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Thai Minister’s Support For Vaping ‘goes Global’

Wednesday, 13 October 2021, 1:38 pm | CAPHRA

“The brave call by a Thai Government Minister for Thailand to overturn its harsh ban on the sale of vape products has received applause and accolades from around the world,” says Nancy Loucas, Executive Coordinator of the Coalition of Asia Pacific ... More >>

Survey Proves Indian Vaping Ban A Total Failure

Thursday, 7 October 2021, 8:20 pm | CAPHRA

“This is the most significant independent survey we’ve seen coming out of India since its 2019 vaping ban. It shows an overwhelming call for the Government to lift the ban and regulate access to safer nicotine products,” says Nancy Loucas, Executive ... More >>

Black Friday: Australia Makes Smoking So Much Easier

Thursday, 30 September 2021, 4:50 pm | CAPHRA

“Friday, 1 October marks the day deadly cigarettes become a lot easier to obtain in Australia than safer nicotine vaping products,” says Nancy Loucas, Executive Coordinator of the Coalition of Asia Pacific Tobacco Harm Reduction Advocates (CAPHRA). ... More >>

Philippine Survey Confirms Huge Support For Vaping

Tuesday, 28 September 2021, 1:41 pm | CAPHRA

“The Philippine Senate will be on the right side of the people when it approves the most progressive vaping legislation in Asia Pacific,” says Nancy Loucas, Executive Coordinator of the Coalition of Asia Pacific Tobacco Harm Reduction Advocates (CAPHRA). ... More >>

WHO Busted For Manipulating Key Tobacco Conference

Wednesday, 22 September 2021, 1:23 pm | CAPHRA

The World Health Organization has been badly caught out ahead of the Ninth Session of the Conference of the Parties (COP9) to the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) in November. COP9 organisers declared months ago there would be no ... More >>

Countries’ Case Studies On Vaping Shatter WHO’s Lies

Friday, 17 September 2021, 3:29 pm | CAPHRA

“Countries applying progressive Tobacco Harm Reduction policies are enjoying a significant fall in smoking rates. Whereas those following the World Health Organization’s guidance continue to experience excessive smoking-related illnesses and deaths, says ... More >>

Hong Kong Must Regulate Not Ban Vaping - Experts

Friday, 10 September 2021, 3:20 pm | CAPHRA

An esteemed group of Asia Pacific medical and scientific professionals and researchers has written to Hong Kong Chief Executive, Hon Carrie Lam, concerned that Hong Kong is set to ban safer alternative nicotine products such as vaping. ‘We recently ... More >>

Explosive Research Busts Billionaire’ Bullying In Asia Pacific

Monday, 6 September 2021, 3:36 pm | CAPHRA

New research has revealed the anti-tobacco Michael Bloomberg and Bill Gates foundations have funnelled millions of dollars into Asia Pacific non-government organisations (NGOs) to lobby their governments to ban vaping and discredit consumer advocacy groups. ... More >>

Asia Pacific Declaration Fights For 600 Million Smokers’ Lives

Thursday, 2 September 2021, 6:27 pm | CAPHRA

CAPHRA logo – CAPHRA’s 11 member organisations have now signed The Asia Pacific Declaration calling upon public health experts and governments in region to put the health of their people first and support Tobacco Harm Reduction. “September marks ... More >>

Demand for balance on vape debate totally ridicules WHO

Friday, 27 August 2021, 1:13 pm | CAPHRA

“One American Journal of Public Health article is proving to be a watershed moment in the vape debate. It has singularly pushed the World Health Organisation to the compete outer when it comes to considered international opinion and research,” ... More >>

'Caught! Bloomberg’s Fingerprints Try To Smear Filipino Vape Bill'

Wednesday, 25 August 2021, 3:52 pm | CAPHRA

Nancy Loucas - CAPHRA's Executive Coordinator says ignoring any vestiges of foreign influence, this vape bill will be both lifesaving and historic for the Philippines. “Perfectly orchestrated criticism from youth and student organizations on the vaping ... More >>

Angry vapers unite to fight WHO’s relentless lies

Tuesday, 17 August 2021, 3:53 pm | CAPHRA

CAPHRA logo – Hosted by CAPHRA, TAV 8 followed the WHO releasing its report on the Global Tobacco Epidemic, 2021 Panellists on the latest Advocates Voice have passionately pleaded for fellow vapers and Tobacco Harm Reduction champions to stick together ... More >>

Vaping: Vast Database Reveals The Truth!

Friday, 13 August 2021, 1:15 pm | CAPHRA

With the goal of creating the world’s largest collection of successful vape stories, two leading consumer advocacy groups have launched the site. Already boasting nearly 14,000 testimonials, the site demonstrates growing anger from across ... More >>

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 >>