Posts Tagged E-cigarettes

US bans fruit, mint vaping cartridges to curb youth use

Robie de Guzman   •   January 3, 2020

Washington – The United States Food and Drug Administration on Thursday banned the sale of unauthorized flavored cartridge-based e-cigarettes, including fruit and mint, in an attempt to reduce their use...

Duterte orders ban on vapes, EO to follow

Marje Pelayo   •   November 20, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte has ordered a ban on sale, importation and use of electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) or vapes. Furthermore, the Chief Executive ordered law enforcement agencies to...

California sues Juul, largest manufacturer of e-cigarettes

Robie de Guzman   •   November 20, 2019

San Francisco – The state of California on Monday filed a lawsuit against Juul Labs Inc., the largest US manufacturer of e-cigarettes, alleging that the firm targeted young people and...

Solon proposes law banning e-cigarettes or vapes

Marje Pelayo   •   November 19, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – A lawmaker is pushing for a ban on the use of e-cigarettes known as vapes in all public places across the country. Filed by Bagong Henerasyon Partylist...

Senate eyes sin tax higher than House version

Maris Federez   •   November 13, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – The Senate Committee on Ways and Means on Monday said that they are targeting to pass a bill that will press for sin taxes which are much...

New York governor proposes ban on flavored e-cigarettes

Robie de Guzman   •   September 10, 2019

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo proposed legislation on Monday (September 9) to ban flavored e-cigarettes statewide in an effort to protect young people from the unknown consequences of vaping. “Common...

DOH bans use of vapes, e-cigarettes in public places

Robie de Guzman   •   July 3, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Health (DOH) has banned the use of vapes and electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) in public places. Health Secretary Francisco Duque III on June 14 signed...

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

Robie de Guzman   •   May 30, 2019

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...

Rules on use of e-cigarette, vapes out next week – DOH

Robie de Guzman   •   May 30, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Health (DOH) is looking to release an order detailing the regulations on the use of electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) and vapes next week, a health...

QC gov’t regulates use of e-cigarettes in public places

Marje Pelayo   •   March 20, 2019

QUEZON CITY, Philippines – The Quezon City government has approved a city ordinance regulating the use of electronic cigarettes or e-cigarettes in public places, including advertisements and promotions regarding it....

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