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[Canada] Restaurateur drops charter challenge of Ottawa's hookah ban

Brian Mahmoud of the Lebanese Palace on Industrial Avenue argued that smoking the pipes is an important cultural practice in many Arab and Middle Eastern communities, and that banning the tradition amounted to a violation of the equality provisions in th
CBC News (ca)
added Jan 20, 2018 02:05
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Tobacco Product Use Among Military Veterans — United States, 2010–2015

29.2% of veterans reported current tobacco product use. Cigarettes were the most commonly used tobacco product (21.6%), followed by cigars (6.2%), smokeless tobacco (5.2%), roll-your-own tobacco (3.0%), and pipes (1.5%); 7.0% of veterans currently used t
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Jan 11, 2018 19:37
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[North Carolina] Pregnant Women in NC Exposed to Less Secondhand Nicotine After ‘Smoking Ban’

A new study from Duke Health has found pregnant women experienced less secondhand smoke exposure since the 2009 passage of the ‘smoking ban’ in North Carolina, which outlawed smoking inside public places such as bars and restaurants. The research was publ
Newswise
added Jan 11, 2018 03:28
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Cancer Deaths Fall to Lowest Rate in Decades

26 percent fewer Americans died of cancer in 2015 than in 1991 / Disparities in death rates between races caused by wealth gaps
Bloomberg News
added Jan 10, 2018 23:54
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[District of Columbia] when and where do nonsmokers encounter tobacco advertising?

Participants were exposed to tobacco marketing an average of two times during the two weeks, but African-American and Hispanic participants had significantly higher odds of reporting exposure in response to each text, as did low-income respondents. Parti
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jan 10, 2018 23:24
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[North Carolina] White Nationalists Want to March Again. Charlottesville Says No.

Jason Kessler, the white nationalist who organized this year’s “Unite the Right” march, told his Twitter followers that the “Communist government of Charlottesville” had denied his application... In his video on Monday, between drags on a cigar, Mr. Kessl
New York Times
added Dec 12, 2017 17:20
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[Texas] JENNINGS: Every Fort Worth worker deserves a smoke-free workplace

The Fort Worth Metropolitan Black Chamber of Commerce completely supports making all workplaces in our city smoke-free. Serious health risks come from secondhand smoke, including heart disease, lung cancer, asthma and emphysema.
Fort Worth (TX) Star-Telegram
added Dec 12, 2017 16:53
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[Texas] JENNINGS: Every Fort Worth worker deserves a smoke-free workplace

The Fort Worth Metropolitan Black Chamber of Commerce completely supports making all workplaces in our city smoke-free. Serious health risks come from secondhand smoke, including heart disease, lung cancer, asthma and emphysema.
Fort Worth (TX) Star-Telegram
added Dec 12, 2017 16:53
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An exome-wide association study identifies new susceptibility loci for age of smoking initiation in African- and European-American populations

PITRM1 and DHRS7 for African American smokers and DDR2 for European American smokers are new candidate genes for smoking initiation. These genes represent new additions to smoking initiation, an important but less studied phenotype in nicotine dependence
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Dec 12, 2017 01:05
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[Asia, Israel] HIGHER RISK FOR BREAST CANCER IN ARAB WOMEN EXPOSED TO MEN’S TOBACCO SMOKE

face a 250% higher risk of contracting breast cancer compared to Arab women who are not exposed to such smoke. This fact, reported in a new study from the University of Haifa’s School of Public Health, is especially relevant, as the smoking rate among Ar
Jerusalem Post
added Dec 10, 2017 18:10
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