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The Association of E-cigarette Flavors With Satisfaction, Enjoyment, and Trying to Quit or Stay Abstinent From Smoking Among Regular Adult Vapers From Canada and the United States: Findings From the 2018 ITC Four Country Smoking and Vaping Survey.

Shannon Gravely, K Michael Cummings, David Hammond, Eric Lindblom, Danielle M Smith, Nadia Martin, Ruth Loewen, Ron Borland, Andrew Hyland, Mary E Thompson, Christian Boudreau, Karin Kasza, Janine Ouimet, Anne C K Quah, Richard J O'Connor, Geoffrey T Fong,

AIMS:This study examined whether nontobacco flavors are more commonly used by vapers (e-cigarette users) compared with tobacco flavor, described which flavors are most popular, and tested whether flavors are associated with: vaping satisfaction relative to smoking, level of enjoyment with vaping, reasons for using e-cigarettes, and making an attempt to ... Read more >>

Nicotine Tob Res (Nicotine & tobacco research : official journal of the Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco)
[2020, 22(10):1831-1841]

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Awareness, trial and use of heated tobacco products among adult cigarette smokers and e-cigarette users: findings from the 2018 ITC Four Country Smoking and Vaping Survey.

Connor R Miller, Edward Sutanto, Danielle M Smith, Sara C Hitchman, Shannon Gravely, Hua H Yong, Ron Borland, Richard J O'Connor, K Michael Cummings, Geoffrey T Fong, Andrew Hyland, Anne C K Quah, Maciej L Goniewicz,

OBJECTIVE:To evaluate heated tobacco product (HTP) awareness, trial and current use among adult cigarette smokers and vaping product users in four countries with varying regulations governing HTP sales. DESIGN:Data came from Wave 2 of the ITC Four Country Smoking and Vaping Survey, collected from February to July 2018. Respondents were ... Read more >>

Tob Control (Tobacco control)
[2020, :]

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Changes in Smoking and Vaping over 18 Months among Smokers and Recent Ex-Smokers: Longitudinal Findings from the 2016 and 2018 ITC Four Country Smoking and Vaping Surveys.

Shannon Gravely, Gang Meng, K Michael Cummings, Andrew Hyland, Ron Borland, David Hammond, Richard J O'Connor, Maciej L Goniewicz, Karin A Kasza, Ann McNeill, Mary E Thompson, Sara C Hitchman, David T Levy, James F Thrasher, Anne C K Quah, Nadia Martin, Janine Ouimet, Christian Boudreau, Geoffrey T Fong,

This descriptive study of smokers (smoked at least monthly) and recent ex-smokers (quit for ≤2 years) examined transitions over an 18 month period in their smoking and vaping behaviors. Data are from Waves 1 (W1: 2016) and 2 (W2: 2018) of the ITC Four Country Smoking and Vaping Survey, a ... Read more >>

Int J Environ Res Public Health (International journal of environmental research and public health)
[2020, 17(19):]

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What kind of smoking identity following quitting would elevate smokers relapse risk?

Laura Callaghan, Hua-Hie Yong, Ron Borland, K Michael Cummings, Sara C Hitchman, Geoffrey T Fong,

BACKGROUND:Research has suggested that smokers who quit smoking and continue to identify themselves as a smoker versus a non-smoker are at greater risk of relapse. This study examines the relationship between post-quit smoker identities and relapse risk of former smokers in Australia and the UK comparing those who still identified ... Read more >>

Addict Behav (Addictive behaviors)
[2021, 112:106654]

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QuitNic: A pilot randomised controlled trial comparing nicotine vaping products with nicotine replacement therapy for smoking cessation following residential detoxification.

Billie Bonevski, Victoria Manning, Olivia Wynne, Coral Gartner, Ron Borland, Amanda L Baker, Catherine J Segan, Eliza Skelton, Lyndell Moore, Ramez Bathish, Simon Chiu, Ashleigh Guillaumier, Dan I Lubman,

INTRODUCTION:The QuitNic pilot trial aimed to test the feasibility of providing a nicotine vaping product (NVP) compared with combination nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) to smokers upon discharge from a smoke-free residential substance use disorder (SUD) treatment service. METHODS:QuitNic was a pragmatic two-arm randomised controlled trial. At discharge from residential withdrawal, ... Read more >>

Nicotine Tob. Res. (Nicotine & tobacco research : official journal of the Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco)
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Support for minimum legal sales age laws set to age 21 across Australia, Canada, England and US: Findings from the 2018 ITC Four Country Smoking and Vaping Survey.

Summer Sherburne Hawkins, Janet Chung-Hall, Lorraine Craig, Geoffrey T Fong, Ron Borland, K Michael Cummings, David Levy, Sara C Hitchman,

BACKGROUND:Although the US has seen a rapid increase in tobacco minimum legal sales age (MLSA) laws set to age 21, there is wide variation across high-income countries and less is known about policy support outside of the US. We examined the prevalence of support for tobacco MLSA 21 laws as ... Read more >>

Nicotine Tob Res (Nicotine & tobacco research : official journal of the Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco)
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Predictive power of dependence measures for quitting smoking. Findings from the 2016-2018 ITC Four Country Smoking and Vaping Surveys.

Michael Le Grande, Ron Borland, Hua-Hie Yong, K Michael Cummings, Ann McNeill, Mary Thompson, Geoffrey T Fong,

OBJECTIVE:To test whether urges to smoke and perceived addiction to smoking, have independent predictive value for quit attempts and short-term quit success over and above the Heaviness of Smoking Index (HSI). METHODS:Data were from the International Tobacco Control Four Country Smoking and Vaping Wave 1 (2016) and Wave 2 (2018) ... Read more >>

Nicotine Tob. Res. (Nicotine & tobacco research : official journal of the Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco)
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International differences in patterns of cannabis use among adult cigarette smokers: Findings from the 2018 ITC Four Country Smoking and Vaping Survey.

Shannon Gravely, Pete Driezen, Danielle M Smith, Ron Borland, Eric N Lindblom, David Hammond, Ann McNeill, Andrew Hyland, K Michael Cummings, Gary Chan, Mary E Thompson, Christian Boudreau, Nadia Martin, Janine Ouimet, Ruth Loewen, Anne C K Quah, Maciej L Goniewicz, James F Thrasher, Geoffrey T Fong,

BACKGROUND:Although evidence shows that co-use of cigarettes and cannabis is common, there is little research examining if co-use patterns vary depending on the regulatory environment for cannabis. This study examined patterns of co-use and perceptions of relative harm among cigarette smokers in four countries with different histories, and at different ... Read more >>

Int. J. Drug Policy (The International journal on drug policy)
[2020, 79:102754]

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Response to Chapman and Daube.

Colin Mendelsohn, Wayne Hall, Ron Borland,

Drug Alcohol Rev (Drug and alcohol review)
[2020, 39(4):422-423]

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Concurrent Daily and Non-Daily Use of Heated Tobacco Products with Combustible Cigarettes: Findings from the 2018 ITC Japan Survey.

Edward Sutanto, Connor Miller, Danielle M Smith, Ron Borland, Andrew Hyland, K Michael Cummings, Anne C K Quah, Steve Shaowei Xu, Geoffrey T Fong, Janine Ouimet, Itsuro Yoshimi, Yumiko Mochizuki, Takahiro Tabuchi, Richard J O'Connor, Maciej L Goniewicz,

Use of heated tobacco products (HTPs) among current smokers is becoming increasingly popular in Japan. This study aims to compare characteristics and tobacco-related behaviors among concurrent users of HTPs and combustible cigarettes (n = 644) with exclusive smokers (n = 3194) or exclusive HTP users (n = 164). The secondary ... Read more >>

Int J Environ Res Public Health (International journal of environmental research and public health)
[2020, 17(6):]

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Costs of vaping: evidence from ITC Four Country Smoking and Vaping Survey.

Kai-Wen Cheng, Ce Shang, Hye Myung Lee, Frank J Chaloupka, Geoffrey T Fong, Ron Borland, Bryan W Heckman, Sara C Hitchman, Richard J O'Connor, David T Levy, K Michael Cummings,

STUDY OBJECTIVES:To compare the prices paid for nicotine vaping products (NVPs) and supplies among current NVP users to prices paid for cigarettes among current smokers. DATA:The 2016 International Tobacco Control Four Country Vaping and Smoking Survey (4CV1). Key measures included: (1) self-reported prices paid for reusable NVPs (eg, rechargeable devices ... Read more >>

Tob Control (Tobacco control)
[2020, :]

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Could vaping help lower smoking rates in Australia?

Colin Mendelsohn, Wayne Hall, Ron Borland,

In this brief article, we review the evidence on whether easier access to vaping could help lower smoking rates in Australia. To make a convincing case for vaping the following conditions need to be met: that vaping assists in smoking cessation; that the prevalence of vaping is high enough to ... Read more >>

Drug Alcohol Rev (Drug and alcohol review)
[2020, 39(4):415-418]

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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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Identifying smoker subgroups with high versus low smoking cessation attempt probability: A decision tree analysis approach.

Hua-Hie Yong, Chandan Karmakar, Ron Borland, Shitanshu Kusmakar, Matthew Fuller-Tyszkiewicz, John Yearwood,

BACKGROUND:Regression-based research has successfully identified independent predictors of smoking cessation, both its initiation and maintenance. However, it is unclear how these various independent predictors interact with each other and conjointly influence smoking behaviour. As a proof-of-concept, this study used decision tree analysis (DTA) to identify the characteristics of smoker subgroups ... Read more >>

Addict Behav (Addictive behaviors)
[2020, 103:106258]

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The association between smokers' self-reported health problems and quitting: Findings from the ITC Four Country Smoking and Vaping Wave 1 Survey.

Lin Li, Ron Borland, Richard J O'Connor, Geoffrey T Fong, Ann McNeill, Pete Driezen, Michael K Cummings,

INTRODUCTION:This study aimed to systematically examine whether having health conditions or concerns related to smoking are associated with quitting activities among smokers across four western countries. METHODS:Data came from the 2016 International Tobacco Control Four Country Smoking and Vaping Survey conducted in Australia, Canada, England and US. We asked smokers ... Read more >>

Tob Prev Cessat (Tobacco prevention & cessation)
[2019, 5:49]

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Social connectedness and mortality after prostate cancer diagnosis: A prospective cohort study.

Zimu Wu, Nga H Nguyen, Dawei Wang, Brigid M Lynch, Allison M Hodge, Julie K Bassett, Victoria M White, Ron Borland, Dallas R English, Roger L Milne, Graham G Giles, Pierre-Antoine Dugué,

Men with prostate cancer experience side effects for which a supportive social environment may be beneficial. We examined the association between four measures of social connectedness and mortality after a prostate cancer diagnosis. Male participants in the Melbourne Collaborative Cohort Study in 1990-1994, who developed incident prostate cancer and attended ... Read more >>

Int. J. Cancer (International journal of cancer)
[2020, 147(3):766-776]

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Understandings of the component causes of harm from cigarette smoking in Australia.

Bill King, Ron Borland, Hua-Hie Yong, Coral Gartner, David Hammond, Stephan Lewandowsky, Richard O'Connor,

INTRODUCTION AND AIMS:To investigate relationships between smoking-related behaviours and knowledge of the disease risks of smoking and the causes of smoking harms, using a four-way division of 'component causes': nicotine, other substances found in unburned tobacco, combustion products of tobacco and additives. DESIGN AND METHODS:The data were collected using an ... Read more >>

Drug Alcohol Rev (Drug and alcohol review)
[2019, 38(7):807-817]

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Trends in social norms towards smoking between 2002 and 2015 among daily smokers: Findings from the International Tobacco Control Four Country Survey (ITC 4C).

Katherine A East, Sara C Hitchman, Ann McNeill, Stuart G Ferguson, Hua-Hie Yong, K Michael Cummings, Geoffrey T Fong, Ron Borland,

OBJECTIVE:To assess trends in daily smokers' social norms and opinions of smoking between 2002 and 2015 in Canada, US, UK and Australia. METHOD:Data were from Waves-1 (2002) to -9 (2013-2015) of the longitudinal International Tobacco Control Four Country Survey (Canada, US, UK, Australia), involving 23,831 adult daily smokers. Generalised estimating ... Read more >>

Nicotine Tob. Res. (Nicotine & tobacco research : official journal of the Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco)
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Altria-Juul Labs deal: why did it occur and what does it mean for the US nicotine delivery product market.

David T Levy, David Sweanor, Luz Maria Sanchez-Romero, Richard O'Connor, Maciej Lukasz Goniewicz, Ron Borland,

Tob Control (Tobacco control)
[2019, :]

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Socioeconomic patterns of smoking cessation behavior in low and middle-income countries: Emerging evidence from the Global Adult Tobacco Surveys and International Tobacco Control Surveys.

Nigar Nargis, Hua-Hie Yong, Pete Driezen, Lazarous Mbulo, Luhua Zhao, Geoffrey T Fong, Mary E Thompson, Ron Borland, Krishna M Palipudi, Gary A Giovino, James F Thrasher, Mohammad Siahpush,

INTRODUCTION:Tobacco smoking is often more prevalent among those with lower socio-economic status (SES) in high-income countries, which can be driven by the inequalities in initiation and cessation of smoking. Smoking is a leading contributor to socio-economic disparities in health. To date, the evidence for any socio-economic inequality in smoking cessation ... Read more >>

PLoS One (PloS one)
[2019, 14(9):e0220223]

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Protocol for an Economic Evaluation of the Quitlink Randomized Controlled Trial for Accessible Smoking Cessation Support for People With Severe Mental Illness.

Rohan Sweeney, Marj Moodie, Amanda L Baker, Ron Borland, David Castle, Catherine Segan, Alyna Turner, John Attia, Peter J Kelly, Lisa Brophy, Billie Bonevski, Jill M Williams, Donita Baird, Sarah L White, Kristen McCarter,

Introduction: Smoking is a major cause of disease burden and reduced quality of life for people with severe mental illness (SMI). It places significant resource pressure on health systems and financial stress on smokers with SMI (SSMI). Telephone-based smoking cessation interventions have been shown to be cost effective in general ... Read more >>

(Frontiers in psychiatry)
[2019, 10:618]

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Electronic Cigarette Use and Understanding Among a National Sample of Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Smokers.

David P Thomas, Nadia Lusis, Anke E Van der Sterren, Ron Borland,

INTRODUCTION:Adult daily smoking prevalence in the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander population is 2.8 times that of other Australians. There is little data on prevalence of electronic cigarette (e-cigarette) use among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. We measured e-cigarette use and beliefs about their harmfulness in national samples of ... Read more >>

Nicotine Tob. Res. (Nicotine & tobacco research : official journal of the Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco)
[2019, 21(10):1434-1440]

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Indicators of cigarette smoking dependence and relapse in former smokers who vape compared with those who do not: findings from the 2016 International Tobacco Control Four Country Smoking and Vaping Survey.

Ann McNeill, Pete Driezen, Sara C Hitchman, K Michael Cummings, Geoffrey T Fong, Ron Borland,

BACKGROUND AND AIMS:It has been proposed that many smokers switch to vaping because their nicotine addiction makes this their only viable route out of smoking. We compared indicators of prior and current cigarette smoking dependence and of relapse in former smokers who were daily users of nicotine vaping products ('vapers') ... Read more >>

Addiction (Addiction (Abingdon, England))
[2019, 114 Suppl 1:49-60]

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Differences in norms towards the use of nicotine vaping products among adult smokers, former smokers and nicotine vaping product users: cross-sectional findings from the 2016 ITC Four Country Smoking and Vaping Survey.

Sarah Aleyan, Katherine East, Ann McNeill, K Michael Cummings, Geoffrey T Fong, Hua-Hie Yong, James F Thrasher, Ron Borland, Sara C Hitchman,

AIMS:To examine whether norms towards nicotine vaping product (NVP) use varied between Australia, Canada, England and the United States and by socio-demographics, smoking and NVP status. DESIGN:Cross-sectional data from the 2016 ITC Four Country Smoking and Vaping Survey. SETTING:Four countries with distinct regulatory policies relating to the sale and advertising ... Read more >>

Addiction (Addiction (Abingdon, England))
[2019, 114 Suppl 1:97-106]

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Modifiable risk factors for poor health outcomes in multiple sclerosis: The urgent need for research to maximise smoking cessation success.

Claudia H Marck, Roshan das Nair, Lisa B Grech, Ron Borland, Cris S Constantinescu,

Tobacco smoking is a well-established risk factor for multiple sclerosis (MS) onset, progression and poor health outcomes in people with MS. Despite smoking being a modifiable risk factor, no research has been undertaken to understand how, or who is best placed, to assess or understand smoking behaviour in people with ... Read more >>

Mult. Scler. (Multiple sclerosis (Houndmills, Basingstoke, England))
[2020, 26(3):266-271]

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