Nairobi, 7 July 2021, Campaign for Safer Alternatives is joining a global movement coordinated by the World Vapers’ Alliance to Back Vaping. Beat Smoking. With 2021 being one of the most important years in the history of vaping, Africa vaping activists and vapers are raising their voices and calling for our politicians to embrace vaping-friendly policies.
Denying Access to Safer Nicotine Products in Low- and Middle-Income Countries Will Endanger the Lives of 800 Million People
The International Network of Nicotine Consumer Organizations (INNCO), a global association advocating for sensible tobacco harm reduction policies, today introduced a new position paper, “10 Reasons Why Blanket Bans of E-Cigarettes and HTPs in Low- and Middle-Income Countries (LMICs) Are Not Fit for Purpose.”
The recent report by Public Health England which is the seventh independent report on vaping in England, revealed that the use of e-cigarette (vaping) is the most commonly used means to quit smoking. Previous report from Public Health England has also reinforces the fact that vaping is 95% safer than smoking cigarette. This recent independent report, by renowned expert researchers at King’s College London, summarizes evidence on vaping products to inform policies and regulations.
We are excited to announce the first in a series of upcoming webinars designed to educate both stakeholders and the general public and to share information on nicotine, tobacco and harm reduction.
We are excited to announce that we have joined the International Network of Nicotine Consumer Organizations (INNCO), with our full membership granted on the 8 th of June 2020.