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Health warnings for smoke-free products should be risk proportionate

MANILA, Philippines — Health warnings for smoke-free products such as e-cigarettes or vapes and heated tobacco products (HTPs) should be proportionate to their risk as compared to combustible cigarettes. This was the key message of Prof. Tikki Pangestu in his keynote speech during the 2nd Philippine Harm Reduction Online Forum on December 4, 2020. “Health warnings...

Ensure implementation of new set of health warnings on tobacco products: Centre to states

New Delhi, Dec 6 (PTI) The Union Health Ministry has asked all states to ensure implementation of a new set of health warnings with enhanced pictorial images on all tobacco products as notified by it. According to the ministry, the depiction of specified health warnings would bring greater awareness and sensitization about the serious and...