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Online Shopping for Tobacco Products Rises with California Flavor Restrictions

November 7, 2023

A UC San Diego Herbert Wertheim School of Public Health and Human Longevity Science study reveals that online shopping for tobacco products increased the months following the California flavored tobacco ban and identified potential loopholes in tobacco control policies on e-commerce sales.

Youth Using E-cigarettes Three Times as Likely to Become Daily Cigarette Smokers

January 10, 2021

University of California San Diego Herbert Wertheim School of Public Health and Human Longevity Science researchers report that starting tobacco products, including e-cigarettes, before the age of 18 is a major risk factor for people becoming daily cigarette smokers.

Mutational Signature Linking Bladder Cancer and Tobacco Smoking Found With New AI Tool

September 26, 2022

UC San Diego researchers have for the first time discovered a pattern of DNA mutations that links bladder cancer to tobacco smoking. The work could help identify what environmental factors, such as exposure to tobacco smoke and UV radiation, cause cancer in certain patients.

UC San Diego Study: E-cigarettes Don’t Help Smokers Stay Off Cigarettes

October 19, 2021

E-cigarette use did not help smokers stay off cigarettes and may increase smokers’ chances of relapse, according to a study by University of California San Diego Herbert Wertheim School of Public Health and Human Longevity Science, and UC San Diego Moores Cancer Center.

Smoking Cessation Drug Not Boosting Number of Smokers Who Quit

August 17, 2015

…of Medicine. The findings, published online August 17 in Tobacco Control, suggest that the primary effect of varenicline has been to displace the use of older tobacco addiction therapies, such as nicotine patches and the antidepressant, bupropion.

National Study Looks at Tobacco Advertising and Susceptibility to Use Tobacco Among Youth

May 21, 2017

…who have never used tobacco products, nearly half were considered receptive to tobacco marketing if they were able to recall or liked at least one advertisement, report researchers at University of California San Diego Moores Cancer Center and Dartmouth’s Norris Cotton Cancer Center, in a new national study. Receptivity to…

Electronic Health Records Unlock Genetics of Tobacco Use Disorder

April 17, 2024

By utilizing the power of electronic medical records, researchers from UC San Diego are uncovering the genetics of tobacco use, which would help scientists discover new ways to stop occasional tobacco use from evolving into tobacco use disorder.

Survey Finds E-Cigarette Online Market On Fire

June 16, 2014

Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have completed the first comprehensive survey of e-cigarettes for sale online and the results, they believe, underscore the complexity in regulating the rapidly growing market for the electronic nicotine delivery devices.

Receptivity to E-cigarette Ads among Young Adults in the U.S. Leads to Cigarette Smoking

March 26, 2018

…would try the respective tobacco product within one year. However, receptivity to e-cigarette advertising also independently increased the odds that 12- to 21-year-olds who have never smoked would try cigarette smoking within the next year by 60 percent. This finding, publishing in the March 26 issue of JAMA Pediatrics, was…

Total Smoking Bans Work Best

December 18, 2013

Completely banning tobacco use inside the home – or more broadly in the whole city – measurably boosts the odds of smokers either cutting back or quitting entirely.

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