CAPHRA is the Coalition of Asia Pacific Tobacco Harm Reduction (THR) Advocates. Members are a voluntary coalition of advocates in Asia Pacific whose primary mission is to educate and inform consumers, public health officials and governments regarding the concept of tobacco harm reduction through the use of alternative nicotine products – electronic liquid vaporisers and other reduced harm nicotine consumption options.
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In Europe e-cigarettes were already sensibly regulated and are now over-regulated. Over-regulation will do nothing but abolish vaping so far as efficient and effective vaping is concerned and will hand what remains over to tobacco companies. This will amount to a giant leap backwards and the potential for game-changing advances in public health will be lost ……. but then this was never about health but all about money.
I do not use e-cigarettes But I believe everyone has the right to use alternatives to cigarettes
I started smoking cigarettes at an early age and could not quit for years. Vaping ended my addiction to cigarettes and i feel a lot healthier.
Vaping is my lifeline as i quit smoking with the help of Vaping and now feel much better. If vaping is banned i am afraid that i will not be able to resist the urge of nicotine and will start smoking which i do not want to.
Vaping saves lives no running from that. If not the best still way better than smoking tobacco cigarettes. Please don’t abandon us from our rights to choose a healthier alternative.
I never would have thought I’d stop smoking but tried vaping and found I preferred it. The variety of devices and eliquids keeps it interesting so I don’t even want a cigarette. I like having a few puffs now and then rather than being bothered about the nicotine.
I am a heavy smoker & smoke since 13 years old. I smoke 2 box per day. I started vaping since July 2015. With vape I have reduce my cigarette intake from 2 box per day to half a box per day… & After 3 months I have stop smoking… I hope people have other alternate option than cigarette.
If it were banned I would use cross boarder or black market. Just because some people do not understand vaping or are susceptible to the wishes of big business, I don’t plan on killing myself by going back to smoking.
Tried everything during my +40 years of smoking to stop ! None of it worked for me! With the Vape is was just like a Walk in the park ! It came just by itself in less than 4 days, I don’t like the taste and smell of combustible cigarettes anymore! And will never return to the cigarettes either!