• The 5th annual E-Cigarette Summit will take place on Friday 17th November at The Royal Society, London
  • Registration for the E-Cigarette Summit 2017 is now open

Unbalanced communication of research on e-cigarettes – science versus agenda

09:20 - 09:35

Literature on e-cigarettes is plagued by misreporting. It is not unusual to see press releases with conclusions that have no relationship to study content; or even conclusions that claim the opposite of what the study actually found. Some common ‘tricks of the trade’ will be highlighted that enable use of innocuous or irrelevant findings to call for hostile e-cigarette regulation and to warn smokers against vaping. A checklist will be suggested for reviewers and journals handling submissions presenting data on e-cigarettes


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