From e-cigarettes to shisha: Saturday's scientific highlights

Scientific Highlights Saturday, 21 March 2015

Here are some highlights of the poster discussions and oral presentations on Saturday:

Findings from large-scale consumer survey on electronic cigarettes

Poster discussion: E-cigarette use, product characteristics, and perceived satisfaction: Findings from the ITC Netherlands Tobacco and Nicotine Products Survey (Abstract PD-1114-2) Presented by S Heijnkijk, Alliance Smoke Free Holland

Despite tougher policies, growing tobacco industry presence in UAE

Poster discussion: The UAE Paradox: Stricter tobacco control policies, but a stronger tobacco industry (Abstract PD-1109-21) Presenter:  A Blum, Center for the Study of Tobacco and Society, University of Alabama, USA

Double epidemic of cigarette and water pipe use among Arab youth

Poster discussion: Cigarette smoking and water pipe use epidemics in Arab world: Recognizing dual users among youth (Abstract PD-1186-21) Presenter:  K Kheirallah, Public Health, Jordan University of Science and Technology

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