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Grant Number: 3P50CA111236-05S1 Interpret this number
Primary Investigator: Cummings, Kenneth
Organization: Roswell Park Cancer Institute Corp
Project Title: Building the Evidence Base for Tobacco Control Policies
Fiscal Year: 2009
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Abstract

The overall objective of this TTURC is to improve our understanding how national level tobacco control policies can be applied to reduce the harms caused by tobacco. _itae recently adopted Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC), the first international treaty devoted to a health issue, has recently placed national-level tobacco control policies in the spotlight. Governments are now paying considerable attention to which national-level policy or combination of policies work best to deter tobacco use. The goal of this TTURC is to expand the science base for policy approaches for controlling tobacco by fostering transdisciptinary research that can lead to: 1. rigorous evaluation of the psychosocial and behavioral eft_cts ofnationaMevel tobacco control policies in multiple developed and developing countries 2. a more fully developed and empirically based understanding of how and why national level tobacco control policies influence tobacco related behaviors, that is, the psychosocial mechanisms for policy effects, with particular interest in how those effects might vary across countries that vary in economic level and culture; 3. new methods and analytic approaches for the evaluation of tobacco control policies; 4. an expanded global network of scientists to conduct and contribute to research on tobacco control policies; and 5. dissemination of research findings to inform the development and adoption of future national-level policy initiatives.

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Publications

Socioeconomic status and smokers' number of smoking friends: Findings from the International Tobacco Control (ITC) Four Country Survey.
Authors: Hitchman SC, Fong GT, Zanna MP, Thrasher JF, Chung-Hall J, Siahpush M
Source: Drug Alcohol Depend, 2014 Oct 1;143, p. 158-66.
EPub date: 2014 Jul 26.
PMID: 25156228
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The predictive utility of micro indicators of concern about smoking: findings from the International Tobacco Control Four Country study.
Authors: Partos TR, Borland R, Thrasher JF, Li L, Yong HH, O'Connor RJ, Siahpush M
Source: Addict Behav, 2014 Aug;39(8), p. 1235-42.
EPub date: 2014 Apr 12.
PMID: 24813549
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Time perspective as a determinant of smoking cessation in four countries: Direct and mediated effects from the International Tobacco Control (ITC) 4-Country Surveys.
Authors: Hall PA, Fong GT, Meng G
Source: Addict Behav, 2014 Jul;39(7), p. 1183-90.
EPub date: 2014 Mar 26.
PMID: 24747807
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Investigating the effectiveness of pictorial health warnings in mauritius: findings from the ITC mauritius survey.
Authors: Green AC, Kaai SC, Fong GT, Driezen P, Quah AC, Burhoo P
Source: Nicotine Tob Res, 2014 Sep;16(9), p. 1240-7.
EPub date: 2014 Apr 18.
PMID: 24747120
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SMOKERS' STRATEGIC RESPONSES TO SIN TAXES: EVIDENCE FROM PANEL DATA IN THAILAND.
Authors: White JS, Ross H
Source: Health Econ, 2013 Oct 16;null, p. null.
EPub date: 2013 Oct 16.
PMID: 24677731
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Impact of smokeless tobacco packaging on perceptions and beliefs among youth, young adults, and adults in the U.S: findings from an internet-based cross-sectional survey.
Authors: Adkison SE, Bansal-Travers M, Smith DM, O'Connor RJ, Hyland AJ
Source: Harm Reduct J, 2014 Jan 17;11, p. 2.
EPub date: 2014 Jan 17.
PMID: 24433301
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Changes in effectiveness of cigarette health warnings over time in Canada and the United States, 2002-2011.
Authors: Hitchman SC, Driezen P, Logel C, Hammond D, Fong GT
Source: Nicotine Tob Res, 2014 May;16(5), p. 536-43.
EPub date: 2013 Dec 9.
PMID: 24323572
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Cigarette tax avoidance and evasion: findings from the International Tobacco Control Policy Evaluation (ITC) Project.
Authors: Guindon GE, Driezen P, Chaloupka FJ, Fong GT
Source: Tob Control, 2014 Mar;23 Suppl 1, p. i13-22.
EPub date: 2013 Nov 13.
PMID: 24227541
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Cigarette graphic warning labels and smoking prevalence in Canada: a critical examination and reformulation of the FDA regulatory impact analysis.
Authors: Huang J, Chaloupka FJ, Fong GT
Source: Tob Control, 2014 Mar;23 Suppl 1, p. i7-12.
EPub date: 2013 Nov 11.
PMID: 24218057
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Heaviness of smoking predicts smoking relapse only in the first weeks of a quit attempt: findings from the international tobacco control four-country survey.
Authors: Yong HH, Borland R, Balmford J, Hyland A, O'Connor RJ, Thompson ME, Spittal MJ
Source: Nicotine Tob Res, 2014 Apr;16(4), p. 423-9.
EPub date: 2013 Oct 24.
PMID: 24158228
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The price sensitivity of cigarette consumption in Bangladesh: evidence from the International Tobacco Control (ITC) Bangladesh Wave 1 (2009) and Wave 2 (2010) Surveys.
Authors: Nargis N, Ruthbah UH, Hussain AK, Fong GT, Huq I, Ashiquzzaman SM
Source: Tob Control, 2014 Mar;23 Suppl 1, p. i39-47.
EPub date: 2013 Oct 8.
PMID: 24105828
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Trends in the use of premium and discount cigarette brands: findings from the ITC US Surveys (2002-2011).
Authors: Cornelius ME, Driezen P, Fong GT, Chaloupka FJ, Hyland A, Bansal-Travers M, Carpenter MJ, Cummings KM
Source: Tob Control, 2014 Mar;23 Suppl 1, p. i48-53.
EPub date: 2013 Oct 3.
PMID: 24092600
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Reported exposures to anti-smoking messages and their impact on Chinese smoker's subsequent quit attempts.
Authors: Li L, Borland R, Yong HH, Fong GT, Jiang Y, Li Q, Hammond D, Quah AC
Source: Int J Behav Med, 2014 Aug;21(4), p. 667-76.
PMID: 24078490
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Who purchases cigarettes from cheaper sources in China? Findings from the ITC China Survey.
Authors: Yao T, Huang J, Sung HY, Ong MK, Mao Z, Jiang Y, Fong GT, Max W
Source: Tob Control, 2014 Mar;23 Suppl 1, p. i97-101.
EPub date: 2013 Sep 27.
PMID: 24078076
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Cigarette brand loyalty in Australia: findings from the ITC Four Country Survey.
Authors: Cowie GA, Swift E, Borland R, Chaloupka FJ, Fong GT
Source: Tob Control, 2014 Mar;23 Suppl 1, p. i73-9.
EPub date: 2013 Sep 27.
PMID: 24078075
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Chinese smokers' cigarette purchase behaviours, cigarette prices and consumption: findings from the ITC China Survey.
Authors: Huang J, Zheng R, Chaloupka FJ, Fong GT, Li Q, Jiang Y
Source: Tob Control, 2014 Mar;23 Suppl 1, p. i67-72.
EPub date: 2013 Sep 18.
PMID: 24048580
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