Tuesday, May 11, 2021
  • Tobacco harm reduction key as Asia home to over half smoking-related deaths – report

    Consumer advocates and tobacco harm reduction (THR) experts called on the World Health Organization (WHO) and governments in Asia and the Far East (A&FE) to allow smokers to choose safer alternatives, following the latest report that more than half of global smoking-related deaths occur in the region. They made the statement during the launch of…

  • Consumers to tackle tobacco harm reduction amid pandemic in V4V webinar

    Consumers and advocates of safer nicotine products in the Asia-Pacific region will tackle the need for effective public health policy to address the smoking epidemic using the same science and principle to contain Covid-19 in an online seminar to be held on 21 March 2021. The Coalition of Asia Pacific Tobacco Harm Reduction Advocates (CAPHRA)…

  • Asian Consumers Hail UK Report Showing Vaping is Better than NRT

    Asia-Pacific consumers and users of safer nicotine products welcomed the latest report by Public Health England showing that vaping or the use of electronic cigarettes is better than nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) in stopping smoking. The latest scientific assessment by Public Health England provides a solid proof that e-cigarette, as a tobacco harm reduction tool,…

  • AVCA disappointed with lack of smokefree progress

    New Zealand’s leading vaping consumer group is deeply disappointed there remains no action plan to achieve the ambitious national goal of Smokefree 2025. “Back in 2011 when Smokefree 2025 was launched, it was viewed as doable albeit requiring serious and deliberate government programmes and intervention. However, nine years on we’re still sadly miles off,” says…

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- April 27, 2021

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- April 18, 2021

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