Journalists of the WDR produced a nice video-report (in German) about the e-cigarette JUUL, which entered the German market a few weeks ago. The video includes an interview with Daniel Kotz about the opportunities and threats of e-cigarettes in Germany, based on DEBRA data.
We presented latest data on the use of e-cigarettes and heat-not-burn products in the German population during the 16th conference on tobacco control at the DKFZ in Heidelberg, 13 December 2018. Download handout here [Deutsch]
During the 18th Annual Meeting of the Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco (SRNT) Europe in Munich, Germany, 6-8 September 2018, Dr. Sabrina Kastaun presented a poster with DEBRA data showing that public support for possible legislative changes on some tobacco control and healthcare measures is moderate to high, even among smokers in Germany.
The poster was one of over 150 posters which were presented at this international conference, and Dr. Kastaun won the prize for the best poster presentation!
During the 18th annual conference of the Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco (SRNT) Europe in Munich, 6-8 September 2018, DEBRA data were presented in various sessions:
- 09:30-10:45, oral session E1, Daniel Kotz, “Heat-not-burn products: representative data on consumer behaviour and associated factors in the German population (the DEBRA study)”
- 14:00-15:00, poster session 2, poster Di1-6, Sabrina Kastaun, “Public acceptance for healthcare and tobacco control policies: results from the nationally representative German Study on Tobacco Use (“DEBRA”)”
- 09:30-10:45, oral session E3, Sabrina Kastaun, “Rates of delivery of brief advice to stop smoking by German clinicians and associated factors: results from the German Study on Tobacco Use (DEBRA)”
The German TV program ZDF Volle Kanne broadcasted a report about 10 years smoke-free legislation in Germany. The video is partly based on our recent study on the high prevalence of tobacco use in Germany.
The German TV program WDR Westpol broadcasted a very interesting story on the power of the tobacco lobby, how they influence politics to inhibit laws against tobacco advertisement in German public places. The video is partly based on our recent study on the high prevalence of tobacco use in Germany.
The Deutsches Ärzteblatt International published our first major paper on the use of tobacco, e-cigarettes, and methods to quit smoking in Germany. Several media reported this (in German):