Headlines Tagged with Ethnic Issues — 1,723 headlines found
The researchers said the disparities in pancreatic cancer death rates between blacks and whites are not fully explained by differences in smoking rates, which have decreased among blacks and whites since 1965. Smoking is one of the major causes of pancre
Nov 15, 2013 HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Nov 19, 2013 09:18
Young farm workers are falling ill from “green tobacco sickness” while the industry denies it and government lets it happen.
Nov 18, 2013 The Nation
added Nov 18, 2013 14:02
More teenagers are turning to cigars, particularly among African-Americans, even as they smoke fewer cigarettes, according to a government survey. The findings published Thursday come as the U.S. Food and Drug Administration weighs tighter restrictions
Nov 15, 2013 The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Nov 15, 2013 02:06
When I entered the floor of the Anaheim Convention Center, I was struck by two things: the overpowering smell of e-cigarette vapor in the air and the overwhelming number of Asian faces. There were people of Asian descent everywhere, milling around the maz
Nov 7, 2013 Aljazeerah
added Nov 8, 2013 20:18
KT&G, the country’s largest tobacco company, will change the package of its ''This Africa’’ cigarette, which has been accused of being racist for portraying chimpanzees (previously misidentified as monkeys by media outlets) roasting tobacco leaves. The c
Oct 31, 2013 Korea Times (kr)
added Oct 31, 2013 15:42
In lives where people endure a dearth of nearly everything important - food, jobs, medical care, a safe place to live - the poor suffer an abundance of one thing: Nicotine. The poor are more likely to smoke than those above the poverty line.
Oct 13, 2013 Philadelphia (PA) Inquirer
added Oct 13, 2013 11:45
as a past smoker of hookah, who ended up with quintuple bypass surgery, I think smoking — all smoking — should be banned. As an American of Arab descent, hookah smoking is something I can live without.
Oct 12, 2013 Hackensack (NJ) Record/Herald News
added Oct 13, 2013 00:43
in places where there are more kids, there’s also greater poverty. Which may make campaigns against tobacco use aimed at children more important than ever.
Oct 2, 2013 The Atlantic Monthly
added Oct 3, 2013 15:35
The African Tobacco Control Alliance, a Pan-African tobacco control organisation, has called on South Korea’s largest tobacco manufacturer, KT&G, to pull the brand, which features a caricature of monkeys roasting tobacco leaves, the Korean Herald reporte
Sep 25, 2013 Health-E (za)
added Oct 1, 2013 07:41
San Francisco Board of Supervisors unanimously passed Resolution 297-10 urging our trade leaders to change course to protect our health by excluding tobacco and tobacco products from the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement and from all future trade agreem
Sep 16, 2013 San Francisco Chronicle
added Sep 21, 2013 11:57