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  • 07-29-2009
    Funding Opportunity: Testing Tobacco Products Promoted to Reduce Harm

    The National Cancer Institute (NCI) and the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), invites applications that propose multidisciplinary research on potential reduced-exposure tobacco products, both smoked and smokeless. The multidisciplinary studies can span basic, biological, behavioral, su...
  • 07-28-2009
    Promising Practices and Tobacco Control Conference Now Accepting Abstracts!
    You are cordially invited to submit an abstract to Promising Practices: Achieving Health and Social Equity in Tobacco Control. We are seeking abstracts highlighting best practices, innovative programs and policies, and current research focused on reducing tobacco use prevalence among African America...
  • 07-22-2009
    FDA and Public Health Experts Warn About Electronic Cigarettes
    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today announced that a laboratory analysis of electronic cigarette samples has found that they contain carcinogens and toxic chemicals such as diethylene glycol, an ingredient used in antifreeze.

    Electronic cigarettes, also called “e-cigarettes,...
  • 07-22-2009
    UNC researchers find signifcantly higher smoking rates among homosexual men and women
    CHAPEL HILL - Men and women who are gay or lesbian are more likely than
    their heterosexual counterparts to smoke, according to findings from a
    review study carried out by the University of North Carolina at Chapel
    Hill.

    The findings, published in the August issue of th...