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[Asia-pacific, Philippines, UK] DOH urged: Endorse vaping

Prof. John Newton, director for Health Improvement of Public Health England (PHE), said vaping was found to be “95 percent less harmful” than cigarette smoking. PHE recommended that e-cigarettes, alongside nicotine replacement therapies, be made availa
Philippine Daily Inquirer (ph)
added Feb 20, 2018 00:13
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[Philippines] Online reporting system against smoking ban violations pushed

New Vois Association of the Philippines (NVAP) president Emer Rojas said their group is hoping that DoH will be more pro-active in implementing the Executive Order (EO) No. 26, which banned smoking in public places nationwide, by creating a mechanism whe
Tempo (ph)
added Feb 19, 2018 18:07
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] DOH urged to open online reporting system for smoking ban violators

(DOH) was urged today by an anti-smoking group to create an online reporting system for those who are violating the smoking ban. New Vois Association of the Philippines (NVAP) president Emer Rojas said their group is hoping that DOH will be more proacti
Manila Bulletin (ph)
added Feb 18, 2018 05:06
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] A neighbor’s smoke is toxic—especially to children

Bottom line, unless your complex is completely smoke-free, you and your family could be in danger. Secondhand smoke has over 7,000 chemicals—70 of which are cancer causing— and even brief exposure to it is toxic. You do so much to protect your family.
Philippine Daily Inquirer (ph)
added Feb 13, 2018 17:47
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Experts’ advice on e-cigarettes pushed

It also recommended that e-cigarettes be made available in hospitals in the United Kingdom for those who wish to quit smoking. “Listen to the experts. It is time for the Department of Health to look into this report so that they can recommend e-cigaret
Business Mirror (ph)
added Feb 12, 2018 06:45
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] PH vapers hail US FDA paper on nicotine

Vapers in the Philippines hailed a recent policy paper from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) stating that nicotine, although not totally risk-free, was not directly responsible for fatal lung and heart diseases. In a recently published paper, t
Philippine Daily Inquirer (ph)
added Feb 14, 2018 16:54
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] NVAP reiterates that private firms are not compelled to provide DSAs

With the signing of Executive Order no. 26 eight months ago, anti-smoking advocacy group New Vois Association of the Philippines (NVAP) reiterated that private firms are not compelled to provide designated smoking areas (DSAs) in their premises.
Manila Bulletin (ph)
added Feb 4, 2018 16:34
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Prince charmless reeks of vodka and cigarettes

Cute Jock mindlessly chain-smoked all throughout a recent event. CJ couldn’t care less that nonsmokers in the vicinity were bothered. CJ obviously didn’t give a hoot about the ill effects of secondhand smoke, either. Worse, one of the guests seated near
Philippine Daily Inquirer (ph)
added Feb 3, 2018 23:53
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Health group on tobacco tax rise: We rely on you, DOF

A health group yesterday welcomed Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III’s announcement that the Department of Finance’s (DOF’s) proposed tax package will include higher tobacco tax.
Manila Bulletin (ph)
added Jan 30, 2018 14:50
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Consumer groups laud US FDA’s pro-e-cigarettes tack

Vapers in the Philippines hailed a recent policy paper from the US [FDA] stating that nicotine, although not totally risk-free, is not directly responsible for fatal lung and hearts diseases. In a recently published Strategic Policy Roadmap, the US FDA
Business Mirror (ph)
added Jan 25, 2018 01:08
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