Senate to open plenary debate on tobacco sin tax next week


Posted at May 24 2019 11:22 PM

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With only two weeks left before the current Philippine Congress closes, the Senate will try to pass a measure that aims to increase cigarette taxes. 

The plenary debate hasn't started yet but groups of tobacco farmers and cigarette manufacturers have already cast doubt on the proposal. Sherrie Anne Torres reports. - Business Nightly, ANC, May 24, 2019