The Philippines warned cigarette makers

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The Philippines warned cigarette makersThe Philippines warned cigarette makers, such as the state - in other Asian countries, the prohibition of the manufacture of cigarettes is applied in each country - each of the following important health concern in the country, as in Australia are very strict smoking ban, The Philippines warned last cigarette The Philippines warned cigarette makers on Thursday warned they could face strong action to reduce smoking-related death if they are against the proposed increase in tobacco taxes, a day after the high court upheld the law in Australia on the world's toughest tobacco sales.
 as reported by The Philippines warned cigarette makers. Philippines, with one of the highest rates of smokers Asia, are debating legislation that would increase taxes on cigarettes and alcohol, making them potentially too expensive for the poor.
 in issues of The Philippines warned cigarette makers said: "If the number of people who die from smoking-related deaths continue to rise, the government might do even more drastic action," said Health Secretary Enrique Ona told Reuters on the sidelines of the Senate committee hearing on the bill.
He did not specify what further steps the Philippines anti-tobacco could take. the problems of the Philippines warned cigarette makers, he was speaking a day after the supreme court upheld Australia a new law the government of anti-tobacco marketing that would ban logos on cigarette packs and will likely give other countries more confidence to push measures similar.
 The Philippines warned about the cigarette makers "This could be a warning to our tobacco industry that they must cooperate with us and with this proposal we are presenting," he said of the decision of Australia.
or the action of The Philippines warned cigarette makers About 18 percent of the nearly 100 million people in the Philippines are classified as smokers. On average, 50,000 people die each year from smoking-related illnesses, according to a 2008 National Nutrition Survey funded by the government and Health. The Philippines warned cigarette makers was taken because, The lower house of Congress in the Philippines has approved a version of the bill. The upper house is completing his version. Both need to be reconciled and are expected to be submitted to the President and signed into law by the end of the year. in its development of The Philippines warned cigarette makers is characterized by the following affirmation: The Philippines warned about the cigarette makers' This is a bill that would need to be approved for the nation healthier, longer life expectancy for many people and the opportunity to quickly modernize our health care system, "Ona said.