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TEENS CONTINUE TO LIGHT UP CIGARS, HOOKAH AND PIPES / High Prevalence of Cigars and the Dual Use of Combusted Tobacco Products Delay the Demise of Cigarettes

the public health and tobacco control communities are eager to secure meaningful changes that can significantly accelerate the decline in tobacco use. We urge the FDA to move swiftly to adopt a final rule to get the job done.
American Legacy Foundation
added Nov 13, 2014 20:57

Youth tobacco smoking rates putting millions at risk of premature death | More than 1 in 5 high school students use a tobacco product; 90 percent are tobacco smokers

Almost 23 percent of high school students currently use a tobacco product,...Of particular concern, more than 90 percent of those using a tobacco product are using combustible tobacco products such as cigarettes, cigars, hookahs, and pipes. Extensive us
Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
added Nov 13, 2014 14:49
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CHEST, Sunovion Pharmaceuticals Inc. encourage COPD education among Hispanics during COPD Awareness Month Clinicians asked to provide Spanish-language COPD materials to their patients

committed to raising awareness about chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) among the Hispanic community. Earlier this year, the Tome Un Respiro Spanish-language COPD awareness campaign was launched to specifically target education among U.S. Hispa
PR Newswire
added Nov 7, 2014 08:40

CVS Health Announces Major Expansion of CVS/pharmacy's Annual Free Health Screening Campaign

Project Health will feature CVS Health's smoking cessation program...includes four important elements: an assessment of the smoker's readiness to quit; information and tools needed to quit; medication support to help curb the desire to use tobacco; and on
PR Newswire
added Nov 7, 2014 08:36

[North Carolina] Report urges tobacco workers' rights

A report released on Wednesday by two members of the British Parliament asks tobacco companies to guarantee freedom of association for farm laborers, some of whom live in conditions described as squalid while toiling on North Carolina farms. Labor Party
Toledo (OH) Blade
added Nov 6, 2014 17:42

QuickStats: Age-Adjusted Death Rates from Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)* Among Persons Aged ≥55 Years, by Sex and Urbanization of County of Residence†— United States, 2009–2011

were associated with more rural localities, with rates increasing steadily from the least to the most rural county. For males, the age-adjusted COPD death rate in rural counties was 59% higher than in large central metropolitan counties (284.3 versus 178.
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Nov 6, 2014 14:53

[USA, North Carolina] LAVERY/SHERIDAN: A Smokescreen for Slavery: Human Rights Abuses in UK Supply Chains

when we visited the tobacco fields in North Carolina we were shocked to find that this only scrapes the surface ... The Modern Slavery Bill has offered us an opportunity to tighten rules that already govern our supply chains, and we are proud that the Lab
Huffington Post (blog)
added Nov 5, 2014 11:04

November 2014, Volume 23, Number e2 - TOC: Social justice and health disparities

Tobacco Control
added Nov 3, 2014 15:34

Light and Intermittent Smoking among California African American, Hispanic/Latino, and non-Hispanic White Men and Women

prevalence of light and intermittent smoking (LITS) is increasing...rates increased over time for male and female African American, Latino and White adults. There is a need for increased tobacco control attention to LITS across all ethnic groups, but with
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Nov 1, 2014 22:24

Tobacco industry use of flavours to recruit new users of little cigars and cigarillos

Tobacco companies engaged in a calculated effort to blur the line between LCCs to increase the appeal to cigarette smokers, and the use of flavours facilitated these efforts. Bans on flavoured cigarettes should be expanded to include flavoured LCCs, and t
Tobacco Control
added Oct 30, 2014 14:48
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