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Displaying records 1 through 18 (18 total).

Oregon Health Authority. 2016. E-cigarette primer. [Salem, OR]: Oregon Health Authority, 3 pp.

Annotation: This document describes electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes), the potential health risks associated with the use of e-cigarettes by adolescents and adults, the lack of evidence for and marketing of e-cigarettes as smoking cessation tools, and related policy initiatives in Oregon.

Contact: Oregon Health Authority, 500 Summer Street, N.E., E-20, Salem, OR 97301-1097, Telephone: (503) 947-2340 Secondary Telephone: (877) 398-9238 Fax: (503) 947-2341 E-mail: OHPBinfo@state.or.us Web Site: http://www.oregon.gov/oha Available from the website.

Keywords: Adolescents, Adults, Consumer protection, Environmental exposure, Local initiatives, Marketing, Nicotine, Oregon, Poisoning, Policy development, Product safety, Smoking, State agencies, State initiatives

National Conference of State Legislatures. 2016. Alternative nicotine products / electronic cigarettes [upd.]. Denver, CO: National Conference of State Legislatures, 1 v.

Annotation: This resource provides information about actions taken to regulate the sale and use of electronic vaporizing products. Contents include a summary of policies from states and territories that prohibit sales of electronic cigarettes or vaping/alternative tobacco products to minors. Information from states that have passed legislation but are waiting for governor's action is also provided. The content is updated as new laws are adopted.

Contact: National Conference of State Legislatures, 7700 East First Place, Denver, CO 80230, Telephone: (303) 364-7700 Fax: (303) 364-7800 Web Site: http://www.ncsl.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Consumer protection, Nicotine, Public policy, Regulation, Smoking, State initiatives

Americans for Nonsmokers' Rights. 2016. Electronic cigarettes (upd.). Berkeley, CA: Americans for Nonsmokers' Rights, multiple items.

Annotation: This website presents information and resources about electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes). Contents include fact sheets about e-cigarette aerosol and trends in electronic smoking device (ESD) policy adoption. Topics include progress in keeping ESDs out of smokefree environments; federal, state, and local laws regulating e-cigarette use; the components of a typical e-cigarette; science on secondhand vapor; false claims and misleading advertising; and public support for e-cigarette laws.

Contact: Americans for Nonsmokers' Rights, 2530 San Pablo Avenue, Suite J, Berkeley, CA 94702, Web Site: http://no-smoke.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Adverse effects, Consumer protection, Legislation, Marketing, Nicotine, Prevention, Regulations, Smoking

National Institute on Drug Abuse. 2016. DrugFacts: Electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) (rev.). Bethesda, MD: National Institute on Drug Abuse, 1 v.

Annotation: This resource describes how electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) work, how e-cigarettes compare to conventional cigarettes, the use of e-cigarettes by youth, and the lack of evidence on the effectiveness of e-cigarettes as smoking-cessation aids.

Contact: National Institute on Drug Abuse, 6001 Executive Boulevard, Room 5213, MSC 9561, Bethesda, MD 20892-9561, Telephone: (301) 443-1124 Secondary Telephone: Fax: Web Site: http://www.nida.nih.gov Available from the website.

Keywords: Adolescents, Drug administration routes, Nicotine, Regulations, Research, Smoking, Young adults

U.S. Food and Drug Administration, Office of Consumer Affairs. 2016. Vaporizers, e-cigarettes, and other electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS). Rockville, MD: U.S. Food and Drug Administration, Office of Consumer Affairs, 1 v.

Annotation: This resource describes types, ingredients, and components of electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS) including vaporizers, vape pens, hookah pens, electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes), and e-pipes. Additional topics include what ENDS look like; statistics about ENDS use; FDA regulation of ENDS; manufacturing ENDS and e-liquids; nicotine warning statement; retail sales of ENDS, e-liquids, or their components or parts made or derived from tobacco; vape shops that mix e-liquids or modify products; importing ENDS and e-liquids; and reporting adverse experiences and product violations.

Contact: U.S. Food and Drug Administration, Office of Consumer Affairs, , 5600 Fishers Lane , Rockville, MD 20857, Telephone: (888) 463-6332 Fax: (301) 443-9767 E-mail: consumerinfo@fda.hhs.gov Web Site: http://www.fda.gov/consumer/default.htm Available from the website.

Keywords: Adverse effects, Consumer protection, Drug administration routes, Federal agencies, Nicotine, Public health, Regulations, Smoking

National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Office on Smoking and Health. 2016. Betel quid with tobacco (gutka). Atlanta, GA: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1 p.

Annotation: This fact sheet provides information about the use and health effects of betel quid, a combination of betel leaf, areca nut, and slaked lime. Topics include betel quid and gutka (betel quid with tobacco) use by men and women and by region. Health issues associated with the use of betel quid and gutka such as precancerous conditions, cancer, reproductive health problems, and nicotine addiction are also discussed.

Contact: National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Office on Smoking and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road, Atlanta, GA 30329-4027, Telephone: (800) 232-4636 Secondary Telephone: (888) 232-6348 Fax: E-mail: cdcinfo@cdc.gov Web Site: http://www.cdc.gov/tobacco Available from the website.

Keywords: Cancer, Drug effects, Nicotine, Oral health, Pregnant women, Preventive health services, Reproductive health, Risk factors, Smokeless tobacco, Tobacco use

National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Division of Reproductive Health. 2015. Information for health care providers and public health professionals: Preventing tobacco use during pregnancy. Atlanta, GA: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, multiple items.

Annotation: These resources for health care and public health professionals present information on the adverse health effects of tobacco use on pregnancy; the prevalence of smoking before, during, and after pregnancy; and what works to help pregnant women quit smoking. Additional topics include electronic cigarettes and smokeless tobacco and cutting back the number of cigarettes smoked without quitting. Links to hotlines, campaign materials, and other resources for professionals, as well as tips for women and their families are included.

Contact: National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Division of Reproductive Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road, Atlanta, GA 30329-4027, Telephone: (800) 232-4636 Secondary Telephone: (888) 232-6348 E-mail: cdcinfo@cdc.gov Web Site: http://www.cdc.gov/reproductivehealth Available from the website.

Keywords: Adverse effects, Disease prevention, Drug administration routes, Drug use during pregnancy, Environmental exposure, Health promotion, Nicotine, Pregnant women, Product safety, Resources for professionals, Smoking, Smoking cessation, Tobacco use

Prevent Child Injury. 2015. Liquid nicotine safety resources. no place: Prevent Child Injury, Multiple items.

Annotation: This toolkit contains resources to assist researchers, educators, public health professionals, and others in raising awareness among parents about the dangers of liquid nicotine to children and how they can keep their children safe around liquid nicotine-containing products. Contents include fact sheets, infographics, a newsletter/blog article, social medial tools, a customizable press release, a webinar, and links to video. Additional contents include a list of spokespeople who are leaders in the field of liquid nicotine safety and are available to speak to the media and other interested parties. A user guide that describes the materials available and provides recommendations for use is also provided.

Contact: Prevent Child Injury, Web Site: http://www.preventchildinjury.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Children, Injury prevention, Nicotine, Poisons, Public awareness materials

Truth Initiative. 2015. The truth about electronic nicotine delivery systems. Washington, DC: Truth Initiative, 23 pp.

Annotation: This document summarizes the science on patterns of use of electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS), the health and safety of ENDS, and the effectiveness of ENDS as a method for smoking cessation. The document also addresses common perceptions of ENDS, the appeal and impact of flavors, marketing and advertising of ENDS, and public policy measures to regulate their use.

Contact: Truth Initiative, 900 G Street, N.W., Fourth Floor, Washington, DC 20001, Web Site: http://truthinitiative.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Adverse effects, Advertising, Drug administration routes, Literature reviews, Marketing, Nicotine, Poisons, Public policy, Regulations, Safety, Smoking, Smoking cessation, Treatment effectiveness evaluation, Trends

Orange County Health Department. 2015. Betel nut provider guide: The importance of screening for betel (areca) nut. Hillsborough, NC: Orange County Health Department, 2 pp.

Annotation: This document for health care professionals provides guidance on screening for betel (areca) nut use. Topics include what betel nut is and how it used, who is likely to chew betel nut, how to tell if someone chews betel nut, and why it is important to talk to patients about betel nut. Additional topics include adverse health effects of betel nut use for oral health and pregnancy outcomes, and what health professionals can do. Sample screening questions are included.

Contact: Orange County Health Department, P.O. Box 8181, Hillsborough, NC 27278, Telephone: (919) 732-8181 Web Site: http://www.orangecountync.gov/departments/health Available from the website.

Keywords: Cancer, Communication, Culturally competent services, Drug effects, Nicotine, Oral health, Pregnancy, Pregnant women, Preventive health services, Risk factors, Smokeless tobacco, Substance use screening, Tobacco use

Legacy. 2014. Vaporized: E-cigarettes, advertising, and youth. Washington, DC: [American Legacy Foundation], 22 pp.

Annotation: This paper presents findings from two studies on electronic cigarette (e-cigarette) advertising and its impact on youth. Contents include information about use and awareness among adolescents and young adults, and industry advertising. Topics include awareness of e-cigarette advertising, spending across channels and by brand, and advertising reach across TV and print among adolescents ages 12-17 and among young adults ages 18-24. The appendix contains information on the demographics of study participants and the e-cigarette brands included in the analysis.

Contact: Truth Initiative, 900 G Street, N.W., Fourth Floor, Washington, DC 20001, Web Site: http://truthinitiative.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Adolescents, Advertising, Consumer protection, Mass media, Nicotine, Poisons, Research, Smoking, Statistical data, Young adults

Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids. 2014. Designed for addiction: How the tobacco industry has made cigarettes more addictive, more attractive to kids and even more deadly. Washington, DC: Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids, 42 pp., exec. summ. (6 pp.).

Annotation: This report describes key ways in which tobacco companies design and manipulate their products to attract new youth smokers, create and sustain addiction, mislead consumers to think that they are reducing their risk of disease, and make it more difficult for users to quit.

Contact: Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids, National Center for Tobacco-Free Kids, 1400 Eye Street, Suite 1200, Washington, DC 20005, Telephone: (202) 296-5469 Fax: (202) 296-5427 Web Site: http://www.tobaccofreekids.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Adolescents, Children, Consumer education, Consumer protection, Drug addiction, Industry, Marketing, Nicotine, Tobacco, Product safety, Research, Risk assessment

Romito L, Mandiwala R. 2014. Tobacco cessation toolkit for Indiana dental practices. Indianapolis, IN: Indiana Dental Association, 93 pp.

Annotation: This toolkit provides information on how oral health professionals can develop a tobacco-cessation-intervention program and outlines key roles for each member of the oral health team. Contents include information about tobacco use and prevalence, risks of tobacco use, secondhand smoke, benefits of cessation, nicotine and the physiology of dependence, tobacco-cessation counseling, pharmacotherapy, insurance coverage and coding, the role of dentists and the dental team, barriers and solutions, and resources.

Contact: Indiana Dental Association, 1319 East Stop 10 Road, Indianapolis, IN 46227, Telephone: (317) 634-2610 Secondary Telephone: (800) 562-5646 Fax: (317) 634-2612 E-mail: jhawke@indental.org Web Site: http://www.indental.org/ Available from the website.

Keywords: Adverse effects, Barriers, Counseling, Dental care, Drug dependence, Health insurance, Indiana, Intervention, Nicotine, Oral health, Program development, Reimbursement, Role, Smoking cessation, State programs, Tobacco use

American Academy of Family Physicians. 2014. Tar Wars®. Shawnee Mission, KS: American Academy of Family Physicians, multiple items.

Annotation: These resources are designed to help coordinators, presenters, and teachers implement a tobacco-education program for students in grades 4 and 5. The program teaches students about the short-term consequences of tobacco use, the cost associated with using tobacco products, and the advertising techniques used by the tobacco industry to market their products to young people. Contents include guides containing tips for coordinating the program; program and classroom activities in English and Spanish for presenters; and tips for teachers, including forms to request a presentation and a questionnaire to provide feedback. Information for parents is included. A student contest is included as an optional activity.

Contact: American Academy of Family Physicians, P.O. Box 11210, Shawnee Mission, KS 66207-1210, Telephone: (913) 906-6000 Secondary Telephone: (800) 274-2237 Fax: (913) 906-6075 E-mail: contactcenter@aafp.org Web Site: http://www.aafp.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Advertising, Consumer education, Family medicine, Health education, Nicotine, Oral health, Prevention programs, Resources for professionals, School age children, Schools, Spanish language materials, Teaching, Tobacco use

American Dental Association. 2014. Summary of policy and recommendations regarding tobacco: 1964–present. Chicago, IL: American Dental Association, multiple items.

Annotation: This resource summarizes the American Dental Association's policy and recommendations related to tobacco use. Topics include tobacco cessation, tobacco and harm reduction, sources of tobacco-use-prevention and -cessation materials, and tobacco-free schools. The list shows the original adoption date for each policy and recommendation, and revision dates as applicable.

Contact: American Dental Association, 211 East Chicago Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611-2678, Telephone: (312) 440-2500 Fax: (312) 440-7494 E-mail: info@ada.org Web Site: http://www.ada.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Drug addiction, Intervention, Nicotine, Oral health, Resources for professionals, Smokeless tobacco, Smoking cessation, Tobacco use

National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Office on Smoking and Health. 2010. How tobacco smoke causes disease: What it means to you–A report of the Surgeon General. Atlanta, GA: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 16 pp.

Annotation: This document summarizes scientific findings about how deadly cigarettes are, how quickly they can damage the body, and ways that tobacco companies have altered cigarettes to make them more addictive. Topics include the chemicals in tobacco smoke; nicotine and addiction; how smoking causes cancer and circulatory and respiratory damage, harms reproduction and children's health, and makes diabetes harder to control; and how secondhand smoke harms nonsmokers. Information about the reasons people chose to quit smoking and resources to help them is included.

Contact: National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Office on Smoking and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road, Atlanta, GA 30329-4027, Telephone: (800) 232-4636 Secondary Telephone: (888) 232-6348 Fax: E-mail: cdcinfo@cdc.gov Web Site: http://www.cdc.gov/tobacco Available from the website.

Keywords: Adverse effects, Advertising, Child health, Consumer education materials, Drug addiction, Nicotine, Oral health, Research, Smoking, Smoking cessation

Meade CD, Byrd JC, Clark T, Forbes S, Owens,J, Robinson E. 1994. Smoke-free baby and me. Brookfield, WI: American Lung Association of Wisconsin, 10 pp.

Annotation: This booklet focuses on helping the pregnant woman quit smoking. Contents include: facts about smoking; facts about what smoking does to your body and to a fetus; facts about smoking around your children; and helpful hints for getting ready to quit.

Contact: American Lung Association of Wisconsin, , 13100 W. Lisbon Road, Suite 700, Brookfield, WI 53005 , Telephone: (262) 703-4200 Secondary Telephone: (800) LUNG-USA Fax: (262) 781-5180 E-mail: info@lungwi.org Web Site: http://www.lungusa.org/associations/states/wisconsin/ Available at no charge.

Keywords: Consumer education materials, Fetal tobacco syndrome, Nicotine, Passive smoking, Pregnancy complications, Smoking, Smoking cessation, Smoking during pregnancy

U.S. Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, Public Health Service, Surgeon General's Advisory Committee on Smoking and Health. 1964. Smoking and health: Report of the Advisory Committee to the Surgeon General of the Public Health Service. Princeton, NJ: D. Van Nostrand, 387 pp.

Annotation: This report describes a study of the relationship between smoking and health. Part one discusses the history of the subject, how the study was conducted, including the chief criteria used in making judgments, and a brief overview of the entire report with its conclusions. Part two presents in detail the evidence of the relationship of smoking to health, from the technical characteristics of tobacco and nicotine to evidence on smoking in relationship to cancer, certain respiratory and cardiovascular diseases, and other health conditions. A discussion of the psycho-social aspects of smoking and a characterization of the tobacco habit are also included.

Keywords: Cancer, Cardiovascular diseases, Health, History, Nicotine, Psychosocial factors, Respiratory diseases, Smoking, Studies, Tobacco

   

This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number U02MC31613, MCH Advanced Education Policy, $3.5 M. This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.