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Survey shows Sin Tax Law helped reduce smoking

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The Sin Tax Law has proven to be effective in reducing tobacco consumption among the youth and the poor, according to a survey conducted by the Social Weather Stations.

Posted: May 30th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Aquino maintains hands-off attitude on Charter change

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Presidential Spokesman Edwin Lacierda  INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

President Benigno Aquino III will not impose his views on Charter change on an independent branch of government, Malacañang said Monday.

Posted: March 10th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Sin tax law ups revenues but has not cut down smoking

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The sin tax reform law has been bringing in expected increased revenues from the sale of heavily taxed cigarettes but has yet to make a dent in lowering the incidence of smoking in the Philippines. Sen. Franklin Drilon, sponsor of the sin tax law, believes that graphic warnings on the harmful effects of smoking, similar to these printed on the cigarette packets on sale in Bangkok, Thailand, could do the trick.  AP PHOTO/APICHART WEERAWONG

The sin tax reform law has been bringing in expected increased revenues from the sale of heavily taxed cigarettes but has yet to make a dent in lowering the incidence of smoking in the country.

Posted: July 3rd, 2013 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

House adjourns; Belmonte sees 3 years under 15th Congress a success

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Speaker Feliciano Belmonte. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Speaker Feliciano Belmonte Jr. said on Thursday that he saw the past three years under the 15th Congress as a success for the House of Representatives.

Posted: June 6th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Maceda, Enrile want Sin Tax Law amended

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Former senator Ernesto Maceda. FILE PHOTO

The law which imposes steeper tax rates on tobacco and alcoholic products may face amendments in the 16th Congress if two opposition senatorial bets make it to the Senate.

Posted: April 21st, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

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