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Tobacco Regulatory Science (TRS) (Tob Regul Sci, Electronic ISSN 2333-9748) is a rigorously peer-reviewed online scientific journal for the dissemination of research relevant to the regulation of tobacco products.

The journal content includes a broad array of research domains, including chemistry, biology, behavior, community, and population-level surveillance and epidemiology, as well as knowledge syntheses (eg, meta-analyses or state-of-the-art reviews) and analytic modeling.

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Tobacco Regulatory Science Journal March 2018

February 8th, 2018|0 Comments

The March 2018 issue of the Tobacco Regulatory Science Journal is now available to view. The following Open Access articles are available to view by everyone: Effective Formats for Communicating Risks from Cigarette Smoke Chemicals

Tobacco Regulatory Science Journal January 2018

January 30th, 2018|0 Comments

The January 2018 issue of the Tobacco Regulatory Science Journal is now available to view. The following Open Access articles are available to view by everyone: Use Behaviors, Dependence, and Nicotine Exposure Associated with Ad

Can Flavors and Messaging Impact E-Cigarette Abuse Liability? Maybe says new study in Tobacco Regulatory Science

September 18th, 2017|0 Comments

A paper published by investigators at Virginia Commonwealth University in Tobacco Regulatory Science explored whether the effects of flavor access and product messaging of e-cigarettes is comparable to cigarettes.  In a series of controlled studies,

Tobacco Regulatory Science report finds that E-cigarette use among American Indian youth is high

August 2nd, 2017|0 Comments 45% of American Indian high school students tried e-cigarettes. One third of e-cigarette users had never smoked. Dr. Rhoades and team found that e-cigarette use by American Indian youth is influenced by being in

Tobacco Regulatory Science Associate Editor Mollie Miller named FDA Tobacco Regulatory Science Fellow

August 2nd, 2017|0 Comments  

40% of high school cigarillo users in Connecticut combine it with marijuana, new study in Tobacco Regulatory Science

April 16th, 2017|0 Comments

A study recently published in Tobacco Regulatory Science found that 40% of high school cigarillo users in Connecticut combine it with marijuana to create a 'blunt', and the primary reasons high school students there used cigarillos

Sales of flavored cigars increased by nearly 50% since 2008 and now make up over half of the cigar market. New report in Tobacco Regulatory Science journal

March 29th, 2017|2 Comments

Delnevo et al. analyzed cigar sales data in US convenience stores during 2008-2015 were purchased from Nielsen's Convenience Track system. Sales of flavored cigars increased by nearly 50% since 2008 and now make up over half

NYC policy restricting sales of flavored non-cigarette tobacco products decreased cigar sales: new in Tobacco Regulatory Science

March 17th, 2017|0 Comments

A new study published in Tobacco Regulatory Science ( has implications for regulation of flavored cigars. Scientists at Research Triangle Institute studied the impact of a New York City policy that restricted sales of flavored non-cigarette

New FDA/NIH Tobacco Research Center initiative announcements

March 13th, 2017|0 Comments

The new TCORS 2.0 and CASEL RFAs have just been published. Below is information about the new RFAs and upcoming webinars. The TRSP Web Team is still in the process of making the webinar landing

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  • Credit Suisse Group Reiterates Outperform Rating for British American Tobacco (LON:BATS)
    British American Tobacco logo British American Tobacco (LON:BATS)'s stock had its “outperform” rating restated by stock analysts at Credit Suisse Group in a report released on Wednesday, March 28th. They currently have a GBX 5,800 ($83.05) price target on the stock. Credit Suisse Group's price ...
  • POINT OF VIEW: Scott should partner with Parkland teens
    Twenty years ago, after winning a major settlement against the tobacco industry, Chiles sought to reduce teen smoking rates. Per the settlement agreement reached in August 1997, the industry would pay $200 million for a two-year anti-tobacco advertising pilot program aimed at youth. To the shock of ...
  • Time to reintroduce national service
    Alcohol and tobacco cause deaths every day and the government collects a hefty tax take on these. Minister Hunt's objections are laughable, as the "gateway" theory was debunked many years ago and the real culprits were found to be alcohol and tobacco. There is plenty of research available overseas ...
  • Crackdown on gutka, tobacco sale
    Store owner Brahadevara Raju, a resident of Inavolu village, confessed to have bought gutka and tobacco products from Beedar, said city police commissioner V. Ravinder. He later sold them to Kouda Nagaraju of Jafargadh, Narishetti Harish of Venkatapur, Zafarghad, Pula Ramesh of Ayodyapuram, ...
  • Considering ban on e-cigarettes, Centre tells HC
    Nicotine addiction through e-cigarettes among young people may lead them to try conventional tobacco products, the Delhi High Court has been informed by the Union health ministry, which said it was considering a ban on the item. The ministry of health and family welfare also told the court that though ...
  • British American Tobacco Plc (BTI) Shareholder Wintergreen Advisers Has Cut Holding by $48.63 ...
    David Winters decreased its stake in British American Tobacco Plc (BTI) by 74.79% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Wintergreen Advisers Llc sold 736,847 shares as the company's stock declined 16.55% with the market. The hedge fund run by David Winters held 248,333 ...
  • British American Tobacco plc (LSE:BATS) vs. Mosman Oil And Gas Limited (AIM:MSMN): Quant ...
    In taking a look at some other notable technicals, British American Tobacco p.l.c. (LSE:BATS)'s ROIC is 0.697319. The ROIC 5 year average is 0.653706 and the ROIC Quality ratio is 8.334162. ROIC is a profitability ratio that measures the return that an investment generates for those providing capital.
  • BIR raids on Malabon, Manila warehouses yield smuggled, counterfeit cigarettes
    Meanwhile, the raid that took place in Tondo, Manila, last Friday headed by the BIR Strike Force yielded at least 31 master cases of assorted cigarettes, including Japan Tobacco International (JTI) brands bearing fake tax stamps. Earlier, BIR Commissioner Caesar R. Dulay, recognizing the proliferation ...
  • Paraguay candidate with ties to dictatorship set for presidency
    Landlocked Paraguay -- sandwiched between Bolivia, Argentina and Brazil -- has enjoyed consistent economic growth under tobacco magnate Cartes, but has failed to shrug off persistent poverty, corruption and drug trafficking. It remains a land of contrasts, still marked by the 1954-1989 dictatorship of ...
  • British American Tobacco plc - Receive News & Ratings Daily
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  • Maximum jail sought for inmate found with drugs
    During the examination a corrections office noticed an unusual lump in the middle of one slipper and a strong odor of tobacco. Inside the slipper, officers found a plastic bag containing 0.470 grams of 90 percent pure crystal methamphetamine, one needle syringe, two butane lighters and three condoms ...
  • Considering ban on e-cigarettes, Centre tells HC
    The petition has said that the Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products (Prohibition of Advertisement and Regulation of Trade and Commerce, Production, Supply and Distribution) Act, 2003, which governs the tobacco consumption law, does not provide for the use of e-liquids containing nicotine.
  • Brilliant colors and traditional dances highlight UVU Powwow
    Before tobacco in cans, other metal was rolled and sewn on clothes. The metal jingling on the dress while dancing, gives off the sound of rain. “Rain heals and refreshes Mother Earth,” Allison said. The event is held every year and is sponsored by the Native Wolverine Association, the largest club on the ...
  • Reviewing British American Tobacco (BTI) and ADOCIA (ADOCY)
    British American Tobacco (NYSE: BTI) and ADOCIA (OTCMKTS:ADOCY) are both consumer staples companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their valuation, analyst recommendations, risk, dividends, earnings, institutional ownership ...
  • Residents underestimate oral cancer risk
    “The good news is that oral cancers are often preventable, simply by avoiding negative habits like smoking, alcohol consumption and tobacco use. What is worrying, however, is that a large proportion of young resident are involved in one form or another of smoking, whether it be cigarettes, sheesha or ...
  • Our behavior remains the biggest factor in health-care costs
    Smoking and chewing tobacco remain one of the most avoidable causes of death on the planet. And now, Colorado has decided that we should experiment ... Are you abusing alcohol, tobacco, marijuana, junk food in front of or with your children? On the public policy front, we tax cigarettes to reduce ...
  • Japan Tobacco (OTCMKTS:JAPAY) Raised to “Hold” at Zacks Investment Research
    Japan Tobacco logo Japan Tobacco (OTCMKTS:JAPAY) was upgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report issued on Wednesday, April 11th. According to Zacks, “Japan Tobacco Inc. manufactures, markets and sells cigarettes and other tobacco products.
  • Nassau GOP backs boost in age to buy tobacco
    Majority Republicans on the Nassau County Legislature have proposed a bill to raise the age to purchase tobacco products to 21 from 18 — a year after blocking an attempt by Democrats to update the local law. The GOP legislation would primarily impact the Town of Oyster Bay, bringing it into line with ...
  • P80-M worth of smuggled, fake cigarettes found in Malabon, Manila
    An anti-cigarette smuggling task force uncovered smuggled and fake cigarettes worth about P80 million in Malabon and Manila last week amid higher prices of the so-called sin product due to the government's first tax reform package, the two leading tobacco manufacturers said. The Bureau of Internal ...
  • US exporting its opioid crisis
    “It's the same thing that happened with tobacco,” Felbab-Brown said in an interview with the Sun at UNLV. “When Big Tobacco in the U.S. started having restrictions and taxes and was facing lawsuits, etc., its big push became to expand markets abroad. Big Pharma is acting in identical ways.”.

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