Electronic cigarettes

Senate bill seeks to ban e-cigarette use in schools, gov't offices, PUVs

Aug 14, 2017 - 12:55 PM

The bill also seeks to limit the marketing sale and distribution of the product allowing only those 18 years old and above to buy and use it

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DOH mulls covering e-cigarettes in smoking ban implementation

Jun 01, 2017 - 10:00 AM

Health Secretary Paulyn Ubial also reveals her department s plan to bring to the Philippines a technology that will detect ambient nicotine present indoors

E-cigarettes not covered by smoking ban EO

May 19, 2017 - 7:41 PM

Health Secretary Paulyn Ubial says they will include e cigarettes when we have more information and recommendation from the World Health Organization

Lawmakers want to regulate e-cigarettes

Sep 03, 2016 - 9:00 AM

These products still carry risk with them as the technology used may still be defective and the substance used still contains nicotine say the proponents of House Bill Number 3330

SAFE OR NOT? The scientific community are giving contradictory answers on the effects of using electronic cigarettes.

WHO recommends banning e-cigarette sales to minors

Aug 26, 2014 - 5:49 PM

2ND UPDATE The UN health body also recommends the cigarette shaped electrical devices be banned from public indoor spaces until exhaled vapor is proven to be not harmful to bystanders

E-CIG. Image from Wikimedia Commons by TheNorlo.

US lawmakers: no e-cigarette sales or ads to youths

Apr 15, 2014 - 6:49 AM

US Senate and House Democrats want the sale and advertisement of electronic cigarettes to children to be barred

E-CIGS. US lawmakers want to ensure electronic cigarettes aren't sold or advertised to children

EU lawmakers approve new anti-smoking bill

Oct 08, 2013 - 8:50 PM

The European Parliament refused to classify e cigarettes as medicinal products which would have restricted their sale to pharmacies

LESS ATTRACTIVE. The new bill passed by European lawmakers aim at making cigarette less attractive