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Maps #tobaccoharmreduction and its #publichealth potential through research, data and reports. Also: #THRScholarships https://t.co/QrplcJ6FuR - both KAC projects.
Jul 27, 2021 10 tweets 12 min read
The @GlobalStateTHR's response to the @WHO's 8th 'annual report on the #tobacco epidemic' calls out its attempt to distract from years of failure to reduce #smoking with a misguided war on #safernicotine products that are helping smokers quit. 1/
gsthr.org/media/releases… @WHO The WHO's release celebrates progress of its MPOWER strategy. Yet 1.1 billion people continue to #smoke worldwide and 8 million lives are lost annually to #smoking-related disease, figures that have remained static for two decades. This is not success.
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Apr 27, 2021 5 tweets 6 min read
On behalf of KAC, the #GSTHR's @GerryStimson gave evidence to the UK @AppgVaping's inquiry into the #FCTC in Feb - see yday's Daily Express featuring @MarkPawsey MP:

express.co.uk/news/uk/142803…

A summary of Prof. Stimson's points can be found here and ⬇️:

kachange.eu/uk-appg-vaping… Professor Stimson:
"The UK is a world leader in #tobaccoharmreduction – expertise, governmental and institutional support, the data, and evidence that access to safer #nicotine products speeds up the switch away from #smoking."

kachange.eu/uk-appg-vaping…