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  1. Esteban G. Burchard, MD, MPH

    Professor Bioengineering [email protected] +1 415 514-9677 Asthma is the most common chronic disease among children. In the U.S., childhood asthma prevalence is highest among Puerto Ricans (18.4%), followed by Blacks (14.6%), Whites (8.2%) and Mex ...

  2. California takes a big step forward when Governor Brown signs 5 strong tobacco control bills

    Today, May 4, 2016, Governor Jerry Brown signed five tobacco control bills into law as part of the Governor’s special legislative session.   The Legislature's passage and Governor Brown's signing of these six laws represents Sacramento standing ...

  3. Ken Warner, David Abrams, Ray Niaura, Neil McKeganey, Michael Siegel publicly endorse Juul initiative

    This statement will appear in the voter guide delivered to every San Francisco voter this fall. They don’t seem to understand that all SF’s ordinance says is that for e-cigs to be sold in SF, they need ... ago. They also seem happy to see the flavor ban repealed and Juul writing San Francisco’s public health ...

  4. Randy

    Uang PhD 2014-2016 Director of Tobacco Prevention & Control Services Breathe California San Francisco, CA https://www.ggbreathe.org/our-staff/randy-uang-ph-d/ ...

  5. Bay Area Young Adult Health Study (BAYahs)

    Pamela Ling, MD Policy and Politics Special Populations This is a household survey of young adults in San Francisco and Alameda counties to examine how changes in the current policy context affect tobacco use and other health behaviors. The study includes retail and neighborhood audits. ...

  6. Marijuana, Secondhand Smoke, and Social Acceptability

    2017, at 4:20 in the afternoon, 15 000 people in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park lit marijuana joints ... of secondhand marijuana smoke was visible from the University of California, San Francisco, half a mile away. ...

  7. Our Annual free Tobacco Documents Workshop for advocates, journalists, and regular people will be held on Friday, May 8, 2015

    is at the UCSF Library at 530 Parnassus in San Francisco.   The registration form is online ... for Tobacco Control, Research and Education 530 Parnassus Avenue, Suite 366 San Francisco, CA 94143-1390 ...

  8. Nonsmokers around e-cigs absorb nicotine at levels similar to passive cigarette smokers: Smoke-free should also be ecig-free

    Esteve Fernández' group has just published an important paper, "Cigarettes vs. e-cigarettes:Passive exposure at home measured by means of airborne marker and biomarkers," that found elevated levels of airborne nicotine in homes of e-cigaret ...

  9. Altria and Juul working (successfully?) to co-opt the Tobacco 21 movement

    It’s no secret that I was initially skeptical of Tobacco 21; I saw it as another supply-side effort that wouldn’t work.  What changed my mind was research that Dorie Apollonio and I did using the tobacco industry documents that revealed that many states h ...

  10. Why is James Marsden smoking a cigarette in the movie but a toothpick in the ad for "The D Train"?

    This week a new comedy staring James Marsden and Jack Black opened.  The review of the movie in the San Francisco Chronicle  included a still from the movie clearly showing Marsden smoking a cigarette (top photo) but the ads for the movie and its official website show the same image (albiet with some ...

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