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Racial and Socioeconomic Disparities in Tobacco Smoke Exposure Persist Among U.S. Children

The number of children (ages 3 to 11 years) in the United States who are exposed to tobacco smoke has decreased steadily from 1999 to 2014. However, childhood tobacco smoke exposure differs among sociodemographic groups.

Treatment

Switching to Reduced-Nicotine Cigarettes May Aid in Quitting Smoking

Smokers who switch to cigarettes with very low nicotine content may experience mild and transient increases in some withdrawal symptoms. Cigarettes with reduced nicotine will be easier to quit than the cigarettes marketed at present.

Public Health

E-Cigarettes Promote Smoking Progression in Youth and Depress Quitting Among Adults

E-cigarettes are not an effective tool to reduce combustible-cigarette smoking, two NIDA-supported studies indicate.

Treatment

Cigarette Smoking Increases the Likelihood of Drug Use Relapse

Research suggests that helping patients quit and remain abstinent from smoking may improve their chances for sustained recovery from use of other drugs.

Public Health

Available Soon: NIDA’s Research E-Cigarette

NIDA and NJOY, LLC, have developed a Standard Research E-Cigarette. The device will help researchers resolve many outstanding questions about how e-cigarettes affect health.

Prevention

Prevention Program Reduces Substance Use By Participants' Friends

The Strengthening Families Program for Youth 10-14 (SFP10-14), an evidence-based intervention that reduces teen substance use, also reduced participants’ friends’ substance use. Two factors that accounted for the nonparticipants’ reductions were less time spent by nonparticipants with their participating friends without adult supervision and improvements in nonparticipants’ attitudes toward substance use. The findings suggest that researchers should consider the potential for diffusion of benefits in designing and implementing prevention programs.

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