Posts Tagged E-cigarette

Duterte signs into law higher taxes on alcohol, e-cigarette

Aileen Cerrudo   •   January 23, 2020

President Rodrigo Duterte has signed a law imposing higher taxes on alcohol, e-cigarettes, and other vapor products. The Republic Act no. 11467 was signed to raise additional funds for the...

PNP to enforce arrest-and-release system for individuals vaping in public

Aileen Cerrudo   •   November 21, 2019

The Philippine National Police (PNP) will implement an arrest-and-release system for individuals caught vaping in public. PNP officer-in-charge Lt. Gen. Archie Gamboa clarified that they will not detain apprehended vapers...

All PNP camps, offices declared ‘no vape zone’

Aileen Cerrudo   •   November 20, 2019

All camps and offices of the Philippine National Police (PNP) will be a ‘no vape zone’, according to PNP officer-in-charge (OIC) Lt. Gen. Archie Gamboa. “All PNP camps and offices...

DOH-FDA receives first report of vape-associated lung injury case in Phl

Maris Federez   •   November 15, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Health (DOH) on Friday (November 15) announced that it has received an official report on the first case of E-cigarette or Vape-Associated Lung Injury...

MMDA to inspect school perimeters for e-cigarettes, tobacco products

Robie de Guzman   •   May 29, 2019

The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) announced that it will check the 100-meter perimeter of public and private schools for establishments that sell, advertise and promote e-cigarettes and other tobacco...

Vaping may help pneumonia-causing bacteria invade airways

UNTV News   •   March 2, 2018

(Reuters Health) – People who smoke e-cigarettes might have an increased risk of developing pneumonia because the vapor could help bacteria stick to cells lining the airways, a small experiment...

Even without nicotine, e-cigarettes can still damage lungs

UNTV News   •   February 12, 2018

(Reuters Health) – E-cigarette liquids sweetened with flavorings like vanilla and cinnamon may harm the lungs even when they don’t contain nicotine, a U.S. study suggests. Researchers examined what happened...

E-cigarette ads’ wide reach among U.S. youth alarming: CDC

admin   •   January 7, 2016

E-cigarette companies are reaching about seven in 10 U.S. middle- and high-school students with advertisements employing themes of sex, independence and rebellion that hooked previous generations on regular cigarettes, a...

Special Report: When it comes to e-cigs, Big Tobacco is concerned for your health

admin   •   March 23, 2015

(Reuters) – The health warning on a MarkTen electronic cigarette package is 116 words long. That’s much longer than the warnings on traditional cigarette packs in the United States. Nicotine,...

Italian e-cigarette firms say new tax benefits tobacco

admin   •   March 2, 2015

(Reuters) – Electronic cigarette firms in Italy say a new levy that doubles the price of e-liquid refills unfairly helps tobacco giants like Philip Morris International and will hurt their...

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