Tobacco Center of Regulatory Science

Majority Of U.S. Adult Smokers Regret Starting, Tobacco Study Finds

A majority of adult smokers in the United States regret ever starting, according to a study led by tobacco researchers from the School of Public Health at Georgia State University.

The study also found that smokers who believe smoking is risky for health or who worry about getting lung cancer are more likely to… more »

Curiosity, Convenience Spur Adult Smokers To Try E-Cigs, Study Finds

Curiosity and convenience are two main factors compelling smokers of regular cigarettes to try electronic ones, while the sensory experience and perception of reduced harm motivate them to continue using e-cigarettes, according to a study led by researchers from the School of Public Health at Georgia State University.

In the study, researchers observed… more »

Perception Of Electronic Cigarettes As Harmful Growing Among Adults

The proportion of American adults who perceive e-cigarettes to be equally or more harmful than traditional cigarettes has tripled over the last few years, highlighting the need for more accurate public health messaging, according to a study led by tobacco researchers in the School of Public Health at Georgia State University.

“Although the… more »

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Daniel Owusu

Posted On October 7, 2016

Dr. Daniel Owusu is a postdoctoral research associate with the Tobacco Center of Regulatory Science at the School of Public Health at Georgia State University.

During his doctoral program and prior to joining the School, Dr. Owusu’s strong interest in tobacco control motivated him to undertake an internship with the World Health Organization… more »

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