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 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 […]
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 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 […]
May 21, 2020

100% smoke-free environment is the better normal – health experts

PRESS RELEASE 21 May 2020   100% smoke-free environment is the better normal – health experts Quezon City – Health experts recommend that public spaces should […]
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 […]
October 13, 2019

PH ranks 14th in first-ever global tobacco industry interference index

PH ranks 14th in first-ever global tobacco industry interference index   (Manila, Philippines – 13 October, 2019) The first-ever Global Tobacco Industry Interference Index  (Index) published […]
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 […]