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Testing messages about comparative risk of electronic cigarettes and combusted cigarettes

Comparative risk communication might encourage smokers to switch to lower-harm tobacco products. Comparative risk messages with more negative antismoking elements in the design might be particularly effective, because they led to higher self-efficacy to q
Tobacco Control
added Aug 14, 2018 02:48
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[UK] Local authority pension funds and investments in the tobacco industry (PDF)

It is intended to help inform stakeholders in local authority pensions, including Councillors, pension fund members, local taxpayers and pension fund trustees. It is intended to help them make decisions about their investment strategy, and in particula
ASH London (uk)
added Aug 14, 2018 00:34
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‘We have a rich heritage and, we believe, a bright future’: how transnational tobacco companies are using Twitter to oppose policy and shape their public identity

Transnational tobacco companies are using Twitter to oppose tobacco control policy and shape their public identity by promoting corporate social responsibility initiatives in violation of WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control. Regulation of the toba
Tobacco Control
added Aug 13, 2018 15:18
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Quitting Failure and Success With and Without Using Medication: Latent Classes of Abstinence and Adherence to Nicotine Monotherapy, Combination Therapy, and Varenicline

Varenicline and combination nicotine patch and lozenge are less likely to be used as directed and may not increase first-month abstinence better than patch alone when taken adherently.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Aug 13, 2018 15:15
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Evidence on the association between cigarette smoking and incident depression from the South African National Income Dynamics Study 2008–2014: mental health implications for a resource-limited setting

The results suggest an important relationship between cigarette smoking and incident depression, particularly among older adolescents, who are developmentally vulnerable and socio-economically disadvantaged to experiencing depression. There is a consider
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Aug 13, 2018 15:13
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Exposure to Cadmium and Lead in Cigarette Smokers Who Switched to Electronic Cigarettes

The study revealed that smokers who completely switched to e-cigarettes and quit smoking conventional cigarettes may significantly reduce their exposure to Cd and probably Pb.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Aug 13, 2018 15:12
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Latent Class Analysis of E-cigarette Use Sessions in their Natural Environments

These results suggest that it is important for studies on the health effects of e-cigarettes to take variation in user topography into account. It is crucial to accurately understand the topography profiles of session and user types to determine whether s
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Aug 13, 2018 15:11
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The effects of tobacco smoking, and prenatal tobacco smoke exposure, on risk of schizophrenia: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Our findings suggest smoking, and prenatal smoke exposure, may be an independent risk factor for schizophrenia. Care should be taken when inferring causation, given the observational nature of the studies.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Aug 13, 2018 15:07
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GLANTZ: Questions that FDA and TPSAC should consider when evaluating RJR Camel Snus MRTP application

Lauren Lempert and I just sent this letter to FDA...As of August 10, 2018, many of the most crucial Camel Snus MRTP applications materials have still not been posted for public review and comment, including: Module 6 – Summary of All Research Findings, in
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Aug 13, 2018 08:32
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Tobacco company strategies to identify and promote the benefits of nicotine (PDF) [FREE FULL TEXT]

Tobacco companies implemented strategies to promote benefits of nicotine to scientific and general audiences while minimising its health risks. These strategies reappeared at the time novel tobacco products like electronic cigarettes were introduced.A
Tobacco Control
added Aug 12, 2018 04:31
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