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Prof. Glantz’s study claiming vaping causes heart attacks is not just flawed, it was false, says doctor
So claims Dr. Brad Rodu professor of medicine and tobacco control expert from the University of Louisville.
Vape shops: Who uses them and what do they do?
‘Vape shops’ are a popular source for buying electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) and related products.
Vapers rebuff ‘smokers’ tags
Vapers and tobacco harm reduction advocates delivered this message in a gathering in Makati City on Feb. 28 to launch the Asia-wide education and information campaign #SmokeFree4Life that urges the World Health Organization and the Department of Health to respect the rights of consumers of smoke-free alternatives to combustible cigarettes.
Vaping benefits not a lot of hot air
Vaping is a relatively new phenomenon; it has only been around for about 10 years. In that time there have been up to 60,000 deaths due to cigarette smoking in this country and seven million deaths in Europe.
Vaping groups: Retracted study on e-cigs validates concerns
Vaping groups in the Philippines lauded the decision of the Journal of the American Heart Association to retract the publication of a study, which implied that e-cigarette use is associated with increased risk of having a heart attack. The JAHA editors said they were “concerned that the conclusion is unreliable.”
15th anniversary of the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (WHO FCTC) – CAMPAIGN TOOLKIT
The celebration of the 15 year anniversary of the WHO-FCTC
Things that make you go hmmmm…..
The World Health Organisation has been under a lot of pressure the last two weeks; first with the issuance and eventual revision of its Q&A Detail on E-Cigarettes and then with the Coronavirus outbreak in China that is spreading globally.
WHO – Accelerating WHO FCTC Implementation in the WHO South-East Asia Region–a practical approach
The WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (WHO FCTC) is an evidence-based treaty that reaffirms the right of all people to the highest standard of health and was developed in response to the globalization of the tobacco epidemic.
WHO – FCTC – Tobacco control for sustainable development – Southeast Asia office – 2017
The global burden of tobacco use is well known and so are the adverse health, economic, social and environment consequences of tobacco use.
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China’s deadly coronavirus-lie co-conspirator — the World Health Organization
The fog of war obscures much about the novel coronavirus pandemic. But two facts seem absolutely certain. First, China’s Communist authorities have lied, concealed and misled about the origins of the epidemic and the toll of the virus in China.
Expert consultation to inform the development of a regional action plan for tobacco control in the western Pacific region (2020-2024)
Tobacco use is the single largest preventable cause of death, killing 7 million people globally each year. The Western PacificRegion is home to 388 million smokers, and five people die every minute from tobacco-related diseases.
Pacific Tobacco Industry Interference Index
A tool for monitoring the types and extent of tobacco industry interference
Still blowing smoke in Asia: the region’s failure to embrace tobacco harm reduction efforts continue
Over half a billion smokers live in Asia, and Asian countries have some of the highest per capita smoking rates – and some of the highest numbers of smoking-related deaths – in the world.
The End is Nigh for the World Health Organization
The WHO is arguably no longer fit for purpose. Critics suggest it is slow to respond to crises, needs radical reform, and stands accused of spreading fear.
The World Health Organization’s misguided effort to stop Americans from vaping
While the WHO claims it wants to reduce smoking, its actions contradict its goals. WHO continues to turn a blind eye to new harm-reduction technologies, such as vaping or heat-not-burn products ....
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