EcoWaste pushes tests of E-Cigarettes, other 'Vaping' products for cancer-causing chemicals

September 16, 2015 by · Comments Off on EcoWaste pushes tests of E-Cigarettes, other 'Vaping' products for cancer-causing chemicals 

Quezon City, Sept. 15 — The EcoWaste Coalition urged health authorities to test e-cigarette products for cancer-causing acetaldehyde and formaldehyde.

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Gov't agencies implementing tobacco policies get support of health groups

August 11, 2015 by · Comments Off on Gov't agencies implementing tobacco policies get support of health groups 

MANILA, Aug. 10 — HealthJustice, a public health policy think tank, condemned on Monday the tobacco industry in terms of resorting to bullying strategy to government agencies that strongly implement tobacco control policies.

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Health advocates call for stricter enforcement of the law banning the sales of cigarettes near schoolsBe Leilani S. Junio

March 18, 2015 by · Comments Off on Health advocates call for stricter enforcement of the law banning the sales of cigarettes near schoolsBe Leilani S. Junio 

MANILA, March 17 — Health advocates from the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control Alliance Philippines (FCAP) called on Tuesday for stricter enforcement of the law prohibiting the selling of cigarettes near universities and other school campuses to minors.

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