Texas Tobacco Center of Regulatory Science on Youth & Young Adults

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El Atractivo de los Sabores de Cigarillos Electrónicos

4/13/17 - Esta infografía describe cómo los sabores dulces pueden estar atrayendo a los jóvenes Texanos a probar los cigarrillos electrónicos.

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The Appeal of E-Cigarette Flavors

4/13/17 - This infographic describes how sweet and fruity flavors may be enticing younger texans to try e-cigarettes.

Measuring perceptions related to e-cigarettes: Important principles and next steps to enhance study validity

(Gibson LA, Creamer MR, Breland AB, Giachello AL, Kaufman A, Kong G, Pechacek TF, Pepper JK, Soule EK, Halpern-Felsher B; Addict Behav.; 2018)

Establishing consensus on survey measures for electronic nicotine and non-nicotine delivery system use: current challenges and considerations for researchers

(Weaver SR, Kim H, Glasser AM, Sutfin EL, Barrington-Trimis J, Payne TJ, Saddleson M, Loukas A; Addict Behav.; 2018)

Whose post is it? Predictive e-cigarette brand from social media brand page posts

(Vandewater EA, Clendennen SL, Hèbert ET, Bigman GT, Jackson C, Wilkinson AV, Perry CL; Tob Reg Sci.; 2018)

Longitudinal predictors of cigarette use among students from 24 Texas colleges

(Creamer MR, Loukas A, Clendennen S, Mantey D, Pasch K, Marti CN, Perry CL; J Am Coll Health; 2018)

Flavored cigars appeal to younger, female, and racial/ethnic minority college students

(Hinds JT, Li X, Loukas A, Pasch K, Perry CL; Nicotine Tob Res.; 2018)

Very light smoking and alternative tobacco use among college students

(Li X, Loukas A, Perry CL; Addict Behav.; 2018)

Receptivity of young adult hookah users to health warning labels

(Ly C, Nicksic N, Loukas A, Prokhorov A, Perry CL; Tob Regul Sci.; 2018)

Real Time assessment of young adults' attitudes towards tobacco messages

(Hébert ET, Vandewater EA, Businelle MS, Harrell MB, Kelder SH, Perry CL; Tob Regul Sci.; 2018)

Type of e-cigarette Device used among adolescents and young adults: Findings from a pooled analysis of 8 studies of 2,166 vapers

(Barrington-Trimis JL, Gibson LA, Halpern-Felsher B, Harrell MB, Kong G, Krishnan-Sarin S, Leventhal AM, Loukas A, McConnell R, Weaver SR; Nicotine Tob Res.; 2018)

E-cigarette use and cigarette smoking cessation among Texas college students

(Mantey D, Loukas A, Cooper MR, Perry CL; American Journal of Health Behavior; 2017)

Positive outcome expectations and tobacco product use behaviors in youth

(Creamer MR, Delk J, Case K, Perry CL, Harrell M; Subst Use Misuse.; 2017)

Recall of point-of-sale marketing predicts cigar and e-cigarette use among Texas youth

(Pasch KE, Nicksic NE, Opara SC, Jackson C, Harrell MB, Perry CL; Nicotine Tob Res.; 2017)

Geospatial associations between retail tobacco outlets and current use of cigarettes and e-cigarettes among youth in Texas

(Pérez A, Chien LC, Harrell MB, Pasch KE, Obinwa UC, Perry CL; J Biom Biostat.; 2017)

Weight status and cigarette and electronic cigarette use in adolescents

(Delk J, Creamer MR, Perry CL, Harrell M; Am J Prev Med.; 2017)

Exposure and engagement with tobacco- and e-cigarette-related social media

(Hébert ET, Case KR, Kelder SH, Delk J, Perry CL, Harrell MB; J Adolesc Health. 2017)

Depressive symptoms predict current e-cigarette use among college students in Texas

(Bandiera FC, Loukas A, Li X, Wilkinson AV, Perry CL; Nicotine Tob Res. 2017)

Exclusive e-cigarette use predicts cigarette initiation among college students addictive behaviors

(Loukas A, Marti CN, Cooper M, Pasch K, Perry CL; Addict Behav.; 2017)

Implementation of a computerized tablet-survey in adolescent large-scale, school-based, study

(Delk J, Harrell MB, Fakhouri T, Muir K, Perry CL; J Sch Health; 2017)

Source credibility and e-cigarette attitudes: Implications for tobacco communication

(Case KR, Lazard AJ, Mackert MS, Perry CL; Health Commun; 2017)

The association between sensation seeking and e-cigarette use in Texas young adults: A cross-sectional study

(Case K, Loukas A, Harrell M, Wilkinson A, Springer A, Pérez A, Creamer M, Perry CL; J Am Coll Health. 2017)

Sexual and gender minority college students and tobacco use in Texas

(Hinds JT, Loukas A, Perry CL.; Nicotine Tob Res.; 2017)

Feasibility and reliability of a mobile tool to evaluate exposure to tobacco product marketing and messages using ecological momentary assessment

(Hébert ET, Vandewater EA, Businelle MS, Harrell MB, Kelder SH, Perry CL; Addict Behav; 2017)

Texas Adolescent Tobacco and Marketing Surveillance System’s design

(Pérez A, Harrell MB, Malkani RI, Jackson CD, Delk J, Allotey PA, Matthews, KJ, Martinez P, Perry CL; Tob Regul Sci.; 2017)

Subjective experiences at first use of cigarette, e-cigarettes, hookah, and cigar products among Texas adolescents

(Mantey DS, Harrell MB, Case K, Crook B, Kelder SH, Perry CL; Drug Alcohol Depend; 2017)

The cigarette and smokeless tobacco markets in Texas relative to the United States

(Miller Lo EJ, Giovenco DP, Wackowski OA, Harrell MB, Perry CL, Delnevo CD; Tob Regul Sci.; 2017)

Flavored tobacco product use among youth and young adults: what if flavors didn't exist?

(Harrell MB, Loukas A, Jackson CD, Marti CN, Perry CL; Tob Regul Sci.; 2017)

Recall of e-cigarette advertisements and adolescent e-cigarette use

(Nicksic N, Harrell MB, Pérez A, Pasch K, Perry CL; Tob Regul Sci.; 2017)

In their own words: Young adults’ menthol cigarette initiation, perceptions, experiences and regulation perspectives

(Wackowski OA, Evans KR, Harrell M, Loukas A, Lewis MJ, Delnevo CD, Perry CL; Nicotine Tob Res; 2017)

College students' perceptions and knowledge of hookah use

(Creamer MR, Loukas A, Li X, Pasch KE, Case K, Crook B, Perry CL; Drug Alcohol Depend; 2016)

E-Cigarette Marketing Exposure Is Associated With E-Cigarette Use Among US Youth

(Mantey DS, Cooper MR, Clendennen SL, Pasch KE, Perry CL; Journal of Adolescent Health; 2016)

Social Norms, Perceptions and Dual/Poly Tobacco Use among Texas Youth

(Cooper M, Creamer MR, Ly C, Crook B, Harrell MB, Perry CL; Am J Health Behav; 2016)

Flavorings and Perceived Harm and Addictiveness of E-cigarettes among Youth

(Cooper M, Harrell MB, Pérez A, Delk J, Perry CL; Tobacco Regulatory Science; 2016)

Flavored e-cigarette use: Characterizing youth, young adult, and adult users

(Harrell MB, Weaver SR, Loukas A, Creamer M, Marti CN, Jackson CD, Heath JW, Nayak P, Perry CL, Pechacek TF, Eriksen MP; Preventative Medicine Reports; 2016)

Developing mobile phone text messages for tobacco risk communication among college students: a mixed methods study

(Prokhorov AV, Machado TC, Calabro KS, Vandewater EA, Vidrine DJ, Pasch KE, Marani SK, Buchberg M, Wagh A, Russell SC, Czneriak KW, Botello GC, Dobbins MH, Khalil GE, Perry CL; BMC Public Health; 2017)

College students' perceptions of risk and addictiveness of e-cigarettes and cigarettes

(Cooper M, Loukas A, Harrell MB, Perry CL; J Am Coll Health; 2016)

Using cognitive interviewing to cetter assess young adult e-cigarette use

(Hinds JT 3rd, Loukas A, Chow S, Pasch KE, Harrell MB, Perry CL, Delnevo C, Wackowski, OA; Nicotine Tob Res.; 2016)

Defining Tobacco Regulatory Science competencies

(Wipfli HL, Berman M, Hanson K, Kelder S, Solis A, Villanti AC, Ribeiro CMP, Meissner HI, Anderson R.; Nicotine Tob Res.; 2016)

College students' polytobacco use, cigarette cessation, and dependence

(Loukas A, Chow S, Pasch KE, Li X, Hinds JT, Marti CN, Harrell MB, Creamer MR, Perry CL; Am J Health Behav.; 2016)

Is adolescent poly-tobacco use associated with alcohol and other drug use?

(Creamer MR, Portillo GV, Clendennen SL, Perry CL; American Journal of Health Behavior; 2016)

E-cigarette Dual Users, Exclusive Users and Perceptions of Tobacco Products

(Cooper M, Case KR, Loukas A, Creamer MR, Perry CL; American Journal of Health Behavior; 2016)

Trends in multiple tobacco product use, among high school students

(Creamer MR, Perry CL, Harrell MB, Diamond PM; Tob Regul Sci.; 2015)

Anxiety, depression and smoking status among adults of Mexican heritage on the Texas-Mexico Border

(Wilkinson AV, Vatcheva KP, Pérez A, Reininger BM, McCormick JB, Fisher-Hoch, SP; Hisp J Behav Sci.; 2014)

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Meagan Bluestein, MPH

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Melissa Blythe Harrell, PhD

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Steven Kelder, PhD, MPH

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Pablo Martinez

TCORS YaYA – Database developer/Programmer Photo of Marsela Molina

Marsela Molina

Senior Support Assistant for the Texas Tobacco Center of Regulatory Science on Youth & Young Adults (TCORS) Photo of Cheryl L. Perry

Cheryl L. Perry, PhD

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Adriana Pérez, PhD

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The Appeal of E-Cigarette Flavors

New data from the Texas TCORS project suggests that flavorings in e-cigarettes, especially sweet ones (e.g., dessert, candy flavors) could be increasing e-cigarette use among youth and young adults. Thumbnail image for UTHealth study finds e-cigarette marketing linked to teen e-cigarette use

UTHealth study finds e-cigarette marketing linked to teen e-cigarette use

Exposure to e-cigarette marketing messages is significantly associated with e-cigarette use among middle school and high school students, according to researchers at UTHealth.
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Risky Business: Kids, E-cigs, Vaping, and New Tobacco Products

Do you know what new tobacco products adolescents are using? Are they harmful? What about the marketing of these products? Is e-cigarrette use amongst teens risky business?