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[Michigan] JABAR: Pro-health: Potential ordinance for smoke-free city parks is good news

Eliminating smoking from Dearborn parks is a “pro-health” position that aligns perfectly with ACCESS’ goal of promoting healthy lifestyles among Arab Americans and the community at-large.
Southgate (MI) Press & Guide
added Aug 3, 2015 21:07
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[Florida] Distress, race/ethnicity and smoking cessation in treatment-seekers: implications for disparity elimination

Among smokers in Florida, USA, racial/ethnic differences in distress before starting cognitive–behavioral therapy for smoking cessation were eliminated at the end of treatment, driven by improvements among African Americans and Hispanics. High levels of
Addiction
added Aug 2, 2015 21:20
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Current Cigarette Smoking Among Workers in Accommodation and Food Services — United States, 2011–2013

2.4 million workers in the accommodation and food services sector currently smoke cigarettes, and among those, prevalence was highest among males, non-Hispanic whites, persons with less education, those who live below the poverty level, those who have bee
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Aug 1, 2015 20:11
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[Texas] VIDEO: 'The View' Crew Defends Elisabeth Hasselbeck Over Sandra Bland Cigarette Question

Hasselbeck pondered whether Bland’s cigarette could have been used a weapon against the arresting officer, prompting many to brand Hasselbeck, known as a conservative voice on “The View,” as racist. Goldberg was quick to dispel that notion, contending th
TheWrap.com
added Jul 30, 2015 05:42
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[Texas] Elisabeth Hasselbeck Gets Burned on Social Media for Sandra Bland Remarks About Cigarettes as Weapons

“I’m sure, someone has, in the history of this land, used a cigarette against a police officer,” Hassleback said about Bland’s controversial traffic stop on “Fox & Friends” “Fox & Friends” co-host Elisabeth Hasselbeck weighed in on the Sandra Bland contr
TheWrap.com
added Jul 30, 2015 05:42
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[Texas] Sandra Bland’s Family Says Video Shows No Reason for Arrest

“There was very little reason that can be gleaned from the dashcam why Sandy had to be asked to put the cigarette out, why Sandy had to be asked to get out of the car, why Sandy had to be subject to having the officer point a Taser at her, why Sandy had
New York Times
added Jul 22, 2015 19:24
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Gender and race influence when teens start drinking, smoking and doing drugs

Cigarette use among white teenagers is substantially higher than among black and Hispanic teenagers, especially at 18 years old, according to Penn State researchers. Alcohol and marijuana use are also higher in white teenagers, and the numbers continue t
Penn State University
added Jul 22, 2015 15:27
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Teen Drinking, Smoking on the Decline, U.S. Study Finds

Although more American teens are using marijuana, their use of alcohol and cigarettes has decreased, a new study finds. Penn State researchers reviewed information from nearly 600,000 high school seniors surveyed about their substance use between 1976 a
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jul 22, 2015 15:24
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[Massachusetts] Mass. tobacco farmer sued for discrimination, harrassment

Jesus deJesus, Alex Hernandez, and Raul Rivera claimed they worked at a tobacco farm owned by Thomas McLaughlin through a federal guest worker program in for five months in 2013. In a federal lawsuit filed last week, the three workers said they were subj
Boston (MA) Globe
added Jul 22, 2015 00:51
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[Texas] Your Monday Evening Briefing

Questions about the death of Sandra Bland…found dead in a Texas police cell, deepened as her family’s lawyer described a video...the officer who pulled her over for a traffic violation forcing her out of her car after she refused to put out her cigarette.
New York Times
added Jul 21, 2015 05:17
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