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An alliance of Tobacco Harm Reduction (THR) advocates in the Asia Pacific Region
^ To advocate for the rights of smokers and users of safer nicotine products (SNP) to have access and for public health officials and governments support and implement risk proportionate regulation in their countries.
^ To provide information and news on THR – what is it, why is it important and how individuals can get involved in the cause of reducing health harm from tobacco – through petitions, surveys and submissions.

Production Report – Page 4 – April 2020

APRIL 2020

PHILIPPINES APRIL 28

 Daily Tribune
DTI controlled goods require registration
https://tribune.net.ph/index.php/2020/04/27/dti-controlled-goods-require-registration/?fbclid=IwAR0PsPRk_7a2SUGGGYksTcokqR4PQ2MLHbUsJ5kHDADz6YbufeDykC64CJA

 

PHILIPPINES APRIL 22

Manila Times
Restate Tobacco harm reduction policy
https://www.manilatimes.net/2020/04/23/news/world/restate-tobacco-harm-reduction-policy/717529/?fbclid=IwAR2a5CKv31GiGmnAt_RWyUoUOuTxJ83kPnIBVUem_tZzquTGiUwf-n1iU-w

 

INDIA APRIL 22

Business World
Survey – Majority of Indian vapers used e-cigarettes to Quit or Reduce Smoking
http://www.businessworld.in/article/Survey-Majority-Of-Indian-Vapers-Used-E-cigarettes-To-Quit-Or-Reduce-Smoking/22-04-2020-189949/

 

INDIA APRIL 21

APN News
Majority of Indian vapers used e-cigarettes to quit or reduce smoking
https://www.apnnews.com/majority-of-indian-vapers-used-e-cigarettes-to-quit-or-reduce-smoking-survey/

 

THAILAND APRIL 21

Pattaya News
ECST Objects to falsely linking e-cigarettes as a risk factor of COVID-19
https://thepattayanews.com/2020/04/21/ecst-objects-to-falsely-linking-e-cigarettes-as-a-risk-factor-of-covid-19/

 

NEW ZEALAND APRIL 20

Vaping Post
NZ Vape Association urges the government to keep vape stores open
https://www.vapingpost.com/2020/04/20/nz-vape-association-urges-govt-to-keep-vape-stores-open/

 

INDIA APRIL 3

ANI
Vapers ask Centre to revise position on E-cigarettes

https://www.aninews.in/news/business/vapers-ask-centre-to-revise-position-on-e-cigarettes20200403150823/#.XocW7vgLehA.whatsapp

 

Business Standard
Vapers ask Centre to revise position on E-cigarettes
https://www.business-standard.com/article/news-ani/vapers-ask-centre-to-revise-position-on-e-cigarettes-120040300785_1.html

 

Devdiscourse
Vapers ask Centre to revise position on E-cigarettes
https://www.devdiscourse.com/article/business/990757-vapers-ask-centre-to-revise-position-on-e-cigarettes

 

Daily Hunt
Vapers ask Centre to revise position on E-cigarettes
https://m.dailyhunt.in/news/india/english/newsvoir-epaper-newsvoir/vapers+ask+centre+to+revise+position+on+e+cigarettes-newsid-n175814456

 

Latestly
E-Cigarette Ban in India: Vapers Ask Centre to Revise Position on Snus and Electronic Cigarettes
https://www.latestly.com/india/news/e-cigarette-ban-in-india-vapers-ask-centre-to-revise-position-on-snus-and-electronic-cigarettes-1655948.html

 

Yahoo!
Vapers ask Centre to revise position on E-cigarettes
https://in.news.yahoo.com/vapers-ask-centre-revise-position-e-cigarettes-093821238.html

 

United News of India
Vapers ask Centre to revise position on E-cigarettes
https://www.google.com/url?q=http://www.uniindia.com/vapers-ask-centre-to-revise-position-on-e-cigarettes/newsvoir/news/1940292.html%23.Xogid8_M8cw.whatsapp&ust=1591256760000000&usg=AOvVaw2VLz2Xle1uURj452ZDeUP4&hl=en&source=gmail

 

Lokmat English
Vapers ask Centre to revise position on E-cigarettes
https://english.lokmat.com/business/vapers-ask-centre-to-revise-position-on-e-cigarettes/

 

Buziness Bytes
Samrat Chowdhery : Man behind tobacco harm reduction movement in India
https://buzinessbytes.com/article/samrat-chowdhery-man-behind-tobacco-harm-reduction-movement-in-india/

 

EAG Letter to AP Ministers and Secretaries

 

PHILIPPINES APRIL 21

Manila Standard
Experts ask Asian Ministers to back tobacco harm reduction
https://manilastandard.net/index.php/business/biz-plus/321947/experts-ask-asian-ministers-to-back-tobacco-harm-reduction.html

 

People’s Journal
Restate THR policy at WHO meet, ASPAC chiefs urged
https://journal.com.ph/editorial/opinion/restate-thr-policy-who-meet-pac-chiefs-urged?fbclid=IwAR0Hm5smI3ZL8sWwdJcLuVb9aoVSW115JYIZ9CLY0K5t7e0zfYVt47_ghcE

 

Daily News Tribune
Sin Product Sale resumption tied to ECQ
https://tribune.net.ph/index.php/2020/04/21/sin-product-sale-resumption-tied-to-ecq/?fbclid=IwAR2wl6-eL26AZ3QsmSY_MjhgIQmRrWwop0bAmFl-GQETMIQtruAzeOp4UUc

 

SWITZERLAND APRIL 21

Vaping Post
Asiawide movement urges the WHO to support safer smoke-free alternatives
https://www.vapingpost.com/2020/04/20/asia-wide-movement-urges-the-who-to-support-safer-smoke-free-alternatives/?amp

 

INDIA APRIL 21

Nicotine Science and Policy
Experts Ask Asian Ministers to back tobacco harm reduction
https://nicotinepolicy.net

 

Buziness Bytes
Survey – Majority of India vapers used e-cigarettes to quit or reduce smoking
https://buzinessbytes.com/press-release/survey-majority-of-indian-vapers-used-e-cigarettes-to-quit-or-reduce-smoking/

 

PHILIPPINES APRIL 20

Metro News Central
Asia Pacific Ministers Urged to Push for Tobacco Harm Reduction Policy in WHO meeting
http://metronewscentral.net/metro-business/asia-pacific-ministers-urged-to-push-for-tobacco-harm-reduction-policy-in-who-meeting

 

INDIA APRIL 20

National Chronicle
Majority of Indian Vapers used E-cigarettes to quit or reduce smoking – Survey
https://nationalchronicle.in/national/majority-of-indian-vapers-used-e-cigarettes-to-quit-or-reduce-smoking-survey/

 

INDIA APRIL 17

The Pharmatimes
Survey: Majority of India Vapers used e-cigarettes to quit or reduce smoking
http://thepharmatimes.in/survey-the-majority-of-indian-vapers-used-e-cigarettes-to-quit-or-reduce-smoking/

 

Survey Stresses role of Vaping in Tobacco Control

 

PHILIPPINES APRIL 13

Metro News
Central Groundbreaking survey highlights vaping’s role in tobacco control
http://metronewscentral.net/metro-business/groundbreaking-survey-highlights-vapings-role-in-tobacco-control

 

Manila Standard
Survey Stresses of Vaping in Tobacco Control
https://www.manilastandard.net/index.php/business/biz-plus/321405/survey-stresses-role-of-vaping-in-tobacco-control.html

 

NEW ZEALAND APRIL 10

Vaping Post
NZ Vape Association Urges Lawmakers to Follow the UK’s Example
https://www.vapingpost.com/2020/04/10/nz-vape-association urges-lawmakers-to-follow-the-uks-example/

 

NEW ZEALAND APRIL 8

The Daily Blog
Vaping Bill could create more community harm
https://thedailyblog.co.nz/2020/04/08/vaping-bill-could-create-more-community-harm-aotearoa-vapers-community-advocacy/

 

NEW ZEALAND APRIL 7

Scoop
Vaping bill could create more community harm
https://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO2004/S00053/vaping-bill-could-create-more-community-harm.htm

 

Voxy
Vaping bill could create more community harm – AVCA
http://www.voxy.co.nz/health/5/362128

 

PHILIPPINES APRIL 3

PHILIPPINES April 3 Metro News Central DOF urged to state position on e-cigarettes in WHO meeting http://metronewscentral.net/metro-business/dof-urged-to-state-position-on-e-cigarettes-in-who-meeting

 

PHILIPPINES April 3 Daily Tribune Consumers ask clarity on e-cigarettes https://tribune.net.ph/index.php/2020/04/03/consumers-ask-clarity-on-e-cigarettes/?fbclid=IwAR33q-l1iT58n_keKpaVnNW56ooNQaGP7ABmOdgZgSWZIsdEDlUtclpImAs

 

PHILIPPINES April 3 People’s Journal Clarify PH stand on HTPs/ENDS in global meet https://journal.com.ph/specials/business/clarify-ph-stand-htpsends-global-meet?fbclid=IwAR3YRscgNSP4buhYTKkUVxsD6VWegCgAR2BCQIsFkyq87rpXNeTYdUVy4II

 

PHILIPPINES April 3 Manila Standard Consumer groups ask DOF to clarify PH position on electronic cigarettes https://manilastandard.net/index.php/business/biz-plus/320940/consumer-groups-ask-dof-to-clarify-ph-position-on-electronic-cigarettes.html

 
 

 
 

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