In 2014 the first Global Forum on Nicotine was held in Warsaw, Poland, with Professor Riccardo Polosa in attendance. With more than 200 people from 26 countries in attendance, the worlds leading nicotine researchers and policy analysts presented discussions.
The understanding and science regarding nicotine is changing, rapidly. Therefore, the event, designed to facilitate discussion between many sectors. Most noteworthy, those who have recognised that the arrival of new technology, such as e-cigarettes, is changing the landscape of public understanding and regulation.
Global forum on nicotine for multiple sectors
Held across two days, the event included discussions, workshops and debates, which we streamed live across the world online.
Also, throughout the conference were talks on topics such as the first international’s meeting on e-cigarette standards, the place of nicotine in harm reduction products and the first meeting of consumer advocates.
The event garnered a lot of interest online and in international media, as it was one of the first times consumers, companies, researchers and policy makers have come together to discuss nicotine cross-sector.
Highly regarded Professor talks about nicotine
There was discussion about the development of new nicotine delivery products. How business models are challenged and disrupted by national and international tobacco control organisations.
Professor Riccardo Polosa’s presented. Professor Polosa is a scientific researcher who’s interest lies in curing smoking related illnesses. He has been part of several major studies relating the the safety of electronic cigarettes and was one of the main speakers at the conference.
So, in this video, Professor Riccardo Polosa looks at the harmful / potentially harmful constituents in e-cigarettes. Also, he examines the facts behind a widely-publicised Spanish case of lipoid pneumonia.
The above video Professor Riccardo Polosa’s presentation in full. Finally, do you have any thoughts on what the Professor said? If so let us know in the comments below.