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ARNOTT: Why tobacco product regulation is no magic bullet

Alas, Collishaw’s interesting proposal1 has fatal flaws. As he admits, it effectively bans combustible cigarettes, with ‘heat not burn’ the standard to meet. Any government implementing such a draconian measure could only justify it on the basis of risk r
Tobacco Control
added Jul 23, 2018 06:17
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YEARS AGO FOR JULY 21

1993...The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency urges parents not to smoke in their homes and said nonsmokers should be protected from secondhand smoke in public places and on the job.
Youngstown (OH) Vindicator
added Jul 23, 2018 06:14
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Secondhand Smoke Causing Thousands Of Still Births in Developing Countries

The team from York looked at the number of pregnancies alongside smoking exposure data in 30 developing countries from 2008 to 2013. The analysis revealed that in Armenia, Indonesia, Jordan, Bangladesh and Nepal more than 50% of pregnant women reported
Eurasia Review (blog)
added Jul 23, 2018 06:13
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Relationships of Long-term Smoking and Moist Snuff Consumption with a DNA Methylation Age Relevant Smoking Index: An Analysis in Buccal Cells

Recently, researchers developed a smoking index (SI) using nucleated blood cells and a multi-tissue DNA methylation-based predictor of chronological age and disease (DNAm-age).... The 66-CpG SI appears to be a useful tool for measuring smoking-specific be
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jul 23, 2018 06:09
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Perception and Current Use of E-cigarettes Among Youth in China

E-cigarette use among youth in China remains low but awareness is high. E-cigarette use was associated with increased intentions to use tobacco... Chinese youths use e-cigarettes as a tobacco product rather than an aid to quitting.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jul 23, 2018 06:08
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High maternal circulating cotinine during pregnancy is associated with persistently shorter stature from birth to five years in an Asian cohort

Little is known about the long-term effects of prenatal tobacco exposure on offspring stature in Asia where passive smoking is common. This study has used an objective biomarker to reveal that the association of prenatal tobacco exposure with offspring l
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jul 23, 2018 06:05
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[California] Share of advertising voice at the point-of-sale and its influence on at-risk students’ use of alternative tobacco products

POS SAV has the potential to influence at-risk students’ use of alternative tobacco products and may be a contributing factor to recent nationwide shifts in youth tobacco use.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jul 23, 2018 06:02
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Genetic vulnerability for smoking and cannabis use: associations with e-cigarette and water pipe use

The significant associations between genetic liability to smoking heaviness with e-cigarette and water pipe phenotypes are in line with studies indicating a common genetic background for substance use phenotypes. These associations emerged only in non-smo
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jul 23, 2018 06:01
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Electronic cigarette use and understanding among a national sample of Australian Aboriginal and Torres Islander smokers

Many Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander smokers have used e-cigarettes. However, there is considerable misunderstanding about the relative harm of e-cigarettes compared to conventional cigarettes, in part due to the tight regulatory environment in Aus
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jul 23, 2018 05:59
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Effects of cigarette prices on intention to quit, quit attempts, and successful cessation among African American smokers

Tobacco tax policy alone may not be enough to increase quit attempts or successful cessation among African Americans. Community-based cessation programs tailored towards African American smokers, especially low-income menthol smokers, are needed.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jul 23, 2018 05:58
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