October 19, 2022


In the Philippines, there is a contradiction: while there are policies addressing tobacco industry interference, the undeniable fact remains that the tobacco industry is considered a […]
December 18, 2020

Tobacco Industry Lobbying in the United States: Lessons for Local Advocates

Last week, public health group Action on Smoking and Health (ASH) released the U.S. Tobacco Industry Index 2020, which documented how American tobacco companies continue to […]
September 21, 2020

The Tobacco Industry Interference Index Report 2020

The Tobacco Industry Interference Index is a civil society review of the implementation of the Article 5.3 Guidelines in the Philippines. It is an attempt to […]
October 13, 2019

PH ranks 14th in first-ever global tobacco industry interference index

PH ranks 14th in first-ever global tobacco industry interference index   (Manila, Philippines – 13 October, 2019) The first-ever Global Tobacco Industry Interference Index  (Index) published […]
August 28, 2019

UN Secretary General Guterres urges non-engagement with the tobacco industry

Download here:  UN Sec-Gen on non-engagement with TI_Aug2019
August 1, 2019

TOBACCO INDUSTRY INTERFERENCE INDEX The Philippine Report on the Implementation of Article 5.3 of the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control

The Tobacco Industry Interference Index intends to gauge the level of industry interference, as well as the responses or measures implemented by the government to implement  […]
August 1, 2019

Tobacco industry in PH is now more aggressive in trying to influence government – report

Quezon City – The tobacco industry in the Philippines has become more active in attempting to intervene in policymaking, government processes and even the decisions of […]
May 31, 2019

Health groups to Senators: Protect the health of the Filipino youth, pass tobacco tax hike now

Quezon City – HealthJustice Philippines today warned that failure to pass the proposal to increase tobacco tax pending in the Senate may result to more child […]
December 13, 2018

Tobacco and E-Cigarette Industry Interference in Public Health Policy in the Philippines

The Increasing popularity of electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS) or e-cigarettes in the Philippines puts Filipinos in danger of falling into another public health death trap. […]