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Comparison between online and offline price of tobacco products using novel datasets (2018)
Journal Article
Opazo Breton, M., Britton, J., Huang, Y., & Bogdanovica, I. (2018). Comparison between online and offline price of tobacco products using novel datasets. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 15(10), doi:10.3390/ijerph15102282

Price of tobacco products has traditionally been relevant both for the industry, to respond to policy changes, and for governments, as an effective tobacco control measure. However, monitoring prices across a wide range of brands and brand variants r... Read More

Cigarette brand diversity and price changes during the implementation of plain packaging in the United Kingdom (2018)
Journal Article
Breton, M. O., Britton, J., Huang, Y., & Bogdanovica, I. (2018). Cigarette brand diversity and price changes during the implementation of plain packaging in the United Kingdom. Addiction, 113(10), (1883-1894). doi:10.1111/add.14282. ISSN 0965-2140

Background and aim: Plain packaging of cigarettes appeared in the UK in July 2016 and was ubiquitous by May 2017. The change coincided with another legislative change, raising the minimum pack size from 10 to 20 cigarettes. Laws imposing plain packag... Read More

Research funding for addressing tobacco related disease: an analysis of UK investment between 2008 and 2012 (2016)
Journal Article
Hall, M., Bogdanovica, I., & Britton, J. (2016). Research funding for addressing tobacco related disease: an analysis of UK investment between 2008 and 2012. BMJ Open, 6(7), doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2016-011609. ISSN 2044-6055

Introduction Tobacco use is the leading cause of preventable death in the UK. However research spending on tobacco related disease, and particularly smoking prevention, is thought to be low. We therefore aimed to assess the relation between tobacco... Read More

What is the quality of smoking cessation advice in guidelines of tobacco-related diseases? (2015)
Journal Article
Bogdanovica, I., Agrawal, S., Gregory, B., Britton, J., & Leonardi-Bee, J. (2015). What is the quality of smoking cessation advice in guidelines of tobacco-related diseases?. Clinical Medicine, 15(6), doi:10.7861/clinmedicine.15-6-546. ISSN 1470-2118

Smoking is a major risk factor for a range of diseases, and quitting smoking provides considerable benefits to health. It therefore follows that clinical guidelines on disease management, particularly for diseases caused by smoking, should include sm... Read More

The relation between cigarette price and hand-rolling tobacco consumption in the UK: an ecological study (2015)
Journal Article
Rothwell, L., Britton, J., & Bogdanovica, I. (2015). The relation between cigarette price and hand-rolling tobacco consumption in the UK: an ecological study. BMJ Open, 5(6), doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2015-007697. ISSN 2044-6055

OBJECTIVES: Cigarette price increases reduce smoking prevalence but as a tobacco control policy are undermined by the availability of lower cost alternatives such as hand-rolling tobacco. The aim of this descriptive study is to explore time trends in... Read More

Exposure to point-of-sale displays and changes in susceptibility to smoking: findings from a cohort study of school students (2015)
Journal Article
Bogdanovica, I., Szatkowski, L., McNeill, A., Spanopoulos, D., & Britton, J. (2015). Exposure to point-of-sale displays and changes in susceptibility to smoking: findings from a cohort study of school students. Addiction, 110(4), doi:10.1111/add.12826. ISSN 0965-2140

Aims To investigate the association between frequency of visiting shops and noticing of tobacco point-of-sale (PoS) displays and the development of susceptibility to smoking, or smoking uptake, in secondary school students. Design Two surveys... Read More

Smoking in cars in England: a study of school students in an English city (2014)
Journal Article
Bogdanovica, I., Szatkowski, L., Britton, J., & McNeill, A. (2014). Smoking in cars in England: a study of school students in an English city. BMC Public Health, 14, doi:10.1186/1471-2458-14-559. ISSN 1471-2458

Background Exposure to secondhand smoke is associated with an increased risk of adverse health effects among children. Although smoking in the home is an established major source of exposure, less is known about rules on smoking in cars. Metho... Read More

What factors influence smoking prevalence and smoke free policy enactment across the European Union Member States (2011)
Journal Article
Bogdanovica, I., McNeill, A., Murray, R., & Britton, J. (2011). What factors influence smoking prevalence and smoke free policy enactment across the European Union Member States. PLoS ONE, 6(8), doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0023889. ISSN 1932-6203

Background Smoking prevention should be a primary public health priority for all governments, and effective preventive policies have been identified for decades. The heterogeneity of smoking prevalence between European Union (EU) Member States the... Read More