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”?

Chair

Session Responder

  • Dr. Jasjit S. Ahluwalia Professor, Behavioural and Social Sciences & Internal Medicine - Brown University, School of Public Health & Alpert School of Medicine

Speakers

  • Prof Kenneth Warner Professor Emeritus and Dean Emeritus - School of Public Health, University of Michigan
  • Prof Neal L. Benowitz MD Professor of Medicine Emeritus (Active) - University of California, San Franciso
  • Dr Jamie Hartmann-Boyce Associate Professor 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

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