Association of Vapers India (AVI)

India

Association of Vapers India (AVI) is a registered nonprofit consumer advocacy group that promotes harm reduction as a tobacco control strategy for the country’s 275 million tobacco users, 1.35 million of whom die every year.

Formed in 2016, AVI works towards pro-THR legislation by sensitising authorities, moving courts to challenge bans, facilitating research and creating awareness among public about lower-risk tobacco alternatives.