CAMH Addictions Rounds: Electronic cigarettes - promises, pitfalls, snares and snags

Join the next CAMH Addiction Rounds on Friday, September 16, 2016, 9:00 to 10:00 am, for a presentation titled, "Electronic Cigarettes: Promises, pitfalls, snares and snags."

Learning objectives:

  • Understand the theoretical potential of e-cigarettes for decreasing tobacco smoking prevalence
  • Become familiar with the actual uptake and effects of e-cigarettes in Ontario, Canada and beyond
  • Be able to weigh the potential risks and benefits of e-cigarettes at the individual and population levels

To watch this webinar on your computer click here: http://camh.adobeconnect.com/addictionsround091616/

You can also attend in person at the Bell Gateway Building, 100 Stokes Street, 3rd floor, Room 3158.

The presenter:

Robert Schwartz is Executive Director of the Ontario Tobacco Research Unit, Associate Professor in the Dalla Lana School of Public Health at the University of Toronto, Senior Scientist, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, and Editor-in-Chief of Canadian Journal of Program Evaluation.

He has published widely about tobacco control, accountability, public health policy, policy change, program evaluation and government – third sector relations. In addition to OTRU core funding from MOHLTC, Robert holds two HSRF grants for studies on e-cigarettes and on reducing commercial tobacco use in Aboriginal communities. Dr. Schwartz serves on the Tobacco Control System Committee, Smoke-Free Ontario Scientific Advisory Committee and Cessation Strategy Advisory Group.

Addictions Round is a self-approved group learning activity (Section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.