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California Healthy Cities Project. n.d.. California smoke-free cities: A successful state level partnership for tobacco control. Sacramento, CA: California Healthy Cities Project, 2 pp.

Annotation: This fact sheet describes the work of California's Healthy Cities Project, a local partnership designed to support cities in the development of regulations and programs which discourage tobacco use. It contains brief information on the project's background, the challenges met, and some practical considerations for replication elsewhere.

Contact: California Healthy Cities Project, P.O. Box 942732, MS 675, Sacramento, CA 94234-7320, Telephone: (916) 327-7017 Fax: (916) 324-7763 Price unknown.

Keywords: California, Coalitions, Health programs, Smoking cessation, State programs, Tobacco use

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Piper D. n.d.. Project Model Health [Final report]. Madison, WI: Wisconsin Division of Health, 75 pp.

Annotation: Project Model Health (PMH) was an innovative adolescent health promotion project targeting students in grades 7-9. PMH had behavioral objectives in the areas of nutrition, marijuana use, drinking and driving, tobacco use, and sexuality. The strategies used during 32-37 hours of classroom instruction were taken from recent research on effective adolescent health promotion and substance abuse prevention programming. The strategies included: use of college-age role models as instructors; focus on analyzing media messages; practice of peer refusal skills; feedback of peer norm information; emphasis on short-term effects of behavior; use of public commitments; and health advocacy behavior. The evaluation of PMH included extensive, qualitative process evaluation examining the actual implementation of the program as well as a quasi-experimental outcome evaluation. Assuming future follow-up fails to show significant outcome differences between instructor-led and teacher-led PMH, it was recommended to use carefully selected teachers rather than college-age instructors. Based on these promising results, further implementation and evaluation of the PMH approach and curriculum was recommended. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: National Technical Information Service, 5301 Shawnee Road, Alexandria, VA 22312, Telephone: (703) 605-6050 Secondary Telephone: (888) 584-8332 E-mail: customerservice@ntis.gov Web Site: http://www.ntis.gov/Index.aspx Document Number: NTIS PB92-103316.

Keywords: Adolescent health, Adolescents, Health promotion, Impaired driving, Marijuana, Nutrition, Sexuality, Tobacco use

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National Conference of State Legislatures. 2014-. Alternative nicotine products / electronic cigarettes. Denver, CO: National Conference of State Legislatures, 1 v.

Annotation: This resource provides information about actions taken in recent years to regulate the sale and use of electronic vaporizing products. Contents include a summary of policies from states that currently prohibit sales of electronic cigarettes or vaping/alternative tobacco products to minors. Information from states that have passed legislation but are waiting for governor's action is also provided. The content is updated as new laws are adopted.

Contact: National Conference of State Legislatures, 7700 East First Place, Denver, CO 80230, Telephone: (303) 364-7700 Fax: (303) 364-7800 Web Site: http://www.ncsl.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Consumer protection, Nicotine, Public policy, Regulation, Smoking, State initiatives, Tobacco use cessation products

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Americans for Nonsmokers' Rights. 2014-. Electronic cigarettes. Berkeley, CA: Americans for Nonsmokers' Rights, multiple items.

Annotation: This resource presents information about electronic cigarettes, including the science on second-hand vapor, issues with false and misleading advertising, regulations and legislation, news, research studies, and related documents.

Contact: Americans for Nonsmokers' Rights, 2530 San Pablo Avenue, Suite J, Berkeley, CA 94702, Web Site: http://no-smoke.org

Keywords: Adverse effects, Consumer protection, Legislation, Nicotine, Prevention, Regulations, Smoking, Tobacco use cessation products

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U.S. Food and Drug Administration, Office of Consumer Affairs. 2014-. Electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes). Rockville, MD: U.S. Food and Drug Administration, Office of Consumer Affairs, 1 v.

Contact: U.S. Food and Drug Administration, Office of Consumer Affairs, , 5600 Fishers Lane , Rockville, MD 20857, Telephone: (888) 463-6332 Fax: (301) 443-9767 E-mail: consumerinfo@fda.hhs.gov Web Site: http://www.fda.gov/consumer/default.htm Available from the website.

Keywords: Adverse effects, Consumer protection, Drug administration routes, Federal agencies, Nicotine, Regulations, Tobacco use cessation products

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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. 2014. The health consequences of smoking: 50 years of progress–A report of the Surgeon General. Atlanta, GA: National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Office on Smoking and Health, 943 pp.

Annotation: This report chronicles the consequences of 50 years of tobacco use in the United States. The report discusses advances in knowledge about health consequences of smoking from 1964 to 2014 in the following areas: understanding the relationship between smoking and cancer, respiratory diseases, cardiovascular diseases, reproductive outcomes, and other specific outcomes; smoking-attributable morbidity, mortality, and economic costs; patterns of tobacco use among children, adolescents, and adults; status of and future directions in tobacco control; and a vision for ending tobacco-caused death and disease. A consumer booklet, fact sheets, a video and podcast series, and partner resources are also available.

Contact: National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Office on Smoking and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway, N.E., Mailstop F-79, Atlanta, GA 30341-3717, Telephone: (800) 232-4636 Secondary Telephone: (888) 232-6348 Fax: E-mail: cdcinfo@cdc.gov Web Site: http://www.cdc.gov/tobacco Available from the website.

Keywords: Adolescents, Adults, Cause of death, Children, Costs, Disease prevention, Morbidity, Mortality, Progress reports, Smoking, Tobacco use

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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. 2014. Let's make the next generation tobacco-free: Your guide to the 50th anniversary Surgeon General's report on smoking and health. Atlanta, GA: National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Office on Smoking and Health, 20 pp.

Annotation: This consumer guide details the effects of smoking including nicotine addiction and serious disease. It also contains facts on the benefits of quitting smoking and free resources that are available to smokers who want to quit. The guide is available in English and Spanish.

Contact: National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Office on Smoking and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway, N.E., Mailstop F-79, Atlanta, GA 30341-3717, Telephone: (800) 232-4636 Secondary Telephone: (888) 232-6348 Fax: E-mail: cdcinfo@cdc.gov Web Site: http://www.cdc.gov/tobacco Available from the website.

Keywords: Adolescents, Adults, Cause of death, Children, Consumer education materials, Costs, Disease prevention, Morbidity, Mortality, Progress reports, Smoking, Smoking cessation, Spanish language materials, Tobacco use

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Legacy. 2014. Vaporized: E-cigarettes, advertising, and youth. Washington, DC: [American Legacy Foundation], 22 pp.

Annotation: This paper presents findings from two studies on e-cigarette advertising and its impact on youth. Contents include information about use and awareness among adolescents and young adults, and industry advertising. Topics include awareness of e-cigarette advertising, spending across channels and by brand, and advertising reach across TV and print among adolescents ages 12-17 and among young adults ages 18-24. The appendix contains information on the demographics of study participants and e-cigarette brands included in analysis.

Contact: American Legacy Foundation, 1724 Massachusetts Avenue, N.W., Washington, DC 20036, Web Site: http://www.legacyforhealth.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Adolescents, Advertising, Consumer protection, Mass media, Nicotine, Poisons, Research, Smoking, Statistical data, Tobacco use cessation products, Young adults

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Oregon Health Authority. [2013]. E-cigarette primer. [Salem, OR]: Oregon Health Authority, 3 pp.

Annotation: This document describes electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes), the potential health risks associated with the use of e-cigarettes by adolescents and adults, the evidence for and marketing of e-cigarettes as smoking cessation tools, and related policy initiatives in Oregon.

Contact: Oregon Health Authority, 500 Summer Street, NE, E-20, Salem, OR 97301-1097, Telephone: (503) 947-2340 Secondary Telephone: (877) 398-9238 Fax: (503) 947-2341 E-mail: OHPBinfo@state.or.us Web Site: http://www.oregon.gov/oha Available from the website.

Keywords: Adolescents, Adults, Consumer protection, Environmental exposure, Local initiatives, Marketing, Nicotine, Oregon, Policy development, Product safety, Smoking, State agencies, State initiatives, Tobacco use cessation products

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National Institute on Drug Abuse. 2013-. DrugFacts: Electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) (rev.). Bethesda, MD: National Institute on Drug Abuse, 1 v.

Contact: National Institute on Drug Abuse, 6001 Executive Boulevard, Room 5213, MSC 9561, Bethesda, MD 20892-9561, Telephone: (301) 443-1124 Secondary Telephone: Fax: Web Site: http://www.nida.nih.gov Available from the website.

Keywords: Adolescents, Drug administration routes, Nicotine, Tobacco use cessation products, Young adults

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