Front groups promoting harm reduction products

A number of pro-ENDS/HTPs front groups work at country and regional levels to promote ENDS/HTPs and misinform the public that it is harm reduction products. Pro-ENDS/HTPs front groups are listed below;

Regional level

Coalition of Asia Pacific Tobacco Harm Reduction Advocates (CAPHRA). The coalition’s members include consumer organizations from Australia, Indonesia, Malaysia, New Zealand, Philippines and Thailand)

Country level




ECST or End Cigarette Smoking in Thailand, is an e-cig consumer coalition formed by 12 e-cig influencers in Thailand in 2016. It is a pro-ENDS/HTPs group working actively to promote the products and ask the Thai government to reconsider on the banning of ENDS/HTPs.