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.

    Tobacco Harm Reduction Consumers Speak Out at EU Parliament

    On December 5, the European Parliament in Brussels, Belgium, held an unprecedented event, titled ...

    Smoking Cessation, Weight Gain and Vapes

    The benefits of smoking cessation are numerous and indisputable. But one of the few ...

    French Parliament Unanimously Backs Disposable Vapes Ban 

    On December 4, the French National Assembly voted in favor of banning single-use vapes, ...

    New Zealand Splits Opinion by Scrapping Smoking Ban

    New Zealand’s new coalition government plans to abandon the country’s world-first policy of an ...

    Advocates Dismayed at Denmark’s “Horrible” Nicotine Clampdown 

    Denmark’s government is introducing a package of 30 measures aimed at reducing young people’s ...

    A Valuable Vaping Guide for Health and Social Service Providers

    On November 16, the United Kingdom’s National Centre for Smoking Cessation and Training (NCSCT), ...

    Is It Time to Abandon the Term “Smoker”?

    Words matter, particularly when they’re entwined with issues of identity. Labels have the capacity ...

    Excluded Tobacco Harm Reduction Consumer Groups Fight On

    “So little is published about the grassroots groups which advocate for tobacco harm reduction, ...