Colin Mendelsohn

Dr. Colin Mendelsohn is the founding chairman of the Australian Tobacco Harm Reduction Association health promotion charity. He is a medical doctor with a special interest in tobacco treatment and is a member of the committee that develops the RACGP Australian smoking cessation guidelines. He is the author of the book Stop Smoking Start Vaping. He lives in Australia.

It’s Time to Change the Way We Look at Youth Vaping

Underage vaping continues to dominate discourse and drive public policy. Daily, alarmist media headlines feed the anxieties of parents, teachers…

July 14, 2023

Scientists’ Latest Bid to Fight Back Against Deadly Vaping Misinformation

Much of the world’s official advice on vaping nicotine is deeply flawed, yet it often remains unquestioned and unaccountable.   An…

February 22, 2023

Australia’s Experiment With Prescription-Only Vapes Has Failed

The Australian government’s medical, prescription-only model for nicotine vaping was introduced on October 1, 2021, and has been a resounding…

September 30, 2022

Australia Tightens the Screws Further on Vaping Nicotine

Australia is planning to strengthen its regulations to prevent smokers from switching to vaping nicotine. The draft National Tobacco Strategy…

March 8, 2022

Ten Underlying Reasons Behind Opposition to Vaping

[This article is excerpted from Stop Smoking Start Vaping by Dr. Colin Mendelsohn. Copyright © 2022.]   For decades, tobacco…

January 12, 2022

Prohibition and Misinformation: Australia’s Tobacco Harm Reduction Fail

American vapers facing increasing restrictions, government misinformation and regulatory uncertainties are naturally concerned for the future of vaping. However, here…

July 3, 2019