SRNT 27th Annual Meeting


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

Building Capacity in Tobacco Control by Establishing the Eastern Europe Nurses’ Center of Excellence for Tobacco Control

Bialous, S. A., Nohavova, I., Kralikova, E., Wells, M. J., Brook, J., Sarna, L. (2020). Building capacity in tobacco control by establishing the Eastern Europe Nurses’ Center of Excellence for Tobacco Control. Tobacco Prevention & Cessation, 6(December), 68.
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Associations between Tobacco Use Patterns and Demographic Characteristics of Sexual Minority and Heterosexual Youth: Results from a Nationwide Online Survey

Hart, J. L., Ridner, S. L., Wood, L. A., Walker, K. L., Groom, A., Kesh, A. ... Vu, T. T. (2020). Associations between tobacco use patterns and demographic characteristics of sexual minority and heterosexual youth: Results from a nationwide online survey. Tobacco Prevention & Cessation, 6(December), 69.
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WHO Launches Year-long Campaign to Help 100 Million People Quit Tobacco

The World Health Organisation has launched a year long campaign to help people quit their tobacco use. As part of the campaign “Commit to Quit" the WHO have announced a new Quit Challenge on WhatsApp and have published “More than 100 reasons to quit tobacco". The WHO describe the campaign: “Commit to Quit” will help create healthier environments that are conducive to quitting tobacco by advocating for strong tobacco cessation policies; increasing access to cessation

Tobacco regulation in 2021: Changes following EU exit


This webinar, co-hosted by Action on Smoking and Health (ASH), Fresh, and the Chartered Trading Standards Institute (CTSI), covers the immediate changes being made to the regulatory system in relation to tobacco products following the UK’s departure from the EU on December 31st 2020.

Changes in Cigarette Consumption With Reduced Nicotine Content Cigarettes Among Smokers With Psychiatric Conditions or Socioeconomic Disadvantage 3 Randomized Clinical Trials

Higgins ST, Tidey JW, Sigmon SC, et al. Changes in Cigarette Consumption With Reduced Nicotine Content Cigarettes Among Smokers With Psychiatric Conditions or Socioeconomic Disadvantage: 3 Randomized Clinical Trials. JAMA Netw Open. 2020;3(10):e2019311. doi:10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2020.19311
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Importance: This study is part of a programmatic effort evaluating the effects of reducing nicotine content of cigarettes to minimally addictive levels.

Objective: To examine whether very low-nicotine-content (VLNC) cigarettes decrease smoking rates and dependence severity among smokers with psychiatric disorders or socioeconomic disadvantage.

Tobacco Tactics

Created by
Tobacco Control Research Group (TCRG

Tobacco Tactics investigate the strategies and tactics the tobacco industry uses to undermine public health. The organisation use rigorously-sourced profiles of the key players, organisations, allies and techniques of the tobacco industry make Tobacco Tactics a vital resource. Journalists, academics, policy-makers, advocates and researchers use our work because they value our evidence-based approach and accessible style.

Journal of Addictions Nursing Club Meeting


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


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.