Reasonable public health professionals still have concerns about e-cigarettes and tobacco harm reduction
15:35 - 15:50
Public Health and Policy
Although Public Health professionals and bodies in the UK are generally more optimistic about the role of e-cigarettes than in other parts of the world, reasonable professionals still have concerns. Between them, Martin Dockrell and Tim Macylo have been key in shaping PHE’s thinking on e-cigarettes and tobacco harm reduction, Martin as a harm reductionist and Tim as a toxicologist. In this session Martin will try to switch from “transmit” to “receive” and discuss with Tim why so many in UK public health continue to be concerned about initiating nicotine addiction, evidence of harm and the influence of the tobacco industry.
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