Coalition of Asia Pacific Tobacco Harm Reduction Advocates

Recent News

  • CAPHRA: Regional Petition Implores WHO to Respect Consumer Rights

    Manila, Philippines--(Newsfile Corp. - March 18, 2021) - Consumer groups in the Asia-Pacific region are launching a petition that urges the World Health Organisation (WHO) to respect consumer rights and access to innovative nicotine products, arguing that removal of access may only exacerbate the smoking problem during the COVID-19 pandemic.The Right2Switch petition will be launched during the Voices4Vape

    2021-03-18 7:35 PM EDT
  • New Study Underscores How Heated Tobacco Products Are Disrupting the Cigarette Industry

    Manila, Philippines--(Newsfile Corp. - May 30, 2020) -  A new study shows that the entry of heated tobacco products (HTPs) triggered a remarkable reduction in combustible cigarettes sales in Japan. "The decline in smoking rates among adults in Japan is astoundingly impressive when you realize that this has only come about rapidly with the introduction of HTPs," said Nancy Loucas, Executive Director of the Coalition of Asia-Pacific Tobacco Harm Reduction Advocates (CAPHRA).

    2020-05-30 6:41 PM EDT