Kiran Sidhu

    Kiran is a tobacco harm reduction fellow for Filter. She is a writer and journalist who has written for publications including the Guardian, the Telegraph, I Paper and the Times, among many others. Her book, I Can Hear the Cuckoo, was published by Gaia in 2023. She lives in Wales.

    Kiran’s fellowship is supported by an independently administered tobacco harm reduction scholarship from Knowledge-Action-Change—an organization that has separately provided restricted grants and donations to Filter.

    Japan’s Leading Position in the Tobacco Harm Reduction World

    Japan has halved its cigarette sales in a decade, in what tobacco harm reductionists ...

    Sudden UK Election Shelves Contentious Tobacco and Vapes Bill

    Prime Minister Rishi Sunak’s Tobacco and Vapes Bill has gone up in smoke after ...

    Claims of “Passive Vaping Danger” Irritate Scientists

    We’re facing a “New Danger of Passive Vaping,” according to a recent article in ...

    The Menthols Ban: Delayed, Divisive and Far From Dead

    The planned national ban on menthol cigarettes in the United States was postponed indefinitely ...

    Are Nicotine Patches for Kids Who Vape a Good Idea?

    Children whose vaping has led to nicotine dependence should be given nicotine patches to ...

    Will Study Linking Vapes With Heart Failure Survive Scrutiny?

    It’s been a busy few weeks for health scares around vaping, with media distortion ...

    PMTA Registry Bills, Which Ban Flavored Vapes, Are Spreading

    Virginia has confirmed an effective ban on flavored vapes, though with a one-year delay, ...

    Vapes Seem to Have Become More Effective as Smoking Cessation Tools

    People in the United States have become increasingly likely to find that nicotine vapes ...

    Study Does Not Show Vapes Cause Cancer, Still Sparks Alarmism 

    A recent study sparked headlines about cancer risk from vapes, but what does it ...