Vapers Digest 25th October

Wednesday’s News at a glance:

Three From Dave Cross, Planet Of The Vapes

KAC Scholarship Seeks Tomorrow’s Leaders

The KAC global scholarship programme seeks out the tobacco harm reduction leaders of tomorrow and you have until 30 November to apply for the seventh cohort. Scholarships are open to participants from all professional backgrounds, with 25 entry-level places available. The scholarship includes bespoke mentoring, grounding in policy and practice and a stipend offered to support Scholars who complete individually designed projects.

Governments Need To Recognise Potential

A key message to Governments from the Asia Harm Reduction Forum (AHRF) 2023 is that governments worldwide need to acknowledge the transformative potential of harm reduction practices and the critical role of consumer choice in tobacco harm reduction.

All Set for Awards Dinner

The UK Vaping Industry Association (UKVIA) has received a record number of entries for its hotly anticipated 2023 Industry Recognition Awards, taking place at a prestigious London venue on Friday, November 10.


Kurt Yeo Chats To Ecigclick!

Michelle, Ecigclick!

This weeks THR Superstar is Kurt Yeo!

This series of interviews is to celebrate those who fight so hard to protect the rights of us who benefit from safer nicotine products.

I first became aware of Kurt during the WVA (World Vapers’ Alliance) Academy where he was a guest speaker and he impressed me a lot!

He, along with Craig Stuart are the founders of “Vaping Saved My Life” (VSML) and also does a lot of work as an advocate for vaping and Tobacco Harm Reduction (THR).

The war on vaping is bad for our health

Jack Rowlett, Spiked Online

The UK government has declared war on nicotine. First, prime minister Rishi Sunak promised to ban cigarettes for everyone born after 2008. And now, health secretary Steve Barclay is looking to clamp down on e-cigarettes, supposedly to tackle the rise in youth vaping. Price rises, flavour bans and plain packaging are among the measures under consideration in a consultation launched earlier this month. The government thinks that these new restrictions will help save lives – but clamping down on vapes would actually be harmful to our health.

Are vape laws vapid?

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