Groups Back Clampdown on Unregistered E-Cigarettes, Laud Strict E-Cigarette Regulation

Action on Smoking & Health (ASH Philippines) and the EcoWaste Coalition jointly commended President Rodrigo Roa Duterte for issuing Executive Order No. 106 prohibiting the manufacture, distribution, marketing, and sale of unregistered and/or adulterated electronic cigarettes and other related products.

Signed last February 26, the EO requires all electronic nicotine/non-nicotine delivery systems (ENDS/ENNDS), heated tobacco products (HTPs), and other novel tobacco products to be registered with the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).  It  bans the use, sale, or purchase of such products by a person below 21, as well as vaping in public other than in designated smoking/vaping areas (DSVAs), among other prohibited acts.

"We are grateful that President Duterte has remained true to his promise to put a prime value on the health of the Filipinos and to protect their welfare over and above the vested commercial interest of the e-cigarette industry," said Dr. Maricar Limpin, ASH Philippines Executive Director and National Secretary of Philippine College of Physicians.

Limpin likewise lauded Duterte for recognizing the FDA as the lead agency to regulate e-cigarettes. "The president has the wisdom to ensure that e-cigarettes be regulated by the appropriate government agency that has the mandate and the capacity to do so," she said, noting that “FDA has the proper knowledge and expertise to determine the safety of ENDS/ENNDS and HTPs."

“We welcome the government’s latest public health policy, which will help in protecting users and the general public from the dangers of consuming e-cigarettes, particularly the nicotine content in the e-liquids that is often not sufficiently disclosed on product labeling,” said Thony Dizon, Chemical Safety Campaigner, EcoWaste Coalition, an advocate for a zero waste and toxics-free society.

“Even though nicotine is known to be acutely toxic, we find e-liquids poorly labeled in terms of providing safety information that is required for harmful mixtures, including risk-related indications, especially if the product is ingested or comes into contact with the skin,” he noted.

“We are also concerned with the inappropriate packaging of some e-liquids that make them attractive to children such as the misleading use of the term ‘juice,’ images of fruits and candy-sounding brand names,” he said, adding “a child could be accidentally exposed to such harmful mixtures.”

In the furtherance of the people’s basic right to health, ASH Philippines and the EcoWaste Coalition urged the 18th Congress to take their cue from the chief executive in the regulation of e-cigarettes and not do anything that will thwart or weaken E.O. 106.




Unknown said…
Do this hack to drop 2lb of fat in 8 hours

Over 160 000 women and men are utilizing a simple and SECRET "liquids hack" to burn 2 lbs every night in their sleep.

It's easy and works on everybody.

You can do it yourself by following these easy steps:

1) Go get a drinking glass and fill it with water half full

2) And then use this awesome hack

and be 2 lbs lighter the very next day!
Olivia Jayden said…
I never believed that i will be happy again after much frustration. I have been rejected by my husband after Six(6) years of marriage just because he met another woman and he left me and the kids to suffer. One day when i was reading through the web i stumbled at a post on how chief dr lucky the great spell caster has helped people to restore broken marriages and relationships and curing of diseases. I emailed him immediately to help my situation via: He told me not to worry that my husband will return to me begging and shedding tears of forgiveness. I am so happy that my husband actually returned to me in 48 hours after i obeyed the words and instructions of chief dr lucky. contact him today in any of your problems for a lasting solution via: or call/whats app +2348132777335 Website:  

i couldn't believe that i would ever be re-unite with my ex-lover, i was so traumatize staying all alone with no body to stay by me and to be with me, but i was so lucky one certain day to meet this powerful spell caster Dr Akhere,after telling him about my situation he did everything humanly possible to see that my lover come back to me,indeed after casting the spell my ex-lover came back to me less than 48 hours,my ex-lover came back begging me that he will never leave me again,3 months later we got engaged and married,if you are having this same situation just contact Dr Akhere on his email: thanks very much sir for restoring my ex-lover back to me,his email: or call/whatsapp:+2349057261346

hindi ako makapaniwala na kailanman ay muling makiisa ako sa aking kasintahan, labis akong na-trauma sa pananatiling nag-iisa na walang katawan na manatili sa akin at makakasama ko, ngunit napakasuwerte ako sa isang tiyak na araw upang matugunan ito malakas na spell caster na si Dr Akhere, matapos sabihin sa kanya ang tungkol sa aking sitwasyon ginawa niya ang lahat ng makataong posible upang makita na ang aking kasintahan ay bumalik sa akin, sa katunayan matapos na ihagis ang spell ang aking dating kasintahan ay bumalik sa akin ng mas mababa sa 48 oras, dumating ang dating kasintahan ko. bumalik sa pagmamakaawa sa akin na hindi na niya ako pababayaan, 3 buwan mamaya kami ay nakipag-ugnay at nag-asawa, kung nagkakaroon ka ng parehong sitwasyong ito makipag-ugnay lamang kay Dr Akhere sa kanyang email: maraming salamat sa sir sa pagpapanumbalik ng aking dating kasintahan bumalik sa akin, ang kanyang email: o tumawag / whatsapp: +2349057261346
POWERFUL SPELL CASTER THAT BROUGHT MY EX HUSBAND BACK INTO MY LIFE AFTER HE LEFT ME EMAIL Her VIA EMAIL maamtifah@GMAIL.COM ADD Her ON WHATSAPP +27605775963 Hello my fellow friends online I'm munilah from USA, I want to use this medium to thank Dr latifah because he brought back my Ex husband. my husband left me for his ex girlfriend he had before he married me it's a difficult situation for me I called and beg him to come back he refused he said he don't love me anymore I tried every possible way to get him back all was in vain I told my friend about it and she gave me Dr Great email and I emailed him and told her my problem and she told me what to do and I did it and he cast a love spell which brought back my husband within 24 hours. If you need help in getting back together with your Ex, email Dr latifah at WhatsApp him+27605775963 view his website