This partial bibliography of studies is provided for informational purposes only. It should not be considered to replace medical advice from your physician, nor should it be considered as a list of every existing study on this topic. The ANR Foundation is unable to provide copies of any of the studies. Links to either the study’s abstract or full text are provided when available. The citations referenced below are presented without comment regarding the source, including any potential conflict of interest. Due diligence is recommended in researching the source of any given study before relying on its conclusions.

Diaz, M.C.; Yoon, S.N.; Donovan, E.; Akbar, M.; Schillo, B.A., “The effect of state and local flavored cigar sales restrictions, on retail sales of large cigars, cigarillos and little cigars in Massachusetts, California, Illinois, and New York,” Nicotine and Tobacco Research 26(2): 169-176, February 2024.

Brown, E.M.; Rogers, T.; Spinks, J.G.; Gammon, D.; Nonnemaker, J.; Farrelly, M.C., “Changes in sales of vaping products and cigarettes associated with the New York State flavored vaping product sales restriction,” Nicotine and Tobacco Research 26(2): 135–141, February 2024.

Issabakhsh, M.; Meza, R.; Li, Y.; Yuan, Z.; Sanchez-Romero, L.M.; Levy, D.T., “Public health impact of a US menthol cigarette ban on the non-Hispanic Black population: a simulation study,” Tobacco Control 33(1): 126-130, January 2024.

Aherrera, A.; Lin, J.J.; Chen, R.; Tehrani, M.; Schultze, A.; Borole, A.; Tanda, S.; Goessler, W.; Rule, A.M., “Metal concentrations in e-cigarette aerosol samples: a comparison by device type and flavor,” Environmental Health Perspectives 131(12): 127004, December 2023.

Kim, H.; Lee, D., “Tax incidence for menthol cigarettes by race: Evidence from Nielsen Homescan data,” Journal of Health Economics 92: 1028292023, December 2023.

Davigo, M.; Klerx, W.N.M.; van Schooten, F.J.; Opperhuizen, A.; Remels, A.H.V.; Talhout, R. “Impact of more intense smoking parameters and flavor variety on toxicant levels in emissions of a Heated Tobacco Product,” Nicotine and Tobacco Research [Online ahead of print], November 30, 2023.

Effah, F.; Adragna, J.; Luglio, D.; Bailey, A.; Marczylo, T.; Gordon, T., “Toxicological assessment of e-cigarette flavored e-liquids aerosols using Calu-3 cells: a 3D lung model approach,” Toxicology 500: 153683, November 25, 2023.

Audrain-McGovern, J.; Manikandan, D.; Koita, F.; Klapec, O.; Pickworth, W.B.; Stone, M.D., “Effect of sweet flavouring on the rewarding and reinforcing value of cigarillo use among young adults,” Tobacco Control [Online ahead of print], November 24, 2023.

Moodie, C.; Thrasher, J.F.; Barnoya, J.; Mejia, R.; Barrientos-Gutierrez, I.; Zavaleta, A.; Chaloupka, F., “Tobacco industry claims about transformation are inconsistent with combustible cigarette innovations: the case of flavor capsule cigarettes,” Nicotine and Tobacco Research 25(12): 1891-1895, November 22, 2023.

Kyriakos, C.N.; Chung-Hall, J.; Craig, L.V.; Fong, G.T., “Optimising a product standard for banning menthol and other flavours in tobacco products,” Tobacco Control [Online ahead of print], November 9, 2023.

Tackett, A.P.; Han, D.H.; Peraza, N.; Whaley, R.C.; Mason, T.; Cahn, R.; Hong, K.; Pang, R.; Monterosso, J.; Page, M.K.; Goniewicz, M.L.; Leventhal, A.M., “Effects of ‘Ice’ flavoured e-cigarettes with synthetic cooling agent WS-23 or menthol on user-reported appeal and sensory attributes,” Tobacco Control [Online ahead of print], November 8, 2023.

Borowiecki, M.; Kim, Y.; Emery, S., “A patchy prohibition: product and flavor substitution after the FDA’s prioritized enforcement policy on flavored e-cigarettes,” Nicotine and Tobacco Research [Online ahead of print], November 8, 2023.

Lin, K.; Wallis, C.; Wong, E.M.; Edwards, P.; Cole, A.; Van Winkle, L.; Wexler, A.S., “Heterogeneous deposition of regular and mentholated little cigar smoke in the lungs of Sprague-Dawley rats,” Particle and Fibre Toxicology 20(1): 42, November 6, 2023.

Nollen, N.L.; Leavens, E.L.S.; Ahluwalia, J.S.; Rice, M.; Mayo, M.S.; Pulvers, K., “Menthol versus non-menthol flavouring and switching to e-cigarettes in black and Latinx adult menthol combustible cigarette smokers: secondary analyses from a randomised clinical trial,” Tobacco Control 32(6): 786-789, November 2023.

Fong, G.T.; Chung-Hall, J.; Meng, G.; Craig, L.V.; Thompson, M.E.; Quah, A.C.K.; Cummings, K.M.; Hyland, A.; O’Connor, R.J.; Levy, D.T.; Delnevo, C.D.; Ganz, O.; Eissenberg, T.; Soule, E.K.; Schwartz, R.; Cohen, J.E.; Chaiton, M.O., “Impact of Canada’s menthol cigarette ban on quitting among menthol smokers: pooled analysis of pre-post evaluation from the ITC Project and the Ontario Menthol Ban Study and projections of impact in the USA,” Tobacco Control 32(6): 734-738, November 2023.

Goros, R.A.; Xu, X.; Li, G.; Zuo, Y.Y., “Adverse biophysical impact of e-cigarette flavors on pulmonary surfactant,” Environmental Science and Technology [Online ahead of print], October 12, 2023.

Jabba, S.V.; Erythropel, H.C.; Anastas, P.T.; Zimmerman, J.B.; Jord, S.E., “Synthetic cooling agent and other flavor additives in “non-menthol” cigarettes marketed in California and Massachusetts after menthol cigarette bans,” JAMA [Online ahead of print], October 9, 2023.

Dunbar, M.; Setodji, C.M.; Martino, S.C.; Jensen, D.; Li, R.; Bialas, A.; Shadel, W.G., “An experimental evaluation of the effects of banning the sale of flavored tobacco products on adolescents’ and young adults’ future nicotine vaping intentions,” Addictive Behaviors 145: 107784, October 2023.

Haworth-Duff, A.; Parkes, G.M.B.; Reed, N.J., “Profiling flavourings in strawberry-flavoured e-liquid using headspace-gas chromatography-mass spectrometry,” Drug Testing and Analysis 15(10): 1077-1083, October 2023.

Pravosud, V.; Holmes, L.M.; Lempert, L.K.; Ling, P.M., “Impacts of tax and flavor tobacco policies on San Francisco Bay Area tobacco prices,” Evaluation Review 47(5): 763-785, October 2023.

Donovan, E.M.; Azadi, M.; Akbar, M.; Schillo, B.A., “Examining the comprehensiveness of amended flavored tobacco product sales restrictions,” Journal of Public Health Management Practice 29(5): 646-653, September/October 2023.

D’Mello, K.; Chan, G.C.K.; Hall, W.; Rychert, M.; Wilkins, C.; Hammond, D., “Use of flavored cannabis vaping products in the US, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand: findings from the international cannabis policy study wave 4 (2021),” American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse 49(5): 640-651, September 3, 2023.

Crespi, E.; Hardesty, J.J.; Nian, Q.; Sinamo, J.; Welding, K.; Cohen, J.E.; Kennedy, R.D., “Device and liquid characteristics used with sweet, menthol/mint, and tobacco ENDS liquid flavors: The population-based VAPER study,” Addictive Behaviors 144: 107727, September 2023.

Gaur, S.; Agnihotri, R., “The role of electronic cigarettes in dental caries: a scoping review,”Scientifica (Cairo) 20: August 30, 2023.

Kasza, K.A.; Hammond, D.; Reid, J.L.; Rivard, C.; Hyland, A., “Youth use of e-cigarette flavor and device combinations and brands before vs after FDA Enforcement,” JAMA Network Open 6(8): e2328805, August 14, 2023.

Chung-Hall, J.; Craig, L.V.; Kyriakos, C.N.; Fong, G.T., “FDA must ban menthol cigarettes without delay: lessons from other countries,” American Journal of Preventative Medicine [Online ahead of print], August 7, 2023.

Yan, X.; Salloum, R.G.; Leong, M.C.; Khalil, G.E.; Lee, J.H.; Lou, X.Y., “Racial and ethnic differences in initiation of menthol tobacco smoking and subsequent tobacco use in the Population Assessment of Tobacco and Health Study, Waves 1–4 (2013–2018),” Nicotine and Tobacco Research 25(8): 1440- 1446, August 2023.

Page, M.K.; Paul, E.E.; Leigh, N.J.; Meza, L.R.; Galimov, A.; Sussman, S.; Leventhal, A.; O’Connor, R.J.; Goniewicz, M.L., “Still ‘cool’: tobacco industry responds to state-wide menthol ban with synthetic coolants,” Tobacco Control [Online ahead of print] July 27, 2023.

Xue, Z.; Okitondo, C.; Asare, S.; Bandi, P.; Patel, M.; Nargis, N., “Association between cigarette sales in the USA and FDA’s announcement of its intention to prohibit menthol as a characterising flavour in cigarettes,” Tobacco Control [Online ahead of print], July 24, 2023.

Kasza, K.A.; Rivard, C.; Seo, Y.S. ; et al., “Use of electronic nicotine delivery systems or cigarette smoking after US Food and Drug Administration–prioritized enforcement against fruit-flavored cartridges,” JAMA Network Open 6(6): e2321109, June 30, 2023.

Donaldson, C.D.; Couch, E.T.; Hoeft, K.S.; Wilkinson, M.L.; Guerra, C.; Gansky, S.A.; Zhang, X.; Chaffee, B.W., “Flavored tobacco and nicotine use among California adolescents: preferences by use experience and survey format effects,” Journal of Adolescent Health [Online ahead of print], June 29, 2023.

Churchill, V.; Fairman, R.T.; Brown, D.; Massey, Z.B.; Ashley, D.L.; Popova, L., “’I get the flavors and it makes me love vaping more:’ How and why youth users modify electronic nicotine delivery systems,” Nicotine and Tobacco Research [Online ahead of print], June 26, 2023.

Ali, F.R.; Seidenberg, A.B.; Crane, E.; Seaman, E.; Tynan, M.A.; Marynak, K., “E-cigarette unit sales by product and flavor type, and top-selling brands, United States, 2020–2022,” Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) 72(25): 672-677, June 23, 2023.

Kasza, K.A.; Rivard, C.; Seo, Y.S.; Reid, J.L.; Gravely, S.; Fong, G.T.; Hammond, D.; Hyland, A., “Use of electronic nicotine delivery systems or cigarette smoking after US Food and Drug Administration-prioritized enforcement against fruit-flavored cartridges,” JAMA Network Open 6(6): e2321109, June 1, 2023.

Liber, A.C.; Knoll, M.; Cadham, C.J.; Issabakhsh, M.; Oh, H.; Cook, S.; Warner, K.E.; Mistry, R.; Levy, D.T., “The role of flavored electronic nicotine delivery systems in smoking cessation: a systematic review,” Drug and Alcohol Dependence Reports 7: 100143, June 2023.

Timberlake, D.S.; Aviles, J.; Payán, D.D., “Variation in adults’ use of flavored tobacco products by sales restrictions in California jurisdictions,” International Journal of Drug Policy 116: 104041, June 2023.

Tauras, J.A.; Chaloupka, F., “The economic effects of cigarette sales and flavor bans on tobacco retail businesses (report)Tobacconomics.org, June 2023.

White, A.M.; Goden, A.B.; Rudy, A.K.; Bajwa, H.K.; Guy, M.C.; Hood, K.B.; Cobb, C.O.; Barnes, A.J., “Responses of African American individuals who use menthol cigarettes to potential flavored tobacco bans,” American Journal of Preventive Medicine 64(6): 898-901, June 2023.

Chaffee, B.W.; Couch, E.T.; Wilkinson, M.L.; Donaldson, C.D.; Cheng, N.F.; Ameli, N.; Zhang, X.; Gansky, S.A., “Flavors increase adolescents’ willingness to try nicotine and cannabis vape products,” Drug and Alcohol Dependence 246:109834, May 1, 2023.

Tackett, A.P.; Dai, H.D.; Han, D.H.; Vogel, E.A.; Coreas, S.I.; Jafarzadeh, N.; Gonzalez Anaya, M.J.; Patel, D.; Peraza, N.; Mason, T.B.; Leventhal, A.M., “Appeal of e-cigarette flavors: differences between never and ever use of combustible cigarettes,” Drug and Alcohol Dependence 246: 109849, May 2023.

Muthumalage, T.; Rahman, I., “Pulmonary immune response regulation, genotoxicity, and metabolic reprogramming by menthol and tobacco flavored e-cigarette exposures in mice,” Toxicological Sciences [Online ahead of print], April 13, 2023.

Chandra, D.; Bogdanoff, R.F.; Bowler, R.P.; Benam, K.H., “Electronic cigarette menthol flavoring is associated with increased inhaled micro and sub-micron particles and worse lung function in combustion cigarette smokers,” Respiratory Research 24(1): 108, April 11, 2023.

Giovenco, D.P.; Ganz, O.; Chen-Sankey, J.; et al., “Camel Crush pack inserts cross-promote Vuse menthol e-cigarettes ahead of impending menthol cigarette ban,” Tobacco Control [Online ahead of print], April 6, 2023.

Lamb, T.; Rahman I., “Pro-inflammatory effects of aerosols from e-cigarette-derived flavoring chemicals on murine macrophages,” Toxicology Reports 10: 431-435, April 6, 2023.

Seaman, E.L.; Kreslake, J.; Trivers, K.F.; Ali, F.R.M.; Cordova, J.; Mills, S.; Sinha, B.; King, B.; Vallone, D., “Use of a multi-method approach to rapidly assess the impact of public health policies at the state and local level: a case study of flavored e-cigarette policies,” BMC Public Health 23(1): 649, April 4, 2023.

Miech, R.A.; Leventhal, A.M.; Johnson, L.D., “Recent, national trends in US adolescent use of menthol and non-menthol cigarettes,” Tobacco Control 32(e1): 10-15, April 1, 2023.

Payán, D.D.; Burke, N.J.; Persinger, J., et al, “Public support for policies to regulate flavoured tobacco and e-cigarette products in rural California,” Tobacco Control 32(e1): 125-129, April 1, 2023.

Levy, D.T.; Meza, R.; Yuan, Z.; Li, Y.; Cadham, C.; Sanchez-Romero, L.M.; Travis, N.; Knoll, M.; Liber, A.C.; Mistry, R.; Hirschtick, J.L.; Fleischer, N.L.; Skolnick, S.; Brouwer, A.F.; Douglas, C.; Jeon, J.; Cook, S.; Warner, K.E., “Public health impact of a US ban on menthol in cigarettes and cigars: a simulation study,” Tobacco Control 32(e1): 37-44, April 1, 2023.

Donovan, E.; Folger, S.; Akbar, M.; Schillo, B., “Classifying the comprehensiveness of flavoured tobacco sales restrictions: development and application of a tool to examine US state and local tobacco policies,” Tobacco Control 32(e1): 62-70, April 1, 2023.

Marusich, J.A.; Palmatier, M.I., “Development of a nicotine aerosol self-administration model in rats and the effects of e-liquid flavors,” Behavioural Pharmacology 34(2-3): 141-153, April 1, 2023.

Liu, J.; Hartman, L.; Tan, A.S.L.; Winickoff, J.P., “Youth tobacco use before and after flavoured tobacco sales restrictions in Oakland, California and San Francisco, California,” Tobacco Control 32(e1): 118-120, April 1, 2023.

Ramamurthi, D.; Chau, C.; Berke, H.Y.; et al., “Flavour spectrum of the Puff family of disposable e-cigarettes,” Tobacco Control 32(e1): 71-77, April 1, 2023.

Peasley-Miklus, C.; Klemperer, E.M.; Hughes, J.R.; Villanti, A.C.; Krishnan-Sarin, S.; DeSarno, M.J.; Mosca, L.A.; Su, A.; Cassidy, R.N.; Feinstein, M.J.P., “The interactive effects of JUUL flavor and nicotine concentration on addiction potential,” Experimental and Clinical Psychopharmacology 31(2): 336–342, April 2023.

Wang, X.; Ghimire, R.; Shrestha, S.S.; Borowiecki, M.; Emery, S.; Trivers, K.F., “Trends in nicotine strength in electronic cigarettes sold in the United States by flavor, product type, and manufacturer, 2017-2022,” Nicotine and Tobacco Research [Online ahead of print], March 16, 2023.

Shaikh, S.B.; Newton, C.; Tung, W.C.; Sun, Y.; Li, D.; Ossip, D.; Rahman, I., “Classification, perception, and toxicity of emerging flavored oral nicotine pouches,” International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 20(5): 4526, March 3, 2023.

Herbert, J.; Kelty, J.S.; Laskin, J.D.; Laskin, D.L.; Gow, A.J., “Menthol flavoring in e-cigarette condensate causes pulmonary dysfunction and cytotoxicity in precision cut lung slices,” American Journal of Physiology-Lung Cellular and Molecular Physiology 324(3): L345-L357, March 1, 2023.

Jackler, R.K., “The marketing of newly introduced “non-menthol” cigarettes in California expressly communicates to consumers the presence of a characterizing flavor,” Stanford University School of Medicine, March 1, 2023.

Jackler, R.K.; Glantz, S.A.; Lempert, L.K., “Scientific basis for concluding the newly introduced California “non-menthol” cigarettes have a characterizing flavor,” Stanford University School of Medicine, March 1, 2023.

Sidhu, N.K.; Lechner, W.V.; Cwalina, S.N.; Whitted, L.; Smiley, S.L.; Barrington-Trimis, J.L.; Cho, J.; Wagener, T.L.; Leventhal, A.M.; Tackett, A.P., “Adolescent and young adult response to hypothetical e-liquid flavor restrictions,” Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs 84(2): 303-308, March 2023.

Watson, C.V.; Puvanesarajah, S.; Hawkins, N.A.; Trivers, K.F., “Racial disparities in flavored tobacco product use, curiosity, susceptibility, and harm perception, national youth tobacco survey 2019-2020,Health Equity 7(1): 137-147, February 28, 2023.

Asare, S.; Majmundar, A.; Xue, Z.; Jemal, A.; Nargis, N., “Association of comprehensive menthol flavor ban with current cigarette smoking in Massachusetts from 2017 to 2021,” JAMA Internal Medicine [Online ahead of print], February 27, 2023.

Al-Shawaf, M.; Grooms, K.N.; Mahoney, M.; Buchanan Lunsford, N.; Lawrence Kittner, D., “Research brief: support for policies to prohibit the sale of menthol cigarettes and all tobacco products among adults, 2021,” Preventing Chronic Disease 20: e5, February 2023.

Dove, MS.; Gee, K.; Tong, E.K., “Flavored tobacco sales restrictions and teen e-cigarette use: quasi-experimental evidence from California,” Nicotine and Tobacco Research 25(1): 127-134, January 1, 2023.

Helgertz, S.; Kingsbury, J., “Teens less susceptible to vaping when restricted to tobacco-flavored e-cigarettes: implications for flavored tobacco policies,” Nicotine and Tobacco Research [Online ahead of print], December 1, 2022.

Schroth, K.R.J.; Delnevo, C.D.; Villanti, A.C., “Closing the loopholes on a flavored cigar ban: anticipated challenges and solutions,” Preventive Medicine 165(Pt B): 107197, December 2022.

Henriksen, L.; Schleicher, N.C.; Fortmann, S.P., “Menthol cigarettes in Black neighbourhoods: still cheaper after all these years,” Tobacco Control 31(e2): e211-e212, December 2022.

Gammon, D.G.; Rogers, T.; Gaber, J.; Nonnemaker, J.M.; Feld, A.L.; Henriksen, L.; Johnson, T.O.; Kelley, T.; Andersen-Rodgers, E., “Implementation of a comprehensive flavoured tobacco product sales restriction and retail tobacco sales,” Tobacco Control 31(e2): e104-e110, December 2022.

Welwean, R.A.; Stupplebeen, D.A.; Vuong, T.D.; Andersen-Rodgers, E.; Zhang, X., “Perspectives of licensed tobacco retailers on tobacco sales bans in Manhattan Beach and Beverly Hills, California,” Tobacco Control 31(e2): e213-e214, December 2022.

Akinola, L.S.; Rahman, Y.; Ondo, O.; Cobb, C.O.; Holt, A.K.; Peace, M.R.; Damaj, M.I., “Impact of tobacco flavoring on oral nicotine consumption in C57BL/6J mice,” Drug and Alcohol Dependence 241: 109685, December 2022.

Pravosud, V.; Holmes, L.M.; Lempert, L.K.; Ling, P.M., “Policies restricting flavors and non-cigarette tobacco product availability: a study of vape shops in San Francisco and Alameda Counties,” Preventive Medicine Reports 30: 101997, December 2022.

Yang, Y.; Lindblom, E.N.; Ward, K.D.; Salloum, R.G., “Should menthol e-cigarettes be banned? Reaction of adult smokers and users of e-cigarettes to hypothetical bans,” Tobacco Control [Online ahead of print], November 29, 2022.

Wagener, T.L.; Mehta, T.; Hinton, A.; Schulz, J.A.; Erath, T.G.; Tidey, J.; Brinkman, M.C.; Wilson, C.; Villanti, A.C., “Addiction potential of combustible menthol cigarette alternatives: a randomised cross-over trial,” Tobacco Control [Online ahead of print], November 24, 2022.

Byron, M.J.; Enyioha, C.; Goldstein, A.O., “The role of communication research to support policy change: the US menthol ban,” Nicotine and Tobacco Research [Online ahead of print], November 2, 2022.

Rogers, T.; Gammon, D.G.; Coats, E.M.; Nonnemaker, J.M.; Xu, X., “Changes in cigarillo availability following implementation of a local flavoured tobacco sales restriction,” Tobacco Control 31: 707-713, November 2022.

Goodwin, R.D.; Ganz, O.; Weinberger, A.H.; Smith, P.H.; Wyka, K.; Delnevo, C.D., “Menthol cigarette use among adults who smoke cigarettes, 2008 to 2020: rapid growth and widening inequities in the United States,” Nicotine and Tobacco Research [Online ahead of print], October 13, 2022.

Seaman, E.L.; Corcy, N.; Chang, J.T.; Chomenko, D.; Hartman, A.M.; Kittner, D.L.; Reyes-Guzman, C.M., “Menthol cigarette smoking trends among United States adults, 2003-2019,” Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers, & Prevention 31(10): 1959-1965, October 1, 2022.

Abeyesundere, N.; Osborn, C.C.; Pike Moore, S.; Suratkal, J.P.; Kaur, M.; Otieno, C.; Quisenberry, A.J.; Klein, E.G.; Trapl, E.S., “Substitution of flavored cigarillos with menthol cigarettes among young adults in the U.S.,” Drug and Alcohol Dependence 239: 109603, October 1, 2022.

Satchell, T.; Diaz, M.C.; Stephens, D.; Bertrand, A.; Schillo, B.A.; Whitsel, L.P., “The impact of two state-level approaches to restricting the sale of flavored tobacco products,” BMC Public Health 22(1): 1799, September 22, 2022.

Asare, S.; Majmundar, A.; Westmaas, J.L.; Bandi, P.; Xue, Z.; Jemal, A.; Nargis, N., “Spatial analysis of changes in cigarette sales in Massachusetts and bordering states following the Massachusetts menthol flavor ban,” JAMA Network Open 5(9): e2232103, September 15, 2022.

Ali, F.R.M.; King, B.A.; Seaman, E.L.; Vallone, D.; Schillo, B., “Impact of Massachusetts law prohibiting flavored tobacco products sales on cross-border cigarette sales,” PLoS ONE 17(9): e0274022, September 13, 2022.

Harlow, A.F.; Vogel, E.A.; Tackett, A.P.; Cho, J.; Han, D.H.; Wong, M.; Cockburn, M.G.; Sussman, S.Y.; Unger, J.B.; Leventhal, A.M.; Barrington-Trimis, J.L., “Adolescent use of flavored non-tobacco oral nicotine products,” Pediatrics 150(3): e2022056586, September 1, 2022.

Rubenstein, D.; Sweitzer, M.M.; Scroggs, L.B.; Denlinger-Apte, R.L.; Kozink, R.; McClernon, F.J., “Menthol preference moderates the relationship between cigarette nicotine content choice and reactions in young adults who smoke infrequently,” Drug and Alcohol Dependence 238: 109580, September 1, 2022.

Gaiha, S.M.; Henriksen, L.; Halpern-Felsher, B.; Rogers, T.; Feld, A.L.; Gaber, J.; Andersen-Rodgers, E., “Sources of flavoured e-cigarettes among California youth and young adults: associations with local flavoured tobacco sales restrictions,” Tobacco Control 31(5): 659-662, September 2022.

Lin, W.; Zhu, J.; Hayes, J.E.; Richie, J.P.; Muscat, J.E., “Comparison of carcinogen biomarkers in smokers of menthol and nonmenthol cigarettes: the 2015-2016 national health and nutrition examination survey special sample,” Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention 31(8): 1539-1545, August 2, 2022.

Li, W.; Vargas-Rivera, M.; Eissenberg, T.E.; Shihadeh, A.; Talih, S.; Maziak, W., “Effect of menthol/mint-flavored pods on young JUUL e-cigarette users’ subjective experience, puffing behavior, and nicotine exposure: a pilot study,” Drug and Alcohol Dependence 237: 109516, August 1, 2022.

Steeger, C.M.; Harlow, A.F.; Barrington-Trimis, J.L.; Simon, P.; Hill, K.G.; Leventhal, A.M., “Longitudinal associations between flavored tobacco use and tobacco product cessation in a national sample of adults,” Preventive Medicine 161: 107143, August 2022.

Olson, L.T.; Gammon, D.G.; Rogers, T.; Brown, E.M.; Nonnemaker, J.M.; Spinks, J.G.; Ross, A.; Xu, X.; Moze, J.; Matter, C.M.; D’Silva, J., “Expanding local sales restrictions on flavoured tobacco products to include menthol: retail sales changes in two Minnesota cities,” Tobacco Control [Online ahead of print], July 28, 2022.

Bansal-Travers, M.; Price, S.M.; Bold, K.W.; Villanti, A.C.; Barnes, A.; Chansky, M.; Krishnan-Sarin, S.; Goniewicz, M.L., “Common measures to evaluate flavored tobacco products: recommendations from the Tobacco Centers for Regulatory Science (TCORS) Flavored Tobacco Products Measurement Subcommittee,” Nicotine and Tobacco Research [Online ahead of print], July 27, 2022.

Hawkins, S.S.; Kruzik, C.; O’Brien, M.; Levine Coley, R., “Flavoured tobacco product restrictions in Massachusetts associated with reductions in adolescent cigarette and e-cigarette use,” Tobacco Control 31(4): 576-579, July 2022.

Xu, L.; Yang, Y.; Simien, J.M.; Kang, C.; Li, G.; Xu, X.; Haglund, E.; Sun, R.; Zuo, Y.Y., “Menthol in electronic cigarettes causes biophysical inhibition of pulmonary surfactant,” American Journal of Physiology Lung Cellular and Molecular Physiology [Online ahead of print], June 28, 2022.

Osborn, C.C.; Suratkal, J.P.; Pike Moore, S.N.; Koopman Gonzalez, S.; Sterling, K.L.; Quisenberry, A.J.; Klein, E.G.; Trapl, E.S., “Dissonance in young adult cigarillo users’ categorization of concept flavored and unflavored products,” International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 19(12): 7219, June 13, 2022.

Leas, E.C.; Benmarhnia, T.; Strong, D.R.; Pierce, J.P., “Use of menthol cigarettes, smoking frequency, and nicotine dependence among US youth,” JAMA Network Open 5(6): e2217144, June 6, 2022.

Kirchner, T.R.; Guttentag, A.; Vantu, A.; Silver, D., “Documenting the impact potential of a menthol cigarette ban at point-of-sale: a photograph-based analysis of the presence and placement of menthol versus regular cigarette packs on the shelves of tobacco retail outlets in New York City,” Nicotine and Tobacco Research [Online ahead of print], June 3, 2022.

Feld, A.L.; Rogers, T.; Gaber, J.; Pikowski, J.; Farrelly, M.C.; Henriksen, L.; Johnson, T.O.; Halpern-Felsher, B.; Andersen-Rodgers, E.; Zhang, X., “Impact of local flavored tobacco sales restrictions on policy-related attitudes and tobacco product access,” Health Education & Behavior 49(3): 468-477, June 2022.

Ehlke, S.J.; Ganz, O.; Kendzor, D.E.; Cohn, A.M., “Differences between adult sexual minority females and heterosexual females on menthol smoking and other smoking behaviors: findings from Wave 4 (2016-2018) of the population assessment of tobacco and health study,” Addictive Behaviors 129: 107265, June 2022.

Delnevo, C.D.; Giovenco, D.P.; Villanti, A.C., “Impact of menthol capsule cigarettes on menthol and non-menthol cigarette consumption in the USA, 2008–2020,” Tobacco Control [Online ahead of print], May 10, 2022.

Watkins, S.L.; Pieper, F.; Chaffee, B.W.; Yerger, V.B.; Ling, P.M.; Max, W., “Flavored tobacco product use among young adults by race and ethnicity: evidence from the Population Assessment of Tobacco and Health Study,” Journal of Adolescent Health [Online ahead of print], May 9, 2022.

East, K.A.; Reid, J.L.; Burkhalter, R.; Kock, L.; Hyland, A.; Fong, G.T.; Hammond, D., “Evaluating the outcomes of the menthol cigarette ban in England by comparing menthol cigarette smoking among youth in England, Canada, and the US, 2018-2020,” JAMA Network Open 5(5): e2210029, May 3, 2022.

Mantey, D; Harrell, M.; Chen, B.; Kelder, S.H.; Perry, C.; Loukas, A., “Multiple tobacco product use among cigarette smokers: a longitudinal examination of menthol and non-menthol smokers during young adulthood,” Tobacco Control 31(3): 411-415, May 2022.

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