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NVAP urges authorities to implement n...

By: InterAksyon.com November 1, 2015 2:20 AM Emer Rojas, NVAP president InterAksyon.com The online news portal of TV5 MANILA – The New Vois Association of the Philippines (NVAP) has urged authorities to implement the no smoking law as millions of Filipinos flock to cemeteries and transport terminals in observance of All Saints’ Day. NVAP President […]

Graphic warnings on cigarette packs d...

Warning texts along with graphic images should be printed on the labels of all tobacco products by Nov. 5, in compliance with the Graphic Health Warnings (GHW) Law, health groups reminded the government and the public over the weekend. Sections 6 and 15 of the GHW Law, or Republic Act No. 10643, give tobacco manufacturers […]

LGUs asked to keep youth off smoking

by Chito A. Chavez September 27, 2015 Share52 Tweet0 Share0 Email0 Share88 Anti-smoking advocates including city and municipal officials appealed to the country’s local government unit (LGU) leaders to take a more active and direct role in protecting children against the health hazards of cigarette smoking. Emer Rojas, president of the New Vois Association of […]

An outrageous conflict of interest

In the Philippines, Big Tobacco sits on the governing board that implements tobacco control policies. This is an outrageous and unacceptable conflict of interest. More than 10,000 Corporate Accountability International members from around the world have signed this petition from our longtime partner Irene Reyes at HealthJustice calling on the Philippine Congress to kick the […]

Cancer survivors ask gov’t: Implement...

Cancer survivors ask gov’t: Implement graphic health warning on cigarettes Sheila Crisostomo A group of cancer survivors asked the government yesterday to strictly implement Republic Act 10643 or the Graphic Health Warning (GHW) Law on tobacco products. In a statement, New Vois Association of the Philippines (NVAP) president Emer Rojas said pictorial health warnings should […]

Anti-smoking group waits for GHW Law ...

September 11, 2015 10:17 pm by JACQUELINE BOUVIER ARIAS, REPORTER AN advocacy group released a statement Friday that they have started their countdown in the implementation of the Graphic Health Warnings (GHW) Law to be implemented on November 5, 2015. New Vois Association of the Philippines (NVAP) President Engr. Emer L. Rojas said his group, […]

Cancer survivors seek vigilance vs to...

By Sheila Crisostomo | Philippine Star – Tue, Sep 1, 2015 The New Vois Association of the Philippines (NVAP), a group of survivors of laryngeal cancer, yesterday urged the public to be vigilant against increased tobacco industry interference as the 2016 elections are approaching. NVAP president Emer Rojas also cautioned candidates that a Code of Conduct for […]

Politicos cautioned: beware of tobacc...

By: InterAksyon.com August 31, 2015 4:25 PM New Vois’ Emer Rojas (L) is seen at the recent launch by SEATCA of the Tobacco Inteference Index. INTERAKSYON.COM FILE InterAksyon.com The online news portal of TV5 MANILA – The New Vois Association of the Philippines (NVAP) has cautioned politicians against engaging with the tobacco industry as candidates […]

Multi-sectoral groups buck minimum pr...

By Sheila Crisostomo (The Philippine Star) | Updated August 30, 2015 – 12:00am Various groups have opposed a bill in the House of Representatives seeking to set a minimum price for cigarettes MANILA, Philippines – Various groups have opposed a bill in the House of Representatives seeking to set a minimum price for cigarettes, saying it is more […]

Department of Health: Be Smart and Do...

The Department of Health (DOH) together with New Vois Association of the Philippines (NVAP) and World Lung Foundation (WLF) has launched a powerful national anti-tobacco campaign that highlights the dangers of smoking to adults and the health harms caused to children and non-smokers through exposure to second-hand smoke (SHS). The campaign, called “Cigarettes Are Eating […]