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Dr. Gopal Bhatnagar & Prof. David Sweanor presentation to HESA (Health Canada)

Ottawa – Dr. Gopal Bhatnagar, Chief Medical Advisor of 180 Smoke, made his personal presentation to HESA, the health canada committee charged with making decisions on how to regulate vapor products like e-cigarettes. After Dr. Gopal’s presentation, Prof. David Sweanor, a well respect anti smoking advocate (of decades) and Canadian law professor, made a heart felt presentation. Continue reading

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E-Cigarettes and Maintenance Therapy: A Smart Public Health Approach

I read a well written article on the Drug Policy Alliance’s website, rooted in sound logic and human empathy. It is written from a neutral point of view so I suggest you give it a read and follow their referenced links if you want to learn more. The Drug Policy Alliance (DPA) is the nation’s leading organization in promoting drug policies that are grounded in science, compassion, health and human rights.

The article can be accessed at http://www.drugpolicy.org/blog/e-cigarettes-and-maintenance-therapy-smart-public-health-approach , but it is also copied below if you are already interested. Continue reading

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Statement from specialists in nicotine science and public health policy

This is copy of the letter sent by several renowned researchers and public health experts to WHO chief, Margaret Chan, ahead of the WHO summit in October that may decide fate of e-cigarettes. These researchers make complete sense and we are completely in sync with their statement. As well, given that we deal with hundreds of customers every day, we also identify with the people that this sort of decision will impact.

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