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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] ‘Absurd’ if DOH endorses vaping, says health group

A health advocacy group calling for stricter tobacco control is objecting to calls for the Department of Health (DOH) to endorse vaping as a safer alternative to cigarette smoking. HealthJustice Philippines (HJP) maintained that electronic cigarettes we
Philippine Daily Inquirer (ph)
added Feb 26, 2018 22:51
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Philippines: Health Authorities urged to endorse vaping

“Listen to the experts,” said Tom Pinlac, head of The Vapers Philippines. “It is time for the Department of Health to look into this report so they can recommend e-cigarettes and heated-tobacco products to smokers who want to quit.” President of Philipp
Vaping Post (ch)
added Feb 26, 2018 19:52
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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] 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] 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] Duterte's smoking ban proves a success in Manila ($$)

Smokers have become a rare sight in the Philippine capital, six months after President Rodrigo Duterte's ban on smoking in public places came into effect.
Nikkei Inc. (jp)
added Feb 8, 2018 05:31
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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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