Items of Interest: Research Article

The tobacco control community has been divided regarding the role of e-cigarettes in tobacco control. One study's projections show that a strategy of replacing cigarette smoking with vaping would yield substantial life year gains, even under pessimistic assumptions regarding cessation, initiation and relative harm.  

E-cigarettes hold the potential to reduce cigarette smoking’s enormous toll. By itself, however, tobacco harm reduction, as embodied in vaping, is no magic bullet. A recent study reported on predicted scenarios which resulted in millions of individuals quitting smoking due to vaping.

The 15 past presidents of the Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco (SRNT) co-authored an article for the American Journal of Public Health.  n the article, the authors “review the health risks of e-cigarette use, the likelihood that vaping increases smoking cessation, concerns about youth vaping, and the need to balance valid concerns about risks to youths with the potential benefits of

Trends in Secondhand Smoke Exposure, 2011−2018: Impact and Implications of Expanding Serum Cotinine Range was recently pubished in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine

More than a third of current smokers (33.2%) erroneously believed filters make cigarettes less harmful to smoke, a line perpetuated by the tobacco industry, according to Truth Initiative research published in Tobacco Control.

CDC’s Office on Smoking and Health has released the following tobacco-related article in the journal, Preventive Medicine.