Deborah Arnott (ASH): Why regulating nicotine effectively is the only way to end smoking
Posted on 04-10-2012
Deborah Arnott is the Chief Executive of Action on Smoking and Health, (ASH) the antismoking campaigning organisation set up by the Royal College of Physicians to reduce the harm caused by tobacco. A recognised international expert on tobacco control and the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC), she has a particular interest in nicotine regulation and harm reduction. She is a member of the NICE Programme Development Group on tobacco harm reduction due to report in May 2013, as well as being a civil society observer to the WHO FCTC Article 9 and 10 working group on tobacco product regulation.

London Drug and Alcohol Policy Forum

Location: London

May 2012 the London Drug and Alcohol Policy Forum hosted the first KAC Dialogue on new ways of using nicotine, the health implications of new nicotine products, implications for changes in the tobacco industry. Given the interest in tobacco harm reduction in the UK, the development of new nicotine products and the potential for the…

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Welcome to Lifeline and FEAD (Film Exchange on Alcohol and Drugs). This project has been shaped by the wealth of experience, openness, and knowledge of the contributors. You are invited to comment on the clips, which are supported by footnotes to which you can add. FEAD is an ongoing Lifeline Project initiative.

Lifeline Project: In 1971 the Lifeline Project opened a day centre for drug users in Manchester. Since its foundation Lifeline has grown and developed, and now works in a diverse range of settings across the UK. Our purpose is to relieve poverty, sickness and distress among those persons affected by addiction to drugs of any kind, and to educate the public on matters relating to drug misuse.