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Arts and Humanities

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Article ID: 700896

Roswell Park and URMC To Create $19 Million Research Program Focused on Flavored Tobacco

Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center

The expertise of two regional research teams has earned a federal grant of nearly $20 million to create the nation’s first program dedicated to the study of flavored tobacco.

Released:
21-Sep-2018 7:40 AM EDT

Article ID: 700778

Washington University partners in five-year $11.6 million NIH grant to study retail tobacco policies across U.S.

Washington University in St. Louis

Tobacco use causes nearly a half a million premature deaths each year from cancer, cardiovascular disease and pulmonary illnesses. Most tobacco is purchased from brick-and-mortar retailers, where the tobacco industry spends $1 million every hour on advertising and marketing.The 2009 Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act gave states and localities more authority to regulate the sales and distribution of tobacco products in their communities.

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19-Sep-2018 10:05 AM EDT

Law and Public Policy

Article ID: 700739

Penn Medicine Researchers Receive $18 Million Grant for the Tobacco Center of Regulatory Science

Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

A new $18 million grant to Penn Medicine researchers will allow them to take aim at the effects of tobacco marketing. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and National Institutes of Health (NIH) have renewed their commitment to the Tobacco Centers of Regulatory Science (TCORS) program and awarded a second cohort (TCORS 2.0) of centers.

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18-Sep-2018 3:05 PM EDT

Article ID: 700708

Rutgers Researchers Receive $18 Million Grant for the Tobacco Center of Regulatory Science

Rutgers School of Public Health

A new $18 million center grant awarded to Rutgers and University of Pennsylvania Researchers will allow them to take aim at the effects of tobacco marketing. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and National Institutes of Health (NIH) have renewed their commitment to the Tobacco Centers of Regulatory Science (TCORS) program and awarded a second cohort (TCORS 2.0) of Centers.

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18-Sep-2018 11:15 AM EDT
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    14-Sep-2018 10:00 AM EDT

Article ID: 700374

Alcohol and Marijuana Use May Increase when Marijuana is Used by Young Adult Drinkers

Research Society on Alcoholism

The risks of alcohol consumption differ by the presence or absence of simultaneous use of other substances, the most common one being marijuana. Simultaneous alcohol and marijuana use may increase alcohol-related risks and societal costs. This paper examined historical changes in simultaneous alcohol/marijuana use among young adult alcohol users from 1977 – 2016.

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11-Sep-2018 6:05 PM EDT

Arts and Humanities

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Article ID: 700184

Adolescent Users of Juul, Other E-Cigarette Pods Exposed to Nearly As Much Nicotine as Smokers, Study Shows

Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center

A new Roswell Park/Stony Brook Children's Hospital study reports striking findings: that young users of newer “pod” e-cigarette devices are absorbing nicotine at levels approaching nicotine exposure from traditional combustible cigarettes.

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7-Sep-2018 9:45 AM EDT
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Article ID: 700185

Adolescent Users of E-Cigarettes Exposed to Nearly as Much Nicotine as Smokers

Stony Brook University

A new study that looked at nicotine exposure of adolescent e-cigarette users, specifically those who use the ‘pod’ vaping devices (ie, Juul), found that levels of urinary cotinine, a byproduct of nicotine metabolism, were even higher than what has been reported among adolescent cigarette smokers.

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7-Sep-2018 9:35 AM EDT
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Article ID: 699993

Graphic Images on Cigarette Warnings Stick with Smokers

Ohio State University

If you want smokers to remember cigarette-warning labels, include a graphic image of the results of long-term smoking, a new study suggests.

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5-Sep-2018 9:05 AM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences


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