4 months Drilon wants all of proceeds on new sin tax bill used for UHC program MB
By Hannah Torregoza Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon has proposed that revenues to be raised under the proposed measure imposing higher taxes on tobacco products be exclusively and solely used to fund the Universal Healthcare (UHC) program and other health-related projects. Sen. Franklin Drilon (Facebook / MANILA BULLETIN) “I would propose that the increases in the excise tax on tobacco as a result of the sin tax that we are working on now should be devoted solely to the universal health program and benefit the entire country,” said Drilon, who manifested his full support on the measure on the Senate ... more