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An Increase in the Tobacco Age-of-Sale to 21: For Debate in Europe.

Paulien A W Nuyts, Mirte A G Kuipers, Marc C Willemsen, Anton E Kunst,

A debate on the adoption of a tobacco age-of-sale of 21 in Europe has not occurred, with the recent exception of the United Kingdom. The current legally set age of 18 years is proving to be inadequate as adolescents continue to access cigarettes. Tobacco 21 laws have the potential to ... Read more >>

Nicotine Tob. Res. (Nicotine & tobacco research : official journal of the Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco)
[2020, 22(7):1247-1249]

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Differences in smokers' awareness of the health risks of smoking before and after introducing pictorial tobacco health warnings: findings from the 2012-2017 international tobacco control (ITC) Netherlands surveys.

Dirk-Jan A van Mourik, Gera E Nagelhout, Marc C Willemsen, Bas van den Putte, Hein de Vries,

BACKGROUND:As of May 2016, pictorial health warnings (PHWs) showing the harms of smoking were implemented in the European Union. After one year they had to be fully implemented. We studied changes in awareness of the health risks of smoking after implementation of PHWs among smokers from the Netherlands, whether the ... Read more >>

BMC Public Health (BMC public health)
[2020, 20(1):512]

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Quasi-experimentally examining the impact of introducing tobacco pictorial health warnings: Findings from the International Tobacco Control (ITC) 4C and Netherlands surveys in the Netherlands, Australia, Canada, United Kingdom, and the United States.

Dirk-Jan A van Mourik, Gera E Nagelhout, Hein de Vries, Bas van den Putte, K Michael Cummings, Ron Borland, Geoffrey T Fong, Marc C Willemsen,

BACKGROUND:Our study evaluated the short-term impact of introducing European Union's tobacco pictorial health warnings (PHWs). METHODS:Longitudinal data were collected at two time-points from adult smokers, participating in the International Tobacco Control (ITC) surveys, conducted in the Netherlands, Australia, Canada, the United Kingdom and the United States. In the Netherlands, textual ... Read more >>

Drug Alcohol Depend (Drug and alcohol dependence)
[2020, 207:107818]

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Tobacco industry access to policy elites and the implementation of Article 5.3 of the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control.

Marc C Willemsen, Gary Fooks,

INTRODUCTION:Article 5.3 WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) aims to prevent tobacco industry interference with public health policy. The degree of protection depends on several factors: the interpretation of Article 5.3 by governments; the presence of codes of practice; and the effectiveness of industry lobbying versus public health advocacy. ... Read more >>

Tob Control (Tobacco control)
[2019, :]

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The role of income and psychological distress in the relationship between work loss and smoking cessation: Findings from three International Tobacco Control (ITC) Europe countries.

Karin Hummel, Bas van den Putte, Ute Mons, Marc C Willemsen, Geoffrey T Fong, Raphaël Andler, Hein de Vries, Gera E Nagelhout,

INTRODUCTION:The relationship between work loss and smoking has not been studied extensively, and underlying factors are often not examined. The aim of this study was to test two hypotheses. First, work loss is associated with greater intention to quit and more likelihood of smoking cessation, and this relationship is moderated ... Read more >>

Tob Prev Cessat (Tobacco prevention & cessation)
[2019, 5:42]

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Never-smoking adolescents' perceived accessibility of cigarettes following an increase in the tobacco age-of-sale from 16 to 18: A quasi-experimental study of two cities in the Netherlands and Belgium.

Paulien A W Nuyts, Mirte A G Kuipers, Marc C Willemsen, Vincent Lorant, Anton E Kunst,

BACKGROUND:The Netherlands increased the tobacco age-of-sale from 16 to 18 in 2014, paired with mass-media campaigns. We evaluated changes in perceived accessibility of cigarettes between 2013 and 2016 among adolescent never-smokers in the Netherlands compared with Belgium, where the age-of-sale remained 16 and no campaigns were conducted. METHODS:Repeated cross-sectional surveys ... Read more >>

Addict Behav (Addictive behaviors)
[2020, 104:106288]

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Explaining Mechanisms That Influence Smoke-Free Implementation at the Local Level: A Realist Review of Smoking Bans.

Martin Mlinarić, Laura Hoffmann, Anton E Kunst, Michael Schreuders, Marc C Willemsen, Irene Moor, Matthias Richter,

INTRODUCTION:While studies have been undertaken to understand the adoption of outdoor and indoor smoking bans, not much is known about why implementation of smoke-free (SF) environments differs at local levels. As most European countries remain at the level of indoor bans, we aim to translate existing evidence into practical recommendations ... Read more >>

Nicotine Tob. Res. (Nicotine & tobacco research : official journal of the Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco)
[2019, 21(12):1609-1620]

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How the New European Union's (Pictorial) Tobacco Health Warnings Influence Quit Attempts and Smoking Cessation: Findings from the 2016-2017 International Tobacco Control (ITC) Netherlands Surveys.

Dirk-Jan A van Mourik, Math J J M Candel, Gera E Nagelhout, Marc C Willemsen, Hua-Hie Yong, Bas van den Putte, Geoffrey T Fong, Hein de Vries,

In 2016, the Netherlands was required to introduce new European Union (EU)'s (pictorial) tobacco health warnings. Our objective was to describe the pathways through which the new EU tobacco health warnings may influence quit attempts and smoking cessation among Dutch smokers. Longitudinal data from 2016 and 2017 from the International ... Read more >>

Int J Environ Res Public Health (International journal of environmental research and public health)
[2019, 16(21):]

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Did E-Cigarette Users Notice the New European Union's E-Cigarette Legislation? Findings from the 2015-2017 International Tobacco Control (ITC) Netherlands Survey.

Dirk-Jan A van Mourik, Gera E Nagelhout, Bas van den Putte, Karin Hummel, Marc C Willemsen, Hein de Vries,

This study examined to what extent e-cigarette users noticed the European Union's new legislation regarding e-cigarettes, and whether this may have influenced perceptions regarding addictiveness and toxicity. Data were obtained from yearly surveys (2015-2017) of the International Tobacco Control (ITC) Netherlands Survey. Descriptive statistics and Generalized Estimating Equations were applied. ... Read more >>

Int J Environ Res Public Health (International journal of environmental research and public health)
[2019, 16(16):]

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Recommendations on how to achieve tobacco-free nations in Europe.

Marc C Willemsen, Bethany Hipple Walters, Daniel Kotz, Linda Bauld,

European countries vary widely in the development and implementation of effective tobacco-control programs and policies. Why some countries lag behind others is inherently a political matter. National-level policymakers struggle between the need to protect public health and the need to recognize economic and ideological considerations. Within this context, use of ... Read more >>

Tob Prev Cessat (Tobacco prevention & cessation)
[2019, 5:24]

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Dynamic, data-driven typologies of long-term smoking, cessation, and their correlates: Findings from the International Tobacco Control (ITC) Netherlands Survey.

Valéria Lima Passos, Rik Crutzen, Johannes T Feder, Marc C Willemsen, Paul Lemmens, Karin Hummel,

RATIONALE:Efforts towards tobacco control are numerous, but relapse rates for smoking cessations remain high. Behavioral changes necessary for continuous cessation appear complex, variable and subject to social, biological, psychological and environmental determinants. Currently, most cessation studies concentrate on short-to midterm behavioral changes. Besides, they use fixed typologies, thereby failing to ... Read more >>

Soc Sci Med (Social science & medicine (1982))
[2019, 235:112393]

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Policies that limit youth access and exposure to tobacco: a scientific neglect of the first stages of the policy process.

Thomas G Kuijpers, Anton E Kunst, Marc C Willemsen,

BACKGROUND:Policymakers can adopt and implement various supply-side policies to limit youth access and exposure to tobacco, such as increasing the minimum age of sale, limiting the number or type of tobacco outlets, or banning the display of tobacco products. Many studies have assessed the impact of these policies, while less ... Read more >>

BMC Public Health (BMC public health)
[2019, 19(1):825]

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Who calls the shots in tobacco control policy? Policy monopolies of pro and anti-tobacco interest groups across six European countries.

Thomas G Kuijpers, Anton E Kunst, Marc C Willemsen,

BACKGROUND:One of the factors influencing variation in tobacco control policies across European countries is the relative policy dominance of pro and anti-tobacco control interest groups. Scholars investigating this power balance have predominantly conducted single country case studies. This study aims to explore and describe the relative dominance of pro and ... Read more >>

BMC Public Health (BMC public health)
[2019, 19(1):800]

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Behavioral Economic Purchase Tasks to Estimate Demand for Novel Nicotine/tobacco Products and Prospectively Predict Future Use: Evidence From The Netherlands.

Bryan W Heckman, K Michael Cummings, Georges J Nahas, Marc C Willemsen, Richard J O'Connor, Ron Borland, Alexander A Hirsch, Warren K Bickel, Matthew J Carpenter,

INTRODUCTION:The demand for alternative nicotine/tobacco products is not well established. This paper uses a behavioral economic approach to test whether smokers have differential demand for conventional factory-made, electronic, and very low nicotine content cigarettes (FMCs/ECs/VLNCs) and uses the prospective cohort design to test the predictive validity of demand indices on ... Read more >>

Nicotine Tob Res (Nicotine & tobacco research : official journal of the Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco)
[2019, 21(6):784-791]

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Cannabis use among a nationally representative cross-sectional sample of smokers and non-smokers in the Netherlands: results from the 2015 ITC Netherlands Gold Magic Survey.

Brian Vincent Fix, Danielle Smith, Richard O'Connor, Bryan W Heckman, Marc C Willemsen, Michael Cummings, Geoffrey Fong,

OBJECTIVES:Existing evidence shows that co-occurring use of tobacco and cannabis is widespread. Patterns of co-use of tobacco and cannabis may change as more jurisdictions legalise medicinal and/or recreational cannabis sales. This analysis examined predictors of current cannabis use and characterised methods of consumption among smokers and non-smokers in a context ... Read more >>

BMJ Open (BMJ open)
[2019, 9(3):E024497]

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Prevalence of awareness, ever-use and current use of nicotine vaping products (NVPs) among adult current smokers and ex-smokers in 14 countries with differing regulations on sales and marketing of NVPs: cross-sectional findings from the ITC Project.

Shannon Gravely, Pete Driezen, Janine Ouimet, Anne C K Quah, K Michael Cummings, Mary E Thompson, Christian Boudreau, David Hammond, Ann McNeill, Ron Borland, James F Thrasher, Richard Edwards, Maizurah Omar, Sara C Hitchman, Hua-Hie Yong, Tonatiuh Barrientos-Gutierrez, Marc C Willemsen, Eduardo Bianco, Marcelo Boado, Fastone Mathew Goma, Hong Gwan Seo, Nigar Nargis, Yuan Jiang, Cristina De Abreu Perez, Geoffrey T Fong,

AIMS:This paper presents updated prevalence estimates of awareness, ever-use, and current use of nicotine vaping products (NVPs) from 14 International Tobacco Control Policy Evaluation Project (ITC Project) countries that have varying regulations governing NVP sales and marketing. DESIGN, SETTING, PARTICIPANTS AND MEASUREMENTS:A cross-sectional analysis of adult (≥ 18 years) current smokers and ... Read more >>

Addiction (Addiction (Abingdon, England))
[2019, 114(6):1060-1073]

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Visibility of tobacco products and advertisement at the point of sale: a systematic audit of retailers in Amsterdam.

Paulien A W Nuyts, Mirte A G Kuipers, Alp Cakir, Marc C Willemsen, Eleonore M Veldhuizen, Anton E Kunst,

OBJECTIVES:Visibility of tobacco products at the point of sale (PoS), in settings where open display of tobacco is allowed, is one of the last remaining ways in which the tobacco industry can legally promote their products. The aim of this study was to map the visibility of tobacco products and ... Read more >>

BMJ Open (BMJ open)
[2018, 8(10):e022017]

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How can a ban on tobacco sales to minors be effective in changing smoking behaviour among youth? - A realist review.

Paulien A W Nuyts, Thomas G Kuijpers, Marc C Willemsen, Anton E Kunst,

The aim of the study was to understand, from the perspective of youth, how and under which circumstances a ban on tobacco sales to minors can be effective in influencing youth smoking behaviour. We searched Medline, Embase, and PsychINFO in February 2016. A systematic search for studies about a ban ... Read more >>

Prev Med (Preventive medicine)
[2018, 115:61-67]

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Construct and Predictive Validity of Three Measures of Intention to Quit Smoking: Findings From the International Tobacco Control (ITC) Netherlands Survey.

Karin Hummel, Math J J M Candel, Gera E Nagelhout, Jamie Brown, Bas van den Putte, Daniel Kotz, Marc C Willemsen, Geoffrey T Fong, Robert West, Hein de Vries,

Introduction:The aim of the study was to compare the construct validity and the predictive validity of three instruments to measure intention to quit smoking: a Stages of Change measure, the Motivation To Stop Scale (MTSS), and a Likert scale. We used the Theory of Planned Behavior as theoretical framework. Methods:We ... Read more >>

Nicotine Tob. Res. (Nicotine & tobacco research : official journal of the Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco)
[2018, 20(9):1101-1108]

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Support for a point-of-sale cigarette display ban among smokers: findings from the international tobacco control (ITC) Netherlands survey.

Dirk-Jan A van Mourik, Math J J M Candel, Gera E Nagelhout, Marc C Willemsen, Geoffrey T Fong, Karin Hummel, Bas van den Putte, Hein de Vries,

BACKGROUND:Displaying tobacco products at point-of-sale (PoS) has become an important marketing strategy for the tobacco industry. This study was designed to (1) examine how support for a PoS cigarette display ban changed among Dutch smokers between 2010 and 2015 and (2) identify the variables that predict support among smokers for ... Read more >>

BMC Public Health (BMC public health)
[2018, 18(1):740]

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Public support for tobacco control policies: The role of the protection of children against tobacco.

Thomas G Kuijpers, Marc C Willemsen, Anton E Kunst,

INTRODUCTION:In many countries, health advocates aim to increase public support for tobacco control policies by framing these policies in terms of child protection. We examined whether support for the protection of children is indeed associated with support for tobacco control policies, even among smokers, opponents of state intervention and opponents ... Read more >>

Health Policy (Health policy (Amsterdam, Netherlands))
[2018, 122(8):929-935]

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Does free or lower cost smoking cessation medication stimulate quitting? Findings from the International Tobacco Control (ITC) Netherlands and UK Surveys.

Floor A van den Brand, Gera E Nagelhout, Karin Hummel, Marc C Willemsen, Ann McNeill, Onno C P van Schayck,

OBJECTIVE:To investigate whether mentioning free or lower cost smoking cessation medication as a trigger for thinking about quitting is related to higher medication use, more quit attempts and quit success, and whether these associations are modified by education and income. METHODS:Data were derived from the 2013 and 2014 surveys of ... Read more >>

Tob Control (Tobacco control)
[2019, 28(Suppl 1):s61-s67]

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Trends in age of smoking initiation in the Netherlands: a shift towards older ages?

Paulien A W Nuyts, Mirte A G Kuipers, Marc C Willemsen, Anton E Kunst,

BACKGROUND AND AIM:As smoking initiation generally occurs in adolescence, smoking prevention is targeted primarily at young adolescents (aged below 16 years). We hypothesize that, with the adoption of increasingly stronger youth access laws, a shift in the age of smoking initiation may have occurred. DESIGN:Repeated cross-sectional survey. SETTING:The Netherlands. PARTICIPANTS:A total ... Read more >>

Addiction (Addiction (Abingdon, England))
[2018, 113(3):524-532]

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Quitting activity and use of cessation assistance reported by smokers in eight European countries: Findings from the EUREST-PLUS ITC Europe Surveys.

Karin Hummel, Gera E Nagelhout, Geoffrey T Fong, Constantine I Vardavas, Sophia Papadakis, Aleksandra Herbeć, Ute Mons, Bas van den Putte, Ron Borland, Esteve Fernández, Hein de Vries, Ann McNeill, Shannon Gravely, Krzysztof Przewoźniak, Piroska Kovacs, Antigona C Trofor, Marc C Willemsen,

Introduction:There is clear evidence that the use of cessation aids significantly increases the likelihood of successful smoking cessation. The aim of this study was to examine quitting activity and use of cessation aids among smokers from various European countries. Subgroup differences were also examined for sex, income, education, and age ... Read more >>

(Tobacco induced diseases)
[2018, 16(Suppl 2):]

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Can't see the woods for the trees: exploring the range and connection of tobacco industry argumentation in the 2012 UK standardised packaging consultation.

Jessamina Lih Yan Lie, Gary Fooks, Nanne K de Vries, Suzanne M Heijndijk, Marc C Willemsen,

INTRODUCTION:Transnational tobacco company (TTC) submissions to the 2012 UK standardised packaging consultation are studied to examine TTC argumentation in the context of Better Regulation practices. METHODS:A content analysis was conducted of Philip Morris International and British American Tobacco submissions to the 2012 UK consultation. Industry arguments concerning expected costs and ... Read more >>

Tob Control (Tobacco control)
[2018, 27(4):448-454]

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