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Data sourced: 2022.   Page updated: 2023-10-16

Prevalence

536.6 thousand
1 A
2015
1.6 million
2
2021
References:
  1. 1. Global Adult Tobacco Survey, 2015. Available at:https://nccd.cdc.gov/GTSSDataSurveyResources/Ancillary/DataReports.aspx?CAID=1 2. Calculation based on population size data of people over 15 years of age (16+). Source of population data: World Population Prospects 2019 [Internet]. United Nations; 2019. (Department of Economic and Social Affairs, editor. Population Division). Report No.: Rev. 1. Available from: https://population.un.org/wpp/Download/Standard/Population/
  2. 1. Global Adult Tobacco Survey (GATS) 2021. Fact Sheet, Phillippines 2021. https://cdn.who.int/media/docs/default-source/ncds/ncd-surveillance/data-reporting/philippines/gats/gats-philippines-national-2021-rev.pdf 2. Calculation based on population size data of people over 15 years of age (16+). Source of population data: World Population Prospects 2019 [Internet]. United Nations; 2019. (Department of Economic and Social Affairs, editor. Population Division). Report No.: Rev. 1. Available from: https://population.un.org/wpp/Download/Standard/Population/
Comments:
  1. In Philippines, GATS was conducted in 2015 as a household survey of persons 15 years of age and older. A multi-stage, geographically clustered sample design was used to produce nationally representative data. There were a total of 11,644 completed individual interviews. World Population Prospects 2019 [Internet]. United Nations; 2019. (Department of Economic and Social Affairs, editor. Population Division). Report No.: Rev. 1. Available from: https://population.un.org/wpp/Download/Standard/Population/
0.8%
1 A
2015
2.1%
2
2021
References:
  1. Global Adult Tobacco Survey, 2015. Available at:https://nccd.cdc.gov/GTSSDataSurveyResources/Ancillary/DataReports.aspx?CAID=1
  2. Global Adult Tobacco Survey (GATS) 2021. Fact Sheet, Phillippines 2021. https://cdn.who.int/media/docs/default-source/ncds/ncd-surveillance/data-reporting/philippines/gats/gats-philippines-national-2021-rev.pdf
Comments:
  1. In Philippines, GATS was conducted in 2015 as a household survey of persons 15 years of age and older. A multi-stage, geographically clustered sample design was used to produce nationally representative data. There were a total of 11,644 completed individual interviews.
0.5%
2
2021
3.6%
2
2021
2.8%
1 A
2015
5.7%
2
2021
References:
  1. Global Adult Tobacco Survey, 2015. Available at:https://nccd.cdc.gov/GTSSDataSurveyResources/Ancillary/DataReports.aspx?CAID=1
  2. Global Adult Tobacco Survey (GATS) 2021. Fact Sheet, Phillippines 2021. https://cdn.who.int/media/docs/default-source/ncds/ncd-surveillance/data-reporting/philippines/gats/gats-philippines-national-2021-rev.pdf
Comments:
  1. In Philippines, GATS was conducted in 2015 as a household survey of persons 15 years of age and older. A multi-stage, geographically clustered sample design was used to produce nationally representative data. There were a total of 11,644 completed individual interviews.
References:
  1. 1. Global Adult Tobacco Survey (GATS) 2021. Fact Sheet, Phillippines 2021. https://cdn.who.int/media/docs/default-source/ncds/ncd-surveillance/data-reporting/philippines/gats/gats-philippines-national-2021-rev.pdf 2. Calculation based on population size data of people over 15 years of age (16+). Source of population data: World Population Prospects 2019 [Internet]. United Nations; 2019. (Department of Economic and Social Affairs, editor. Population Division). Report No.: Rev. 1. Available from: https://population.un.org/wpp/Download/Standard/Population/
  2. Global Adult Tobacco Survey (GATS) 2021. Fact Sheet, Phillippines 2021. https://cdn.who.int/media/docs/default-source/ncds/ncd-surveillance/data-reporting/philippines/gats/gats-philippines-national-2021-rev.pdf

Product promotion

Comments:
  1. Allowed or banned at place of sale or allowed or banned in all media.

Regulation

Allowed
1
1001
Allowed
2 A
2022
References:
  1. Data cross-referenced where possible using the following sources :1. Vapetrotter website. Available at: https://www.vapetrotter.com/laws/ ; 2. Global tobacco control website. Available at:https://www.globaltobaccocontrol.org/node/14052 ; 3. Tobacco Control Laws website. Available at : https://www.tobaccocontrollaws.org/legislation/
  2. Republic Act No. 11900, RA 11900 (2022). https://lawphil.net/statutes/repacts/ra2022/ra_11900_2022.html
Comments:
  1. E-cigarettes, HTPs and novelty tobacco products, such as snus and nicotine pouches, are currently covered by RA 11900, where they are considered consumer products unless they contain medical claims - in which case they first require FDA approval. E-cigarettes, HTPs and novelty tobacco products, such as snus and nicotine pouches, are currently covered by RA 11900, where they are considered consumer products unless they contain medical claims - in which case they first require FDA approval.
Yes
1 A
2022
References:
  1. Republic Act No. 11900, RA 11900 (2022). https://lawphil.net/statutes/repacts/ra2022/ra_11900_2022.html
Comments:
  1. E-cigarettes, HTPs and novelty tobacco products, such as snus and nicotine pouches, are currently covered by RA 11900, where they are considered consumer products unless they contain medical claims - in which case they first require FDA approval. E-cigarettes, HTPs and novelty tobacco products, such as snus and nicotine pouches, are currently covered by RA 11900, where they are considered consumer products unless they contain medical claims - in which case they first require FDA approval.

Availability

Regulations and restrictions

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