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DTI seizes vape products in Valenzuela City, issues notices to online stores

The DTI’s Online Monitoring Unit (OMU) has also intensified its online monitoring initiatives, with 93 online stores found to be compliant while 17,735 were non-compliant.

DTI seizes almost P3M uncertified vape products in NCR

The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) said it has seized 9,695 units of uncertified vaporized nicotine and non-nicotine products, and novel tobacco products worth P2,988,473 during its enforcement initiatives in NCR from Feb. 9 to April 26.

Pia hits ‘attractive’ designs, flavors of vape products aimed at youth

In a privilege speech delivered on Monday, Feb. 6, Sen. Pia Cayetano expressed alarm over the “attractive” designs and flavors of e-cigarette and vape products targeting the youth as the primary market.

DepEd calls on Duterte to veto bill on e-cigarettes

The DepEd said at least 870,000 learners in the basic education sector and 1.1 million learners in senior high school will become legally allowed to be marketed with e-cigarettes or vapes once the bill becomes law.

Bicam body approves proposed regulation of e-cigarette, vape products

Under the bill, advertisements or images by manufacturers and retailers that encourage the purchase and use of vape products would be prohibited.

Senators reject proposal to bar below 21-year-olds to use e-cigs

During the hybrid Senate hearing on Monday, Dec. 13, senators rejected the proposed amendment of Sen. Pia Cayetano to Senate Bill No. 2239 or the Vaporized Nicotine Products Regulation Act, which will change the proposed minimum allowable age -- from 18 to 21 years old -- for the purchase, sale and use of vaporized nicotine products.

Vaping advocates back Senate bill regulating e-cigarettes

Advocates of vaping as an effective means for adults to quit combustible cigarettes, as well as those pushing for the non-sale of the product to minors, is backing Senate Bill 2239 or the Vaporized Nicotine Products Regulation Act sponsored by Sen. Ralph Recto.

House bill regulating e-cigarettes hurdles 2nd reading

The bill prohibits the use of e-cigarettes in all enclosed public places except for the Designated Vaping Areas (DVAs). Also, only 18 years old and above are allowed to buy and use the products.

E-cigarette maker MOK intros 2 new devices

Through a virtual launch, the company introduced the MOK 2.0 and the MOK mini Plus which boast of improved functions and style that fit the lifestyle of their users.

House bill bans vaping in public places, regulates online sales

The bill also prohibits all forms of advertising except for advertising at points-of-sale.
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