Current Abstracts on Tobacco

September 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.

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Cessation – Smoking Reduction

Schauer GL, Malarcher AM, Babb SD.
Gradual reduction of cigarette consumption as a cessation strategy: Prevalence, correlates, and relationship with quitting. Nicotine and Tobacco Research 2014 Sep 1 [Epub ahead of print].

Cigarette Packages – Labelling
Electronic Cigarettes

Farsalinos KE, Kistler KA, Gillman G, Voudris V.
Evaluation of electronic cigarette liquids and aerosol for the presence of selected inhalation toxins. Nicotine and Tobacco Research 2014 Sep 1 [Epub ahead of print]. freeicon

Orr KK, Asal NJ.
Efficacy of electronic cigarettes for smoking cessation. Annals of Pharmacotherapy 2014 Aug 18 [Epub ahead of print].

Health Professionals – Cessation Counseling

Jamal A, Dube SR, Babb SD, Malarcher AM.
Tobacco use screening and cessation assistance during physician office visits among persons aged 11-21 years: National Ambulatory Medical Care Survey, United States, 2004-2010. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report Supplements 2014 Sep 12;63(Supp 2):71-79. freeicon

Mental Health – Depression

Luger TM, Suls J, Vander Weg MW.
How robust is the association between smoking and depression in adults? A meta-analysis using linear mixed-effects models. Addictive Behaviors 2014 Oct;39(10):1418-1429.

Psychiatric Facilities – Policies

Grant LG, Oliffe JL, Johnson JL, Bottorff JL.
Health care professionals implementing a smoke-free policy at inpatient psychiatric units. Qualitative Health Research 2014 Sep 12 [Epub ahead of print]. Canadian flag denotes Canadian Content

Secondhand Smoke – Health Effects

Kim CH, Lee YC, Hung RJ, McNallan SR, Cote ML, Lim WY, et al.
Exposure to secondhand tobacco smoke and lung cancer by histological type: A pooled analysis of the International Lung Cancer Consortium (ILCCO). International Journal of Cancer 2014 Oct 15;135(8):1918-1930.

Secondhand Smoke – Home Environment

King BA, Patel R, Babb SD.
Prevalence of smokefree home rules – United States, 1992-1993 and 2010-2011. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report  2014 Sep 5;63(35):765-769.

Tong VT, Hutchings Y, Farr SL, D’Angelo D, Babb S.
State-specific estimates of complete smoke-free home rules among postpartum women, 2010. Preventive Medicine 2014 Oct;67:24-27.

Socioeconomic Status

Hitchman SC, Fong GT, Zanna MP, Thrasher JF, Chung-Hall J, Siahpush M.
Socioeconomic status and smokers’ number of smoking friends: Findings from the International Tobacco Control (ITC) Four Country Survey. Drug and Alcohol Dependence 2014 Jul 26 [Epub ahead of print]. Canadian flag denotes Canadian Content

Thirdhand Smoke

Goniewicz ML, Lee L.
Electronic cigarettes are a source of thirdhand exposure to nicotine. Nicotine and Tobacco Research 2014 Aug 30 [Epub ahead of print].

Young Adults – Cessation

Mantler T, Irwin JD, Morrow D, Hall C, Mandich A.
Assessing motivational interviewing via co-active life coaching on selected smoking cessation outcomes. Addiction Research and Theory 2014 Aug 14 [Epub ahead of print]. canadaflagfree


Manske SR, Rynard VL, Minaker LM.
Flavoured Tobacco Use Among Canadian Youth: Evidence from Canada’s 2012/2013 Youth Smoking Survey. Waterloo, ON: Propel Centre for Population Impact, September 10, 2014. canadaflagfree

Willmore J, Sampasa H, Dickson C; Ottawa Public Health.
Ottawa Student Drug Use and Health (OSDUH) Report, 2014. Ottawa : Ottawa Public Health, 2014. canadaflagfree

Pförtner TK, Moor I, Rathmann K, Hublet A, Molcho M, Kunst AE, et al.
The association between family affluence and smoking among 15-year-old adolescents in 33 European countries, Israel and Canada: The role of national wealth. Addiction 2014 Sep 15 [Epub ahead of print]. Canadian flag denotes Canadian Content