Minimising the harm from nicotine use: finding the right regulatory framework

@article{Borland2013MinimisingTH,
  title={Minimising the harm from nicotine use: finding the right regulatory framework},
  author={Ron Borland},
  journal={Tobacco Control},
  year={2013},
  volume={22},
  pages={i6 - i9}
}
  • R. Borland
  • Published 15 April 2013
  • Business
  • Tobacco Control
The tobacco problem can be usefully conceptualised as two problems: eliminating the most harmful forms of nicotine use (certainly cigarettes, and probably all smoked tobacco), and minimising the use and/or harms from use of lower-harm, but addictive forms of nicotine. A possible target would be to effectively eliminate use of the most harmful forms of nicotine within the next decade and then turn our focus to a long-term strategy for the low-harm forms. This paper focuses on the administrative… 

Tobacco Control: Preventing Smoking and Facilitating Cessation

An ecological model of behavior change is extended to consider intrapersonal factors, both conscious beliefs and more reactive processes, including conditioning and differing biological dependence on nicotine.

How to End the Tobacco Epidemic What Tobacco Control Strategy Should be Used ?

To reduce mortality from tobacco on contemporaries, the authors must have serious endgame programs that focus on tobacco as a systemic problem, changing the structure of the socioeconomic aspect produced by tobacco supply, instead of the traditional demand of individual behavior, by addressing health and political implications.

Development of an integrated tobacco endgame strategy

It is argued that all strategies have potential issues that could be avoided by combining them into an integrated, sequential endgame that creates a climate that facilitates the phasing out of cigarettes and implements a generational phase out of cigarette sales.

Development of an integrated tobacco endgame strategy

It is argued that all strategies have potential issues that could be avoided by combining them into an integrated, sequential endgame that creates a climate that facilitates the phasing out of cigarettes and implements a generational phase out of cigarette sales.

An endgame for tobacco?

  • K. Warner
  • Political Science
    Tobacco Control
  • 2013
This paper identifies the principal endgame proposals and, with the other papers in this volume, has the goal of expanding and deepening the endgame conversation by engaging the broader tobacco control community.

Vape Club: Exploring Non-Profit Regulatory Models for the Supply of Vaporised Nicotine Products

Two non-profit regulatory options, private clubs and the Australian Therapeutic Goods Administration Special Access Scheme (SAS) that have been applied to other controlled substances are reviewed as a potential model for regulating VNPs as an alternative to prohibition.

Deregulation of Nicotine Replacement Therapy Products in Finland : Reasons for Pharmaceutical Policy Changes and Reflections on Smoking Cessation Practices

The analysis revealed that two of the most important motives for the deregulation, poor NRT availability and NRT’s effectiveness in SC, were largely based on assumptions instead of actual scientific evidence.

Strategies for eliminating smoked tobacco

A proposal to set strict limits on cigarette emission at levels which will effectively prohibit all combusted cigarettes, leaving only heat not burn (HnB) cigarettes in the market, is outlined.

The long-term supply of tobacco and nicotine: some goals, principles and policy implications

Three goals and eight principles that could underpin regulatory approaches to the supply of tobacco and non-prescription nicotine products are suggested that should be seen as normal consumer products, should not be supplied for profit, and that the tax revenue from the Supply of the products should first be used to reduce tobacco and nicotine use.

WHO Study Group on Tobacco Product Regulation

This paper presents a meta-analysis of 337 studies indicating that swiss snus with reduced tobacco content is a viable alternative to traditional snus on the market in the European Union and its applications are still under research and development.

References

SHOWING 1-10 OF 45 REFERENCES

Can tobacco control endgame analysis learn anything from the US experience with illegal drugs?

  • P. Reuter
  • Political Science
    Tobacco Control
  • 2013
The goals of tobacco control endgame strategies are specified in terms of the desired levels of tobacco use and/or tobacco related health consequences. Yet the strategies being considered may have

The need for new strategies to combat the epidemic of smoking-related harm

A critique of the RMM for tobacco, a mechanism by which the mass marketing, but not manufacture, of tobacco products would be taken out of the hands of for-profit companies and given to an agency with a harm reduction charter, and retailers would effectively become its agents.

Tobacco harm reduction: how rational public policy could transform a pandemic.

A strategy for controlling the marketing of tobacco products: a regulated market model

The overall effect of such a model, which this paper calls a “regulated market model”, would be to eliminate most of the incentives and remaining opportunities for commercial promotion of tobacco and to create incentives to encourage the development of less harmful tobacco products.

Ending appreciable tobacco use in a nation: using a sinking lid on supply

It is suggested that a sinking lid endgame strategy for tobacco supply be introduced in conjunction with a range of complementary interventions that would help reduce demand, and thus help ensure that the possible adverse effects are minimised.

Swedish Match Company, Swedish snus and public health: a harm reduction experiment in progress?

In the USA, smokeless tobacco products appear to have actually fuelled the public health problem caused by tobacco use by serving as entrees for youth to develop nicotine dependence and frequently to progress to cigarette smoking.

The tobacco use management system: analyzing tobacco control from a systems perspective.

This analysis identified 5 systemic problems that constrain progress toward the elimination of tobacco-related harm and argued that this goal would be more readily achieved if the regulatory subsystem had dynamic power to regulate tobacco products and the tobacco industry as well as a responsive process for resourcing tobacco use control activities.

Establishing a nicotine threshold for addiction. The implications for tobacco regulation.

On February 25, 1994, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released a letter to the Coalition on Smoking or Health announcing its intention to consider regulating cigarettes. The agency's premises

Doing the unthinkable (and saving millions of lives)

  • R. Daynard
  • Political Science, Medicine
    Tobacco Control
  • 2009
In the 17 years since the journal Tobacco Control began, control of tobacco has made tremendous progress and major foundations have committed over $500 million (£340 million; €390 million) to supporting tobacco control efforts worldwide.

Legislation to institutionalize resources for tobacco control: the 1987 Victorian Tobacco Act.

The genesis of VicHealth came from an interest of the Minister for Health in the Victorian State Government to address the tobacco problem, and the strategic capacity of Dr Nigel Gray from the Anti-Cancer Council of Victoria to provide a vehicle and help the government to muster support for its implementation.