Pia Cayetano to parents: Stop kids from using e-cigarettes

Pia Cayetano to parents: Stop kids from using e-cigarettes

Sen. Pia Cayetano on Tuesday urged parents to discourage children from picking up e-cigarette use, following the passage of a new “sin” tax law imposing higher taxes and tougher regulations on these devices. Cayetano said she had pushed for higher taxes on...
Pia Cayetano to parents: Stop kids from using e-cigarettes

Group pushes for higher taxes on alcohol and e-cigarettes

A rally to raise excise taxes on alcohol and electronic cigarettes greeted lawmakers Monday morning as the Senate resumed session after a one month recess.    The National Sin Tax Coalition conducted the rally to Sen. Pia Cayetano’s Senate Bill 1074 which seeks...
Duterte hikes tobacco taxes

Duterte hikes tobacco taxes

President Rodrigo Duterte has signed a bill hiking tobacco excise taxes to raise more revenues for healthcare.”To address the urgent need to protect the right to health of the Filipino people and to maintain a broader fiscal space to support the implementation...