FDA Chief Supports Legalization Of Medical Marijuana

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FDA Chief Samuel Zacate Expresses Support for Medical Marijuana Legalization FDA – Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Director General Samuel Zacate expressed openness to granting permits for medical marijuana commercial use if legalized. Medical marijuana involves utilizing the cannabis plant and its chemical components to address various medical conditions or alleviate symptoms. The primary active … Read more

DTI Wants to Stop Sale of Lato-Lato Toy Due to Harmful Materials

DTI Steps In to Stop the Sale of Lato-Lato Toy Due to Harmful Materials The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) will now help the government to stop the sale of trending lato-lato toys due to harmful materials. According to DTI Usec Ruth Castelo, the selling of such toys is banned since they lack a … Read more

FDA Warns Public Against Purchasing Toxic Lato-Lato Toys

FDA Issues Warning Against Different Types Toxic Lato-Lato Toys The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issues a warning against different types of toxic lato-lato toys in the market. The FDA issued Public Health Warnings against purchasing and using some “lato-lato” children’s toys that did not pass their inspection. Unlabeled green lato-lato, pro-clackers (lato-lato) with light, … Read more

Popular Scrap Chocolate Safe or Not? DTI Releases Statement

Popular Scrap Chocolate

DTI Releases Statement Regarding the Safety of Popular Scrap Chocolate SCRAP CHOCOLATE – DTI has released a statement regarding the safety of public consuming popular scrap chocolate. Nowadays, scrap chocolate is very popular in various areas in the Philippines. A lot of Filipino people were purchasing these products being sold online because of its cheap … Read more

Duterte Warns Filipinos about Online Stores Selling Fake Medicines

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Pres. Duterte Speaks to Filipino Consumers over Online Store Purchases DUTERTE – Philippine President Rodrigo Roa Duterte warned Filipino consumers about buying fake medicines from online stores. Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, a lot of Filipinos are relying on online purchases for convenience and to save time, energy, and money. Online shopping is most common … Read more

Pfizer Gets FDA’s Go Signal for Children Aged 5-11


FDA Oks Pfizer for Children 5-11 Years Old PFIZER – The COVID-19 vaccine got the approval of the Food and Drugs Administration (FDA) for children aged 5-11. Amid the threats of a new variant of COVID-19 now, the Omicron variant, many countries are boosting their vaccination programs. One of these is the Philippines which recently … Read more

Tarlac Cop, 2 Others Nabbed Over Illegal Sale of Overpriced Tocilizumab

NBI Arrest Tarlac Cop, 2 Others for Selling Overpriced TocilizumaB Illegally The National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) operatives arrested a Tarlac cop and two (2) others for allegedly selling overpriced Tocilizumab. The NBI charged three people in a law enforcement operation in Quezon City, including an active police officer, with distributing COVID-19 medicine. The suspects … Read more

FDA Warns Shopee, Lazada over Alleged Illegal Sale of Medicines for Virus

Shopee, Lazada Have Been Discovered Listing Medicines for Virus – FDA The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has warned the online shopping platforms Shopee and Lazada over the illegal sale of medicines for COVID-19. The sale of unapproved medications on online shopping platforms like Lazada and Shopee concerns FDA Director-General Rolando Enrique Domingo. According to … Read more

FDA Warns Against Black Market Selling Tocilizumab, Medicine for Virus

FDA Warns Tocilizumab Allegedly Used to Treat Virus Being Sold on Black Market The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a warning against black markets allegedly selling Tocilizumab – a medicine used for COVID-19. Tocilizumab purchased on the illicit market, according to FDA Director-General Eric Domingo, can exacerbate a patient’s health. The World Health … Read more

FDA Warns Public Against Use of Nasal Spray Products

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FDA Warns Public Against Use of Nasal Spray Products “Hindi ito gamot sa COVID-19” The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) warned the public against the use of nasal spray products being sold at markets nationwide. On Wednesday (September 15, 2021), FDA Director General Eric Domingo warned the Filipino people regarding the usage of nasal spray products. … Read more