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Grant Number: 5P50CA180907-05 Interpret this number
Primary Investigator: Ribisl, Kurt
Organization: Univ Of North Carolina Chapel Hill
Project Title: Effective Communication on Tobacco Product Risk and FDA Authority
Fiscal Year: 2017
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Abstract

DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): We propose a Center for Regulatory Research on Tobacco Communication that uses communication science to improve messages about cigarette smoke constituents, emerging tobacco products, and FDA's regulatory authority over tobacco products. Consistent with FDA's authority and responsibility to protect public health, the Center will conduct a series of integrated research projects addressing 11 CTP priority areas to assist FDA in communicating effectively with diverse audiences. Studies will oversample vulnerable populations with high rates of smoking (Black, gay, lesbian, bisexual, low income) and adolescents and young adults who are at greatest risk for tobacco use initiation. Overall Center aims are to (1) characterize the public's awareness and beliefs about tobacco products and FDA regulatory authority through mixed methods approaches, using focus groups and multiple population-based telephone surveys of 9,200 adults and adolescents in the Southeast, (2) create potent messages on risk and FDA authority, (3) conduct RCTs that assess messages' impact of tobacco use intentions and behaviors in real world contexts, and (4) build capacity for tobacco communication research through training programs and dissemination activities. Research Project 1 focuses on how soon-to-be-released information on tobacco smoke constituents will change perceived risk and discouragement from wanting to smoke. Research Project 2 looks at the impact of health warnings for new and emerging tobacco products not yet regulated by FDA, including e-cigarettes, hookah tobacco, cigarillos/little cigars and dissolvables. Research Project 3 emphasizes increasing credibility of FDA communications regarding regulatory authority over tobacco products. The training and pilot/developmental funding programs will expand the Center's research impact by training new and established researchers as tobacco control regulatory scientists and providing funds for innovations in health and risk communication across our Center and other TCORS sites. Scientific findings will advance regulatory science and assist FDA in communicating more effectively with the public, including tobacco users and non- users, thereby impacting public health by reducing tobacco product initiation and increasing cessation.

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Publications

Adolescents' Aided Recall of Targeted and Non-Targeted Tobacco Communication Campaigns in the United States.
Authors: Kowitt S.D. , Lazard A.J. , Queen T.L. , Noar S.M. , Goldstein A.O. .
Source: International Journal Of Environmental Research And Public Health, 2018-10-25 00:00:00.0; 15(11), .
EPub date: 2018-10-25 00:00:00.0.
PMID: 30366436
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"That's probably what my mama's lungs look like": how adolescent children react to pictorial warnings on their parents' cigarette packs.
Authors: Brodar K.E. , Byron M.J. , Peebles K. , Hall M.G. , Pepper J.K. , Brewer N.T. .
Source: Bmc Public Health, 2018-09-15 00:00:00.0; 18(1), p. 1125.
EPub date: 2018-09-15 00:00:00.0.
PMID: 30219038
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Impact of modified risk tobacco product claims on beliefs of US adults and adolescents.
Authors: El-Toukhy S. , Baig S.A. , Jeong M. , Byron M.J. , Ribisl K.M. , Brewer N.T. .
Source: Tobacco Control, 2018-08-29 00:00:00.0; , .
EPub date: 2018-08-29 00:00:00.0.
PMID: 30158212
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Why smokers avoid cigarette pack risk messages: Two randomized clinical trials in the United States.
Authors: Hall M.G. , Mendel J.R. , Noar S.M. , Brewer N.T. .
Source: Social Science & Medicine (1982), 2018-07-31 00:00:00.0; 213, p. 165-172.
EPub date: 2018-07-31 00:00:00.0.
PMID: 30096636
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Placing Health Warnings on E-Cigarettes: A Standardized Protocol.
Authors: Mendel J.R. , Hall M.G. , Baig S.A. , Jeong M. , Brewer N.T. .
Source: International Journal Of Environmental Research And Public Health, 2018-07-25 00:00:00.0; 15(8), .
EPub date: 2018-07-25 00:00:00.0.
PMID: 30044431
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Similarities and Differences in Tobacco Control Research Findings From Convenience and Probability Samples.
Authors: Jeong M. , Zhang D. , Morgan J.C. , Ross J.C. , Osman A. , Boynton M.H. , Mendel J.R. , Brewer N.T. .
Source: Annals Of Behavioral Medicine : A Publication Of The Society Of Behavioral Medicine, 2018-07-20 00:00:00.0; , .
EPub date: 2018-07-20 00:00:00.0.
PMID: 30052702
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Frequency and Content of Conversations About Pictorial Warnings on Cigarette Packs.
Authors: Morgan J.C. , Southwell B.G. , Noar S.M. , Ribisl K.M. , Golden S.D. , Brewer N.T. .
Source: Nicotine & Tobacco Research : Official Journal Of The Society For Research On Nicotine And Tobacco, 2018-06-07 00:00:00.0; 20(7), p. 882-887.
PMID: 29059415
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Adolescents' receptivity to E-cigarette harms messages delivered using text messaging.
Authors: Noar S.M. , Rohde J.A. , Horvitz C. , Lazard A.J. , Cornacchione Ross J. , Sutfin E.L. .
Source: Addictive Behaviors, 2018-06-02 00:00:00.0; , .
EPub date: 2018-06-02 00:00:00.0.
PMID: 29960716
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Pictorial cigarette pack warnings increase quitting: a comment on Kok et al.
Authors: Brewer N.T. , Hall M.G. , Noar S.M. .
Source: Health Psychology Review, 2018 Jun; 12(2), p. 129-132.
EPub date: 2018-03-13 00:00:00.0.
PMID: 29478371
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The Role of Knowledge and Risk Beliefs in Adolescent E-Cigarette Use: A Pilot Study.
Authors: Rohde J.A. , Noar S.M. , Horvitz C. , Lazard A.J. , Cornacchione Ross J. , Sutfin E.L. .
Source: International Journal Of Environmental Research And Public Health, 2018-04-23 00:00:00.0; 15(4), .
EPub date: 2018-04-23 00:00:00.0.
PMID: 29690606
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Information to Improve Public Perceptions of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA's) Tobacco Regulatory Role.
Authors: Osman A. , Kowitt S.D. , Sheeran P. , Jarman K.L. , Ranney L.M. , Goldstein A.O. .
Source: International Journal Of Environmental Research And Public Health, 2018-04-14 00:00:00.0; 15(4), .
EPub date: 2018-04-14 00:00:00.0.
PMID: 29661991
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Cigarette pack messages about toxic chemicals: a randomised clinical trial.
Authors: Brewer N.T. , Jeong M. , Mendel J.R. , Hall M.G. , Zhang D. , Parada H. , Boynton M.H. , Noar S.M. , Baig S.A. , Morgan J.C. , et al. .
Source: Tobacco Control, 2018-04-13 00:00:00.0; , .
EPub date: 2018-04-13 00:00:00.0.
PMID: 29654122
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Effective Formats for Communicating Risks from Cigarette Smoke Chemicals.
Authors: Byron M.J. , Lazard A.J. , Peters E. , Vu H. , Schmidt A. , Brewer N.T. .
Source: Tobacco Regulatory Science, 2018 Mar; 4(2), p. 16-29.
PMID: 30288395
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"Organic," "natural," and "additive-free" cigarettes: Comparing the effects of advertising claims and disclaimers on perceptions of harm.
Authors: Baig S.A. , Byron M.J. , Lazard A.J. , Brewer N.T. .
Source: Nicotine & Tobacco Research : Official Journal Of The Society For Research On Nicotine And Tobacco, 2018-02-26 00:00:00.0; , .
EPub date: 2018-02-26 00:00:00.0.
PMID: 29529277
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Factors Influencing Trust in Agencies That Disseminate Tobacco Prevention Information.
Authors: Ranney L.M. , Jarman K.L. , Baker H.M. , Vu M. , Noar S.M. , Goldstein A.O. .
Source: The Journal Of Primary Prevention, 2018-02-03 00:00:00.0; , .
EPub date: 2018-02-03 00:00:00.0.
PMID: 29397485
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E-Cigarette Use Among Adolescents Not Susceptible to Using Cigarettes.
Authors: Kowitt S.D. , Osman A. , Ranney L.M. , Heck C. , Goldstein A.O. .
Source: Preventing Chronic Disease, 2018-02-01 00:00:00.0; 15, p. E18.
EPub date: 2018-02-01 00:00:00.0.
PMID: 29389311
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Public misperception that very low nicotine cigarettes are less carcinogenic.
Authors: Byron M.J. , Jeong M. , Abrams D.B. , Brewer N.T. .
Source: Tobacco Control, 2018-01-23 00:00:00.0; , .
EPub date: 2018-01-23 00:00:00.0.
PMID: 29363610
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Attitudes towards Potential New Tobacco Control Regulations among U.S. Adults.
Authors: Schmidt A.M. , Kowitt S.D. , Myers A.E. , Goldstein A.O. .
Source: International Journal Of Environmental Research And Public Health, 2018-01-05 00:00:00.0; 15(1), .
EPub date: 2018-01-05 00:00:00.0.
PMID: 29303963
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Effects of E-cigarette Advertising Messages and Cues on Cessation Outcomes.
Authors: Jo C.L. , Golden S.D. , Noar S.M. , Rini C. , Ribisl K.M. .
Source: Tobacco Regulatory Science, 2018-01-01 00:00:00.0; 4(1), p. 562-572.
PMID: 29242819
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Brand switching and toxic chemicals in cigarette smoke: A national study.
Authors: Mendel J.R. , Baig S.A. , Hall M.G. , Jeong M. , Byron M.J. , Morgan J.C. , Noar S.M. , Ribisl K.M. , Brewer N.T. .
Source: Plos One, 2018; 13(1), p. e0189928.
EPub date: 2018-01-11 00:00:00.0.
PMID: 29324749
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Negative affect, message reactance and perceived risk: how do pictorial cigarette pack warnings change quit intentions?
Authors: Hall M.G. , Sheeran P. , Noar S.M. , Boynton M.H. , Ribisl K.M. , Parada Jr H. , Johnson T.O. , Brewer N.T. .
Source: Tobacco Control, 2017-12-16 00:00:00.0; , .
EPub date: 2017-12-16 00:00:00.0.
PMID: 29248897
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Communication Regulatory Science: Mapping a New Field.
Authors: Noar S.M. , Cappella J.N. , Price S. .
Source: Health Communication, 2017-12-13 00:00:00.0; , p. 1-7.
EPub date: 2017-12-13 00:00:00.0.
PMID: 29236531
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Systematic Review of Health Communication for Non-Cigarette Tobacco Products.
Authors: Cornacchione Ross J. , Noar S.M. , Sutfin E.L. .
Source: Health Communication, 2017-12-13 00:00:00.0; , p. 1-9.
EPub date: 2017-12-13 00:00:00.0.
PMID: 29236542
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Website Designs for Communicating About Chemicals in Cigarette Smoke.
Authors: Lazard A.J. , Byron M.J. , Vu H. , Peters E. , Schmidt A. , Brewer N.T. .
Source: Health Communication, 2017-12-13 00:00:00.0; , p. 1-10.
EPub date: 2017-12-13 00:00:00.0.
PMID: 29236552
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Developing a Point-of-Sale Health Communication Campaign for Cigarillos and Waterpipe Tobacco.
Authors: Sutfin E.L. , Cornacchione Ross J. , Lazard A.J. , Orlan E. , Suerken C.K. , Wiseman K.D. , Reboussin B.A. , Wolfson M. , Noar S.M. .
Source: Health Communication, 2017-12-13 00:00:00.0; , p. 1-9.
EPub date: 2017-12-13 00:00:00.0.
PMID: 29236565
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Disparagement of health warning labels on cigarette packages and cessation attempts: results from four countries.
Authors: Osman A. , Thrasher J.F. , Yong H.H. , Arillo-Santillán E. , Hammond D. .
Source: Health Education Research, 2017-12-01 00:00:00.0; 32(6), p. 524-536.
PMID: 29136169
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Should the Legal Age for Tobacco Be Raised? Results From a National Sample of Adolescents.
Authors: Kowitt S.D. , Schmidt A.M. , Myers A.E. , Goldstein A.O. .
Source: Preventing Chronic Disease, 2017-11-16 00:00:00.0; 14, p. E112.
EPub date: 2017-11-16 00:00:00.0.
PMID: 29144895
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Establishing consensus on survey measures for electronic nicotine and non-nicotine delivery system use: Current challenges and considerations for researchers.
Authors: Weaver S.R. , Kim H. , Glasser A.M. , Sutfin E.L. , Barrington-Trimis J. , Payne T.J. , Saddleson M. , Loukas A. .
Source: Addictive Behaviors, 2017-11-16 00:00:00.0; , .
EPub date: 2017-11-16 00:00:00.0.
PMID: 29173942
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Are Some of the Cigar Warnings Mandated in the U.S. More Believable Than Others?
Authors: Jarman K.L. , Kowitt S.D. , Cornacchione Ross J. , Goldstein A.O. .
Source: International Journal Of Environmental Research And Public Health, 2017-11-10 00:00:00.0; 14(11), .
EPub date: 2017-11-10 00:00:00.0.
PMID: 29125536
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Symptoms during Adolescents' First Use of Cigarettes and E-Cigarettes: A Pilot Study.
Authors: Chen M.S. , Hall M.G. , Parada H. , Peebles K. , Brodar K.E. , Brewer N.T. .
Source: International Journal Of Environmental Research And Public Health, 2017-10-20 00:00:00.0; 14(10), .
EPub date: 2017-10-20 00:00:00.0.
PMID: 29053574
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Cigarette constituent health communications for smokers: impact of chemical, imagery, and source.
Authors: Kowitt S. , Sheeran P. , Jarman K.L. , Ranney L.M. , Schmidt A.M. , Noar S.M. , Huang L.L. , Goldstein A.O. .
Source: Nicotine & Tobacco Research : Official Journal Of The Society For Research On Nicotine And Tobacco, 2017-10-03 00:00:00.0; , .
EPub date: 2017-10-03 00:00:00.0.
PMID: 29059359
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Attitudes Toward FDA Regulation of Newly Deemed Tobacco Products.
Authors: Kowitt S.D. , Goldstein A.O. , Schmidt A.M. , Hall M.G. , Brewer N.T. .
Source: Tobacco Regulatory Science, 2017 Oct; 3(4), p. 504-515.
EPub date: 2017-10-01 00:00:00.0.
PMID: 29450218
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Public Knowledge and Credibility Perceptions of the FDA as a Tobacco Regulator.
Authors: Schmidt A.M. , Jarman K. , Ranney L.M. , Queen T. , Noar S.M. , Ruel L. , Agans R. , Hannan A. , Goldstein A.O. .
Source: Nicotine & Tobacco Research : Official Journal Of The Society For Research On Nicotine And Tobacco, 2017-09-26 00:00:00.0; , .
EPub date: 2017-09-26 00:00:00.0.
PMID: 29059369
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Tobacco product use and mental health status among young adults.
Authors: King J.L. , Reboussin B.A. , Spangler J. , Cornacchione Ross J. , Sutfin E.L. .
Source: Addictive Behaviors, 2017-09-23 00:00:00.0; 77, p. 67-72.
EPub date: 2017-09-23 00:00:00.0.
PMID: 28965069
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Erratum to: understanding how perceptions of tobacco constituents and the FDA relate to effective and credible tobacco risk messaging: a national phone survey of U.S. adults, 2014-2015.
Authors: Boynton M.H. , Agans R.P. , Michael Bowling J. , Brewer N.T. , Sutfin E.L. , Goldstein A.O. , Noar S.M. , Ribisl K.M. .
Source: Bmc Public Health, 2017-09-20 00:00:00.0; 17(1), p. 726.
EPub date: 2017-09-20 00:00:00.0.
PMID: 28931386
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Identifying principles for effective messages about chemicals in cigarette smoke.
Authors: Noar S.M. , Kelley D.E. , Boynton M.H. , Morgan J.C. , Hall M.G. , Mendel J.R. , Ribisl K.M. , Brewer N.T. .
Source: Preventive Medicine, 2017-09-07 00:00:00.0; , .
EPub date: 2017-09-07 00:00:00.0.
PMID: 28890353
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Believability of Cigarette Warnings about Addiction: National Experiments of Adolescents and Adults.
Authors: Lazard A.J. , Kowitt S.D. , Huang L.L. , Noar S.M. , Jarman K. , Goldstein A.O. .
Source: Nicotine & Tobacco Research : Official Journal Of The Society For Research On Nicotine And Tobacco, 2017-08-30 00:00:00.0; , .
EPub date: 2017-08-30 00:00:00.0.
PMID: 29059352
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Ethnic Discrimination and Smoking-Related Outcomes among Former and Current Arab Male Smokers in Israel: The Buffering Effects of Social Support.
Authors: Osman A. , Daoud N. , Thrasher J.F. , Bell B.A. , Walsemann K.M. .
Source: Journal Of Immigrant And Minority Health, 2017-08-07 00:00:00.0; , .
EPub date: 2017-08-07 00:00:00.0.
PMID: 28786021
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A response from Morgan, Byron, Baig, Stepanov and Brewer.
Authors: Morgan J.C. , Byron M.J. , Baig S.A. , Stepanov I. , Brewer N.T. .
Source: Journal Of Behavioral Medicine, 2017 Aug; 40(4), p. 684.
EPub date: 2017-06-13 00:00:00.0.
PMID: 28612097
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Social identity and support for counteracting tobacco company marketing that targets vulnerable populations.
Authors: Baig S.A. , Pepper J.K. , Morgan J.C. , Brewer N.T. .
Source: Social Science & Medicine (1982), 2017 Jun; 182, p. 136-141.
EPub date: 2017-04-18 00:00:00.0.
PMID: 28427731
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Effective Message Elements for Disclosures about Chemicals in Cigarette Smoke.
Authors: Kelley D.E. , Boynton M.H. , Noar S.M. , Morgan J.C. , Mendel J.R. , Ribisl K.M. , Stepanov I. , Nylander-French L.A. , Brewer N.T. .
Source: Nicotine & Tobacco Research : Official Journal Of The Society For Research On Nicotine And Tobacco, 2017-05-17 00:00:00.0; , .
EPub date: 2017-05-17 00:00:00.0.
PMID: 28521063
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Providing Nicotine Replacement Therapy in Focus Groups.
Authors: Jones E.E. , Jarman K.L. , Goldstein A.O. .
Source: Nicotine & Tobacco Research : Official Journal Of The Society For Research On Nicotine And Tobacco, 2017-05-02 00:00:00.0; , .
EPub date: 2017-05-02 00:00:00.0.
PMID: 28472370
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Trends and Correlates of Hookah Use Among High School Students in North Carolina.
Authors: Huang L.L. , Sutfin E.L. , Kowitt S. , Patel T. , Ranney L. , Goldstein A.O. .
Source: North Carolina Medical Journal, 2017 May-Jun; 78(3), p. 149-155.
PMID: 28576949
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Systematic Review of Measures Used in Pictorial Cigarette Pack Warning Experiments.
Authors: Francis D.B. , Hall M.G. , Noar S.M. , Ribisl K.M. , Brewer N.T. .
Source: Nicotine & Tobacco Research : Official Journal Of The Society For Research On Nicotine And Tobacco, 2017-04-18 00:00:00.0; , .
EPub date: 2017-04-18 00:00:00.0.
PMID: 28431080
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Perceptions of the Food and Drug Administration as a Tobacco Regulator.
Authors: Jarman K.L. , Ranney L.M. , Baker H.M. , Vallejos Q.M. , Goldstein A.O. .
Source: Tobacco Regulatory Science, 2017 Apr; 3(2), p. 239-247.
EPub date: 2017-04-01 00:00:00.0.
PMID: 29051917
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Perceptions and Experiences with Flavored Non-Menthol Tobacco Products: A Systematic Review of Qualitative Studies.
Authors: Kowitt S.D. , Meernik C. , Baker H.M. , Osman A. , Huang L.L. , Goldstein A.O. .
Source: International Journal Of Environmental Research And Public Health, 2017-03-23 00:00:00.0; 14(4), .
EPub date: 2017-03-23 00:00:00.0.
PMID: 28333107
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How People Think About The Chemicals In Cigarette Smoke: A Systematic Review
Authors: Morgan J.C. , Byron M.J. , Baig S.A. , Stepanov I. , Brewer N.T. .
Source: Journal Of Behavioral Medicine, 2017-02-21 00:00:00.0; , .
PMID: 28224264
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Icons For Health Effects Of Cigarette Smoke: A Test Of Semiotic Type
Authors: Lazard A.J. , Schmidt A. , Vu H. , Byron M.J. , Peters E. , Boynton M.H. , Brewer N.T. .
Source: Journal Of Behavioral Medicine, 2017-02-20 00:00:00.0; , .
PMID: 28220342
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Believability Of New Diseases Reported In The 2014 Surgeon General's Report On Smoking: Experimental Results From A National Survey Of Us Adults
Authors: Francis D.B. , Noar S.M. , Kowitt S.D. , Jarman K.L. , Goldstein A.O. .
Source: Preventive Medicine, 2017-02-08 00:00:00.0; , .
PMID: 28189803
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Prevalence And Perceptions Of Electronic Cigarette Use During Pregnancy
Authors: Wagner N.J. , Camerota M. , Propper C. .
Source: Maternal And Child Health Journal, 2017-01-13 00:00:00.0; , .
PMID: 28084577
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