Panel Discussion and Open Floor Q&A: Public health, tobacco control and industry regulation – what next?

Time: 15:05 - 15:25

Date: Friday 9th December, 2022

  • Which problems are we primarily trying to solve – smoking or nicotine dependence?
  • Has risk communication been appropriate to the scale of the problem?
  • What are the greatest barriers to improving the quality of the harm reduction debate
  • What role would/could a medicinal product have in reducing smoking and changing the harm reduction debate?
  • What next for e-cigarettes – are disposables the last evolution and what role does regulation play?
  • Has restricting nicotine levels in e-cigarettes been beneficial?


  • Rosanna O’Connor Director, Addictions & Inclusion - Office for Health Improvement & Disparities, Department of Health and Social Care
  • Prof Martin Jarvis Emeritus Professor of Health Psychology, Department of Behavioural Science & Health - University College London
  • David Graham Chief Impact Officer - NJOY
  • Liam Humberstone Technical Director at Totally Wicked - IBVTA
  • Stefaan Hendrickx Senior Staff Member Tobacco - Flemish Institute for Healthy Living
  • Dr Garrett McGovern GP and Medical Director - Priority Medical Clinic

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