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Vapers urge DOH to educate smokers on alternatives

/ 07:10 AM March 24, 2019

Local vaping groups urged the Department of Health (DOH) to educate smokers about alternative products, like e-cigarettes, to help them quit smoking.

The appeal was made by The Vapers Philippines and the Philippine E-cigarette Industry Association after Public Health England published new evidence on vaping.

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“We call on the DOH and local health care professionals to look at the latest evidence on vaping from England, a country which is experiencing tremendous success in reducing adult smoking rates,” Peter Paul Dator, The Vapers Philippines president said.

Dator lauded public health officials in the country for doing a good job in raising public awareness on the health risks associated with smoking.

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“Unfortunately, their efforts stop there. The public should also be educated about alternative products that can help smokers quit,” he said.

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