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Flavor restrictions affect tobacco buyers differently depending on socioeconomic status, researchers say

Written by | 9 Jun 2024

Restricting menthol flavor in cigarettes while making nicotine replacement therapy, such as a skin patch that can help ease withdrawal, more available and affordable has the potential to… read more.

Study finds menthol cigarette ban would lead a lot of people to quit smoking

Written by | 22 Feb 2024

A new paper in Nicotine & Tobacco Research, published by Oxford University Press, finds that banning the sale of menthol cigarettes would likely lead to a meaningful reduction in smoking… read more.

National survey indicates more young adults begin tobacco use with vaping, not cigarettes

Written by | 20 Nov 2023

Young adults are now more likely to vape than to use traditional cigarettes. After years of public health success in decreasing the numbers of people using cigarettes, researchers… read more.

How does smoking tobacco and cannabis affect depression risk?

Written by | 9 Oct 2023

People who use both cannabis and tobacco have significantly higher rates of depression and anxiety than those who use either substance alone or not at all, according to… read more.

56 million Americans unknowingly exposed to secondhand smoke

Written by | 19 Sep 2023

More than half of American adults have been recently exposed to secondhand tobacco smoke – and the vast majority of them were unaware, according to new research. Nationwide,… read more.

Co-users of tobacco and cannabis risk more anxiety and depression than non-users

Written by | 14 Sep 2023

Co-users of tobacco and cannabis report more anxiety and depression than users of tobacco only and users of neither substance. Researchers reported these findings in PLOS ONE on… read more.

Smokers who start below age 20 become more addicted and find it difficult to quit

Written by | 4 Sep 2023

Researchers urge governments to raise the legal age to purchase cigarettes to 22 years or higher as study finds it becomes less addictive and easier to quit as… read more.

Restricting flavored e-cigarettes may reduce their use among teens and young adults

Written by | 5 May 2023

Getting many adolescents and young adults to stop using e-cigarettes may be as simple as doing away with flavored versions of the product, according to new research in… read more.

COVID-19 impacted smoking assessment rates in community health centers, necessitating a closer examination on how procedures can be adapted

Written by | 8 Apr 2023

COVID-19 Impacted Smoking Assessment Rates in Community Health Centers, Necessitating a Closer Examination on How Procedures Can be Adapted Researchers from Oregon Health & Science University and OCHIN, … read more.

New smoking cessation intervention helps patients with cervical cancer precursor or cervical cancer quit smoking

Written by | 20 Mar 2023

Tobacco use is the leading preventable cause of death in the U.S., accounting for about 1 in 5 deaths each year. It is also a risk factor for… read more.

Largest ever study of tobacco content on social media links exposure to tobacco use

Written by | 12 Jul 2022

People who have viewed tobacco content on social media are more than twice as likely than non-viewers to report using tobacco and, among those who have never used… read more.

Smoking increased in those trying to quit during COVID-19, study shows

Written by | 13 Apr 2022

While smoking rates have declined dramatically in the United States, there are still 35 million smokers. There are few data about whether, and if so, how current cigarette… read more.

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