Items filtered by date: August 2017

Susceptibility to cigarette smoking among middle and high school e-cigarette users in Canada
A study of smoking susceptibility used “data drawn from the 2014–2015 Canadian Student Tobacco, Alcohol and Drugs Survey (n = 25,637). A multivariable logistic regression model was used to examine the

E-cigarette use may encourage experimentation with tobacco, study finds
A 2015-2016 study in four Scottish secondary schools found a link between e-cigarette use in "never smokers" - those who have never tried smoking - and their subsequent first experimentation with cigarettes in the following year.

Comparing the cancer potencies of emissions from vaporized nicotine products including e-cigarettes with those of tobacco smoke
“Cancer potencies of various nicotine-delivering aerosols were modeled using published chemical analyses of emissions and their associated inhalation unit risks. Lifetime cancer risks were calculated from potencies using daily consumption estimates.

Evaluation of a 2009 Indian mass media campaign based on “a nationally representative household survey of 2898 smokeless tobacco users was evaluated using “a standard cost-effectiveness methodology.”
“It successfully generated 17 259 148 additional quit attempts, 431 479 permanent quits and 120 814 deaths averted. The cost per benefit was US$0.06 per quit attempt,

0011TRC Research Update
The Capability Development of People Working on Tobacco Control