Current Abstracts on Tobacco

June 2014

The following is a monthly list of selected journal articles and reports on tobacco topics, with an emphasis on Canadian authors and research.  Please note that this list is not all-inclusive. We try to choose titles of interest to our tobacco control network, but we realize that there are many relevant articles that are not listed. For other material please browse or search our library catalogue at http://library.otru.org.

Full text is available where indicated, otherwise, a fee may be required. All articles are added to our library catalogue.

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Fucito LM, Bars MP, Forray A, Rojewski AM, Shiffman S, Selby P, West R, Foulds J, Toll BA; Writing Committee for the SRNT Policy and Treatment Networks.
Addressing the evidence for FDA nicotine replacement therapy label changes: A policy statement of the Association for the Treatment of Tobacco Use and Dependence and the Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco. Nicotine and Tobacco Research 2014 Jun 11 [Epub ahead of print]. Canadian flag denotes Canadian Content

Mullen KA, Coyle D, Manuel D, Nguyen HV, Pham B, Pipe AL, Reid RD.
Economic evaluation of a hospital-initiated intervention for smokers with chronic disease, in Ontario, Canada. Tobacco Control 2014 Jun 16 [Epub ahead of print]. canadaflagfree

Selby P, Brosky G, Oh P, Raymond V, Arteaga C, Ranger S.
A pragmatic, randomized, controlled study evaluating the impact of access to smoking cessation pharmacotherapy coverage on the proportion of successful quitters in a Canadian population of smokers motivated to quit (ACCESSATION). BMC Public Health 2014 May 7;14:433. canadaflagfree

Cigarette Prices

Cornelius ME, Driezen P, Hyland A, Fong GT, Chaloupka FJ, Cummings KM.
Trends in cigarette pricing and purchasing patterns in a sample of US smokers: Findings from the ITC US surveys (2001-2011). Tobacco Control 2014 Jun 10 [Epub ahead of print]Canadian flag denotes Canadian Content


Czoli CD, Hammond D, White CM.
Electronic cigarettes in Canada: Prevalence of use and perceptions among youth and young adults. Canadian Journal of Public Health 2014 March/April;105(2):e97-e102. Canadian flag denotes Canadian Content

Duke JC, Lee YO, Kim AE, Watson KA, Arnold KY, Nonnemaker JM, et al.
Exposure to electronic cigarette television advertisements among youth and young adults. Pediatrics 2014 Jun 2 [Epub ahead of print]. freeicon

Giovenco DP, Lewis MJ, Delnevo CD.
Factors associated with e-cigarette use: A national population survey of current and former smokers. American Journal of Preventive Medicine 2014 May 21 [Epub ahead of print].

Vardavas CI, Filippidis FT, Agaku IT.
Determinants and prevalence of e-cigarette use throughout the European Union: A secondary analysis of 26,566 youth and adults from 27 countries. Tobacco Control 2014 Jun 16 [Epub ahead of print].

Health Effects – Cancer
Health Professionals – Optometrists

Kennedy RD, Spafford MM, Douglas O, Brûlé J, Hammond D, Fong GT, et al.
Patient tobacco use in optometric practice: A Canada-wide study. Optometry and Vision Science 2014 Jun 12 [Epub ahead of print]. Canadian flag denotes Canadian Content

Motion Pictures

Polansky JR, Titus K, Lanning N, Glantz SA.
Smoking in Top-Grossing US Movies: 2013. San Francisco: University of California, Centre for Tobacco Control Research and Education, June 12, 2014. freeicon

Secondhand Smoke – Youth Exposure

Schwartz J, Graham RB, Richardson CG, Okoli CT, Struik LL, Bottorff JL.
An examination of exposure and avoidance behavior related to second-hand cigarette smoke among adolescent girls in Canada. BMC Public Health 2014 May 17;14:468. canadaflagfree

Smokeless Tobacco

Mazurek JM, Syamlal G, King BA, Castellan RM.
Smokeless tobacco use among working adults — United States, 2005 and 2010. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report 2014 Jun 6;63(22):477-482. freeicon

Social Norms

Mead EL, Rimal RN, Ferrence R, Cohen JE.
Understanding the sources of normative influence on behavior: The example of tobacco. Social Science and Medicine 2014 May 21 [Epub ahead of print]. Canadian flag denotes Canadian Content

Tobacco Control – United States
Trend Analysis – United States

Tobacco product use among adults — United States, 2012–2013. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report 2014 Jun 24;63(early release):1-6.


Azagba S, Minaker LM, Sharaf MF, Hammond D, Manske S.
Smoking intensity and intent to continue smoking among menthol and non-menthol adolescent smokers in Canada. Cancer Causes and Control 2014 Jun 10 [Epub ahead of print]. Canadian flag denotes Canadian Content

Kann L, Kinchen S, Shanklin SL, Flint KH, Hawkins J, Harris WA, et al.
Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance — United States, 2013. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, Surveillance Summaries  2014 Jun 13;63(SS04):1-168. freeicon

Minaker LM, Ahmed R, Hammond D, Manske S.
Flavored tobacco use among Canadian students in grades 9 through 12: Prevalence and patterns from the 2010-2011 Youth Smoking Survey. Preventing Chronic Disease 2014 Jun 19;11:140094. canadaflagfree

O’Loughlin JL, Sylvestre MP, Dugas EN, Karp I.
Predictors of the occurrence of smoking discontinuation in novice adolescent smokers. Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers and Prevention 2014 Jun;23(6):1090-1101Canadian flag denotes Canadian Content