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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Church slams court ruling on total ban of cigarettes

Bishop Ruperto Santos said the July 5 decision by a regional trial court (RTC) ... The lawsuit was filed by Philippine Tobacco Institute (PTI), an organization of cigarette manufacturers. “We only seek that these [tobacco control] measures be consistent
Philippine Daily Inquirer (ph)
added Jul 16, 2018 14:11
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Bataan city sued over antismoking laws

(Seatca) has assailed the Philippine Tobacco Institute (PTI) for suing the Balanga City government...PTI has challenged Balanga’s University Town Ordinance of 2008 that regulates tobacco...also challenged the Tobacco-Free Generation Ordinance of 2016 that
Philippine Daily Inquirer (ph)
added Jul 13, 2018 13:07
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Health group calls for total ban on e-cigarettes

“We call on President Duterte to impose a ban on selling, distribution and use of e-cigarettes, vapes, and all products necessary and incidental to the use thereof, just as he had done in Davao City,” said Mary Ann Fernandez-Mendoza, president of HealthJ
Manila Bulletin (ph)
added Jul 12, 2018 15:02
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Health group urges increase in tobacco tax

“Tobacco tax is a life-saving measure that can provide resources for this administration’s biggest projects, such as expanding universal health care, building infrastructure and providing free higher education,” said Mary Ann Fernandez- Mendoza, presiden
Manila Bulletin (ph)
added Jul 4, 2018 13:53
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Philippines Anti-Tobacco Groups Spreads Untrue Facts About E-Cigs

As Congressmen in the Philippines have endorsed a new measure which promotes the use of e-cigs for smoking cessation, local anti-tobacco group is saying that the products may undermine the local anti-smoking efforts, despite the fact that data indicate o
Vaping Post (ch)
added Jun 22, 2018 18:10
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Anti-tobacco group warns proliferation of unregistered vaping products

An anti-tobacco use group warned on the proliferation of unregistered vaping products that has threatened the gains of President Duterte’s smoke-free policy citing the gadgets contain toxic chemicals like formaldehyde used to embalm dead bodies based on
Manila Bulletin (ph)
added Jun 20, 2018 14:29
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Congressmen reject claims against safety of E-cigarettes

Congressmen have rejected claims against the safety of electronic cigarettes or E-cigarettes as they adopted House Resolution No. 1885 calling on the Department of Health to endorse its use as part of the national tobacco control strategy. Health risks
Manila Bulletin (ph)
added Jun 19, 2018 03:29
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Cause-oriented groups urge youth to avoid smoking, adopt healthy lifestyle

The HealthJustice and Millenials PH groups recently conducted a conference at the University of the Cordilleras in Baguio City and discussed the dangers of tobacco consumption. According to the 2015 Global Youth and Tobacco Survey, 16 percent of 13 to 1
Manila Bulletin (ph)
added Jun 8, 2018 17:10
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] June is National No Smoking Month

The celebration of World No Tobacco Day on May 31 ushered in the observance of June as National No Smoking Month in the Philippines. With the aim to raise public awareness on the ill effects of smoking as well as to encourage smokers to give up the habit
PHILIPPINE INFORMATION AGENCY (ph)
added Jun 8, 2018 17:10
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] 'E-cigs not the solution to tobacco epidemic' - WHO representative

Dr. Gundo Weiler said there is still no sufficient data that electronic cigarettes have become an effective tool for the reduction of smoking. “The rise of e-cigarettes and other devices very carefully is still fairly young… there is not really sufficien
Manila Bulletin (ph)
added Jun 1, 2018 21:27
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