Tobacco Researcher Wins Grant To Study Youth Use Of Little Cigars, Cigarillos

A Georgia State University professor has won a $100,000 grant from the Prevent Cancer Foundation to research how advertising and environmental factors influence African American youth to start smoking little cigars and cigarillos.

The grant, titled The Little Cigar and Cigarillo PhotoVoice Feasibility Project, will be led by Dr.… more »

School Receives Funding For Continuation Of Anti-Smoking Efforts In China

Georgia State University Research Foundation, Inc.’s School of Public Health has received a grant of nearly $872,000 from Pfizer Inc. to continue partnering with Chinese health officials working to curb smoking in five major cities in China.

The five partner cities, which have a total population of more than 69 million… more »

Study: Smoking Menthol Cigarettes Linked To Use Of Flavored Cigarillos

Smokers who consume menthol cigarettes daily are more likely to also smoke flavored little cigars and cigarillos, also known as LCCs, according to a study led by a researcher at the School of Public Health at Georgia State University.

“Our findings provide evidence to the FDA [Food and Drug Administration] that the availability… 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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