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[North Carolina] Triangle HBCUs aim to stop smoking on campuses

Campus leaders and students from 33 historically black colleges and universities across the country gathered at Shaw University on Monday to kick off a campaign to make their schools tobacco free. The Tobacco-Free HBCU Campus Initiative is a two-day conf
Raleigh (NC) News & Observer
added Oct 7, 2015 13:16

[North Carolina] hbcus aim to stop smoking on campuses

The Tobacco-Free HBCU Campus Initiative is a two-day conference featuring workshops on the harmful effects of tobacco, particularly among African Americans... The conference at Shaw coincides with “Race to Quit NC,” a statewide campaign this week to help
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Oct 7, 2015 13:14

How the FDA is trying to keep ‘hip-hop’ teens from smoking

The "hip-hop peer group" is "often hard to reach," said Mitch Zeller, the FDA's top tobacco official, who oversaw the hard-hitting anti-tobacco "Truth" campaign during his tenure at the American Legacy Foundation in the early 2000s. Zeller said the "Fres
The Washington Post
added Oct 6, 2015 21:43

VIDEOS: FDA launches national public education campaign to prevent and reduce tobacco use among multicultural youth

“Fresh Empire” empowers teens who identify with hip-hop community to live tobacco free... The ads will air nationally for the first time in conjunction with the 2015 BET Hip-Hop Awards on October 13.
Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
added Oct 6, 2015 12:33

FDA launches 'Fresh Empire' anti-smoking campaign aimed at young minority groups

The federal agency said Tuesday it will spend $128 million on advertising, events and local outreach as part of the "Fresh Empire" campaign, which aims to curb the use of cigarettes and other tobacco products among minority teenagers.
AP - Associated Press
added Oct 6, 2015 12:29

Effect modification by race–ethnicity of environmental tobacco smoke exposure on airway inflammation in US children

Asthma mortality and morbidity are higher in black than in white children. Fractional exhaled nitric oxide (FeNO) is a noninvasive evidence at 6 to 11 years of age for an effect modification by race of the association between ETS and FeNO.
Annals of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology
added Oct 5, 2015 20:24
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[Pennsylvania] LETTER: Second-hand smoke only drawback to Celtic Classic

This is an outside event so you might think this wouldn't be an issue, but the amount of smoke that hung over the fest site was stifling. A designated area or set of tents for smokers would be an easy fix and would ensure that non-smokers are not inhalin
Allentown (PA) Morning Call
added Oct 4, 2015 10:39

[District of Columbia] WILLIAMS: Smoking is a Ticking Time Bomb for the Black Community

While 14 percent of all adults in Washington, D.C., are smokers, 20.3 percent are Black. In D.C., smoking is a public health time bomb in our community...To emphasize the importance of quitting and the resources available to those who are trying to quit,
Afro American Newspapers
added Sep 25, 2015 14:48

[Florida] Family Seeks $50M From Tobacco Cos. In Cancer Death Trial

Following Bauta's closing arguments, attorneys for the tobacco companies motioned for a mistrial on several grounds, including Bauta's mention of tobacco-related deaths after the judge indicated earlier that the numbers shouldn't be the focus of his argu
added Sep 22, 2015 15:50

Cancer Still the Leading Cause of Death for U.S. Hispanics: Report

lung cancer is now the leading cause of cancer death among U.S. women overall. However, since Hispanic women have traditionally smoked less, lung cancer deaths are 70 percent lower among Hispanic women than among white women. In 2014, 8 percent of Hispani
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Sep 16, 2015 15:52
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