nicotine

Trends in use of e-cigarette device types and heated tobacco products from 2016 to 2020 in England

Citation
Tattan-Birch, H., Brown, J., Shahab, L. et al. Trends in use of e-cigarette device types and heated tobacco products from 2016 to 2020 in England. Sci Rep 11, 13203 (2021). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-021-92617-x
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During the past decade, heated aerosolized nicotine delivery systems (HANDS) —mainly e-cigarettes—have surpassed nicotine replacement therapy as the most utilized aids for stopping smoking in England.

Call for Abstracts: Society For Research On Nicotine and Tobacco

The Annual Meeting will be held on March 2-5 2022, and is currently scheduled to take place at the Edinburgh International Conference Center in Edinburgh, Scotland. The SRNT 2022 Annual Meeting may be a hybrid (part in person, part virtual) or entirely virtual, depending on how things play out in the coming months. A final decision about the meeting format (face-to-face hybrid virtual component vs. entirely virtual) will not be made for some time. In

2021 Annual SRNT-E Conference

Online,

SRNT-E is the European chapter of the Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco.

The 2021 SRNT-E conference will be organised virtually on 15-17th September 2021. 

Speakers will discuss the latest research on the following topics:

Implementation of a Free Smoking-Cessation Program in a Lebanese Academic Medical Center

Citation
Romani, M., Nakkash, R., Jawhar, S., Salloum, R. G. (2020). Implementation of a free smoking-cessation program in a Lebanese academic medical center. Tobacco Induced Diseases, 18(September), 75. https://doi.org/10.18332/tid/125916
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The American University of Beirut (AUB), with an affiliated tertiary medical center, developed one of the first smoking-cessation programs in the country in 2015 in response to an identified need within the university community. The program offers counseling to promote learning behavior modification and provides nicotine replacement therapy (NRT), including nicotine gum and patch.

SRNT 27th Annual Meeting

Online,

The Society for Research on Nicotine & Tobacco (SRNT) 27th Annual Meeting will take place on the 24th-27th of February.

2021 Theme: Social Justice and Action in Tobacco and Nicotine Science

GTNF 2020

Global,

GTNF 2020 VIRTUAL: Bringing the global conversation to you

The world’s leading annual forum discussing the future of the tobacco and nicotine industries is going virtual this September for the first time in its 13-year history. Take part in four days of stimulating debates on shaping the industries’ futures with delegates from all over the world.

Nicotine and the Developing Brain: A FENS-sponsored SRNT-E Mini-conference

Online,

During adolescence, the brain regions such as prefrontal cortex necessary for cognitive and executive function, working memory, motivated behaviour and emotional regulation are being reorganized. Cholinergic system and cholinergic nicotinic receptors are important role players in this maturation process of the brain from adolescence to adulthood.

Developmental Nicotine Exposure Engenders Intergenerational Downregulation and Aberrant Posttranslational Modification of Cardinal Epigenetic Factors in the Frontal Cortices, Striata, and Hippocampi of Adolescent Mice

Citation
Buck, J.M., O’Neill, H.C. & Stitzel, J.A. Developmental nicotine exposure engenders intergenerational downregulation and aberrant posttranslational modification of cardinal epigenetic factors in the frontal cortices, striata, and hippocampi of adolescent mice. Epigenetics & Chromatin 13, 13 (2020). https://doi.org/10.1186/s13072-020-00332-0
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Abstract

Background

Maternal smoking of traditional or electronic cigarettes during pregnancy, which constitutes developmental nicotine exposure (DNE), heightens the risk of neurodevelopmental disorders including ADHD, autism, and schizophrenia in children.

Nicotine & Tobacco: Current Issues, Policy & Practice

Stirling,

This is a Continuing Professional Development (CPD) module and Knowledge Exchange Workshop currently hosted by the University of Stirling on behalf of SPECTRUM. It is convened by Dr Allison Ford and has been successfully delivered for over ten years at various of our partner Universities throughout the UK.