A Randomized Trial of E-Cigarettes versus Nicotine-Replacement Therapy

BACKGROUND E-cigarettes are commonly used in attempts to stop smoking, but evidence is limited regarding their effectiveness as compared with that of nicotine products approved as smoking-cessation treatments. METHODS We randomly assigned adults attending U.K. National Health Service stop-smoking services to either nicotine-replacement products of their choice, including product combinations, provided for up to 3 […]

IEVA welcomes WHO Report but draws attention to several evidence oversights

On the 26 July, the World Health Organization (WHO) published its 2019 report on the Global Tobacco Epidemic, themed ‘Offering help to quit tobacco use’.  IEVA welcomes the WHO efforts in eliminating tobacco consumption and supports many of the key findings of the report. We believe there is a need for an adequate regulation of […]

Vaping can save lives – if regulators let it.

Today, 20th June, the first European Harm Reduction Summit takes place in Bucharest. The event hosted by The Association of the Vaping Industry (AIV), with the support of IEVA - Independent European Vape Alliance will focus on the great potential of vaping as a tool to quit smoking. Smokers put their lives at risk with [...]