Anti-Tobacco Initiatives

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Journal Articles

Tobacco Cessation

Ford P, et al. A systematic review of peer-support programs for smoking cessation in disadvantaged groups. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2013 Oct 28;10(11):5507-22. Read full-text online.

Choi K, Boyle RG. Minnesota smokers' perceived helpfulness of 2009 federal tobacco tax increase in assisting smoking cessation: a prospective cohort study. BMC Public Health. 2013 Oct 18;13(1):965. Read full-text online.

Neuner-Jehle S, et al. Acceptance and practicability of a visual communication tool in smoking cessation counselling: a randomised controlled trial. Prim Care Respir J. 2013 Oct 7. doi:pii: pcrj-2013-03-0045-R. Read full-text online.

Johnston W, Lederhausen A, Duncan J. Mobile technology: a synopsis and comment on "mobile phone-based interventions for smoking cessation". Transl Behav Med. 2013 Sep;3(3):231-2. Read full-text online.

Michie S, et al, West R. Development of StopAdvisor: A theory-based interactive internet-based smoking cessation intervention. Transl Behav Med. 2012 Sep;2(3):263-75. Read full-text online.

Sadasivam RS, et al. Share2Quit: Web-Based Peer-Driven Referrals for Smoking Cessation. JMIR Res Protoc. 2013 Sep 24;2(2):e37. Read full-text online.

Krebs P, et al. Development and Alpha Testing of QuitIT: An Interactive Video Game to Enhance Skills for Coping With Smoking Urges. JMIR Res Protoc. 2013 Sep 11;2(2):e35. Read full-text online.

Rasmussen M, et al. Effectiveness of the gold standard programmes (GSP) for smoking cessation in pregnant and non-pregnant women. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2013 Aug 16;10(8):3653-66. Read full-text online.

Haug S, et al. Efficacy of a text message-based smoking cessation intervention for young people: a cluster randomized controlled trial. J Med Internet Res. 2013 Aug 16;15(8):e171. Read full-text online.

Schauer GL, et al. Use and effectiveness of quitlines for smokers with diabetes: cessation and weight outcomes, Washington State Tobacco Quit Line, 2008. Prev Chronic Dis. 2013 Jul 3;10:E105. Read full-text online.

Díaz-Gete L, et al; Grupo Estudio TABATIC. Effectiveness of an intensive E-mail based intervention in smoking cessation (TABATIC study): study protocol for a randomized controlled trial. BMC Public Health. 2013 Apr 18;13:364. Read full-text online.

Piper ME, et al. Recruiting and engaging smokers in treatment in a primary care setting: developing a chronic care model implemented through a modified electronic health record. Transl Behav Med. 2013 Sep;3(3):253-63. Read full-text online.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Impact of a national tobacco education campaign on weekly numbers of quitline calls and website visitors--United States, March 4-June 23, 2013. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2013 Sep 20;62(37):763-7. Read full-text online.

Jha P, et al. 21st-century hazards of smoking and benefits of cessation in the United States. N Engl J Med. 2013 Jan 24;368(4):341-50.Read full-text online.

Bush T, et al. State quitlines and cessation patterns among adults with selected chronic diseases in 15 states, 2005-2008. Prev Chronic Dis. 2012;9:E163. Read full-text online.

Second-Hand Smoke/Smoke Free

Lepore SJ, et al. Kids Safe and Smokefree (KiSS): a randomized controlled trial of a multilevel intervention to reduce secondhand tobacco smoke exposure in children. BMC Public Health. 2013 Aug 30;13(1):792. Read full-text online.

Dobson Amato KA, et al. Five Years After the Hawai'i Smoke-free Law: Tourism and Hospitality Economic Indicators Appear Unharmed. Hawaii J Med Public Health. 2013 Oct;72(10):355-61. Read full-text online.

Anand V, Downs SM. Racial, Ethnic, and Language Disparities in Children's Exposure to Secondhand Smoke. Pediatr Allergy Immunol Pulmonol. 2013 Sep;26(3):144-151. Read full-text online.

Moshrefzadeh A,et al. A content analysis of media coverage of the introduction of a smoke-free bylaw in Vancouver parks and beaches. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2013 Sep 18;10(9):4444-53. Read full-text online.

Giraldi G,et al. Perception of smoke-free policies among workers in an Italian Local Health Agency: survey of opinions, knowledge and behaviours. Ann Ig. 2013 Sep-Oct;25(5):397-409. Read full-text online.

Vardavas CI, et al; Hellenic Air Monitoring Study Investigators. Ashtrays and signage as determinants of a smoke-free legislation's success. PLoS One. 2013 Sep 4;8(9):e72945. Read full-text online.

Loomis BR, et al. The economic impact of smoke-free laws on restaurants and bars in 9 States. Prev Chronic Dis. 2013 Aug 1;10:E128. Read full-text online.

King BA, Dube SR, Babb SD. Perceptions about the harm of secondhand smoke exposure among U.S. middle and high school students: findings from the 2012 National Youth Tobacco Survey. Tob Induc Dis. 2013 Jul 17;11(1):16. Read full-text online.

Leung R, et al. Instituting a smoke-free policy for city recreation centers and playgrounds, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2010. Prev Chronic Dis. 2013 Jul 11;10:E116. Read full-text online.

Fong GT, et al. Evaluating the Effectiveness of France's Indoor Smoke-Free Law 1 Year and 5 Years after Implementation: Findings from the ITC France Survey. PLoS One. 2013 Jun 21;8(6):e66692. Read full-text online.

King BA, Dube SR, Homa DM. Smoke-free rules and secondhand smoke exposure in homes and vehicles among US adults, 2009-2010. Prev Chronic Dis. 2013 May 16;10:E79. Read full-text online.

Wang MP, et al. Secondhand smoke exposure and health services use among adolescent current smokers. PLoS One. 2013 May 8;8(5):e64322. Read full-text online.

Been JV,et al. The impact of smoke-free legislation on fetal, infant and child health: a systematic review and meta-analysis protocol. BMJ Open. 2013 Feb 13;3(2). Read full-text online.

Agüero F, et al. Impact of a partial smoke-free legislation on myocardial infarction incidence, mortality and case-fatality in a population-based registry: the REGICOR Study. PLoS One. 2013;8(1):e53722.  Read full-text online.

Internet Sites

Brown, HS et al & Texas Health Institute.Smoke Free Environments: The Benefits to Texans and Their Communities. 2011.    

Texas Health Institute. Smoke-Free workplace law would save the Texas economy $404 million each biennium. 2011.

MGT of America, Inc. The Economic Impact of the Smoking Ordinance on Restaurant Sales and Mixed Beverage Sales in Houston, Texas.  January 2009.  

Smoke Free Texas. A Smoke Free Texas Reduces Healthcare Costs. 2010. 

Gorlach, I and Sanchez , EJ. The State of Tobacco Control in Texas – 2007. Policy Brief. Institute for Health Policy The University of Texas School of Public Health. October 25, 2007. 


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