The film is entirely funded by Yorkshire Cancer Research. No other organisations have contributed financially to this film.
Yorkshire has the highest smoking rate in England. More than 4,500 smoking-related cancers are diagnosed in Yorkshire every year. It is the biggest cause of preventable death.
The aim of Vaping Demystified is to address misconceptions surrounding vaping and provide evidence-based facts to help smokers make an informed decision on quit methods.
Dr Kathryn Scott; Chief Executive, Yorkshire Cancer Research
Dr Stuart Griffiths; Director of Research & Services, Yorkshire Cancer Research
Paul Lambert; Head of Services, Yorkshire Cancer Research
Dr Sharon Cox; Senior Researcher, University College London
Dr Amir Khan; GP at The Ridge Medical Practice, Bradford
Professor Matthew Callister; Consultant Respiratory Physician, Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
Louise Ross; Cessation Specialist and Vice Chair of New Nicotine Alliance
Liam Humberstone; Engagement and Stewardship Lead, Independent British Vape Trade Association
Martin Dockrell; Tobacco Control Lead, Public Health England
Clive Bates; Former Director, Action on Smoking and Health
Mike Sugden; Ex-smoker
Vaping Demystified features contributors with a variety of expertise, including lung health specialists, researchers, public health experts, industry representatives, GPs and stop smoking professionals.
We have used evidence-based science from reputable UK organisations such as Public Health England, the NHS, the Royal College of Physicians, the British Medical Association.
eskimosoup Ltd and Storyboard Media Ltd were commissioned by Yorkshire Cancer Research to produce Vaping Demystified. The film is owned by Yorkshire Cancer Research.
Yes, organisations discussed within the film were given an opportunity to provide comment prior to the film’s release.
More information about vaping, its safety compared to smoking, and how it works as a stop smoking aid can be found here.
We have also published an article for people looking for advice on stopping smoking and how vaping products can help.
We have taken great care to ensure a wide range of individuals across Yorkshire, including people with cancer and smokers, have seen the film in advance of publication, and that they are comfortable with the topics covered and the views put forward.
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