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Health group reminds public schools: Don’t accept ‘Brigada Eskwela’ donations from tobacco industry

“Under the Civil Service Commission Memorandum Circular 29, s. 2016, with the subject ‘Prohibition on Solicitation or Acceptance of Gifts’, government and state instrumentalities, including public educational institutions, are prohibited from soliciting and accepting any kind of support or donation from the tobacco industry. Principals and teachers are reminded to reject all forms of support…

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Health group denounces tobacco industry’s “attempt to financially influence” Duterte

“We condemn this action by the tobacco industry. Evidence shows that the tobacco industry is known for its underhanded moves to subvert public health for its own commercial interests.” “That a tobacco manufacturer had the gall to even think it could buy off the chief executive leader of the land is particularly reprehensible. This speaks…

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