Paul Barnes

An Exercise in Excise: Tobacco Product Taxation – and e-Cigarettes

May 9, 2016

Tobacco taxesThe application of an excise tax on tobacco is considered to be the most effective mechanism by the World Health Organisation3 in achieving the health objectives in reducing tobacco c...

Dissecting the Oral Oncology Cell Study

Feb. 25, 2016

The primary objective of the study was to evaluate cytotoxicity and genotoxicity of both long- and short-term e-cigarette vapour exposure on a variety of epithelial cells to determine if the vapou...

E-Cigarettes, Prescriptions and the UK National Health Service

Jan. 18, 2016

The recent media frenzy surrounding “e-cigarettes on the NHS” and “GPs can prescribe e-cigarettes” have highlighted contrasting viewpoints.Many organisations over the course of the e-cigarette deb...