When young people consider the potential harm of tobacco and marijuana products, their assessment may be based on mistaken beliefs about the risks, according to a recent study.
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 »
African-American cigarette smokers and smokers with lower educational attainment are more likely to think of flavored little cigars as less harmful and easier to quit, according to a study led by a tobacco researcher with the School of Public Health at Georgia State University.
The study also found that daily smokers of menthol cigarettes… more »
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.
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 »