March 16, 2022

Opposition vs vape law growing; veto of bill pushed

More than 5,000 people from Davao City and the Island Garden City of Samal recently joined Parents Against Vape (PAV) in its appeal to President Duterte […]
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 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 […]
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 […]
January 27, 2020

Raising vape purchase age to 21 years old a score for public health — health groups

Quezon City – More than two months after the Philippines registered its first case of electronic-cigarettes or vaping associated lung injury (EVALI) case — a 16 […]
October 14, 2019

Health group joins Duterte, Dominguez in calling for a ban on e-cig flavors

(October 14, 2019 – Manila, Philippines) HealthJustice Philippines, a public health think tank and advocacy group, supports President Rodrigo Duterte and Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III […]
September 9, 2019

Health advocates debunk claim that vapes are “less harmful”

(September 9, 2019) – Manila, Philippines) Leaders of nonprofit health groups made it clear to senators last September 5 that vapes are harmful to health during […]
September 1, 2019

Health groups warn public about safety of e-cigarettes

(September 2, 2019 – Manila) HealthJustice Philippines (HealthJustice) and Southeast Asia Tobacco Control Alliance (SEATCA) expressed alarm over the contents of a proposed Pasig City ordinance […]