Philippines

  • Filipino green light for vaping - a massive wake-up call

    Filipino green light for vaping – a massive wake-up call

    “Enacting some of the most progressive vaping legislation in Asia Pacific now makes the Philippines an international leader in effective Tobacco Harm Reduction (THR). It’s a massive wake-up call for other countries to also enable smokers to switch to safer nicotine products,” says Nancy Loucas, Executive Coordinator of the Coalition of…

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  • Signing Vape Bill will ensure legacy for Philippine President

    Signing Vape Bill will ensure legacy for Philippine President

    “Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte will create an enduring legacy by signing the Vape Bill into law before he leaves office, and we are confident he’ll do just that,” says Peter Dator, President of consumer group Vapers PH and CAPHRA member. CAPHRA (Coalition of Asia Pacific Tobacco Harm Reduction Advocates) has joined other…

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  • Key countries fighting anti-vape forces - admirable

    Key countries fighting anti-vape forces – admirable

    It’s incredibly admirable that three key Asia Pacific countries are turning their backs on philanthropic colonialism which has seen too many smokers unnecessarily die over the past decade, says Nancy Loucas, Executive Coordinator of the Coalition of Asia Pacific Tobacco Harm Reduction Advocates (CAPHRA). Her comments come as the Philippines awaits…

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  • Vaping 101: Understanding The Essential Components of a Vape & How to Use It

    Philippine President must urgently sign pro-vaping act

    The Coalition of Asia Pacific Tobacco Harm Reduction Advocates (CAPHRA) has written to Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte asking him to urgently sign the Vaporized Nicotine Products Regulation Act into law. Both the Philippine Senate and House of Representatives have ratified the harmonized version of the act which will regulate the use, manufacture, importation, sale, distribution and…

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    Senate OKs hotly debated vape bill

    After intense debate, a proposed law seeking to regulate the sale and distribution of electronic cigarettes or vaping products was approved by the Senate on third and final reading on Thursday. The vote was 19-2, with 2 abstentions, for Senate Bill No. 2239, which sets restrictions to the use and…

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  • Doctors support passing of vape bill

    Doctors support passing of vape bill

    Two well-respected Filipino medical luminaries applauded the Senate for ensuring that minors are protected in the so called vape bill or Vaporized Nicotine Product (VNP) bill now being discussed in the chamber. Both doctors noted that Senate Bill 2239, while recognizing e-cigarettes and heated tobacco products (HTPs) are less harmful…

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    Vapers praise Filipino Secretary for COP9 bravery

    Worldwide praise from Tobacco Harm Reduction (THR) advocates and vapers continues for Philippine Foreign Affairs Secretary, Teodoro Locsin Jr. Secretary Locsin told online delegates at COP9 – a key international tobacco control conference hosted by the World Health Organization – they must consider ‘evolving and latest scientific information’ if the global smoking problem is to be solved. “We…

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  • Former health execs join clamor to junk vape bill

    Former health execs join clamor to junk vape bill

    Stressing that it is a huge step backward in protecting the health of Filipinos, health experts, youth groups, and other non-government organizations (NGOs) have called on the Senate to listen to the people and to junk the vape bill now. Vapes and e-cigarettes are common names for electronic nicotine and non-nicotine…

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    Philippine survey confirms huge support for vaping

    “The Philippine Senate will be on the right side of the people when it approves the most progressive vaping legislation in Asia Pacific,” says Nancy Loucas, Executive Coordinator of the Coalition of Asia Pacific Tobacco Harm Reduction Advocates (CAPHRA). Her comments follow the release of a survey conducted by ACORN Marketing &…

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  • Caught! Bloomberg’s fingerprints try to smear Filipino vape bill

    Caught! Bloomberg’s fingerprints try to smear Filipino vape bill

    “Perfectly orchestrated criticism from youth and student organizations on the vaping legislation currently before the Philippines Senate proves that undue foreign influence and money continue to be an ongoing issue in the Philippines,” says Nancy Loucas, Executive Coordinator of the Coalition of Asia Pacific Tobacco Harm Reduction Advocates (CAPHRA). “This latest well-timed supposed…

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