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WHO throws vapers under the bus… again

17 August 2021

4:17 PM

17 August 2021

4:17 PM

With the constant deluge of pandemic-related coverage, it’s easy to forget that tobacco smoking continues to kill over 8 million people worldwide every year. Unfortunately, this hasn’t stopped shadowy taxpayer-funded bureaucrats at the World Health Organization from pursuing prohibitionist ideology at the expense of reducing harms and improving the health of the world’s smokers.

Their newly released Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC)’s 2021 virtual Conference of the Parties (COP9) agenda reveals that discussions on incorporating reduced-harm alternatives to cigarettes, such as vapes and heat-not-burn tobacco products, in public health policy will be deferred for another two years.

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