Truth Telling about Tobacco and Nicotine
“They could just say [vaping is] less harmful, right? … But then they downplay it again… And that’s like, we all know that. But it’s still healthier than the latter, than the cigarettes. So, just let me make my decision is what I’m saying. Give me all of the facts, all of the facts, and I’ll make a decision.”(from an interview for the “Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems and California Youth” study )
“The effectiveness of institutions depends heavily on the public’s trust. Factors that contribute to trust in an institution include the following actions on the part of the institution: communication; truth telling; transparency (i.e., not concealing information); accountability; reliability; and reciprocity. One critical form of reciprocity and communication is listening to as well as speaking with the community.”
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Annechino, R.; Antin, T.M.J. Truth Telling about Tobacco and Nicotine. Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2019, 16, 530. https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph16040530
Annechino R, Antin TMJ. Truth Telling about Tobacco and Nicotine. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 2019; 16(4):530. https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph16040530Chicago/Turabian Style
Annechino, Rachelle, and Tamar M.J. Antin. 2019. "Truth Telling about Tobacco and Nicotine" International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 16, no. 4: 530. https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph16040530