House of Commons Science and Technology Committee Statement on E-cigarettes 06/09/18
The NNA AU is committed to improving public health, through a greater understanding of risk-reduced nicotine products and their uses
Charter - Principals
The New Nicotine Alliance Australia is a not-for-profit organisation, funded by donations from private individuals and organisations. We receive no funding from tobacco, e-cigarette or pharmaceutical companies or their affiliates.
Our board and associate members advocate for responsible, pragmatic regulatory change, that would contribute greatly to public health Australia. We wish to see a mature public and organisational understanding as to the potential of less harmful nicotine products, including their safety and efficacy, and hence contribute to the reduction in cigarette smoking
Approximately 3 million Australians still smoke. Although we have witnessed a steady decline in recent decades, smoking rates virtually stalled during 2013 to 2016.
Tobacco Harm Reduction
A term used to to describe ways of reducing harm from cigarette smoking without necessarily giving up the use of nicotine – This includes Vaping, Snus and Heat not burn.
Support For Smokers
We plan on providing a database of vapers who offer transitional support to current smokers. Meanwhile, please visit The Vapers Table for assistance with transitioning from smoking.
Current Government policy is detrimental to Public health –
Vapers deserve access to nicotine too
Vaping at a glance
Dr Konstantinos Farsalinos, from the Onassis Cardiac Surgery Center of Greece, has found that nicotine has little effect on cardiovascular disease.
While nicotine with may be addictive, at least a dependency, non-combustible products that use nicotine are preferable to cigarettes as a way of delivering nicotine
Experts take a look at the evidence on some of the issues that surround the use of e-cigarettes – it turns out there is not as much debate as we thought.
This is a shortened version of the second of five NCSCT films for the public, part-funded by Public Health England and produced in association with the New Nicotine Alliance.
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