Smoking is the world's biggest health challenge. Tobacco harm reduction is the most powerful #cessation tool in history, according to the Commission Report. #WHO’s 16-year-old #tobaccocontrol treaty must be updated to include THR. http://fightagainstsmoking.org http://ow.ly/DMAV50GueUD
A new scoping review of studies on health outcomes from electronic delivery systems (ENDS) upholds the consensus that #ENDS use is safer than risks posed by smoking cigarettes. The authors say more ENDS research is needed. @RiccardoPolosa @CotherHajat
In a @tobaccoreporter op-ed, Derek Yach (@swimdaily) says the #FDA’s authorization of an #e-cigarette has “signaled a distinct turn" and explains why it’s significant that the FDA used peer-reviewed scientific evidence to make its decision. http://ow.ly/lUj750Gs1g0
Derek Yach (@swimdaily) says the FDA's decision to authorize e-cigarettes is an important step that will help reduce the deaths caused by tobacco use and other countries should follow their lead. Read his full statement: https://www.smokefreeworld.org/newsroom/president-derek-yachs-statement-on-the-fdas-authorization-of-e-cigarettes/ https://www.nytimes.com/2021/10/12/health/ecigarettes-fda-vuse.html?referringSource=articleShare
There were over a billion smokers 20 years ago. There are over a billion smokers today. Some would say this is evidence that global #tobaccocontrol has stalled. Derek Yach (@swimdaily) addresses the progress (or lack thereof) in tobacco control over the last two decades.