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CAPHRA Champions Trailblazing Approach To Slash Smoking Rates Globally

Monday, 13 May 2024, 11:37 am | CAPHRA

The Coalition of Asia Pacific Tobacco Harm Reduction Advocates (CAPHRA) today urges global leaders to adopt New Zealand's successful tobacco harm reduction model, contrasting New Zealand's progressive strategies with Australia's increasingly restrictive measures. More >>

New White Paper Clarifies The Vaping Landscape: Understanding Disposable And Rechargeable Vape Products

Friday, 26 April 2024, 5:20 am | CAPHRA

The release of this white paper is a call to action for policymakers, public health officials, and the vaping industry to collaborate on solutions that protect youth and the environment while respecting adult consumers' rights. More >>

CAPHRA: Unveiling The Truth: The Misguided Prohibitionist Agenda

Tuesday, 9 April 2024, 6:27 am | CAPHRA

In a bold response to recent publications by the Public Health Collaboration Council (PHCC.org.nz), Nancy Loucas, the Executive Coordinator of the Coalition of Asia Pacific Tobacco Harm Reduction Advocates (CAPHRA), has called out what she describes as a ... More >>

Australian Govt Sentences Kiwi Vapers

Wednesday, 27 March 2024, 2:24 pm | CAPHRA

In a bold stance against Australia's stringent vaping regulations, the Coalition of Asia Pacific Tobacco Harm Reduction Advocates (CAPHRA) today laid bare the reality of Australia’s appalling approach to regulating vaping – it will make vapers' ... More >>

CAPHRA Urges Govts To Re-evaluate Involvement In WHO FCTC Amid Concerns Of NGO Activism And Exclusionary Practices

Monday, 11 March 2024, 8:18 pm | CAPHRA

CAPHRA, a leading international consumer advocacy group is calling on governments worldwide to critically assess their participation in the World Health Organization's Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (WHO FCTC). “We’re today highlighting ... More >>

CAPHRA Calls Out Who/FCTC's Disregard For Tobacco Harm Reduction And Transparency

Monday, 26 February 2024, 1:03 pm | CAPHRA

  In a striking critique of the World Health Organization (WHO) and its Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC), the Coalition of Asia Pacific Tobacco Harm Reduction Advocates (CAPHRA) today voices profound concern over the organizations' ... More >>

CAPHRA Hightlights Flaws In Tobacco Control And Rise Of Black Market

Tuesday, 20 February 2024, 6:07 pm | CAPHRA

The Coalition of Asia Pacific Tobacco Harm Reduction Advocates (CAPHRA) today issued a stark warning about the unintended consequences of current tobacco control policies, including the alarming rise in the illicit tobacco trade and the unjust vilification ... More >>

CAPHRA Highlights Flaws In Tobacco Control And Rise Of Black Market

Tuesday, 20 February 2024, 3:04 pm | CAPHRA

  The Coalition of Asia Pacific Tobacco Harm Reduction Advocates (CAPHRA) today issued a stark warning about the unintended consequences of current tobacco control policies, including the alarming rise in the illicit tobacco trade and the ... More >>

CAPHRA Sounds The Alarm On WHO And FCTC's Disturbing Lack Of Transparency

Tuesday, 13 February 2024, 9:17 am | CAPHRA

In a recent and controversial move, the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) have voted to exclude not only media and consumers but other interested parties whose livelihoods depend on decisions ... More >>

CAPHRA Slams Who's Tobacco Control: Demands Inclusive Evidence-based Approach

Friday, 2 February 2024, 10:28 am | CAPHRA

The Coalition of Asia Pacific Tobacco Harm Reduction Advocates (CAPHRA) is calling for a significant shift in the global approach to tobacco control, criticising the World Health Organisation's Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (WHO FCTC) for ... More >>

A Puff In The Wrong Direction: Australia's Misguided Vape Ban

Friday, 19 January 2024, 11:56 am | CAPHRA

In a controversial move that has left public health advocates and consumers in a cloud of disbelief, the Australian Government has decided to effectively ban vapes, a decision that flies in the face of harm reduction evidence and the rights of smokers ... More >>

CAPHRA Advocates For Inclusion Of Consumer Voices In Tobacco Harm Reduction Policies

Friday, 12 January 2024, 10:51 am | CAPHRA

The Coalition of Asia Pacific Tobacco Harm Reduction Advocates (CAPHRA) is calling for the inclusion of consumer voices in the decision-making process around tobacco harm reduction policies. CAPHRA believes that the experiences and perspectives of ... More >>

New Zealand Celebrates Significant Reduction In Smoking Rates, Leading The World In Tobacco Harm Reduction

Monday, 18 December 2023, 9:07 am | CAPHRA

The Coalition of Asia Pacific Tobacco Harm Reduction Advocates (CAPHRA) celebrates New Zealand's significant strides in reducing smoking rates, particularly among younger age groups. The latest data reveals that daily smoking is now under 4% for under ... More >>

CAPHRA Supports Beaglehole's Commentary On Vaping In New Zealand

Monday, 11 December 2023, 1:54 pm | CAPHRA

The Coalition of Asia Pacific Tobacco Harm Reduction Advocates (CAPHRA) supports Emeritus Professor Robert Beaglehole's recent commentary on New Zealand's progress in addressing vaping among young people. Beaglehole, the chair of Action on Smoking ... More >>

Caphra Supports New Zealand Government’s Decision To Repeal Elements Of The Smokefree Environments Act

Thursday, 30 November 2023, 1:53 pm | CAPHRA

The Coalition of Asia Pacific Harm Reduction Advocates (CAPHRA) today expressed its support for the New Zealand Government's decision to repeal elements of the Smokefree Environments Act. “The decision, part of the NZ First 2023 Coalition Agreement, ... More >>

CEPHRA Calls For Greater Transparencey And Engagement From FCTC Officials

Tuesday, 28 November 2023, 8:48 am | CAPHRA

The Coalition of Asia Pacific Tobacco Harm Reduction Advocates (CAPHRA) is expressing deep concern over the lack of response and willingness to engage with civil society and consumer advocacy groups by the World Health Organisation (WHO) and the Framework ... More >>

CAPHRA Challenges WHO And FCTC To Enhance Engagement With Civil Society And Consumer Groups

Monday, 13 November 2023, 11:00 am | CAPHRA

The Coalition of Asia Pacific Tobacco Harm Reduction Advocates (CAPHRA) today sent the ‘Western Pacific Declaration ’ that was signed by 117 leading individuals at the Asia Harm Reduction Forum in Manila last month to the new Regional Director ... More >>

WHO, FCTC COP10 Decisions Lack Transparency; Urges Harm Reduction Support

Monday, 6 November 2023, 2:40 pm | CAPHRA

The Coalition of Asia Pacific Tobacco Harm Reduction Advocates (CAPHRA) today launched a scathing criticism of the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) for their opaque and closed-door decisions at the COP10. ... More >>

CAPHRA Calls For WHO And FCTC To Support UN's Stand On Harm Reduction As A Human Right

Thursday, 2 November 2023, 1:59 pm | CAPHRA

The Coalition of Asia Pacific Tobacco Harm Reduction Advocates (CAPHRA) has today raised serious concerns about the lack of transparency and openness in the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) ... More >>

Pressure Building For UN To Support Right To Health

Friday, 27 October 2023, 12:15 pm | CAPHRA

52 consumer groups from around the world have sent an open letter to the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Mr. Volker Türk, calling on the UN to protect the universal Right to Health and endorse harm reduction to reduce smoking. “The Coalition ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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