Posts Tagged vaping

Duterte bans vaping in public places as expansion of nationwide smoking ban

Aileen Cerrudo   •   February 28, 2020

President Rodrigo Duterte officially prohibits vaping or the use of e-cigarettes in public places, based on the executive order signed on Wednesday (February 26). Executive Order (EO) No. 106, which...

Police to still arrest people who vape in public —NCRPO

Maris Federez   •   December 10, 2019

MANILA, Philippines— The National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO) will still continue arresting people who vape in public places. NCRPO acting director PBGen. Debold Sinas said that around 98 vapes...

New serious lung disease linked to daily vaping

Robie de Guzman   •   November 22, 2019

Toronto, Canada – A group of Canadian researchers announced Thursday the discovery of what they consider a new type of lung injury linked to vaping. The disease, similar to bronchiolitis...

DOH pushes for total ban on e-cigarettes

Robie de Guzman   •   October 30, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Health (DOH) on Wednesday called for a total ban on electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes), stressing that it has no proven positive effect on the user’s...

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

Robie de Guzman   •   June 26, 2019

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...

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...

Occasional smokers who vape smoke more cigarettes

UNTV News   •   June 22, 2017

(Reuters Health) – Tobacco companies have been selling electronic cigarettes as a way to wean smokers off paper cigarettes, but a new study suggests the strategy could backfire. The report...


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