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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Davao collects P2.3 million from smoking, liquor ban violators

Since the implementation of the new anti-smoking ordinance in 2013, Dr. Ashley Lopez, chief of Anti-smoking Task Force-Davao, said in July to September 2018 alone, there were 2,194 apprehensions, where 70 to 80 percent of those went through counseling an
Cebu City Sun Star (ph)
added Oct 12, 2018 21:26
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Groups debate impact of e-cigarettes on public health

Emer Rojas, president of the New Vois Association of the Philippines (NVAP), remains steadfast in its lobbying for government to prohibit e-cigarettes in the country until its safety is fully determined by expert studies. Rojas noted that the Departme
Manila Bulletin (ph)
added Oct 8, 2018 20:46
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Philippines plans party crackdown on re-opened Boracay

When hotel doors re-open on October 26, the island known for its party atmosphere will crack down on drinking and smoking on its beaches
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Oct 4, 2018 03:01
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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Thailand] Asian Vapers unite to share voice with authorities

“vapers” from the Philippines, Malaysia, Thailand and Indonesia, joined together to launch a united voice...launched #VapersBeHeard to provide Asian vapers with an opportunity to be heard by global, regional and national policy-makers as well as the gene
Manila Standard (ph)
added Sep 11, 2018 21:17
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Environmental groups praise move to ban smoking in Boracay public places

These were the sentiments of toxic watchdogs Action on Smoking & Health (ASH) Philippines, Framework Convention on Tobacco Control Alliance, Philippines (FCAP) and the Quezon City based Ecowaste Coalition. The groups commended Tourism Secretary Bernadet
Manila Bulletin (ph)
added Sep 4, 2018 22:24
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[Philippines] Tobacco Control and Environmental Advocates Laud DOT’s Initiative for a Smokefree Boracay

“We laud Sec. Puyat for her recent pronouncement that the island of Boracay will now be smokefree. She is the only Secretary that has the audacity to implement this policy and this only goes to show that she is a true servant of the Filipino people,”said
EcoWaste Coalition (ph)
added Aug 31, 2018 15:34
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Your kid may be vaping more than tobacco

young people are — once again — one step ahead of the adults in their lives, experimenting with this new and more heady way to consume weed. “It’s only a matter of time” before adolescents are vaping nicotine and pot in equal measure, said Mila Vascones
Philippine Daily Inquirer (ph)
added Aug 24, 2018 12:58
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] House endorses tobacco harm reduction

The House of Representatives unanimously adopted a resolution urging the Department of Health to promote harm reduction... It referenced results of independent studies by Public Health England and Cancer Research UK, which showed that since e-cigarettes
Manila Standard (ph)
added Aug 24, 2018 11:40
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[Philippines] Thousands of Philippine poor nabbed in Duterte's latest war - on loitering

Men found shirtless, and those smoking or drinking alcohol outdoors are taken to district offices, cautioned, and their names and addresses recorded.
Reuters
added Jul 26, 2018 00:26
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Puff chronicles: How Northern Mindanao smoke

the nationwide ban on smoking in public places. A year after...what transpired within the first year of implementation in Northern Mindanao may be a reflective opportunity not only on the efficacy of the EO, but how local governments enforce smoking laws
Cebu City Sun Star (ph)
added Jul 24, 2018 20:49
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