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Since 2014, the Global Forum on Nicotine (GFN) has been the only international conference to focus on how safer nicotine products like vapes, nicotine pouches, Swedish snus and heated tobacco can help people switch away from smoking, in an approach called tobacco harm reduction.

Building on the event's success, GFN•TV launched in 2022 with GFN News hosted by Joanna Junak. Each episode, Joanna's bulletin shares tobacco harm reduction updates from around the world alongside brief expert interviews. After the news, Joanna hands over to Brent Stafford, who hosts the in-depth GFN•TV/RegulatorWatch discussion segment with a variety of expert guests.

Available to watch at https://gfn.tv and now to listen on [Soundcloud / Spotify / Apple Podcasts], GFN News ensures that our platform for rational and inclusive debate on the future role of safer nicotine products and tobacco harm reduction is accessible to a global audience all year round. Tune in now!

https://gfn.events | Follow us on social media! @GFNicotine

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Since 2014, the Global Forum on Nicotine (GFN) has been the only international conference to focus on how safer nicotine products like vapes, nicotine pouches, Swedish snus and heated tobacco can help people switch away from smoking, in an approach called tobacco harm reduction.

Building on the event's success, GFN•TV launched in 2022 with GFN News hosted by Joanna Junak. Each episode, Joanna's bulletin shares tobacco harm reduction updates from around the world alongside brief expert interviews. After the news, Joanna hands over to Brent Stafford, who hosts the in-depth GFN•TV/RegulatorWatch discussion segment with a variety of expert guests.

Available to watch at https://gfn.tv and now to listen on [Soundcloud / Spotify / Apple Podcasts], GFN News ensures that our platform for rational and inclusive debate on the future role of safer nicotine products and tobacco harm reduction is accessible to a global audience all year round. Tune in now!

https://gfn.events | Follow us on social media! @GFNicotine

    GFN News #105 | SLOVENIA'S FLAVOUR HEADACHE | Featuring Liza Katsiashvili of World Vapers' Alliance

    GFN News #105 | SLOVENIA'S FLAVOUR HEADACHE | Featuring Liza Katsiashvili of World Vapers' Alliance

    Slovenia has recently enacted a flavour ban that has further cemented its hardening attitude to vaping, but have consumers' voices been ignored throughout these considerations? Joining us today is Liza Katsiashvili of the World Vapers' Alliance to discuss the impact of FCTC and WHO directives on vaping regulations around Europe, and the consumer reaction to Slovenia's flavour ban.

    • 18 min
    GFN.TV Interviews | REAL DEAL | Tobacco Control Heavyweight Takes THR Helm

    GFN.TV Interviews | REAL DEAL | Tobacco Control Heavyweight Takes THR Helm

    Cliff Douglas is, as they say, the “real deal”. An essential attorney in the tobacco wars of the 1990s, an adviser to the U.S. FDA and Surgeon General and vice president of tobacco control at the American Cancer Society. He is a tobacco control veteran and now the leader of a global organization dedicated to reducing tobacco harm through harm reduction.

    Featuring:
    Clifford E. Douglas
    President & C.E.O., Foundation for a Smoke-Free World
    Former VP, Tobacco Control, American Cancer Society
    smokefreeworld.org
    @cdoug

    • 43 min
    GFN News #104 | THE WHO'S INFODEMIC PROBLEM | Will Godfrey explores the WHO's latest Twitter scandal

    GFN News #104 | THE WHO'S INFODEMIC PROBLEM | Will Godfrey explores the WHO's latest Twitter scandal

    The WHO has recently stirred controversy by sharing widely criticised claims about vaping on its social media accounts, so in today's episode of GFN News we ask, what's this all about? And has this happened before? Joining us today is Will Godfrey who filled us in on the latest chapter of the WHO's infodemic problem.

    • 4 min
    GFN News #103 | AUSTRALIA'S POUCH CONUNDRUM | Mendelsohn unpacks the use of nicotine pouches

    GFN News #103 | AUSTRALIA'S POUCH CONUNDRUM | Mendelsohn unpacks the use of nicotine pouches

    Nicotine pouches such as Zonnic and Zyn have taken many countries by storm, but in Australia heavy handed restrictions on nicotine have limited legal access to pouches. In today's episode, Colin Mendelsohn updates us on the rise of nicotine pouches in Australia, and the science supporting the claim that they are safer than smoking.

    • 6 min
    GFN News #102 | SHIFTING PERSPECTIVE | Chris Baxter shares his thoughts on the science of nicotine

    GFN News #102 | SHIFTING PERSPECTIVE | Chris Baxter shares his thoughts on the science of nicotine

    In today's episode of GFN News Chris Baxter shares his own views on the addictive nature of nicotine and the current state of nicotine research, and reflects on his GFN Five submission from GFN22 covering the addictiveness of nicotine.

    • 13 min
    GFN.TV Interviews | INCONVENIENT KNOWLEDGE | Slamming Safer Nicotine Prohibitionists

    GFN.TV Interviews | INCONVENIENT KNOWLEDGE | Slamming Safer Nicotine Prohibitionists

    Actions by anti-tobacco harm reduction advocates and organizations are “outrageous” and “disgusting,” says Ethan Nadelmann, legendary drugs harm reduction campaigner. Why are the lessons learned in the fight to end the war on drugs ignored in the battle to end the war on vaping?

    Featuring:
    Ethan Nadelmann
    Founder & Former Executive Director, Drug Policy Alliance
    Podcast Host, PSYCHOACTIVE
    @ethannadelmann

    • 48 min

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