Mark Tyndall UBC

Harm Reduction Experts

by Mark Tyndall

The focus of my research is public health and disadvantaged populations. Current interests include addiction, poverty, homelessness, drug overdose, and drug policy. Harm reduction including supervised injection sites, regulated drug distribution and nicotine harm reduction (e-cigarettes/vaping). Interest in community-based research with involvement of people with lived-experience.

The ‘Epidemic’ of Youth Vaping

In response to an “epidemic” of vaping among youth, the province of British Columbia has released a new set of regulations designed to reverse this trend. It aims to position the government as a progressive champion for the health and well-being of young people and has been widely applauded by anti-smoking groups. As other provinces…
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