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Panel Discussion To Pull Apart WHO’s Latest Tobacco Report

Thursday, 5 August 2021, 1:03 pm | CAPHRA

“The WHO is condemning millions of smokers to certain death by denying them the right to safer alternatives. With biased evidence and bad science, its latest report evokes moral panic. The Advocates Voice will expose it for what it is,” says Nancy ... More >>

WHO’s Latest Report Against Vaping Completely Compromised

Wednesday, 28 July 2021, 1:47 pm | CAPHRA

The World Health Organization’s just-released ‘eighth annual report on the global tobacco epidemic’ is sadly more proof that billionaire foundations are more influential on the WHO’s public health guidance than leading international scientific evidence, ... More >>

Philippines Senate To Lead Region With Progressive Vaping Laws

Thursday, 22 July 2021, 1:37 pm | CAPHRA

“The world is watching as the Philippines Senate looks set to approve the most progressive and risk-proportionate vaping legislation in Asia Pacific. We’re hoping other countries in the region will then follow their lead,” says Nancy Loucas, ... More >>

Increasing Abuse Against THR Advocates Revealed

Wednesday, 14 July 2021, 5:25 pm | CAPHRA

CAPHRA hosted a full and frank international panel discussion revealing public attacks THR advocates are increasingly personal, derogatory, and defamatory A full and frank international panel discussion revealed public attacks on Tobacco Harm Reduction ... More >>

Vaping Panel Delves Deep Into Lies, Bullying This Sunday

Friday, 9 July 2021, 2:03 pm | CAPHRA

<img src="" width="720" height="413"> The seventh episode of The Advocates Voice (TAV 7) will premiere at 6.00pm Hong Kong Time – 11.00am GMT - on Sunday, ... More >>

WHO’s Attempts To Link Vaping To COVID, Discredited

Thursday, 8 July 2021, 12:46 pm | CAPHRA

The World Health Organization’s attempts to link vaping with COVID-19 have been completely discredited by a significant study out of the United States, says Asia Pacific’s leading Tobacco Harm Reduction consumer advocacy group. A recent and ... More >>

Experts To Explore Global Web Of Anti-vape Lies

Thursday, 1 July 2021, 3:20 pm | CAPHRA

An international panel will explore a global web of anti-vape lies and how it influences the public’s perspective on vaping and safer nicotine products. Headlined ‘the battle between innovation and bully tactics’, the seventh episode of The Advocates ... More >>

Registrations Grow For Asia Harm Reduction Forum 2021

Thursday, 24 June 2021, 1:24 pm | CAPHRA

Interest is building ahead of the 4th Asia Harm Reduction Forum (AHRF). This year, as a virtual event, it promises to be dynamic gathering of global Tobacco Harm Reduction (THR) advocates with significant developments to discuss. Registration and participation ... More >>

October’s Vaping Ban Sees Australia Lag Even Further Behind

Wednesday, 23 June 2021, 12:30 pm | CAPHRA

Asia Pacific’s leading Tobacco Harm Reduction consumer advocacy group has lashed out at the Australian Federal Government for making it increasingly harder for Australia’s 2.3 million daily smokers to quit cigarettes. CAPHRA said Australia and New Zealand’s ... More >>

Experts Warn Leaders On WHO’s Baseless Vaping Guidance

Wednesday, 16 June 2021, 10:59 am | CAPHRA

A group of acclaimed experts has written to Asia Pacific’s Health Ministers and Secretaries expressing their deep concern about the World Health Organisation’s latest Tobacco Product Regulation Report (TobReg). The Expert Advisory Group of CAPHRA ... More >>

World Vape Day Estimates Show It Was Bigger Than Ever

Wednesday, 9 June 2021, 11:26 am | CAPHRA

World Vape Day was an unprecedented success with social media engagement about the annual global celebration up considerably, says the Coalition of Asia Pacific Tobacco Harm Reduction Advocates (CAPHRA). CAPHRA says World Vape Day was an unprecedented ... More >>

Lies About Vaping Will Be Confronted This Sunday

Thursday, 3 June 2021, 8:57 am | CAPHRA

A fresh round of mistruths about vaping in the media lately will be dealt with head on during a live panel discussion of vaping advocates and experts on Sunday, 6 June. CAPHRA is hosting the sixth episode of TAV (The Advocates Voice) on its Facebook ... More >>

WHO’s Latest Tobacco Report - An ‘epic Fail’ For Public Health

Friday, 28 May 2021, 10:53 am | CAPHRA

Asia Pacific’s leading tobacco harm reduction advocacy group, CAPHRA, is deeply disturbed by the World Health Organisation’s recently released ‘Tobacco Product Regulation Report’. It says WHO’s negative and obstructive approach towards safer ... More >>

‘Historic’ Bill To Regulate Vaping In Philippines Nears Senate

Tuesday, 25 May 2021, 10:52 am | CAPHRA

A bill that regulates the manufacture, use, sale, distribution, and promotion of vaping, as well as heated tobacco products (HTPs) has passed its second reading in the Philippines’ House of Representatives. Following its third reading, it will ... More >>

Kiwi Leads Petition Imploring WHO To End Lies On Vaping

Monday, 22 March 2021, 10:16 am | CAPHRA

Vaping advocates in the Asia-Pacific region have launched a petition that urges the World Health Organisation (WHO) to respect consumer rights and end lies against innovative nicotine products. “Stop lying to us and only provide guidance based ... More >>

WHO Asked To Stop Peddling Lies About Vaping And COVID-19 Risks

Saturday, 30 January 2021, 2:47 pm | CAPHRA

The Coalition of Asia Pacific Tobacco Harm Reduction Advocates (CAPHRA) asked the World Health Organization (WHO) to stop peddling lies about the risks of contracting Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) through vaping or the use of electronic cigarettes. ... More >>

Kiwi Vaping Advocate Fights Bloomberg-funded ‘attack’

Thursday, 26 November 2020, 10:04 am | CAPHRA

A well-known New Zealand vaping advocate has weighed into a debate raging internationally that sees consumer groups and public health experts raise serious concerns over the quality and motivation of a recent University of Bath study. Researchers from the ... More >>

Australia’s ‘backward’ Position On Vaping To Be Explored At Webinar

Thursday, 24 September 2020, 11:27 am | CAPHRA

Vapers are being encouraged to attend an online conference on Saturday, 26 September. Dubbed Voices4Vape, the virtual event will shed light on vaping and other alternatives to combustible cigarettes. Initiated by the Coalition of Asia Pacific Tobacco Harm ... More >>

Kiwi vaping advocate takes on WHO’s tobacco stance

Tuesday, 3 March 2020, 2:38 pm | CAPHRA

A well-known New Zealand vaping advocate has returned from the Philippines resolute that the World Health Organisation’s (WHO) steadfast position of tobacco control, not harm reduction, is costing considerable lives globally. More >>