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Juul loses home turf as San Francisco bans e-cigarette sales

Posted on Wednesday, 26 June 2019 07:08 PM | No Comments
San Francisco will become the first major city in the United States to ban the sale of e-cigarettes as officials look to control the rapid uptick in teenage use of...

Don’t let tobacco take your breath away—WHO

Posted on Sunday, 2 June 2019 12:28 AM | No Comments
Tobacco kills one person every four seconds, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). This World No Tobacco Day, the WHO reiterates the deadly effects of tobacco use and second-hand...

WHO: Tobacco kills 8 million each year; e-cigarettes, not a proven alternative

Posted on Thursday, 30 May 2019 05:17 PM | No Comments
Tobacco kills eight million people each year, the World Health Organization (WHO) warned on Wednesday (May 29), ahead of World No Tobacco Day on Friday (May 31). The WHO said...

Duterte certifies as urgent the bill seeking higher taxes on tobacco

Posted on Wednesday, 29 May 2019 12:28 PM | No Comments
President Rodrigo Duterte has certified as urgent the bill that seeks to increase taxes on tobacco products. The certification was signed by Duterte on Tuesday (May 28) “to address the...

Sereno, 2 justices inhibit from petition of Gov. Imee Marcos, ‘Ilocos 6’

Posted on Tuesday, 18 July 2017 06:02 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — Supreme Court Chief Justice Ma. Lourdes Sereno and Associate Justice Andres Reyes, Jr. inhibited themselves from the petition filed by Ilocos Norte Governor Imee Marcos and the...

Bullied teens more likely to smoke, drink and use drugs

Posted on Wednesday, 10 May 2017 07:37 PM | No Comments
(Reuters Health) – Children who are bullied in fifth grade are more likely to become depressed and experiment with drugs and alcohol during their teen years than their peers who...

E-cigarettes would be banned in public places under California bill

Posted on Tuesday, 27 January 2015 10:10 AM | No Comments
(Reuters) – California would ban the use of electronic cigarettes in public places and ramp up enforcement against selling them to minors under a bill introduced in the legislature on...

Pagpapatupad ng Anti-Smoking Law sa China, malaking hamon sa pamahalaan

Posted on Wednesday, 28 August 2013 04:55 PM | No Comments
SHANGHAI, China – Sinimulan nang ipatupad ang Anti-Smoking Law sa China alinsunod sa kampanya ng World Health Organization Framework Convention on Tobacco Control. Ngunit ayon kay dating Health Minister Huang Jiefu, walang...

Tobacco Growers, Di Dapat Agrabyado sa Sin Tax Bill – Senado

Posted on Thursday, 16 August 2012 07:43 PM | No Comments
  PASAY CITY, Philippines — Sinimulan nang talakayin sa Senado ang Sin Tax Bill na isa umano sa mga priority measure ng Pamahalaan upang mapagkunan ng pondo para naman sa mga...