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Alcohol and binge data

Requested from FNRI by Michael Angelo Tiu at 09:30 AM on Mar 18, 2019.
Purpose: For the prior implementation of the RA 10351
Date of Coverage: 03/18/2008 - 03/18/2019
Tracking no: #FNRI-496872846908

Michael Angelo 09:30 AM, Mar 18, 2019

Director, Food and Nutrition Research Institute 
Department of Science and Technology
DOST Compound, Bicutan, Taguig City

Dear Dr. Capanzna,

The National Tax Research Center (NTRC) is currently conducting a study on alcohol consumption in the Philippines prior and under the implementation of Republic Act (RA) No. 10351. Detailed data from your website on alcohol and binge drinking only covers CY 2013 and CY 2015. In this regard, may we request for the following data on alcohol and binge drinking in the Philippines for the year 2008, Please see attached files.
March 18, 2019

Dear Michael Angelo,


Thank you for your request dated Mar 18, 2019 under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch.

We were able to determine that this particular information is already available online and therefore cannot be counted as a valid FOI request. You may retrieve your requested information from our ifnri website using this link:  It is the same site where you can find the 2015 and 2013 data, you just have to scroll down further to locate the 2008 component.  

If you are unhappy with this response to your FOI request, you may ask us to carry out an internal review of the response by writing to Dr. Mario V. Capanzana at Your review request should explain why you are dissatisfied with this response, and should be made within 15 calendar days from the date when you received this letter. We will complete the review and tell you the result within 30 calendar days from the date when we receive your review request.

If you are not satisfied with the result of the review, you then have the right to appeal to the Office of the President under Administrative Order No. 22 (s. 2011).

Thank you.

Divorah Aguila
FOI Officer

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