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National Alliance for Hispanic Health statement on FDA Action on Tobacco: Will Save Lives And Help Reverse Hispanic Tobacco Tipping Point

will save lives by finally including cigars, hookah tobacco, pipe tobacco and e-cigarettes as regulated products. No form of tobacco use is safe and the rise of smoking among Hispanic youth, particularly use of e-cigarettes, has created a tobacco tipping
PR Newswire
added May 5, 2016 18:41

[North Carolina] NC lawmaker sued as farm workers claim some wages unpaid

Seven Mexican farm laborers are suing a North Carolina legislator, claiming they weren't paid wages due from working on the lawmaker's crops...Jackson...has received financial backing from agribusiness contributors. His farm operations grow...and tobacco
AP - Associated Press
added May 3, 2016 16:09

Dying While Black Paperback by Vernellia R. Randall (Author)

Chapter 4, "Targeting the Black Community" addresses the targeting the Black community by the tobacco industry and the inadequacy of the national tobacco settlement
added May 2, 2016 18:52

[New York] Anti-tobacco, migrant advocates join forces

Two groups with a shared goal — better health for people in the Twin Counties — discussed their missions Wednesday morning with others who are like minded. Putting the lid on tobacco use is the goal of Tobacco-Free Action of Columbia and Greene Counties,
Catskill (NY) Daily Mail
added Apr 24, 2016 23:42

No decline in overall youth tobacco use since 2011

4.7 million middle and high school students report using a tobacco product; almost half use at least two... 8.6 percent smoked cigars, 7.2 percent used hookahs, 6.0 percent used smokeless tobacco, percent smoked pipe tobacco, and 0.6 percent smoked bidis
Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
added Apr 14, 2016 17:40

Journal supplement points out disparities among African-American, white smokers

a supplement to the April issue of the journal Nicotine & Tobacco Research...“That the decline has stalled in the last 22 years is, to me, very sad news. I think it’s about the industry working really hard to keep this market,” says Gary A. Giovino, prof
University of Buffalo
added Apr 14, 2016 01:00

[Massachusetts] Has Boston's 2011 cigar packaging and pricing regulation reduced availability of single-flavoured cigars popular with youth? [Free Full Text]

Retailers throughout Boston are in compliance with the regulation. The regulation has been effective in reducing levels and disparities in availability of flavoured single cigars popular with youth across Boston neighbourhoods, regardless of socioeconomic
Tobacco Control
added Apr 12, 2016 23:53

How Tobacco Companies Led A Devastating 50-Year Infiltration Into Black Communities

The now 22-year-old senior at George Washington University, started to research the campaigns big tobacco companies used to target black communities for his film project,“Black Lives/Black Lungs.” The film was published in March in conjunction with Truth
Huffington Post (blog)
added Apr 12, 2016 21:03

National Public Health Org Brings On Women's Health And Wellbeing Leader To Support Communities With Greatest Burden Of Tobacco Addiction

Truth Initiative has brought on a veteran of the reproductive health, education and advocacy arena, Amy Taylor, to lead its community-level engagement and youth activism programs. Taylor joins the national youth tobacco prevention organization as senior v
PR Newswire
added Apr 11, 2016 22:18

ARCHIVE: Differential trends in cigarette smoking in the USA: is menthol slowing progress?

Progress in reducing youth smoking has likely been attenuated by the sale and marketing of mentholated cigarettes, including emerging varieties of established youth brands. This study should inform the Food and Drug Administration regarding the potential
added Apr 9, 2016 00:07
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