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WHO Launches Stop Smoking Campaign: “Commit to Quit” 

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The WHO’s position against e-cigarettes has been influenced and compromised by vested interests that provide funds to the organisation.To mark the launch of “Commit...

Middle East: Smoking Rates Remain High Where Vaping is Shunned

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Figures recently released by the Jordanian government in collaboration with the World Health Organization (WHO) have indicated that the Middle Eastern kingdom of Jordan,...

Iran Launches Five-Year Tobacco Control National Plan 

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The program will unfold over the course of five years, and will eventually be launched in 63 selected cities and 63 villages.In line with...

Jordan Receives WHO Funding and Assistance to Help Combat Smoking Problem

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More than 8 out of 10 Jordanian men are believed to either smoke or use other nicotine products and men who smoke daily are...

WHO Statement on The US FDA Decision Regarding HTPs

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Following a lengthy approval process which started four years ago, Altria Group, Inc. (Altria) (NYSE: MO) has recently announced that the U.S. Food and...

European Harm Reduction Group Launches Manifesto on Behalf of Former Smokers

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ETHRA is comprised of 21 consumer associations in 16 European countries. Launched last May on behalf of 27 million grass roots consumers across Europe...

2019 Study: Jordan Has One of The World’s Highest Smoking Rates

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Public health advocates and industry analysts are attributing the high smoking rates to widespread interference in local policy-making by the world's major tobacco companies.The...

NZ Vape Group Urges Local Govt. to Reject WHO Stance on...

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Earlier this year, the AVCA sent another letter to Salesa, asking the health ministry to reveal their official position on e-cigarettes, as they intend...

WHO Uses World No Tobacco Day to Attack Vaping

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In total contrast with other health entities such as Public Health England (PHE), instead of encouraging smokers to switch or quit smoking via safer...

Asia-Wide Movement Urges the WHO to Support Safer Smoke-Free Alternatives

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Last February, tobacco harm reduction advocates from around the world gathered in Makati City to launch #SmokeFree4Life. The movement, spearheaded by the Coalition of...