10 months Support candidates who are for higher tobacco tax – health advocates MB
By Analou De Vera Health groups on Thursday urged voters to choose candidates who would support higher tax on tobacco products. The Philippine Legislators’ Committee on Population and Development Foundation (PLCPD) said nine out of 10 Filipino adults agree that smoking or use of cigarettes in public places should be prohibited, citing a result of a recent survey conducted by Pulse Asia. “The result of this survey show that the Filipino public is very open and receptive to essential legislative reforms that can be done as regards tobacco control,” said PLCPD Executive Director Romeo Dongeto in a media forum in Quezon ... more