Tag: tobacco

1. Among those surveyed, individuals who reported using modifiable e-cigarettes, known as “mods,” smoked more than 6 times as many cigarettes at follow up than those who endorsed the use of non-modifiable vaping “pens.” 2. Recent e-cigarette users smoked more than 5 times as many cigarettes at follow-up as those...
1. In national data from undercover compliance checks of tobacco sale laws, approximately 80% of stores requested identification from minors, but sales after identification requests constituted nearly one-quarter of all violations. 2. Identification request rates were lower, and violations were higher during vaping product purchase attempts than during cigarette purchase...
1. Study findings suggest that use of tetrahydrocannabinol (THC)-containing products and vitamin E acetate to be associated with outbreak of use-associated lung injury in California Evidence Level: 3 (Average) Despite e-cigarette, or vaping usage increasing in popularity in North America in the past decade, the contents of the products remain largely...
1. In a cross-sectional study using national survey data from 2011 to 2018, there was a significant negative trend in smoking frequency and amount (cigarettes per day) among adolescent cigarette users. 2. While the age at first cigarette use increased slightly, the frequency of e-cigarette use also increased among adolescent...
1. The use of electronic cigarettes is highly prevalent among adolescents and young adults through the advent of JUUL, which has unique implications for this young and susceptible age group. Evidence Rating Level: 1 (Excellent) Adverse effects of nicotine on overall health, as well as neurodevelopment during critical stages, are well-known....
1. The receipt of evidence-based treatment for nicotine use disorder is extremely low among adolescents and young adults. Evidence Rating Level: 2 (Good) It has now been well established that adolescents and young adults using e-cigarettes are at high risk of transitioning to combustible cigarettes. As such, it is important to...
1. Strict tobacco retail licensing (TRL) regulation, including enforcement of laws banning cigarette sales to minors and regular compliance checks, was associated with lower odds of baseline cigarette use and lower odds of cigarette initiation and use over time in adolescents. 2. Odds of e-cigarette use initiation was also lower...
1. Nearly half of hospitalized children whose parents enrolled in a tobacco smoking cessation study tested positive for 11-hydroxy-Δ9-tetrahydrocannabinol (COOH-THC) in their urine, and one tenth tested positive for tetrahydrocannabinol (THC). 2. Children whose parents smoked marijuana inside the home in a different room were significantly more likely to have...
1. Among adolescents, frequency of hookah smoking is jointly linked with a) the belief that it is a common peer practice, and b) exposure to household users. 2. In general, adolescents overestimate the true prevalence of hookah smoking among their age cohort. Evidence Rating Level: 2 (Good) Study Rundown: Unlike other forms...
1. The Tobacco, Alcohol, Prescription Medication, and other Substance use (TAPS) tool can screen and access for tobacco, alcohol, and other major drug classes within a single instrument to help detect clinically relevant substance abuse. 2. The TAPS tool provides substance-specific risk information, which is important in directing treatment decisions...