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Study explores the social norms of electronic cigarette use by teenagers

"The Social Norms and Beliefs of Teenage Male Electronic Cigarette Use," a research study published in Journal of Ethnicity in Substance Abuse (Routledge), delves into the social norms and beliefs of teenage male electronic cigarette users. Electronic ci
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Aug 26, 2014 15:47
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[Missouri] FLYNN: All For Want of a Good Five-Cent Cigar

Michael Brown lost his life after pursuing his unrestrained, but not unrequited, love for Swisher Sweets, which he heisted from a Ferguson, Missouri, shopkeeper... he revolted against the tax man. A dead kid, looted stores, a torn community—all for the wa
American Spectator
added Aug 22, 2014 23:46
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[Indonesia] Keep Asian Games tobacco-free, say NGOs

“The OCA should not allow their well-respected and globally recognized organization to be ‘used’ by the tobacco industry in their bid to promote their deadly products among the youth, by using a prestigious sporting event, such as the Asian Games,” SEATC
Jakarta Post (id)
added Aug 21, 2014 22:08
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[Missouri] Chief: Officer noticed Brown carrying suspected stolen cigars

In an afternoon press conference, Ferguson, Mo. Police Chief Thomas Jackson said Wilson did not initially make a connection between the robbery and Brown,whose death spurred violent protests and unrest in the St. Louis suburb over the past week. Wilson
USA Today
added Aug 17, 2014 07:30
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[South Carolina] COLUMN: The tale of two tobacco murals

painted in the lobby of the Mullins Post Office ...A book on the program published by the S.C. State Museum in 1990 quoted one complainant’s letter that said the piled tobacco in the sketch looked “more like the method of hauling hay or trash to a dump ra
WBTW Channel 13
added Aug 17, 2014 06:26
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[Turkey] How do immigrants adapt their smoking behaviour?: comparative analysis among Turkish immigrants in Germany and the Netherlands

Turkish immigrants adapt their smoking behaviour towards that of the Dutch/German majority population with increasing duration of stay. This was particularly obvious among those who left Turkey before the age of 18 years - a group that needs tailored inte
7thSpace Interactive (portal)
added Aug 14, 2014 02:36
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[Africa, South Africa] Young, smoking and black drive cigar sales

ALTHOUGH it is still a small market, women and young, aspiring, black middle-class people are fuelling a spike in the growth of cigar consumption in the country. Cigars are perceived as a sign of status and wealth in South Africa, to be enjoyed socially
Business Day (za)
added Aug 14, 2014 01:39
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'Asians, Latinos smoke more after migrating to US'

For Asians and Latinos, migrating to the US to chase the American dream may come at a cost: their health. Researchers have found that there tends to be a rise in unhealthy behaviour like smoking after migration, especially among Asian women.
IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added Aug 12, 2014 11:42
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Gender, acculturation, and smoking behavior among U.S. Asian and Latino immigrants

we examine gender-stratified models and test whether aspects of migration decisions and acculturation relate more strongly to smoking behavior among women; we find that patterns are complex and depend upon pan-ethnic group and smoking measure.
Social Science & Medicine
added Aug 11, 2014 15:35
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US immigration is associated with rise in smoking among Latinos and Asians

Immigration to the U.S. may result in increased smoking in Latino and Asian women, according to new research from sociologists at Rice University, Duke University and the University of Southern California. The study, “Gender, Acculturation and Smoking B
Rice University News and Media Relations Team
added Aug 11, 2014 15:33
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