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  1. CORESTA Meeting, Smoke Science/Product Technology, 2017, Kitzbühel, ST 50 (also presented at TSRC 2017)

    Flavored e-cigarette use among U.S. adults: results from two national surveys

    SHIFFMAN S.(1,2); SEMBOWER M.(1); KIM M.(3); CURTIN G.(3)
    (1) PinneyAssociates, Inc., Pittsburgh, PA, U.S.A.; (2) University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, U.S.A.; (3) RAI Services Co., Winston-Salem, NC, U.S.A.
    Flavored e-cigarettes have generated much controversy and interest. To examine flavored e-cigarette use among U.S. adults, we performed analyses of two national surveys. Population Assessment of Tobacco and Health (PATH) provides a representative, ...
  2. CORESTA Meeting, Smoke Science/Product Technology, 2017, Kitzbühel, ST 51 (also presented at TSRC 2017)

    Variations in intensity of e-cigarette use, smoking history, and demographics among past-30-day e-cigarette users

    SHIFFMAN S.(1,2); SEMBOWER M.(1); KIM M.(2); CURTIN G.(2)
    (1) PinneyAssociates, Inc., Pittsburgh, PA, U.S.A.; (2) University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, U.S.A.; (3) RAI Services Co., Winston-Salem, NC, U.S.A.
    Analyses that examine e-cigarette use often define "users" as those with any past-30-day use; this ignores substantial variations in use patterns, and leads to incorrect perceptions of e-cigarette users. We used data from a national sample of ...
  3. TSRC, Tob. Sci. Res. Conf., 2017, 71, abstr. 108

    Comprehension and perceptions of reduced risk information for camel snus

    FROST-PINEDA K.(1); PILLITTERI J.(2); SHIFFMAN S.(3); CURTIN G.M.(1)
    (1) RAI Services Company, Winston-Salem, NC, USA; (2) Pinney Associates, Burlington, VT, USA; (3) Pinney Associates, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    A continuum of risk exists among tobacco products, whereby non-combusted products present less health risks than combusted products. Achieving tobacco harm reduction requires risk information be effectively communicated to consumers, while also ...
  4. TSRC, Tob. Sci. Res. Conf., 2017, 71, abstr. 109

    Reduced risk information for camel snus: projecting likelihoods of use among current smokers, former smokers and never tobacco users

    CURTIN G.M.(1); GERLACH K.(2); SHIFFMAN S.(2)
    (1) RAI Services Company, Winston-Salem, NC, USA; (2) Pinney Associates, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    A risk differential exists among tobacco products, whereby non-combusted products present less health risks than combusted products. Informing smokers of the lower risks associated with using a reduced risk product could encourage switching to that ...
  5. TSRC, Tob. Sci. Res. Conf., 2017, 71, abstr. 110

    Modeling the population health effects of Camel snus with reduced risk information

    BACHAND A.(1); SULSKY S.I.(1); SHIFFMAN S.(2); CURTIN G.M.(3)
    (1) Ramboll Environ U.S., Amherst, MA, USA; (2) Pinney Associates, Pittsburgh, PA, USA; (3) RAI Services Company, Winston-Salem, NC, USA
    We present findings from a statistical model, used to assess the population health effects of Camel Snus with reduced risk information. Analyses followed a single cohort of 1 million males from age 13 to age 72, comparing the number of survivors in a base ...
  6. TSRC, Tob. Sci. Res. Conf., 2017, 71, abstr. 111 (also presented at CORESTA SSPT2017)

    Flavored e-cigarette use among U.S. adults: results from two national surveys

    KIM M.(1); SEMBOWER M.(2); SHIFFMAN S.(2); CURTIN G.M.(1)
    (1) RAI Services Company, Winston-Salem, NC, USA; (2) Pinney Associates, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Flavored e-cigarette use among U.S. adults was examined, based on data from two national surveys. PATH provides a representative sample of 32,320 adults (1,575 current established e-cigarette users), surveyed in-person from September 2013 to December 2014 ...
  7. TSRC, Tob. Sci. Res. Conf., 2017, 71, abstr. 112 (also presented at CORESTA SSPT2017)

    Variations in intensity of e-cigarette use, smoking history, and demographics among past-30-day e-cigarette users

    SHIFFMAN S.(1); SEMBOWER M.(1); KIM M.(2); CURTIN G.M.(2)
    (1) Pinney Associates, Pittsburgh, PA, USA; (2) RAI Services Company, Winston-Salem, NC, USA
    Analyses examining e-cigarette use often define "users" as those with any past-30-day use, ignoring substantial variations in use patterns and leading to incorrect perceptions of users. We used data from a national sample of 153,019 U.S. adults ...
  8. CORESTA Congress, Berlin, 2016, Plenary Session, APSTW 01

    What is the rationale behind TobReg’s "Global nicotine reduction strategy"?

    HENNINGFIELD J.E.
    Pinney Associates, Bethesda, MD, U.S.A.; The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Division of Behavioral Biology, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Baltimore, MD, U.S.A.
    In 1994 Benowitz and Henningfield proposed a regulatory strategy to reduce the nicotine content of cigarettes to levels that would greatly reduce the risk that smoking could lead to addiction or that such cigarettes could readily sustain addiction. The ...
  9. CORESTA Meeting, Smoke Science/Product Technology, 2013, Seville, STPOST 10

    A prediction model for effects of atmospheric pressure on deliveries of tar and carbon monoxide in mainstream smoke based on ventilation rate of cigarettes

    ZHAO Hui(1); XIONG Wen(1); CHEN Zaigen(2); QU Guofu(1); YANG Liu(3); LI Ying(1); QIN Yunhua(3)
    (1) Hongta Tobacco (Group) Co., Ltd., R&D Center, Yuxi, Yunnan, P.R. China; (2) China National Tobacco Quality Supervision & Test Center, Zhengzhou, Henan, P.R. China; (3) Yunnan Academy of Tobacco Science, Kunming, Yunnan, P.R. China
    The deliveries of components in mainstream cigarette smoke determined under various atmospheric pressures are quite different, especially for tar and carbon monoxide. Multiple smoke analysis laboratories of China are located in high altitude areas, ...