1. CORESTA Meeting, Agronomy/Phytopathology, 2023, Cancun, WS 09

    Cigar tobacco leaf: a critical agricultural raw material for EU manufacturing of cigar and cigarillo products

    European Cigar Manufacturers Association (ECMA), Brussels, Belgium
    EU manufacturing of cigars and cigarillos mainly consists of medium-size family-owned companies located throughout Europe. With 27 manufacturing plants, Europe remains a world-leading exporter of cigars and cigarillos, exporting more than 1372 tons...
  2. CORESTA Meeting, Smoke Science/Product Technology, 2023, Cancun, CROM 00

    Science starts with measurement: essential measurement science for self-report in tobacco and nicotine product research

    (1) Juul Labs Inc., Washington DC, U.S.A.; (2) Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, U.S.A.; (3) Philip Morris Products S.A., Neuchatel, Switzerland; (4) Pinney Associates, Inc., Bethesda, MD, U.S.A.; (5) Altria Client Services LLC, Richmond, VA, U.S.A.
    Consumer reported outcome measures (CROM) are a critical component of tobacco regulatory science. Examples of CROM include measures of tobacco product dependence and risk perceptions. Like other fields of science, behavioral researchers require...
  3. CORESTA Meeting, Smoke Science/Product Technology, 2023, Cancun, CROM 03

    Evaluating the psychometric properties of a CROM for use with a different product for which it was developed: the modified e-cigarette evaluation questionnaire (MCEQ) as a case study

    Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, U.S.A.
    The Cigarette Evaluation Questionnaire, and its revised version, the Modified Cigarette Evaluation Questionnaire (MCEQ), have been used for decades to assess the subjective reinforcing and aversive effects of cigarette smoking. While not all measures...
  4. CORESTA Meeting, Smoke Science/Product Technology, 2023, Cancun, CROM 04

    Further validation of the ABOUT-Dependence measure: Extending assessment of perceived dependence on tobacco and nicotine products to users of a heated tobacco product (IQOS)

    Philip Morris Products S.A., Neuchâtel, Switzerland
    The ABOUT™–Dependence is a Consumer Reported Outcomes Measure (CROM) developed to assess perceived dependence associated with tobacco and/or nicotine product (TNP) use. It was developed and validated in US English for TNP users who were either...
  5. CORESTA Meeting, Smoke Science/Product Technology, 2023, Cancun, CROM 05

    An illustration that one size may not fit all: assessing invariance of the WISDM scale in PATH across youth and young adult cohorts

    BLACK R.A.(1); SHIFFMAN S.(2); HANNON M.J.(2)
    (1) Juul Labs, Inc., Washington, DC, U.S.A.; (2) Pinney Associates, Inc., Pittsburgh, PA, U.S.A.
    Measuring dependence on ENDS in youth and adults is of interest, as dependence bears on continued use of such products. Dependence is an abstract, complex concept whose measurement can be highly context-specific. Typically, different scales are used...