A collection of videos featuring my views on tobacco harm reduction science, regulation and policy

Short: what’s wrong with vaping prohibition?

Five brief reasons why prohibition fails on all counts (3 mins). 4 December 2022.

Short: the case for tobacco harm reduction

Five reasons to support tobacco harm reduction for public health (2 mins). 28 October 2022.

A swift half with Chris Snowdon

Wide-ranging discussion on the international scene in tobacco policy and harm reduction (30 mins). July 2022.

Vaping Today interview with me at GFN 2022

Wide-ranging discussion on the international scene in tobacco policy and harm reduction (12 mins) – with Spanish captions. June 2022

Why is FDA regulation such a mess?

My presentation to the US E-cigarette Summit 2022 in Washington DC – 17 May 2022- 19 Minutes. PowerPoint slides via Slideshare.

Introduction to harm reduction and policy

Embedding harm reduction in tobacco policy (11 minutes) – 25 March 2022, Taiwan

The new tobacco wars

My presentation to the 2021 virtual E-cigarette Summit (18 minutes) – 7 December 2021

Transformation of the tobacco industry: strategy, competition, and ethics

4th Scientific Summit on Tobacco Harm Reduction: Novel Products, Research and Policy 55 minutes (30 Sept 2021)

WHO, FCTC and the Conference of the Parties

Asia Harm Reduction Forum 2021 – 21 minutes (1 July 2021)

The Endgame Revisited

US E-cigarette Summit, 26 May 2021 – 17 minutes

Vaping and tobacco harm reduction: 6 things you need to know

Presentation to the Royal College of GPs Conference on Managing Drug and Alcohol Problems in Primary Care – 30 mins (26 March 2021).

Drug Science Webinar

Vaping and Tobacco Harm Reduction – In My Professional Opinion – 18 February 2021 – 45 minutes [slides via Slideshare]

NNA Webinar – Europe

Can consumers escape EU regulation? 1 hour

What’s gone wrong? GFN online 2020

My opening presentation at GFN 2020 on what has gone wrong in tobacco harm reduction – online 11 June 2020 – 11 minutes

Panel Q&A. GFN online 2020

Working through the issues with Marewa Glover (New Zealand) and Clarisse Virgino (Philippines)- online 11 June 2020 – 50 minutes

Interview on Vida News

In-depth discussion on vaping and public health following day 1 of GFN – 11 June 2020 – 30 mins

The review of the EU Tobacco Products Directive: opportunity or catastrophe?

Webinar with New Nicotine Alliance 4 June 2020 – 1 hour

DELICIOUS IRONY? | New Studies Show Smokers Do Better With COVID19 | RegWatch (Live)

Interview with RegWatch 13 May 2020 – 1 hr 22mins


Comments to EuroActiv at GFN 2019 with Gerry Stimson and Lynne Dawkins

14 June 2019

Commenting on a leaked Canadian study and anticipating its results

Regulator Watch – 29 April 2019

Standard tobacco harm reduction conference presentation (10 mins)

21 March 2018

Based on five quotes from Royal College of Physicians report Nicotine without smoke: tobacco harm reduction

Interview with Ed Tyll – Starcom Radio (30m)

20 September 2017

Presentation to GFN conference (19m): What would good regulation look like?

17 June 2017

Conference web site: Global Forum on Nicotine 2017 (see also Presentation

Presentation to Iceland conference (12m) – concepts of tobacco harm reduction and regulation

14 May 2017

Conference web site: Veipum Lifum (also seen in Kazakhstan, 16 May 2017)

Interviews with Sally Satel, American Enterprise Institute

25 October 2016

Full interview: vaping, regulation, health arguments (48m)

Clip: four basic arguments against vaping and what’s wrong with them (8m)

Clip: what is the FDA doing and why it is so misguided? (8m)

Interview on FDA, US situation with Patricia Kovacevic of Nicopure Labs, the company challenging FDA vape technology regulations in court (27m)

26 October 2016

The pleasure principle – clip from Global Forum Nicotine 2016 (2m)

18 June 2016

What would good regulation of e-cigarettes look like – my talk at GFN 2016 (21m)

Interviews on tobacco harm reduction and regulation with Brent Stafford of Regulator Watch (9m)

5 May 2016

How much damage will the Tobacco Products Directive do? (9m)

Extra clip: Nicotine and social acceptance – how does society deal with risk (2m)

Prohibition or profit; competing visions for the tobacco endgame – Global Forum on Nicotine 2015 (27m)

17 June 2015

Meltdown! Debate with Professor John Ashton on Radio 4 (audio – 11m)

14 September 2016 / timeless

The confusion in tobacco control and anticipating the Tobacco Products Directive (8m)

25 October 2013

SWOF: Clive Bates on why electronic cigarettes won’t work as medicines (5m)

18 June 2013