NSW Public Forum: Vaping & Tobacco Harm Reduction

The Australian Taxpayers' Alliance would like to invite you to a public forum at NSW Parliament at 1:00pm on Wednesday 9th of November on vaping and tobacco harm reduction to mark the launch of our new Australasian report on tobacco harm reduction technologies.. Entry is FREE and a working lunch is provided.

We’re excited to be joined by the following expert panellists, who will speak briefly before opening the floor to questions from the audience:
- Dr Colin Mendelsohn, Associate professor to the School of Public Health and Community Medicine – UNSW, tobacco treatment specialist, and member of the NSW Health Advisory Panel on E-cigarettes (view his full biography at http://colinmendelsohn.com.au/about-dr-colin-mendelsohn/)
- Dr Peter Phelps, Member of the Legislative Council
- Hass McCook, Project manager (civil engineering), MBA (Oxford), vaper
- Lara Jeffery, Director, MyChoice Australia: Tobacco harm reduction NOWcampaign 

Vaping is a hot topic in light of the World Health Organization's global meeting on the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control to consider the issues of tobacco harm reduction (COP7) happening in Delhi from November 7 - 12.

Meanwhile, New Zealand is developing regulation that permits sale and use of vaping products, the Australian Therapeutic Goods Administration's is considering the legalisation of low concentrations of nicotine for use in vaping, and other states are struggling to engage with the challenges and opportunities that the relatively new technology presents.
 
We hope you are able to join us for this very important discussion!

 

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