Joanna E Cohen

Summary

Affiliation: University of Toronto
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Support for tobacco control policies: how congruent are the attitudes of legislators and the public?
    Nicole A de Guia
    Ontario Tobacco Research Unit, Centre for Health Promotion, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON
    Can J Public Health 94:36-40. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint Tobacco promotions at point-of-sale: the last hurrah
    Joanna E Cohen
    Ontario Tobacco Research Unit, Toronto, ON
    Can J Public Health 99:166-71. 2008
  3. doi request reprint Do components of current 'hardcore smoker' definitions predict quitting behaviour?
    David T Ip
    Ontario Tobacco Research Unit, Toronto, Canada
    Addiction 107:434-40. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Are occasional smokers a heterogeneous group? An exploratory study
    Sarah A Edwards
    Ontario Tobacco Research Unit, Toronto, Canada
    Nicotine Tob Res 12:1195-202. 2010
  5. pmc Association between use of contraband tobacco and smoking cessation outcomes: a population-based cohort study
    Graham C Mecredy
    Ontario Tobacco Research Unit, Toronto, Ont, Canada
    CMAJ 185:E287-94. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Prevalence and correlates of purchasing contraband cigarettes on First Nations reserves in Ontario, Canada
    Rita Luk
    Ontario Tobacco Research Unit, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    Addiction 104:488-95. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Lottery promotions at the point-of-sale in Ontario, Canada
    Lynn C Planinac
    Ontario Tobacco Research Unit, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto, 33 Russell Street, Toronto, ON, Canada
    J Gambl Stud 27:345-54. 2011
  8. doi request reprint Efficient screening of current smoking status in recruitment of smokers for population-based research
    Lori M Diemert
    Ontario Tobacco Research Unit, Toronto, ON, Canada M4S 2S1
    Nicotine Tob Res 10:1663-7. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint "Hardcore" definitions and their application to a population-based sample of smokers
    Michelle L Costa
    Ontario Tobacco Research Unit, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Nicotine Tob Res 12:860-4. 2010
  10. pmc Changes in retail tobacco promotions in a cohort of stores before, during, and after a tobacco product display ban
    Joanna E Cohen
    Ontario Tobacco Research Unit, University ofToronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Public Health 101:1879-81. 2011

Detail Information

Publications23

  1. ncbi request reprint Support for tobacco control policies: how congruent are the attitudes of legislators and the public?
    Nicole A de Guia
    Ontario Tobacco Research Unit, Centre for Health Promotion, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON
    Can J Public Health 94:36-40. 2003
    ..To examine the congruence in perceptions and attitudes of legislators and the public regarding tobacco and tobacco control policies...
  2. ncbi request reprint Tobacco promotions at point-of-sale: the last hurrah
    Joanna E Cohen
    Ontario Tobacco Research Unit, Toronto, ON
    Can J Public Health 99:166-71. 2008
    ..This study documented the extent of tobacco promotions at the retail point-of-sale and examined associations between the extent of tobacco promotions and relevant city and store characteristics...
  3. doi request reprint Do components of current 'hardcore smoker' definitions predict quitting behaviour?
    David T Ip
    Ontario Tobacco Research Unit, Toronto, Canada
    Addiction 107:434-40. 2012
    ..To evaluate whether 'hardcore smoker' definition components predict quitting behaviours and which combinations of 'hardcore' components are most predictive...
  4. doi request reprint Are occasional smokers a heterogeneous group? An exploratory study
    Sarah A Edwards
    Ontario Tobacco Research Unit, Toronto, Canada
    Nicotine Tob Res 12:1195-202. 2010
    ..Occasional smokers represent an important segment of all smokers and have been described to be a heterogeneous group in terms of past experience and likelihood of maintaining nondaily smoking behavior...
  5. pmc Association between use of contraband tobacco and smoking cessation outcomes: a population-based cohort study
    Graham C Mecredy
    Ontario Tobacco Research Unit, Toronto, Ont, Canada
    CMAJ 185:E287-94. 2013
    ..We assessed whether the use of contraband tobacco negatively affects smoking cessation outcomes...
  6. doi request reprint Prevalence and correlates of purchasing contraband cigarettes on First Nations reserves in Ontario, Canada
    Rita Luk
    Ontario Tobacco Research Unit, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    Addiction 104:488-95. 2009
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  7. doi request reprint Lottery promotions at the point-of-sale in Ontario, Canada
    Lynn C Planinac
    Ontario Tobacco Research Unit, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto, 33 Russell Street, Toronto, ON, Canada
    J Gambl Stud 27:345-54. 2011
    ..Lottery promotions are extensive at the POS in Ontario. These findings can help initiate discussions around the appropriateness and possible future regulation of this form of advertising...
  8. doi request reprint Efficient screening of current smoking status in recruitment of smokers for population-based research
    Lori M Diemert
    Ontario Tobacco Research Unit, Toronto, ON, Canada M4S 2S1
    Nicotine Tob Res 10:1663-7. 2008
    ..We recommend that studies, which specifically sample smokers, utilize any past 6-month smoking as a brief screener for smoking status...
  9. ncbi request reprint "Hardcore" definitions and their application to a population-based sample of smokers
    Michelle L Costa
    Ontario Tobacco Research Unit, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Nicotine Tob Res 12:860-4. 2010
    ..This paper describes population-based definitions of "hardcore" smokers and compares estimates of the prevalence of "hardcore" smokers derived using these definitions...
  10. pmc Changes in retail tobacco promotions in a cohort of stores before, during, and after a tobacco product display ban
    Joanna E Cohen
    Ontario Tobacco Research Unit, University ofToronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Public Health 101:1879-81. 2011
    ..A ban on the display of tobacco products and other signage and promotions at retail is a critical tobacco-control policy to reduce people's exposure to tobacco marketing...
  11. ncbi request reprint Population health and the hardcore smoker: Geoffrey Rose revisited
    Michael O Chaiton
    Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    J Public Health Policy 29:307-18. 2008
    ..This analysis also suggests that further reductions in smoking prevalence will not come without further changes in the underlying--and largely cultural--root causes of smoking in a population...
  12. ncbi request reprint The Heaviness of Smoking Index as a predictor of smoking cessation in Canada
    Michael O Chaiton
    Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Toronto, Canada
    Addict Behav 32:1031-42. 2007
    ..Individual and population strategies for smoking cessation may need to consider other influences such as cognitive, affective and environmental factors...
  13. pmc A systematic review of longitudinal studies on the association between depression and smoking in adolescents
    Michael O Chaiton
    Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    BMC Public Health 9:356. 2009
    ..It is well-established that smoking and depression are associated in adolescents, but the temporal ordering of the association is subject to debate...
  14. ncbi request reprint Tobacco industry links to faculties of medicine in Canada
    Pamela E Kaufman
    Ontario Tobacco Research Unit, University of Toronto, 33 Russell Street, T5, Toronto, ON M5S 2S1
    Can J Public Health 95:205-8. 2004
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  15. doi request reprint Taking stock a bibliometric analysis of the focus of tobacco research from the 1980s to the 2000s
    Joanna E Cohen
    Ontario Tobacco Research Unit, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Prev Med 39:352-6. 2010
    ..Little is known about the body of tobacco research as a whole...
  16. ncbi request reprint The early 1990s cigarette price decrease and trends in youth smoking in Ontario
    Bronwen J Waller
    Ontario Tobacco Research Unit, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON
    Can J Public Health 94:31-5. 2003
    ..The purpose of this study is to examine the relation between these price decreases, and trends in smoking prevalence and amount smoked among Ontario youth...
  17. pmc Tobacco retail outlets and vulnerable populations in Ontario, Canada
    Michael O Chaiton
    Ontario Tobacco Research Unit, University of Toronto, 33 Russell Street Toronto, ON, M5S 2S1, Canada
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 10:7299-309. 2013
    ..The results suggest the importance of policies to regulate the location of tobacco retail outlets. ..
  18. ncbi request reprint Youth attitudes towards tobacco control: a preliminary assessment
    Bronwen J Waller
    Ontario Tobacco Research Unit, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Chronic Dis Can 25:97-100. 2004
    ..In 2003, youth were more supportive of sales restrictions and making smoking illegal, and more distrustful of tobacco companies, than in 2001. More comprehensive assessments and continued monitoring of youth attitudes are needed...
  19. pmc Keeping the point-of-sale environment at the forefront
    Joanna E Cohen
    Am J Public Health 98:5-6; author reply 6-7. 2008
  20. ncbi request reprint Tobacco harm reduction: a call to address the ethical dilemmas
    Brion J Fox
    University of Wisconsin Comprehensive Cancer Center, Madison, Wisconsin 53726, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 4:S81-7. 2002
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  21. ncbi request reprint Predictors of Canadian legislators' support for tobacco control policies
    Joanna E Cohen
    Ontario Tobacco Research Unit, Centre for Health Promotion, University of Toronto, Canada
    Soc Sci Med 55:1069-76. 2002
    ..Further, meetings with health groups about tobacco issues would be welcomed by many legislators; non-governmental organizations and other health advocates could work to increase tobacco knowledge among legislators...
  22. ncbi request reprint Is 'stage of change' related to knowledge of health effects and support for tobacco control?
    Joanna E Cohen
    Ontario Tobacco Research Unit, Centre for Health Promotion, University of Toronto, Canada
    Addict Behav 27:49-61. 2002
    ..The stages of change classification was useful for differentiating subgroups of current smokers with regard to knowledge, attitudes, and support for tobacco control measures...
  23. ncbi request reprint The relationship between body weight perceptions, weight control behaviours and smoking status among adolescents
    Anne Luise Winter
    Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, G 106 2075 Bayview Avenue, Toronto, ON M4N 3M5
    Can J Public Health 93:362-5. 2002
    ..This paper examines the relation between body weight perceptions, weight control behaviours and smoking status among a representative sample of Ontario students...