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New on the German market: what’s behind the e-cigarette JUUL?

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.

Public acceptance for healthcare and tobacco control policies: poster prize at SRNT-E Munich 2018

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!

DEBRA at SRNT-E conference Munich 6-8 September 2018

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:

6 September:

7 September:

  • 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)”

In the media: DEBRA publication on the use of tobacco and e-cigarettes 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):

SPIEGEL: “Rauchen tötet – vor allem einen Teil unserer Gesellschaft”

Süddeutsche Zeitung: “Rauchen in Deutschland: Alte Laster, neue Versuchungen”

Berliner Morgenpost: “Politik nimmt neuen Anlauf für Tabak-Werbeverbot”

Welt: “Nichtraucherland Deutschland? Von wegen”

Express: “Die Deutschen und der Glimmstängel Erschreckende Raucher-Studie veröffentlicht”