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Philippines: Juul Halted E-Cig Sales to Minors Ahead of Ban

The recently signed Republic Act (RA) No. 11467, banned the sale of all electronic devices to all nonsmokers and anyone under 21. To this...

Philippines WHO Rep. Admits That E-Cigs Are Safer Than Cigarettes

The WHO has been overtly against vaping products. Infact last September, two leaked papers from the WHO’s Eastern Mediterranean Regional Office (EMRO), had suggested...

Philippine Vape Group Says E-Cigs Should be Viewed as Safer Alternatives

“PECIA and our 250 members do not claim e-cigarettes are smoking-cessation devices. We mandate our members to be responsible entrepreneurs by observing ethical business...

Duterte’s Vaping Ban Propagates the Drug War in the Philippines

Reader's discretion is advised.  The discussion over tobacco harm reduction in the United States is an emotional demonstration of dogmatic assumptions. It is true that...

The Philippines to Ban E-Cigarettes and Arrest Users

The US CDC has confirmed that the outbreak of EVALI, is almost certainly not linked with vaping legal nicotine products. Duterte 74, once a heavy...

Philippines: The DOH in Support of Total E-Cig Ban

“If the DOH had its way, we would go for an outright ban and I think there is a possible legislation that will be...

The Philippines Passes a Resolution Recommending E-Cigs for Harm Reduction

The lawmakers refer to the success obtained in the UK following the endorsement of e-cigarettes as cessation tools, and mentioned the renowned reports by...

Philippines: Congressmen Endorse Measure in Favour of E-Cigs

House Resolution No. 1885 was filed by Reps. Anthony Bravo (Coop-Nattco) and Jose Tejada (PDP-Laban, North Cotabato) and urges the Department of Health (DOH)...

Philippines: Health Groups Spreading Misinformation About E-Cigs

An article on Inquirer.net, said that Philippine anti-tobacco groups New Vois Association of the Philippines (NVAP) and Sigaw ng Kabataan Coalition (SKC), released warnings...

Philippines to Release New Set of Graphic Warnings on Cigarette Packs

The Southeast Asia Tobacco Control Alliance (SEATCA) and Health Justice Philippines are reminding the DOH that by now tobacco companies should have changed to...
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