Australia is First to Go for Plain Packaging AND Graphic Health Warnings

Australia plans world-first plain cigarette packets Agence France-Presse First Posted 11:02:00 04/29/2010 SYDNEY, Australia—Australia said on Thursday it would become the world's first country to ban logos and branding on cigarette packets, sparking a…Read More

Sign the Petition against TABINFO

Friends A pleasant day to you all! Here is a link to an online petition seeking the boycott of the forthcoming TABINFO Asia 2009 to be held this coming November in Bangkok, Thailand. TABINFO is a tobacco industry expo which includes, among others, a trade…Read More

Sen. Legarda seeks less regulation for tobacco companies

About to be passed is a bill converting the Bureau of Food and Drugs (BFAD) in to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Once implemented, the law will grant the FDA a wide range of powers and functions over the products under its jurisdiction (i.e., require…Read More

Philip Morris seeks to end case quickly

MAKATI CITY - The hearing for today's supposed pre-trial was reset to April 23. Through an out-of-court agreement, the parties decided to reset the hearing of the case, to allow the plaintiff to submit its opposition to Philip Morris's motions. Among them a…Read More

Civil Case against Philip Morris Proceeds

On Monday (30 March 2009), the action for damages filed by the late Vicente Reyes - brother of Fr. Robert Reyes - against Philip Morris Philippines Manufacturing, Inc. will proceed to its pre-trial phase at the Regional Trial Court of Makati. Vicente Reyes,…Read More
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