Smoking specialist fumes over Asthma Council call

A senior UNSW public health academic has launched a stinging attack on the National Asthma Council for advising smokers to smoke rather than quit with e-cigarettes.

He has also come out with a bold statement that Big Tobacco should be viewed “as part of the solution” to smoking cessation, not the enemy.

Associate Professor Colin Mendelsohn has slammed a recommendation in the latest National Asthma Handbook that e-cigarettes should be avoided at all