December 18, 2020

Tobacco Industry Lobbying in the United States: Lessons for Local Advocates

Last week, public health group Action on Smoking and Health (ASH) released the U.S. Tobacco Industry Index 2020, which documented how American tobacco companies continue to […]
December 8, 2020

Public health advocates alarmed as PH ranking slips in Global Tobacco Control Report

MANILA – Philippine public health advocates raised alarm over findings of a global report that the tobacco industry has remained relentless in their lobbying efforts to […]
November 30, 2020

Philippines empowers FDA to strictly regulate e-cigarettes

E-cigarettes are slowly becoming a more common sight for many Filipinos, especially in the cities. Vape shops have found their niche alongside bars and restaurants, kiosks […]
November 21, 2020

E-cigarettes and Heated Tobacco Products are Harmful; Keep them Off our Children

E-cigarettes and heated tobacco products (HTPs) are neither safe nor beneficial and must be strictly regulated to ensure they do not get into the hands of […]
September 21, 2020

The Tobacco Industry Interference Index Report 2020

The Tobacco Industry Interference Index is a civil society review of the implementation of the Article 5.3 Guidelines in the Philippines. It is an attempt to […]
September 19, 2020

Revealing the Truth Behind the Lies on ENDS and HTPs Part I: The “Healthier” Alternatives

The tobacco industry has seen the need to invest in these new nicotine products. And so, too, have they seen the need to lie about their […]
August 18, 2020

Smoke-free movement warns against smoking areas in workplaces

The Philippine Smoke-Free Movement raised an alarm against the recent rejection of a smoking ban in workplaces as recommended by the Inter-agency Task Force on Emerging […]
July 27, 2020

WHO statement on heated tobacco products and the US FDA decision regarding IQOS

WHO takes this opportunity to remind Member States that are Parties to the WHO Framework Convention of Tobacco Control (FCTC) of their obligations under the Convention. […]
July 9, 2020

Health group backs plan of DoF and DTI to ban online sale of tobacco and vape products, cites EO 106 of PRRD prohibiting sales of unregistered and adulterated products

PRESS RELEASE 9 July 2020   HealthJustice Philippines, a non-stock and non-profit organization with research and legal expertise in tobacco control and health promotion, supported the […]