Response to draft regulatory guidelines for vaping and heated tobacco products – Philippines FDA

June 2020: Philippines
Consultation Response

Submission from Abrams, Bates, Niaura, Sweanor to Philippines FDA proposals for regulation stresses unintended consequences that will support the cigarette trade – we go through the main measures.

Philippines FDA proposals: here

Our response: here

We believe that many of the regulatory measures proposed will have serious and harmful unintended consequences. These will protect the cigarette trade from competition and innovation, implicitly promote smoking and have harmful consequences for public health in the Philippines.

Also, see the response from R Street.

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