Childhood and Adolescent Predictors of Substance Abuse in Emerging Adulthood Tobacco Control Supplement

The purpse of this research is to further the understanding of who is using novel tobacco products and why they are using them.
Details

The purpose of this research is to further the understanding of who is using novel tobacco products and why they are using them. This study will examine the perceptions, beliefs, and use of novel tobacco products, including snus, dissolvables, e-cigarettes, little cigars, and hookah, among a representative sample of 900 emerging adults (aged 20 – 26) who are participating in an ongoing longitudinal study of substance use and risky behavior. This research will provide the FDA with data to aid them in implementation of The Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act (FTPTCA).

PROJECT PERIOD

9/15/12 - 2/28/15

FUNDING AGENCY

National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)