6 months Health, finance departments urge lawmakers to pass sin tax bill MB
By Analou De Vera The Health and Finance departments on Wednesday urged lawmakers to pass the measure that will increase excise tax rates on tobacco and alcohol products to help fund the Universal Health Care (UHC). (Mark Balmores / MANILA BULLETIN) “Ito po ay isang napakagandang batas na kung mabibigyan po ng sapat na pondo para ma-implement po ito, maiiwasan na po natin yung mga namamatay na Pilipino na hindi man lang nakapag-avail ng health services o nakapunta man lamang sa isang opsital o klinika para lamang magkaroon ng tamang health services na kailangan,” said Health Assistant Secretary Atty. Charade ... more