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Pass the Sin Tax Bill - isabatas na! Sin Tax is Anti-Cancer Tax!

Pass the Sin Tax Bill - isabatas na! Sin Tax is Anti-Cancer Tax! | Should "sin taxes" on alcohol and tobacco be increased to help pay for the increasing costs of medical care? | Scoop.it
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Sin tax bill: Flagging some constitutional issues - Inquirer.net

Sin tax bill: Flagging some constitutional issues - Inquirer.net | Should "sin taxes" on alcohol and tobacco be increased to help pay for the increasing costs of medical care? | Scoop.it
Sin tax bill: Flagging some constitutional issuesInquirer.netThe proposed legislation seeking to impose higher excise taxes on liquor and tobacco products, more popularly known as the sin tax bill, is one of the most controversial pieces of...
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Senators push equal sin tax burden between tobacco and liquor ...

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More senators support Senate President Juan Ponce Enrile's idea to have sin products share equally in the tax burden, as civil society urged government to ratify a global protocol against illicit trade in tobacco.
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Sin tax bill might be OK'd Monday—Drilon - Inquirer.net

Sin tax bill might be OK'd Monday—Drilon - Inquirer.net | Should "sin taxes" on alcohol and tobacco be increased to help pay for the increasing costs of medical care? | Scoop.it
Sin tax bill might be OK'd Monday—DrilonInquirer.net“The President certified as urgent the sin tax reform bill for he believes the passage of this very important piece of legislation will buttress government health agenda and address the high...
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Senate OKs P40-B sin tax revenue; tobacco and ... - InterAksyon

Senate OKs P40-B sin tax revenue; tobacco and ... - InterAksyon | Should "sin taxes" on alcohol and tobacco be increased to help pay for the increasing costs of medical care? | Scoop.it
The Senate Monday night virtually passed the Sin Tax bill after the plenary ratified an agreement reached in a caucus to collect P40 billion from higher taxes on tobacco and alcohol.
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Sin tax bill a transparent way to raise revenues — IMF's Lagarde ...

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Legislating a sin tax measure would be highly beneficial to the Philippines, International Monetary Fund managing director Christine Lagarde said on Friday, citing it as a way to transparently raise revenues.
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Solon says sin tax bill might be passed by Congress in December - Inquirer.net

Solon says sin tax bill might be passed by Congress in December - Inquirer.net | Should "sin taxes" on alcohol and tobacco be increased to help pay for the increasing costs of medical care? | Scoop.it
Solon says sin tax bill might be passed by Congress in DecemberInquirer.netMANILA, Philippines—A lawmaker on Monday said he was confident that the 15th Congress will be able to pass the sin tax reform bill by December.
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Voters Duped By Big Tobacco In California (Prop 29)

A great example of how to buy democracy is the big money spent by big tobacco in California to fight Proposition 29 (which would've raised "...$810 million a year for cancer research and smoking cessation programs..."*).
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