OTRU Events

E-Cigarette Vaping: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly – Evidence and Practice

Date: Wednesday, November 21, 2018 | Time: 1pm-2pm EST

The Ontario Tobacco Research Unit continues its webinar series on topics relevant to people working in tobacco control. OTRU webinars provide evidence from our own Canadian studies and from reviews of published literature. Presentations draw out implications for practice and for policy. Our webinars utilize technology to promote and facilitate interactivity.

The e-cigarette policy environment is developing rapidly. This webinar focuses on three crucial questions about e-cigarettes:

  1. What happens to young people (particularly non-smokers) who vape?
  2. What happens to adult smokers who try to quit smoking cigarettes by vaping e-cigarettes?
  3. What is the state and likely effect of e-cigarette promotion and advertising in Ontario?

In addressing these questions we will present the latest evidence from published studies and findings from three of our own studies:

  1. Cohort study of youth and young adult vapers and non-vapers
  2. Concept mapping study of adults who try vaping to quit smoking
  3. Point-of-sale study, based on 50 stores

Presenters Include:

  • Dr. Robert Schwartz, Executive Director, Ontario Tobacco Research Unit; Professor, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto
  • Dr. Shawn O’Connor, Senior Research Associate, Ontario Tobacco Research Unit
  • Lori Diemert, Research Officer, Ontario Tobacco Research Unit
  • Hayley Pelletier, Research Assistant, Ontario Tobacco Research Unit

Join from PC, Mac, Linux, iOS or Android: https://zoom.us/j/757721005 (updated link)

A reminder will be sent out prior to the webinar (Please Note: this link is inactive until the date of the webinar)