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[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
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[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
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[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 Correspondent.com (Hybrid News Ltd)
added Mar 2, 2018 00:18
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[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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[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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