Online sales are allowed in the Philippines, provided that age-verification mechanisms are in place and businesses are previously registered with authorities.
Unlike most markets, the Philippines requires combined health warnings on product packaging.
Some changes are expected for 2024, including certification, product registration and tax stamps. Tax increases and heavy enforcement on compliance with the new vaping regulations are expected.
This report offers an overview of the current regulatory framework for e-cigs and related products in the Philippines, covering all policy areas from taxation, notification and labelling to advertising, product restrictions and public usage.