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  • The 6th annual E-Cigarette Summit will take place on Thursday 15th November 2018 at The Royal Society, London
  • The 2017 speaker videos are now available on the "Resources" page
  • The 2nd US E-Cigarette Summit will take place in Washington 30th April 2018

Deborah Arnott

Chief Executive
Action on Smoking and Health (ASH)

Deborah Arnott is a recognised international expert on tobacco control and the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control, with a particular interest in nicotine regulation and harm reduction. She was a member of the NICE Programme Development Group which developed the guidance on tobacco harm reduction and of the Commission on Human Medicines expert advisory group to the MHRA on nicotine containing products.  She also has experience of product regulation under the EU General Product Safety Directive having participated in the development of fire safety requirements for cigarettes.

Deborah has an MBA from Cranfield, is an honorary Associate Professor at the University of Nottingham, and a member of the Royal College of Physicians Tobacco Advisory Group.  She was awarded the Alwyn Smith prize in 2007 by the Faculty of Public Health for her outstanding contribution to public health.

Competing Interest: None Stated

Deborah Arnott will be speaking at:

Panel Q&A: Nicotine harm reduction – evidence and ethics

- 10:15 - 10:35

Why a comprehensive tobacco control policy is essential to underpin a sensible harm reduction strategy

- 09:30 - 09:45

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