The new tobacco wars
Time: 13:55 - 14:10
Date: Tuesday 7th December 2021
What hostile and supportive forces are bearing on the transitions to low-risk alternatives to smoking? Are we about to squander the opportunity to avoid millions of premature deaths and cases of disease through a dogmatic refusal to embrace innovation and harm reduction? Or will the fundamentals of risk and personal agency and autonomy ultimately prevail? An epic battle is underway between the Public Health establishment and the public’s health. How will it play out?