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Smoking Cessation in Menthol Flavored Cigarette Smokers

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT02342327
Recruitment Status : Recruiting
First Posted : January 19, 2015
Last Update Posted : August 23, 2018
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
University of Minnesota - Clinical and Translational Science Institute

January 14, 2015
January 19, 2015
August 23, 2018
October 2014
June 2020   (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Time to lapse [ Time Frame: 6 months ]
Time from smoking cessation until first lapse (i.e. a cigarette is smoked)
Same as current
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Smoking Cessation in Menthol Flavored Cigarette Smokers
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The purpose of this study is to determine if in smokers of menthol cigarettes, switching to non-menthol cigarettes prior to a cessation attempt results in greater cessation success than attempting to quit without first switching
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Interventional
Not Applicable
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Other
Tobacco Use Disorder
  • Other: switch to non-menthol cigarettes prior to cessation attempt
  • Other: continue smoking menthol cigarettes prior to cessation attempt
  • Continue smoking menthol cigarettes
    Menthol cigarette smokers continue to smoke menthol cigarettes for a four week period before attempting to quit smoking
    Intervention: Other: continue smoking menthol cigarettes prior to cessation attempt
  • Switch to non-menthol cigarettes
    Menthol cigarette smokers switch to non-menthol cigarettes for a four week period before attempting to quit smoking
    Intervention: Other: switch to non-menthol cigarettes prior to cessation attempt
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*   Includes publications given by the data provider as well as publications identified by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number) in Medline.
 
Recruiting
120
Same as current
June 2020
June 2020   (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Self identify as African American
  • smoke primarily menthol cigarettes
  • be between the ages of 18 and 64
  • smoke a minimum number of cigarettes per day
  • express an interest in quitting smoking

Exclusion Criteria:

  • current unstable medical / psychiatric condition
  • regular use any form of nicotine or tobacco other than cigarettes
  • are pregnant or breast feeding

The investigators will evaluate if there are other reasons why someone may not be eligible to participate

Sexes Eligible for Study: All
18 Years to 64 Years   (Adult)
No
United States
 
 
NCT02342327
RC-2014-0009
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University of Minnesota - Clinical and Translational Science Institute
University of Minnesota - Clinical and Translational Science Institute
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Principal Investigator: Michael Kotlyar, PharmD University of Minnesota - Clinical and Translational Science Institute
University of Minnesota - Clinical and Translational Science Institute
August 2018

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