Current Abstracts on Tobacco

October 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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Alcohol Use

Krauss MJ, Cavazos-Rehg PA, Plunk AD, Bierut LJ, Grucza RA.
Effects of state cigarette excise taxes and smoke-free air policies on state per capita alcohol consumption in the United States, 1980 to 2009. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research 2014 Sep 24 [Epub ahead of print]. freeicon

Cessation – Coronary Artery Disease Patients

Hammal F, Ezekowitz JA, Norris CM, Wild TC, Finegan BA; APPROACH Investigators.
Smoking status and survival: Impact on mortality of continuing to smoke one year after the angiographic diagnosis of coronary artery disease, a prospective cohort study. BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2014 Oct 1;14(1):133. canadaflagfree

Cessation – Intervention Strategies

Brown J, Michie S, Geraghty AW, Yardley L, Gardner B, Shahab L, et al.
Internet-based intervention for smoking cessation (StopAdvisor) in people with low and high socioeconomic status: A randomised controlled trial. Lancet: Respiratory Medicine 2014 Sep 24 [Epub ahead of print].  freeicon

Silfen SL, Farley SM, Shih SC, Duquaine DC, Ricci JM, Kansagra SM, et al.
Increases in smoking cessation interventions after a feedback and improvement initiative using electronic health records — 19 community health centers, New York City, October 2010 – March 2012. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report 2014 Oct 17;63(41):921-924. freeicon

Cigarette Package Warning Labels

Canadian Cancer Society.
Cigarette Package Health Warnings: International Status Report. Fourth Edition, September 2014. canadaflagfree

Electronic Cigarettes

Copp SR, Collins JL, Dar R, Barrett SP.
The effects of nicotine stimulus and response expectancies on male and female smokers’ responses to nicotine-free electronic cigarettes. Addictive Behaviors  2015 Jan;40(1):144-147. (Epub ahead of print – 2014 Sep 18). Canadian flag denotes Canadian Content

King BA, Patel R, Nguyen K, Dube SR.
Trends in awareness and use of electronic cigarettes among U.S. adults, 2010-2013. Nicotine and Tobacco Research 2014 Sep 19 [Epub ahead of print].  freeicon

Luo C, Zheng X, Zeng DD, Leischow S.
Portrayal of electronic cigarettes on YouTube. BMC Public Health 2014 Oct 3;14(1):1028. canadaflagfree

Health Effects

Rostron BL, Chang CM, Pechacek TF.
Estimation of cigarette smoking-attributable morbidity in the United States. JAMA Internal Medicine 2014 Oct 13 [Epub ahead of print]. freeicon


De Long NE, Barra NG, Hardy DB, Holloway AC.
Is it safe to use smoking cessation therapeutics during pregnancy? Expert Opinion on Drug Safety 2014 Oct 21 [epub ahead of print]. Canadian flag denotes Canadian Content

Lee KW, Richmond R, Hu P, French L, Shin J, Bourdon C, et al.
Prenatal exposure to maternal cigarette smoking and DNA methylation: Epigenome-wide association in a discovery sample of adolescents and replication in an independent cohort at birth through 17 years of age. Environmental Health Perspectives 2014 Oct 17 [Epub ahead of print]. canadaflagfree

Quality of Life

Goldenberg M, Danovitch I, IsHak WW.
Quality of life and smoking. American Journal on Addictions 2014 Nov;23(6):540-562freeicon

Relapse – Risk Factors

Moore S, Teixeira A, Stewart S.
Effect of network social capital on the chances of smoking relapse: A two-year follow-up study of urban-dwelling adults. American Journal of Public Health 2014 Oct 16:e1-e5 [Epub ahead of print]. canadaflagfree

Secondhand Smoke – Exposure

Semple S, Apsley A, Ibrahim TA, Turner SW, Cherrie JW.
Fine particulate matter concentrations in smoking households: Just how much secondhand smoke do you breathe in if you live with a smoker who smokes indoors? Tobacco Control 2014 Oct 20 [Epub ahead of print].

Secondhand Smoke – Multiunit Housing

King BA, Peck RM, Babb SD.
National and state cost savings associated with prohibiting smoking in subsidized and public housing in the United States. Preventing Chronic Disease  2014 Oct 2;11(E171):1-11.

Secondhand Smoke – Risk Perception

Schwartz J, Bottorff JL, Ratner PA, Gotay C, Johnson KC, Memetovic J, et al.
Effect of web-based messages on girls’ knowledge and risk perceptions related to cigarette smoke and breast cancer: 6-month follow-up of a randomized controlled trial. JMIR Research Protocols 2014 Sep 30;3(3):e53. canadaflagfree

Smoking Behaviour – Brand Switching

Cornelius ME, Cummings KM, Fong GT, Hyland A, Driezen P, Chaloupka FJ, et al.
The prevalence of brand switching among adult smokers in the USA, 2006-2011: Findings from the ITC US surveys. Tobacco Control 2014 Sep 26 [Epub ahead of print]. Canadian flag denotes Canadian Content

Thirdhand Smoke

Bahl V, Jacob P, 3rd, Havel C, Schick SF, Talbot P.
Thirdhand cigarette smoke: Factors affecting exposure and remediation. PloS One 2014 Oct 6;9(10):e108258. freeicon

Women – Health Effects

Catsburg C, Miller AB, Rohan TE.
Active cigarette smoking and risk of breast cancer. International Journal of Cancer 2014 Oct 10 [Epub ahead of print]. Canadian flag denotes Canadian Content

Young Adults

Berg CJ, Stratton E, Schauer GL, Lewis M, Wang Y, Windle M, et al.
Perceived harm, addictiveness, and social acceptability of tobacco products and marijuana among young adults: Marijuana, hookah, and electronic cigarettes win. Substance Use and Misuse 2014 Sep 30 [Epub ahead of print].

Jiang N, Lee YO, Ling PM.
Young adult social smokers: Their co-use of tobacco and alcohol, tobacco-related attitudes, and quitting efforts. Preventive Medicine 2014 Dec;69:166-171.