax measure (Manila Bulletin)

Published January 23, 2020, 10:00 PM By CHINO S. LEYCO Finance Secretary Carlos G. Dominguez III said yesterday that President Duterte’s signing of the law imposing higher “sin” taxes on alcohol, electronic cigarettes and vapes has demonstrated the Chief Executive’s...

Duterte signs new taxes on alcohol, e-cigarettes into law (Rappler)

Published 10:07 PM, January 22, 2020 MANILA, Philippines (UPDATED) – President Rodrigo Duterte signed into law a measure that would increase taxes on alcohol and e-cigarettes. With its enactment, sin taxes on alcohol will be increased by around P35 to P50, and by...

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