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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] No place to smoke

The EcoWaste Coalition welcomed the EO on the establishment of smoke-free environments in public and enclosed places. “We laud President Duterte for signing the long-promised E.O. as this will protect the right of every Filipino to be protected against th
Malaya (ph)
added May 24, 2017 15:55

[Asia-pacific, Philippines] DOH seeks regulation of e-cigarettes, vapes

Some groups claimed that vapes and e-cigarettes are a safer alternative to tobacco products. But medical experts said there is no evidence to prove this. According to Ubial, e-cigarettes and vaporizers are not included in Executive Order 26, which prohi
Philippine Star (ph)
added May 25, 2017 21:01

[Asia-pacific, Philippines] PhilHealth asked to cover smoking cessation programs

New Vois Association of the Philippines (NVAP) urged the Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth) to formulate a benefit package that will cover smoking cessation programs.
Manila Bulletin (ph)
added May 23, 2017 13:31

[Asia-pacific, Philippines] DOH eyes controls on e-cigarettes, vaporizers

Electronic cigarettes and vaporizers, although not covered by the newly signed Executive Order No. 26, may still be regulated in the future... “We will just make a separate issuance, like an FDA order,” said Health Secretary Paulyn Ubial in an interview.
Philippine Daily Inquirer (ph)
added May 23, 2017 13:15

[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Malilong: Smoking ban

when he was mayor of Davao City. In EO 26, he created a Smoke Free Task Force to implement his order and asked for civilian volunteers to apprehend and charge violators. I ask fellow suffering passive smokers to join the task force, once it is organized
Cebu City Sun Star (ph)
added May 23, 2017 12:31
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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] 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, Asia-pacific, Philippines] E-cigarettes not covered by smoking ban EO

Executive Order (EO) 26 or the nationwide smoking ban in all public places does not cover electronic cigarettes or e-cigarettes, Health Secretary Paulyn Ubial confirmed to Rappler on Friday, May 19. "We will include [it] when we have more [information] a
Rappler (ph)
added May 19, 2017 13:00

[Asia-pacific] Philippines' tough public smoking ban gets broad support

anti-tobacco activists hailing it as a victory and some smokers saying they were now prepared to kick the habit. Even an industry lobby group, the Philippine Tobacco Institute (PTI), said it supported the regulation and acknowledged the health objectives
added May 19, 2017 12:57
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