Panel Discussion and Live Q&A: Does current US Policy and discourse discourage adult smokers from viewing e-cigarettes as a harm reduction tool?
Time: 11:40 am - 12:10 pm
Date: May 25
Session Responder: Dr Jasjit S. Ahluwalia, Professor, Behavioural and Social Sciences & Internal Medicine, Brown University, School of Public Health & Alpert School of Medicine
- Does current US Policy and discourse reflect the evidence on safety and current prevalence of e-cigarette use
- Are smokers inappropriately discouraged from trying e-cigarettes
- Have we achieved a point where we can accurately say “E-cigarettes are less harmful than combustible tobacco and are effective for smoking cessation”?
- Prof Thomas J. Glynn, PhD Adjunct Lecturer - Stanford Prevention Research Centre, Stanford University School of Medicine
- Dr. Jasjit S. Ahluwalia Professor, Behavioural and Social Sciences & Internal Medicine - Brown University, School of Public Health & Alpert School of Medicine
- Prof Kenneth Warner Professor Emeritus and Dean Emeritus - School of Public Health, University of Michigan
- Prof Neal L. Benowitz Professor of Medicine and Bioengineering & Theapeutic Sciences - University of California, San Franciso
- Jamie Hartmann-Boyce Senior Research Fellow and Editor, Cochrane Tobacco Addiction Group - Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Sciences, University of Oxford
- Dr. Nancy A. Rigotti, MD Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School - Director, Tobacco Research & Treatment Center, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston