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Querying about the Use of Specific E-cigarette Devices May Enhance Accurate Measurement of E-cigarette Prevalence Rates among High School Students

These findings suggest that when assessing adolescents’ lifetime e-cigarette use, using of terms referring to specific devices likely produces more accurate prevalence estimates than using the term “e-cigarettes.”
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Nov 6, 2018 11:47

LESKO-JELLEY: Hey, Can I Hit Your Juul?; The Truth Behind the “Cigarettes” of Gen Z

No matter how stressed, depressed, anxious you are or how much you want to be “cool,” Juuling clearly isn’t the solution. Juuls are part of a billion-dollar E-cigarette business. This company is making millions of dollars off of the insecure, underconfi
The College Voice (Connecticut College)
added Nov 6, 2018 11:06

A Cluster-Randomized Clinical Trial Testing the Effectiveness of the Addressing Tobacco Through Organizational Change (ATTOC) Model for Improving the Treatment of Tobacco Use in Community Mental Healthcare: Preliminary Study Feasibility and Baseline Findi

Conclusions This trial of training in tobacco treatment within mental healthcare is feasible thus far; self-reported rates of tobacco treatment are low and associated with clinician attitudes and barriers. I
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Nov 3, 2018 19:50

[California] Where there’s smoke there’s students: Berkeley teens addicted to e-cigarettes

Skyrocketing e-cigarette use in teens has cities across the nation baffled. Including Berkeley. Kieran Rok, dean of students at Berkeley High School, said e-cigarettes have been wreaking havoc for a few years now. “It was unexpected,” he said, of the n
added Nov 1, 2018 14:32

[Indiana] Opioids, tobacco damage Hoosiers

and cost $12.6 billion in health care expenses, lost productivity and other economic damages, according to a pair of reports released Tuesday by the Richard M. Fairbanks Foundation.
Fort Wayne (IN) Journal-Gazette
added Nov 1, 2018 14:31

AHA: How to Beat Triggers That Make You Crave a Cigarette

Triggers come in a few categories. Etta Short, director of clinical development and support at Optum, a corporate tobacco cessation program, said dependence on the nicotine in tobacco causes physical cravings that become paired with actions and emotions
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Oct 30, 2018 21:52

Public versus internal conceptions of addiction: An analysis of internal Philip Morris documents [FREE FULL TEXT]

Beyond nicotine’s pharmacology, the industry’s continued aggressive advertising, lobbying, and litigation against effective tobacco control policies promotes various non-pharmacological determinants of addiction. To help tobacco users quit, policy makers
PLoS (Public Library of Science)
added Oct 30, 2018 21:42

Use of Juul E-Cigarettes Among Youth in the United States

The findings help to characterize the rapid rise of this new product category within the rapidly evolving e-cigarette market at a time when the FDA and public health community are seeking to understand JUUL and its appeal among young people.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Oct 30, 2018 18:03

Prevalence and correlates of JUUL use among a national sample of youth and young adults

Given the high nicotine content of JUUL, there is concern over the potential for addiction and other serious health consequences among young people. Findings suggest strong regulatory actions are needed to prevent youth and young adult uptake.
Tobacco Control
added Oct 30, 2018 17:48

Few smokers know about added sugar in cigarettes

In addition, very few realize that added sugar increases toxins in cigarette smoke, the study authors wrote in the journal Nicotine and Tobacco Research. “Knowledge is power and there is a clear gap in awareness,” said lead researcher Andrew Seidenberg,
added Oct 26, 2018 23:21
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