21st November, 2023 Stockholm, Sweden – The Framework Convention on Tobacco Control must use the delays to its Tenth. Conference of the Parties (COP10) to consider smoke-free success stories like that of Sweden, leading experts have said.
Building on the successes of previous scholarship programmes, Knowledge•Action•Change (K•A•C) is pleased to announce the launch of the 7th K•A•C Global Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme.
The Coalition of Asia Pacific Tobacco Harm Reduction Advocates (CAPHRA) has 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 of World Health Organization (WHO) Western Pacific’s Regional Office. The Declaration calls for a shift towards more transparent, inclusive, and collaborative decision-making processes.
According to a survey in 2022, the rate of e-cigarette use among students aged 13-15 years is 3.5 per cent. In 2019, this rate was 2.6 per cent. The rate increased significantly, placing at risk the achievements made by Vi?t Nam in reducing the rate of regular cigarette use over the past ten years.
MANILA, Philippines — A consumer advocate asked the government of Thailand to follow the lead of the Philippines in passing legislation that encourages millions of smokers to switch to less harmful alternatives to prevent deaths and diseases.
COLOMBO (Daily Mirror) - The sale of three types of flavored cigarette products distributed by Ceylon Tobacco Company (CTC) has been stopped with immediate effect. Accordingly, the sale of Dunhill Switch, Dunhill Double Capsule and John Player Gold Pro Cool cigarettes has been stopped.
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