vaping in the Philippines - updates

Rappler's latest stories on vaping in the Philippines


Duterte amends nationwide smoking ban, outlaws unregistered e-cigarettes

Feb 28, 2020 - 11:53 AM

(UPDATED) 'With the President as our reliable ally in public health, and with medical associations and advocacy groups joining our campaign, our anti-smoking efforts are made stronger,' says Health Secretary Duque

At least 250 confiscated Vapes from Central Visayas were presented and inspected by Police Regional Office (PRO-7) Regional Director Police Brigadier General Valeriano De Leon in Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) on November 22, 2019. President Rodrigo Duterte ordered the stop of use of vapes in the public. Photo by Gelo Litonjua/Rappler

Baguio goes after vapers: fine, community service, or blood donation?

Feb 17, 2020 - 9:49 PM

Those who fail to pay the penalties will face cases, Mayor Benjamin Magalong writes in his demand letter to those caught by the Smoke-free Task Force

243 vapers nabbed then freed as PNP finds no law to file cases

Nov 25, 2019 - 11:23 AM

The Philippine National Police arrests then immediately releases hundreds of vape users as they have no law as basis to build a case

ARRESTS. The Philippine National Police arrests hundreds of vapers then releases them immediately. AFP file photo