Clive is a versatile policy maker and strategist. He has diverse domestic and international experience from the private sector (~7 years), third sector (~11 years) and government (~8 years). Can see risks and opportunities from many different angles. His specialisms are in energy, environment and public health. Clive's blog: http://www.clivebates.com
What is vaping?
Published: Thursday, 29 December 2016 22:57
Clive Bates | 29 December 2016
Sometimes we find ourselves talking at cross-purposes about vaping. Why? Consider three perspectives.
First, a health professional asks: “how should vaping be understood and used (or not) to reduce the adverse health effects of smoking?”
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WHO position on ENDS - a critique of the use of science and communication of risk
Published: Sunday, 14 September 2014 23:38
Clive Bates | 14 September 2014
Making sense of the proposed new e-cigarette regulations
Published: Friday, 20 December 2013 21:50
Clive Bates | 20 December 2013
As the final negotiation over e-cigarettes in the tobacco products directive drew to a close. a nameless ‘senior diplomat involved in the negotiations’ was quoted in The Guardian
. They were talking about e-cigarettes:It’s inhaled. It’s direct inhalation of nicotine into the lungs. That creates an addiction very fast… I t encourages a switch to real cigarettes.”
E-cigs and regulation – what do investment analysts think?
Published: Sunday, 17 November 2013 16:45
Clive Bates | 17 November 2013
The investment analysts are always interesting on tobacco and e-cigs, and in a usefully dispassionate ‘follow-the-money’ kind of way.
Here’s a small collection of quotes I’ve seen in recent analyst reports mainly as they relate to regulation of e-cigarettes. I don’t see all reports of course so this is necessarily selective.
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