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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] SoCot raises alarm over ‘excessive vaping’ among minors

The provincial government of South Cotabato has raised alarm over the increasing number of minors in the area who were into vaping through the use of electronic or e-cigarettes. Karen Fulgar, child representative of the Provincial Council for the Protect
PNA (Philippine News Agency) (ph)
added Mar 14, 2018 23:23

[Africa, Indonesia, Nigeria, Philippines, South Africa] In Poor Countries, Antismoking Activists Face Threats and Violence

his home in Lagos, Nigeria, was attacked by gunmen following threats over his antismoking activities...Two men fined for smoking sued...One said later in a television interview that he was among about 50 men recruited by tobacco industry lawyers to try t
New York Times
added Mar 12, 2018 19:12

[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Fewer smokers with graphic health warnings

NVAP president Emer Rojas said the main purpose of Republic Act No. 10643 or the GHW Law has been achieved in both informing would-be smokers and warning current smokers on the dangers of cigarette smoking. “We are now seeing less smokers and those who
Manila Standard (ph)
added Mar 11, 2018 19:50

[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Graphic health warnings on cigarette packs effective

Graphic health warnings (GHW) on cigarette packs have proven to be effective in informing smokers about the dangers of smoking since the GHW law was implemented two years ago, health advocacy groups said.
Manila Bulletin (ph)
added Mar 11, 2018 19:49

[Asia, Asia-pacific, Philippines] LOOK: New graphic health warnings on tobacco products starting 2018

Health Secretary Francisco Duque III says the law mandates changing the templates every two years because smokers eventually become 'immune' to the graphic health warnings
Rappler (ph)
added Mar 10, 2018 15:50

[Asia-pacific, Philippines] DOH told to ensure cigarette packs have new graphic warnings

Tobacco control advocates have called on the Department of Health (DOH) to ensure that tobacco products would be showing new graphic health warnings on the negative effects of smoking by March 3. The Southeast Asia Tobacco Control Alliance (Seatca) and
Philippine Daily Inquirer (ph)
added Mar 5, 2018 16:22

[Philippines] New health warnings on tobacco packs by March 3, group urges gov’t

In a statement, Dr. Ulysses Dorotheo of the Southeast Asia Tobacco Control Alliance (SEATCA) said Republic Act 10643 or the GHW law requires all cigarette packs should bear the second set of the GHW templates. “As prescribed under the GHW Law (RA 10643)
Philippine Canadian Inquirer (ca)
added Mar 3, 2018 17:25
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Health group reminder: Put new graphic warnings on tobacco packaging

Health advocates reminded the Department of Health (DOH) to ensure that the new graphic health warnings (GHW), showing the harmful effects of smoking, should appear on all tobacco packaging. The Southeast Asia Tobacco Control Alliance (Seatca) said that
Manila Bulletin (ph)
added Mar 3, 2018 17:22

[Asia, Asia-pacific, Indonesia, Laos, Philippines] Big Tobacco’s smoke and mirrors in Asean

Even when bolstered by the support of the Bloomberg Foundation and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, strong tobacco control remains elusive in the region. The main reason is the tobacco industry, which has proved to be a tenacious bully when it come
Asian (Hybrid News Ltd)
added Mar 2, 2018 00:18

[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Luczon: Burning questions in tobacco control

despite all this, its implementation remains a challenge. Even the owner of that store in Cogon still sells cigarette sticks and even in cases. This is a reality that is still lamented by the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control Alliance Philippines, A
Cebu City Sun Star (ph)
added Mar 1, 2018 17:59
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