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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.
May 23, 2017 Manila Bulletin (ph)
added May 23, 2017 13:31
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.
May 23, 2017 Philippine Daily Inquirer (ph)
added May 23, 2017 13:15
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
May 23, 2017 Cebu City Sun Star (ph)
added May 23, 2017 12:31
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
May 19, 2017 Cebu Daily News (ph)
added May 19, 2017 21:03
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.
May 19, 2017 Cebu City Sun Star (ph)
added May 19, 2017 20:56
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
May 19, 2017 Manila Times (ph)
added May 19, 2017 13:16
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
May 19, 2017 Rappler (ph)
added May 19, 2017 13:00
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
May 19, 2017 Reuters
added May 19, 2017 12:57
“Finally, we now have a government policy that will lead the country closer than ever to seeing a smoke-free Philippines. We thank President Duterte for making it happen. Truly, change has come in terms of protecting Filipinos from the threat of cigarett
May 19, 2017 Manila Bulletin (ph)
added May 19, 2017 12:56
[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.
May 19, 2017 Philippine Star (ph)
added May 19, 2017 12:40