Senator JV Ejercito in a briefing with DILG officials headed by USec. Catalino Cuy and PNP Director General Ronald “Bato” Dela Rosa for their proposed budget to be deliberated tonight at the plenary. 👮🏻👮🏻♀️
I support medical societies and health experts call for the immediate passage of the bill increasing the excise tax on tobacco products which I principally authored.
I am with you in pushing for a higher tobacco tax. We will be hitting two birds with one stone. One as a revenue generating measure and second and more importantly as a serious honest-to-goodness health measure.
This will be in support for the sustainability of the Universal Healthcare Program.
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