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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Smoking ban: The bane of smoking

The Cebu Provincial Health Office (PHO), one of the implementers of Executive Order No. 26, otherwise known as the nationwide ban on smoking, intends to strictly enforce President Rodrigo Duterte’s order across the province; while striking a good balance
Cebu Daily News (ph)
added May 19, 2017 21:03

[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Editorial: Nationwide smoking ban

There is also no reason why those who have loved ones who smoke will not try to wean them away from the vice. Let's give it a try. Davao City made public spaces healthier for the greater majority; the whole Philippines can do better. We hope.
Cebu City Sun Star (ph)
added May 19, 2017 20:56

[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Government goes all out so youth can resist tobacco addiction

ENCARNITA Blanco-Limpin, Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) executive director, said it would really be better if young people will not start smoking. “If parents are smoking, then don’t show your children,” said Limpin, who is also a physi
Business Mirror (ph)
added May 19, 2017 14:47

[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Duterte imposes public smoking ban

The order had been reported in some media as a blanket ban on smoking in public places. However the order did not make that clear and health department spokesman Eric Tayag said the exact areas to be banned would be announced later, with the order set t
Manila Times (ph)
added May 19, 2017 13:16

[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Doctor: Raising legal smoking to age 21 could significantly reduce smoking prevalence

a pulmonologist, in a press conference yesterday, said that there is a need for government to raise the minimum legal age for smoking from 18 to 21 to significantly reduce the number of smokers, particularly, young first-time smokers in the country.
Philippine Star (ph)
added May 19, 2017 12:40

Johnson urges FDA commissioner to review new rules for e-cigarettes

Sen. Ron Johnson (R-Wis.) is urging Scott Gottlieb, the newly minted commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration, to consider repealing first-ever rules for electronic cigarettes finalized under former President Barack Obama.
The Hill
added May 19, 2017 05:30

Cancer Prevention & Early Detection: Facts & Figures 2017-2018 (PDF) (76pp)

Use of electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) has increased rapidly, especially among youth. Among high school students, the prevalence of current e-cigarette use increased from <2% in 2011 to 16% in 2015. Among adults, 4% were current e-cigarette users in
American Cancer Society
added May 18, 2017 17:46

Cancer Prevention & Early Detection, 2017-2018

“While some measures of cancer prevention and early detection have improved over time, others have either stabilized or worsened,...smoking among U.S. adults has dropped to 15% but remains at the level of the 1970s in some geographic areas and population
American Cancer Society
added May 18, 2017 17:29

Report released on cancer prevention, early detection

American Cancer Society's Cancer Prevention & Early Detection Facts & Figures shows that smoking and obesity are still significant risk factors for 2015 that 15 percent of adults in the United States were current cigarette smokers, but that sm
added May 18, 2017 17:25

[Florida] Theresa Graham v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company, et al.: En Banc Opinion (PDF) (248pp)

would have us presume that Congress established a right to sell cigarettes based on a handful of federal labeling requirements...We discern no “clear and manifest purpose” to displace tort liability... We AFFIRM the judgments against R.J. Reynolds and Phi
US Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Judicial Circuit
added May 18, 2017 16:49
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