The World Health Organisation can sound pretty negative on vaping at times.
So it might surprise you that harm reduction (such as switching from smoking to vaping) is embedded in its tobacco control charter.
It might surprise you even more to find that one of the biggest influences on WHO policy is from an individual in a country that has not ratified the WHO tobacco framework.
You’ll also see, at times, a disconnect between the WHO’s statements and its policies. That’s because WHO officials might guide (or at least try to guide) policy, but they don’t actually make it.
For those who want to understand more about the WHO and vaping, we’ve put this guide together. (It also means I can point people towards this article instead of taking an hour to explain it to them ;))
James Dunworth – Ashtray Blog – 2021-04-29.