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Legalising Vaping In Thailand Still Firmly On Radar

Thursday, 23 February 2023, 6:56 pm | CAPHRA

“We remain confident that Thailand’s parliament will legalise and regulate vaping once the likely May General Election has been held. The issue is simply too big to ignore and the science too compelling,” says Asa Saligupta, Director of ECST (ENDS ... More >>

Legalising Vaping In Thailand Still Firmly On Radar

Thursday, 23 February 2023, 1:50 pm | CAPHRA

“We remain confident that Thailand’s parliament will legalise and regulate vaping once the likely May General Election has been held. The issue is simply too big to ignore and the science too compelling,” says Asa Saligupta, Director of ECST (ENDS ... More >>

Time To Support Filipino Vape Law, Not Relitigate It

Saturday, 11 February 2023, 6:34 pm | CAPHRA

“Any concerns about youth vaping are well covered in last year’s landmark vape law. The Philippines has more than enough regulations and safeguards now in place, without a Senator trying to relitigate everything,” says Nancy Loucas, Executive ... More >>

Smokefree In Good Hands With New Health Minister

Friday, 3 February 2023, 11:34 am | CAPHRA

“The appointment of Dr Ayesha Verrall as New Zealand’s Health Minister is good news for the country’s collective effort to achieve Smokefree Aotearoa 2025,” says Nancy Loucas, Executive Coordinator of CAPHRA (Coalition of Asia Pacific Tobacco ... More >>

Taiwan Vaping Ban Disappointing For Its Many Smokers

Tuesday, 31 January 2023, 11:26 am | CAPHRA

<img src="https://img.scoop.co.nz/stories/images/2301/634c21cb071ff0232051.jpeg" width="720" height="221"> “Raising the legal age for buying cigarettes to 20 is a good move, but effectively banning e-cigarettes is disappointing ... More >>

Disservice To Smokers To Restrict Specialist Vape Shops

Tuesday, 24 January 2023, 2:22 pm | CAPHRA

‘Whilst we have absolutely no issues with restrictions around primary and secondary schools and Kura, we do have issue with adult community locations, such as universities, and other tertiary facilities,’ says Nancy Loucas, Executive Coordinator of CAPHRA ... More >>

Advocates Point Out Retractions To Delegates Ahead Of COP10

Friday, 20 January 2023, 6:37 pm | CAPHRA

With COP10 now in sight, CAPHRA’s nine member organisations have written to FCTC delegation heads, and health ministers and leaders, to help inform their respective country's position on e-cigarettes (ENDS) and nicotine. COP10 will be held in Panama ... More >>

Falling Youth Vaping Rates Prove Activists Wrong

Tuesday, 10 January 2023, 7:30 pm | CAPHRA

“Alarm bells about a United States’ youth vaping epidemic have now been proven to be false,” says Nancy Loucas, Executive Coordinator of CAPHRA (Coalition of Asia Pacific Tobacco Harm Reduction Advocates). Her comments follow a new survey ... More >>

Proposals Must Not Hit Smokers Desperate To Quit

Thursday, 5 January 2023, 7:21 pm | CAPHRA

“Kiwis need to have their say on the Government’s proposed measures aimed at youth vaping, with submissions closing on 15 March,” says Nancy Loucas, Executive Coordinator of CAPHRA (Coalition of Asia Pacific Tobacco Harm Reduction Advocates). ... More >>

White Paper Slams Youth Vaping Disinformation

Tuesday, 20 December 2022, 9:57 am | CAPHRA

“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, Executive Coordinator of CAPHRA (Coalition of Asia Pacific Tobacco ... More >>

CAPHRA Calls On Australia To Open Up Vaping Access

Thursday, 15 December 2022, 5:46 pm | CAPHRA

“A little over one percent of those who are able to write nicotine scripts do so. And less than one third of those who are authorised prescribers are publicly available for adult smokers who wish to switch to nicotine vaping,” wrote CAPHRA ... More >>

Advocates For Vaping Lay Case Ahead Of COP10

Thursday, 8 December 2022, 7:35 pm | CAPHRA

CAPHRA’s nine member organisations have written to FCTC delegation heads from around the world, and health ministers and leaders, urging them to review the evidence which supports a Tobacco Harm Reduction (THR) approach ahead of COP10. With governments ... More >>

Vape Authors Hit Back On WHO’s Health Claims

Friday, 11 November 2022, 7:10 pm | CAPHRA

Several leading international Tobacco Harm Reduction (THR) experts have compiled and published extensive research which slams the World Health Organization’s (WHO) official health claims about vaping. Titled ‘The Subversion of Public Health: Consumer ... More >>

Vape Authors Hit Back On WHO’s Health Claims

Friday, 11 November 2022, 5:49 pm | CAPHRA

Several leading international Tobacco Harm Reduction (THR) experts have compiled and published extensive research which slams the World Health Organization’s (WHO) official health claims about vaping. Titled ‘The Subversion of Public Health: Consumer ... More >>

Vape Experts Release White Paper On WHO ‘guidance’

Thursday, 3 November 2022, 4:08 pm | CAPHRA

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 ... More >>

Despite Turmoil, UK Succeeds With Smoking Strategy

Friday, 21 October 2022, 11:12 pm | CAPHRA

Nancy Loucas, Executive Coordinator of CAPHRA “The most comprehensive review of vaping risks to date confirms the United Kingdom is backing the right horse when it comes to smoking cessation,” says Nancy Loucas, Executive Coordinator of CAPHRA ... More >>

Postponing Malaysian Tobacco Bill Good For Vaping

Friday, 7 October 2022, 6:27 pm | CAPHRA

Legalising vape sales in Malaysia remains on the table despite the Heath Minister postponing the ‘generational endgame’ anti-smoking bill after considerable public and political pressure, says a local vaping advocacy group. Malaysia’s Minister ... More >>

Report: Australia’s Vaping Regime, A Predictable Failure

Thursday, 29 September 2022, 1:39 pm | CAPHRA

“When one of the world’s most respected Tobacco Harm Reduction (THR) experts concludes that Australia’s anti-vaping regime is a ‘policy failure’, then the country’s approach to tobacco control needs urgent reviewing,” says Nancy Loucas, ... More >>

Legalisation Will Control Youth Vaping In Thailand

Friday, 23 September 2022, 4:48 pm | CAPHRA

“Legalising and regulating vaping will give Thailand greater control over youth vaping. The ongoing ban is only making it worse,” says Asa Saligupta, Director of ECST (ENDS Cigarette Smoke Thailand). Asa Saligupta, Director of ECST (ENDS Cigarette ... More >>

Vaping Petition Reaches 10,000 Signatures

Friday, 16 September 2022, 4:43 pm | CAPHRA

A petition urging the World Health Organisation (WHO) to respect consumer rights and end its lies against vaping has been signed by over 10,000 people. Organisers now want to hit 20,000 signatures by COP10. Launched during the 2021 Voices4Vape ... More >>

   

 
 
 
 
 

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