Saturday, July 20, 2024

Philippines

Philippines Tax Authority Intensifies Crackdown on Illicit Online Vape Sales

The Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) in the Philippines is tightening enforcement on the online sale of vape products to ensure compliance with tax regulations and minimum pricing standards....

Philippines Unveils First E-Cigarette Permits: A Big Win for Vapers and Businesses Alike

In a groundbreaking move, the Philippines has rolled out its first batch of e-cigarette permits, marking a significant shift in the regulatory landscape for...

BIR Accelerates Implementation of Digital Tracking to Curtail Unregistered Vape Sales

The Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) is taking significant strides to enhance the regulation and monitoring of the vape market in the Philippines. Commissioner...

Philippines Urges Vape Companies to Implement Graphic Health Warnings

The Department of Health (DOH) in the Philippines is taking a strong stand on public health by urging vape companies, including manufacturers, distributors, and...

Philip Morris International Invests Over 11 Billion RMB in a New Tobacco Factory in the Philippines

Unveiling a Major Facility for Smoke-Free Tobacco Products On April 15th, Philip Morris International (PMI), a global tobacco giant, officially opened its new manufacturing facility...

New E-Cigarette Certification Guidelines Announced in the Philippines

The Philippines Tightens Regulations on E-Cigarette Products The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) in the Philippines is set to release new supplementary guidelines next...

Philippine Tobacco Industry Supports Proposal to Ban Disposable E-Cigarettes

The Filipino tobacco industry is endorsing a proposal from the Department of Finance to impose a ban on disposable e-cigarettes. This support comes amidst...

Signing Vape Bill will ensure legacy for Philippine President

“Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte will create an enduring legacy by signing the Vape Bill into law before he leaves office, and we are confident he’ll...

Key countries fighting anti-vape forces – admirable

It’s incredibly admirable that three key Asia Pacific countries are turning their backs on philanthropic colonialism which has seen too many smokers unnecessarily die...

Philippine President must urgently sign pro-vaping act

The Coalition of Asia Pacific Tobacco Harm Reduction Advocates (CAPHRA) has written to Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte asking him to urgently sign the Vaporized Nicotine Products...

Senate OKs hotly debated vape bill

After intense debate, a proposed law seeking to regulate the sale and distribution of electronic cigarettes or vaping products was approved by the Senate...