The bill also prohibits all forms of advertising except for advertising at points-of-sale.
Amid rising concerns in many countries about the health risks of electronic cigarettes and vapes, Senator Pia S. Cayetano has reiterated that Congress has the jurisdiction to impose higher taxes on these products as a means to regulate their use.
Sen. Sherwin Gatchalian issued the statement after the CEO of Juul Labs stepped down amid growing concern in the United States over the safety of the e-cigarette company’s products.
Juul works through a closed vaping system with pods and has a patented temperature control design. Without buttons or switches, Juul is free from ash and odor.