Thursday, March 23, 2023
  • HR coalition urges WHO FCTC to include SNP consumers at COP10

    The member organisations of CAPHRA have written to their respective country FCTC delegations attending COP10 asking that each includes at least one consumer of safer nicotine products. COP10 will be held in Panama in November. It is hosted by the World Health Organization’s Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC). CAPHRA (Coalition of Asia Pacific Tobacco…

  • White paper slams youth vaping disinformation

    “This white paper completely discredits and disproves persistent claims that there is a youth vaping epidemic, and that vaping is a ‘gateway’ to smoking,” says Nancy Loucas, CAPHRA’s executive coordinator. Her comments follow several leading international Tobacco Harm Reduction (THR) experts compiling and publishing ‘The Subversion of Public Health: Consumer Perspectives’. It slams the World…

  • 3 year ban – 4 million deaths

    Join Heneage Mitchell at AVI’s #Funvocacy 19 “The Need for THR in LMICs” where he discusses the banning of safer nicotine products in developing countries & the tragic results of unsafe decision-making.    

  • Tobacco harm reduction experts release White Paper on WHO ‘guidance’

    Titled ‘The Subversion of Public Health: Consumer Perspectives’, a white paper presented at the recent Fifth Asia Harm Reduction Forum (AHRF 2022) has now been publicly released. Compiled by several leading international Tobacco Harm Reduction (THR) experts, it was presented at the 28 October forum in the Philippines by Nancy Loucas, Executive Coordinator of CAPHRA…

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- March 22, 2023

Researchers seem so eager to discredit vaping as a harm-reducing alternative to smoking that they overlook fundamental methodological flaws #vapingsaveslives #ecigarettes #vaping https://t.co/taC5fuxETr via @reason
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- March 22, 2023

@ColinMendelsohn: Leading addiction expert Professor @DrNicoleLee explains that we need to make nicotine #vapes more easily available for adults who need them, to reduce the black market and youth access "Banning or restricting vaping could actually do more harm than good" https://t.co/JafIbtnMgW
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- March 20, 2023

CALL TO ACTION: The World Health Organization is planning a global assault on vaping #cop10 @WHO @NNAlliance @thevapers_org @thevapersph https://t.co/H1OBe5TDb3
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- March 16, 2023

Sweden nears 'smoke-free' status thanks to harm minimization & tobacco control #vaping #ecigarettes #HarmReduction https://t.co/nq1X2AloUa
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- March 15, 2023

@ColinMendelsohn: Great to see a news story quoting a REAL expert in smoking + #vaping, Professor Ron Borland from Uni of Melbourne "vaping is considerably LESS harmful based on the toxicology" "Smoking is much more likely to be addictive" Well done @JMFenwick, via @VICE https://t.co/P70Ea3mTWQ
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