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Grant Number: 5P50CA180906-05 Interpret this number
Primary Investigator: Perry, Cheryl
Organization: University Of Texas Hlth Sci Ctr Houston
Project Title: Tobacco Center of Regulatory Science on Youth and Young Adults
Fiscal Year: 2017
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Abstract

DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The overall goal of the "Tobacco Center of Regulatory Science on Youth and Young Adults" is to develop an integrated program of "research and training" to provide scientific evidence, and a career path for regulatory scientists to support FDA's regulatory authority concerning tobacco products. Youth and young adults are the most vulnerable age group for tobacco use, as virtually all onset and first addiction to nicotine occur prior to age 26. Our research and training will focus on the epidemiology of tobacco use among youth and young adults (particularly alternative, new, and emerging tobacco products), how tobacco products are marketed to this population, the effect of marketing on youth and young adult tobacco use, and what electronic programs can be implemented to educate young adults in this population. The Specific Aims for the Center are as follows: I. To conduct developmentally-appropriate, longitudinal surveillance research among youth and young adults, to understand more about the diversity of tobacco products that they use, and the etiology of their onset and progression, focusing on the potential impact that tobacco marketing practices may have on their tobacco use; 2.To develop a program of electronic communications that will be effective in educating young adults about risks associated with tobacco use and constituents of tobacco products; 3. To organize a training and education program in tobacco regulatory science that utilizes multi-method, online and ITV technologies, that will be used to train researchers and health professionals in regulatory science including epidemiology, youth development, marketing, and surveillance methods; 4. To provide opportunities for developmental and pilot funding to increase the potential for researchers at our institutions to respond to emerging research questions and/or a changing regulatory environment; 5. To provide statistical and marketing data support to Center researchers, so that there is consistency across projects, quality control, timely data sharing, and the ability to publish resuls that can guide FDA's regulatory activities; and 6. To create a Center environment that promotes collaboration and mentoring, high quality research, excellence in training, and tangible outcomes to guide tobacco regulatory science with young people. RELEVANCE: The Tobacco Control Act gave the FDA new authority to regulate the marketing of tobacco products. The central focus of our Center is on research and training in tobacco regulatory science, relevant to FDA's priority questions, focusing on diverse youth and young adults, the potential impact that tobacco marketing practices have on these age groups, and methods to communicate risks.

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Publications

Identifying demographic and psychosocial factors related to the escalation of smoking behavior among Mexican American adolescents.
Authors: Shete S.S. , Wilkinson A.V. .
Source: Preventive Medicine, 2017 Jun; 99, p. 146-151.
EPub date: 2017-02-21 00:00:00.0.
PMID: 28235542
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The Cigarette And Smokeless Tobacco Markets In Texas Relative To The United States
Authors: Miller Lo E.J. , Giovenco D.P. , Wackowski O.A. , Harrell M.B. , Perry C.L. , Delnevo C.D. .
Source: Tobacco Regulatory Science, 2017 Apr; 3(2), p. 183-191.
PMID: 28345014
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Flavored E-cigarette Use: Characterizing Youth, Young Adult, And Adult Users
Authors: Harrell M.B. , Weaver S.R. , Loukas A. , Creamer M. , Marti C.N. , Jackson C.D. , Heath J.W. , Nayak P. , Perry C.L. , Pechacek T.F. , et al. .
Source: Preventive Medicine Reports, 2017 Mar; 5, p. 33-40.
PMID: 27896041
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In Their Own Words: Young Adults' Menthol Cigarette Initiation, Perceptions, Experiences And Regulation Perspectives
Authors: Wackowski O.A. , Evans K.R. , Harrell M.B. , Loukas A. , Lewis M.J. , Delnevo C.D. , Perry C.L. .
Source: Nicotine & Tobacco Research : Official Journal Of The Society For Research On Nicotine And Tobacco, 2017-02-17 00:00:00.0; , .
PMID: 28339669
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Depressive Symptoms Predict Current E-cigarette Use Among College Students In Texas
Authors: Bandiera F.C. , Loukas A. , Li X. , Wilkinson A.V. , Perry C.L. .
Source: Nicotine & Tobacco Research : Official Journal Of The Society For Research On Nicotine And Tobacco, 2017-02-13 00:00:00.0; , .
PMID: 28199689
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Flavored Cigars Appeal To Younger, Female, And Racial/ethnic Minority College Students
Authors: Hinds J.T. , Li X. , Loukas A. , Pasch K.E. , Perry C.L. .
Source: Nicotine & Tobacco Research : Official Journal Of The Society For Research On Nicotine And Tobacco, 2017-02-11 00:00:00.0; , .
PMID: 28199700
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Developing Mobile Phone Text Messages For Tobacco Risk Communication Among College Students: A Mixed Methods Study
Authors: Prokhorov A.V. , Machado T.C. , Calabro K.S. , Vanderwater E.A. , Vidrine D.J. , Pasch K.P. , Marani S.K. , Buchberg M. , Wagh A. , Russell S.C. , et al. .
Source: Bmc Public Health, 2017-01-31 00:00:00.0; 17(1), p. 137.
PMID: 28143432
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Subjective Experiences At First Use Of Cigarette, E-cigarettes, Hookah, And Cigar Products Among Texas Adolescents
Authors: Mantey D.S. , Harrell M.B. , Case K. , Crook B. , Kelder S.H. , Perry C.L. .
Source: Drug And Alcohol Dependence, 2017-01-25 00:00:00.0; 173, p. 10-16.
PMID: 28182981
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The Association Between Sensation Seeking And E-cigarette Use In Texas Young Adults: A Cross-sectional Study
Authors: Case K. , Loukas A. , Harrell M. , Wilkinson A. , Springer A. , Pérez A. , Creamer M. , Perry C.L. .
Source: Journal Of American College Health : J Of Ach, 2017-01-17 00:00:00.0; , p. 0.
PMID: 28095126
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Associations between tobacco and nicotine product use and depressive symptoms among college students in Texas.
Authors: Bandiera F.C. , Loukas A. , Wilkinson A.V. , Perry C.L. .
Source: Addictive Behaviors, 2016 Dec; 63, p. 19-22.
PMID: 27393934
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College Students' Perceptions Of Risk And Addictiveness Of E-cigarettes And Cigarettes
Authors: Cooper M. , Loukas A. , Harrell M.B. , Perry C.L. .
Source: Journal Of American College Health : J Of Ach, 2016-11-02 00:00:00.0; , p. 1-9.
PMID: 27805472
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College Students' Perceptions And Knowledge Of Hookah Use
Authors: Creamer M.R. , Loukas A. , Li X. , Pasch K.E. , Case K. , Crook B. , Perry C.L. .
Source: Drug And Alcohol Dependence, 2016-11-01 00:00:00.0; 168, p. 191-195.
PMID: 27689508
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Social Norms, Perceptions And Dual/poly Tobacco Use Among Texas Youth
Authors: Cooper M. , Creamer M.R. , Ly C. , Crook B. , Harrell M.B. , Perry C.L. .
Source: American Journal Of Health Behavior, 2016 Nov; 40(6), p. 761-770.
PMID: 27779944
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Using Cognitive Interviewing to Better Assess Young Adult E-cigarette Use.
Authors: Hinds J.T. , Loukas A. , Chow S. , Pasch K.E. , Harrell M.B. , Perry C.L. , Delnevo C. , Wackowski O.A. .
Source: Nicotine & Tobacco Research : Official Journal Of The Society For Research On Nicotine And Tobacco, 2016 Oct; 18(10), p. 1998-2005.
PMID: 27029822
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Comparing Young Adults To Older Adults In E-cigarette Perceptions And Motivations For Use: Implications For Health Communication
Authors: Cooper M. , Harrell M.B. , Perry C.L. .
Source: Health Education Research, 2016 Aug; 31(4), p. 429-38.
PMID: 27325619
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Defining Tobacco Regulatory Science Competencies
Authors: Wipfli H.L. , Berman M. , Hanson K. , Kelder S. , Solis A. , Villanti A.C. , Ribeiro C.M. , Meissner H.I. , Anderson R. .
Source: Nicotine & Tobacco Research : Official Journal Of The Society For Research On Nicotine And Tobacco, 2016-07-14 00:00:00.0; , .
PMID: 27613917
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College Students' Polytobacco Use, Cigarette Cessation, and Dependence.
Authors: Loukas A. , Chow S. , Pasch K.E. , Li X. , Hinds Iii J.T. , Marti C.N. , Harrell M.B. , Creamer M.R. , Perry C.L. .
Source: American Journal Of Health Behavior, 2016 Jul; 40(4), p. 514-22.
PMID: 27338998
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Flavorings And Perceived Harm And Addictiveness Of E-cigarettes Among Youth
Authors: Cooper M. , Harrell M.B. , Pérez A. , Delk J. , Perry C.L. .
Source: Tobacco Regulatory Science, 2016 Jul; 2(3), p. 278-289.
PMID: 27722185
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E-Cigarette Marketing Exposure Is Associated With E-Cigarette Use Among US Youth.
Authors: Mantey D.S. , Cooper M.R. , Clendennen S.L. , Pasch K.E. , Perry C.L. .
Source: The Journal Of Adolescent Health : Official Publication Of The Society For Adolescent Medicine, 2016 Jun; 58(6), p. 686-90.
PMID: 27080732
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A Qualitative Approach to Understanding Real-World Electronic Cigarette Use: Implications for Measurement and Regulation.
Authors: Cooper M. , Harrell M.B. , Perry C.L. .
Source: Preventing Chronic Disease, 2016-01-14 00:00:00.0; 13, p. E07.
EPub date: 2016-01-14 00:00:00.0.
PMID: 26766848
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E-cigarette Dual Users, Exclusive Users and Perceptions of Tobacco Products.
Authors: Cooper M. , Case K.R. , Loukas A. , Creamer M.R. , Perry C.L. .
Source: American Journal Of Health Behavior, 2016 Jan; 40(1), p. 108-16.
PMID: 26685819
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Is Adolescent Poly-tobacco Use Associated with Alcohol and Other Drug Use?
Authors: Creamer M.R. , Portillo G.V. , Clendennen S.L. , Perry C.L. .
Source: American Journal Of Health Behavior, 2016 Jan; 40(1), p. 117-22.
PMID: 26685820
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E-cigarette use among Texas youth: Results from the 2014 Texas Youth Tobacco Survey.
Authors: Cooper M. , Case K.R. , Loukas A. .
Source: Addictive Behaviors, 2015 Nov; 50, p. 173-7.
PMID: 26151581
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Trends in Multiple Tobacco Product Use, Among High School Students.
Authors: Creamer M.R. , Perry C.L. , Harrell M.B. , Diamond P.M. .
Source: Tobacco Regulatory Science, 2015-10-01 00:00:00.0; 1(3), p. 204-214.
PMID: 26478907
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Anxiety, depression and smoking status among adults of Mexican heritage on the Texas-Mexico Border.
Authors: Wilkinson A.V. , Vatcheva K.P. , Pérez A. , Reininger B.M. , McCormick J.B. , Fisher-Hoch S.P. .
Source: Hispanic Journal Of Behavioral Sciences, 2014 Aug; 36(3), p. 316-328.
PMID: 26120245
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Formative research to identify perceptions of e-cigarettes in college students: Implications for future health communication campaigns.
Authors: Case K. , Crook B. , Lazard A. , Mackert M. .
Source: Journal Of American College Health : J Of Ach, 2016 07; 64(5), p. 380-9.
PMID: 26979833
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Hookah use as a predictor of other tobacco product use: A longitudinal analysis of Texas college students.
Authors: Case K.R. , Creamer M.R. , Cooper M.R. , Loukas A. , Perry C.L. .
Source: Addictive Behaviors, 2018 Dec; 87, p. 131-137.
EPub date: 2018-06-30 00:00:00.0.
PMID: 30016762
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Mobile Phone Text Messaging for Tobacco Risk Communication Among Young Adult Community College Students: Protocol and Baseline Overview for a Randomized Controlled Trial.
Authors: Prokhorov A.V. , Khalil G.E. , Calabro K.S. , Machado T.C. , Russell S. , Czerniak K.W. , Botello G.C. , Chen M. , Perez A. , Vidrine D.J. , et al. .
Source: Jmir Research Protocols, 2018-10-15 00:00:00.0; 7(10), p. e10977.
EPub date: 2018-10-15 00:00:00.0.
PMID: 30322833
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E-cigarette- specific symptoms of nicotine dependence among Texas adolescents.
Authors: Case K.R. , Mantey D.S. , Creamer M.R. , Harrell M.B. , Kelder S.H. , Perry C.L. .
Source: Addictive Behaviors, 2018 Sep; 84, p. 57-61.
EPub date: 2018-03-30 00:00:00.0.
PMID: 29627634
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Marketing Exposure Recall is Associated With Past 30-Day Single, Dual, Polytobacco Use Among US Adolescents.
Authors: Mantey D.S. , Creamer M.R. , Pasch K.E. , Perry C.L. .
Source: Nicotine & Tobacco Research : Official Journal Of The Society For Research On Nicotine And Tobacco, 2018-08-14 00:00:00.0; 20(suppl_1), p. S55-S61.
PMID: 30125022
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Longitudinal predictors of cigarette use among students from 24 Texas colleges.
Authors: Creamer M.R. , Loukas A. , Clendennen S. , Mantey D. , Pasch K.E. , Marti C.N. , Perry C.L. .
Source: Journal Of American College Health : J Of Ach, 2018-03-12 00:00:00.0; , p. 1-8.
EPub date: 2018-03-12 00:00:00.0.
PMID: 29419363
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Validation of mobile phone text messages for nicotine and tobacco risk communication among college students: A content analysis.
Authors: Khalil G.E. , Calabro K.S. , Crook B. , Machado T.C. , Perry C.L. , Prokhorov A.V. .
Source: Tobacco Prevention & Cessation, 2018 Feb; 4, .
PMID: 29888338
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Very light smoking and alternative tobacco use among college students.
Authors: Li X. , Loukas A. , Perry C.L. .
Source: Addictive Behaviors, 2018-01-31 00:00:00.0; 81, p. 22-25.
EPub date: 2018-01-31 00:00:00.0.
PMID: 29421346
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A longitudinal study of risk perceptions and e-cigarette initiation among college students: Interactions with smoking status.
Authors: Cooper M. , Loukas A. , Case K.R. , Marti C.N. , Perry C.L. .
Source: Drug And Alcohol Dependence, 2018-01-31 00:00:00.0; 186, p. 257-263.
EPub date: 2018-01-31 00:00:00.0.
PMID: 29626778
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Real Time Assessment of Young Adults' Attitudes toward Tobacco Messages.
Authors: Hébert E.T. , Vandewater E.A. , Businelle M.S. , Harrell M.B. , Kelder S.H. , Perry C.L. .
Source: Tobacco Regulatory Science, 2018 Jan; 4(1), p. 644-655.
EPub date: 2018-01-01 00:00:00.0.
PMID: 29503825
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Positive Outcome Expectations and Tobacco Product Use Behaviors in Youth.
Authors: Creamer M.R. , Delk J. , Case K. , Perry C.L. , Harrell M.B. .
Source: Substance Use & Misuse, 2017-11-27 00:00:00.0; , p. 1-4.
EPub date: 2017-11-27 00:00:00.0.
PMID: 29172952
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Measuring perceptions related to e-cigarettes: Important principles and next steps to enhance study validity.
Authors: Gibson L.A. , Creamer M.R. , Breland A.B. , Giachello A.L. , Kaufman A. , Kong G. , Pechacek T.F. , Pepper J.K. , Soule E.K. , Halpern-Felsher B. .
Source: Addictive Behaviors, 2017-11-20 00:00:00.0; , .
EPub date: 2017-11-20 00:00:00.0.
PMID: 29175027
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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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Weight Status and Cigarette and Electronic Cigarette Use in Adolescents.
Authors: Delk J. , Creamer M.R. , Perry C.L. , Harrell M.B. .
Source: American Journal Of Preventive Medicine, 2017-11-10 00:00:00.0; , .
EPub date: 2017-11-10 00:00:00.0.
PMID: 29132954
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Recall of Point-of-Sale Marketing Predicts Cigar and E-Cigarette Use among Texas Youth.
Authors: Pasch K.E. , Nicksic N.E. , Opara S.C. , Jackson C. , Harrell M.B. , Perry C.L. .
Source: Nicotine & Tobacco Research : Official Journal Of The Society For Research On Nicotine And Tobacco, 2017-10-23 00:00:00.0; , .
EPub date: 2017-10-23 00:00:00.0.
PMID: 29069425
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Feasibility and reliability of a mobile tool to evaluate exposure to tobacco product marketing and messages using ecological momentary assessment.
Authors: Hébert E.T. , Vandewater E.A. , Businelle M.S. , Harrell M.B. , Kelder S.H. , Perry C.L. .
Source: Addictive Behaviors, 2017 Oct; 73, p. 105-110.
EPub date: 2017-05-03 00:00:00.0.
PMID: 28500906
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The relationships between sensation seeking and a spectrum of e-cigarette use behaviors: Cross-sectional and longitudinal analyses specific to Texas adolescents.
Authors: Case K.R. , Harrell M.B. , Pérez A. , Loukas A. , Wilkinson A.V. , Springer A.E. , Creamer M.R. , Perry C.L. .
Source: Addictive Behaviors, 2017 Oct; 73, p. 151-157.
EPub date: 2017-05-12 00:00:00.0.
PMID: 28521240
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Geospatial Associations Between Tobacco Retail Outlets and Current Use of Cigarettes and e-Cigarettes among Youths in Texas.
Authors: Pérez A. , Chien L.C. , Harrell M.B. , Pasch K.E. , Obinwa U.C. , Perry C.L. .
Source: Journal Of Biometrics & Biostatistics, 2017 Oct; 8(5), .
EPub date: 2017-10-18 00:00:00.0.
PMID: 29214099
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Exclusive e-cigarette use predicts cigarette initiation among college students.
Authors: Loukas A. , Marti C.N. , Cooper M. , Pasch K.E. , Perry C.L. .
Source: Addictive Behaviors, 2017-08-31 00:00:00.0; 76, p. 343-347.
EPub date: 2017-08-31 00:00:00.0.
PMID: 28892771
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Implementation of a Computerized Tablet-Survey in an Adolescent Large-Scale, School-Based Study.
Authors: Delk J. , Harrell M.B. , Fakhouri T.H.I. , Muir K.A. , Perry C.L. .
Source: The Journal Of School Health, 2017 Jul; 87(7), p. 506-512.
PMID: 28580672
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Exposure and Engagement With Tobacco- and E-Cigarette-Related Social Media.
Authors: Hébert E.T. , Case K.R. , Kelder S.H. , Delk J. , Perry C.L. , Harrell M.B. .
Source: The Journal Of Adolescent Health : Official Publication Of The Society For Adolescent Medicine, 2017-06-29 00:00:00.0; , .
EPub date: 2017-06-29 00:00:00.0.
PMID: 28669801
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Source Credibility and E-Cigarette Attitudes: Implications for Tobacco Communication.
Authors: Case K.R. , Lazard A.J. , Mackert M.S. , Perry C.L. .
Source: Health Communication, 2017-06-16 00:00:00.0; , p. 1-9.
EPub date: 2017-06-16 00:00:00.0.
PMID: 28622021
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Sexual and Gender Minority College Students and Tobacco Use in Texas.
Authors: Hinds J.T. , Loukas A. , Perry C.L. .
Source: Nicotine & Tobacco Research : Official Journal Of The Society For Research On Nicotine And Tobacco, 2017-05-03 00:00:00.0; , .
EPub date: 2017-05-03 00:00:00.0.
PMID: 28472411
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Flavored Tobacco Product Use among Youth and Young Adults: What if Flavors Didn't Exist?
Authors: Harrell M.B. , Loukas A. , Jackson C.D. , Marti C.N. , Perry C.L. .
Source: Tobacco Regulatory Science, 2017 Apr; 3(2), p. 168-173.
PMID: 28775996
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Texas Adolescent Tobacco and Marketing Surveillance System's Design.
Authors: Pérez A. , Harrell M.B. , Malkani R.I. , Jackson C.D. , Delk J. , Allotey P.A. , Matthews K.J. , Martinez P. , Perry C.L. .
Source: Tobacco Regulatory Science, 2017 Apr; 3(2), p. 151-167.
EPub date: 2017-04-01 00:00:00.0.
PMID: 29098172
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