Regulated ad condition for Tobacco Use

Phase-Based Progress Estimates
UMass Chan Medical School Stevens Lab, Worcester, MATobacco UseRegulated ad condition - Other
18 - 26
All Sexes
What conditions do you have?

Study Summary

This trial will test whether or not removing high-impact features from e-cigarette ads will reduce experimentation and use among young adults.

Treatment Effectiveness

Study Objectives

5 Primary · 0 Secondary · Reporting Duration: 6 months

6 Months
Motivation to Avoid E-Cigarettes
6 months
Behavioral Intentions Behavioral Intentions
Perceived severity of using E-Cigarettes
Salivary Cotinine
Tobacco Use

Trial Safety

Trial Design

2 Treatment Groups

Unregulated ad condition
1 of 2
Regulated ad condition
1 of 2

Active Control

Experimental Treatment

120 Total Participants · 2 Treatment Groups

Primary Treatment: Regulated ad condition · No Placebo Group · N/A

Regulated ad condition
Experimental Group · 1 Intervention: Regulated ad condition · Intervention Types: Other
Unregulated ad condition
ActiveComparator Group · 1 Intervention: Unregulated ad condition · Intervention Types: Other

Trial Logistics

Trial Timeline

Screening: ~3 weeks
Treatment: Varies
Reporting: 6 months

Who is running the clinical trial?

University of Massachusetts, WorcesterLead Sponsor
312 Previous Clinical Trials
753,739 Total Patients Enrolled
National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)NIH
2,271 Previous Clinical Trials
2,033,689 Total Patients Enrolled
23 Trials studying Tobacco Use
5,428 Patients Enrolled for Tobacco Use

Eligibility Criteria

Age 18 - 26 · All Participants · 4 Total Inclusion Criteria

Mark “Yes” if the following statements are true for you:
You have never tried an e-cigarette, not even once, or you tried it in the past but not in the last 30 days. To determine if you could be a potential e-cigarette user, you will be asked questions about your curiosity or interest in using tobacco products. Only those who answer anything besides "no curiosity/interest" to all three questions will be considered potential users.

Who else is applying?

What state do they live in?
How old are they?
18 - 65100.0%
What site did they apply to?
UMass Chan Medical School Stevens Lab100.0%
What portion of applicants met pre-screening criteria?
Met criteria100.0%

Frequently Asked Questions

Is this study targeting adults as potential participants?

"This experiment is open to those aged 18-26." - Anonymous Online Contributor

Unverified Answer

What are the requisite qualifications to enroll in this research initiative?

"This trial requires 120 participants aged 18-26, who possess English fluency (scoring a 4 or higher on the Rapid Estimate of Adult Literacy in Medicine test), have not consumed alcohol recently (BrAC=.00) and there is evidence of abstinence from combusted tobacco/marijuana with an exhaled carbon monoxide reading less than 6 ppm at time of admission. In addition, those enrolled must report never trying e cigarettes or only tried one but not within the past 30 days based off responses to the Susceptibility to Use Tobacco Products questionnaire." - Anonymous Online Contributor

Unverified Answer

How many research participants are engaging in this investigation?

"Indeed, states that this trial is actively enlisting participants since May 1st 2022 and was recently modified on June 22nd 2022. A total of 120 volunteers need to be enrolled from a single medical centre." - Anonymous Online Contributor

Unverified Answer

Is this medical study still open to enrollment?

"Per information on, the trial remains open for participation and was initially posted on May 1st of 2022 before its most recent update on June 22nd." - Anonymous Online Contributor

Unverified Answer
Please Note: These questions and answers are submitted by anonymous patients, and have not been verified by our internal team.