https://cnnphilippines.com/news/2019/11/19/Rodrigo-Duterte-vape-ban.html 19 Nov. 2019 "President Rodrigo Duterte issued a verbal order to ban the use and importation of vapes, following the first confirmed report of electronic cigarette or vaping-associated lung injury (EVALI) in the country. Duterte said he is banning vapes because it is “toxic” and has not been approved the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). “They're just killing people for money. I will ban it because it is not good because it is contrary to public safety,” Duterte told reporters during a late night press briefing on Tuesday. He also ordered the arrest of people who use vapes. [my highlights] “You cannot do it inside a room. That's full of s***. You contaminate people na hindi pa panahon mamatay [whose time to die has not come,]” he said ... The Health department [said that e-cigarettes] contain nicotine, ultra-fine particles, carcinogens, heavy metals, and volatile organic compounds..."