RELX International, an e-cigarette company, has announced that from May 25, flavored vaping products will no longer be available at its outlets nationwide to support and comply with the government’s mandate to e-cigarette policies.
Under Republic Act (RA) 11467 and Joint Memorandum (JMC) Circular No. 003-2020, the government prohibits the manufacture, import, sale, and distribution of vapor-based products with flavors other than regular tobacco or regular menthol in the country. RA 11467, signed by President Rodrigo Duterte on January 22, 2020, seeks to increase excise tax rates on alcohol, heated tobacco and vaping products to generate funds for the government to provide quality and affordable health services.
Meanwhile, JMC 003-2020 prohibits the flavoring of vapor products except for regular tobacco and menthol flavor.
The move reflects the company’s commitment to support important reforms that will benefit tax revenue collection, reach adult smokers of legal age, protect minors’ access to e-cigarettes, and guarantee cigarettes. responsible and standard-compliant electronics at points of sale around the world. country.
In all of its operations, RELX complies with governments and works with its partners to provide quality products to legal age adult smokers through its cutting-edge products and state-of-the-art technologies advanced by its talented and committed staff.