Understanding Vaping: the pleasure principle

This free to attend dialogue, hosted by Vapourtrails TV, will take place from 1400-1700, on Thursday 2nd November, at Crook Hall & Gardens, Frankland Lane, Sidegate, Durham, DH1 5SZ. Refreshments will be available from 1400 and also at the end of the event, to enable some informal discussion and networking.

Members of the panel will include:

Vaper of over five years who presents and researches on ecigs for one of the most popular ecig-centric televisual services on the Internet.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 
Jacques le Houezec
Trained neuroscientist in Paris (PhD in 1988) who spent 2 years as a post-doctoral fellow in Clinical Pharmacology & Experimental Therapeutics at the University of California. After 6 years of research in La Salpêtrière Hospital (Paris), and teaching at Paris V and Paris VII Universities, he became a freelance consultant for the pharmaceutical industry and the public sector (training smoking cessation specialists, and writing monthly scientific digests for them). He is a Charter Member of SRNT and was part of the core group who founded SRNT Europe. He participated in the Steering Committee of the WHO Europe Partnership Project to reduce Tobacco Dependence (1991-2001), and was also on the European Commission’s Scientific Committee on Emerging and Newly Identified Health Risks (SCHENIR) expert group on smokeless tobacco (2006-2008). He is also Honorary Lecturer, UK Centre for Tobacco Control Studies, University of Nottingham, England, and manager of www.treatobacco.net the SRNT & SSA website dedicated to tobacco dependence treatment.

Some questions the panel will address are:

  • Why do people vape?
  • What is the ‘pleasure principle’?
  • Is nicotine dependence a problem, and if so for whom?

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Supporting Organisations 

  LDAPF v3   NSCTC    nna uk     IVVA v3       Leicester Stop Smoking Services v2