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Journal of Addictions Nursing Club Meeting

Online,

Wednesday, October 14 at 12noon EST / 17 Greenwich time

AN Journal Club Meeting

Join IntNSA for the on-line Journal Club on Wednesday, October 14 at 12noon EST / 17 Greenwich time. The Journal Club will be discussing the article:

Nurse Counseling as Part of a Multicomponent Tobacco Treatment Intervention: An Integrative Review [authors: Keller, Kristin G.; Lach, Helen W], 07/09/2020 Vol. 31 Issue 3.

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.

SRNT-E Online Conference 2020

Europe,

The SRNT-E board has decided to set up an online conference taking place on 17-18th Sept 2020. We remain committed to providing the opportunity to both senior and early-career researchers to share their research in the field of nicotine and tobacco. We welcome recent studies on COVID-19 and smoking/vaping.  Please continue using the current submission system to submit abstracts/symposia for the online conference.

Tobacco Use among Older Adults in Egypt

Citation
Abdel-Hady, D., & El-Gilany, A. H. (2020). Tobacco use and its associated factors among older people: a community-based study in Egypt. Eastern Mediterranean Health Journal, 26(1), 68-74.

Tobacco use is the primary risk factor common to the four main groups of non-communicable diseases— cardiovascular disease, cancer, chronic lung disease and diabetes (NCD Alliance).

Figures gathered from the Egypt Global Adult Tobacco Survey (2009) show that Egypt is listed as one of the top ten per capita consumers of tobacco. 

Eye tracking of smoking-related stimuli in tobacco use disorder: A proof-of-concept study combining attention bias modification with alpha-transcranial alternating current stimulation

Citation
Mondino, M., Lenglos, C., Cinti, A., Renauld, E., & Fecteau, S. (2020). Eye tracking of smoking-related stimuli in tobacco use disorder: A proof-of-concept study combining attention bias modification with alpha-transcranial alternating current stimulation. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 108152.
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Abstract

Background

Tobacco use disorder (TUD) is characterized by the presence of an attentional bias (AB) towards smoking-related stimuli.

Longitudinal Evaluation of the Impact of Standardised Packaging and Minimum Excise Tax on Tobacco Sales and Industry Revenue in the UK

Citation
Hiscock R, Augustin NH, Gilmore AB, et alLongitudinal evaluation of the impact of standardised packaging and minimum excise tax on tobacco sales and industry revenue in the UKTobacco Control Published Online First: 12 July 2020. doi: 10.1136/tobaccocontrol-2019-055387
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Background Standardised packaging for factory-made cigarettes (FM) and roll-your-own tobacco (RYO), and a minimum excise tax (MET) were fully implemented in the UK in May 2017 following a 12-month transition period. This paper is the first to examine effects on tobacco sales volumes and company revenues.

 

Research Project Grant

Funding Opportunity Title Interventions to Prevent Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems (ENDS) Use Among Adolescents Funding Opportunity Description The purpose of this funding opportunity announcement is to support research to test the efficacy or effectiveness of interventions to prevent initiation and/or escalation of ENDS (electronic nicotine delivery system) use among adolescents research on the impact of tobacco control policies, including ENDS-specific policies, on adolescent ENDS use behavior. Of priority is research that is theoretically based and

Mental Health and Smoking Cessation

Citation
Brose, L.S., Brown, J. & McNeill, A. Mental health and smoking cessation—a population survey in England. BMC Med 18, 161 (2020). https://doi.org/10.1186/s12916-020-01617-7

Smoking rates among people with a mental health condition are significantly higher than in the general population. 

Research has also found that individuals with mental health issues who smoke are more likely to smoke heavily and extract more nicotine from each cigarette compared to people who smoke who do not have a mental health condition.

Smoking Prevalence, Patterns, and Cessation Among Adults in Hebei Province, Central China: Implications From China National Health Survey (CNHS)

Citation
He, H., Pan, L., Cui, Z., Sun, J., Yu, C., Cao, Y., ... & Shan, G. (2020). Smoking Prevalence, Patterns, and Cessation Among Adults in Hebei Province, Central China: Implications From China National Health Survey (CNHS). Frontiers in Public Health, 8, 177.
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As part of the China National Health Survey, the objective of this study was to explore the prevalence, patterns, and influencing factors of smoking, and understand reasons for smoking cessation among adults in Hebei Province, central China. Using a multi-stage stratified cluster sampling method, 6,552 adults (2,594 males) aged 20–80 were selected in 2017.