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[California] UCLA Report Examines Demographics Of Young Vapers

A new report from the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research offers a close look at the demographics of California teens who vape. The study, which is based on data from a statewide survey, reveals e-cigarette use is more common among teens of higher-in
KPBS TV/FM (San Diego, CA)
added Jul 28, 2016 15:53

[Pennsylvania] In hard-hitting ad campaign, Philly targets tobacco industry marketing practices

Philadelphia's "Break the Cycle" public-health campaign uses dramatic statistics, photos, and maps to press its case that the industry positions its products for sale near candy and plasters ads on corner stores near schools to ensure a continuing line o
Philadelphia (PA) Inquirer
added Jul 25, 2016 16:15

naacp delegates endorse push to say no to menthols

“We congratulate the NAACP leaders who adopted this resolution, who recognized Big Tobacco’s history of targeting the African American community and who positioned the organization as a leading voice in the fight to end tobacco use. Tobacco use is the le
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jul 21, 2016 22:44

[China] Ninety-two percent of Chinese travelers plan to increase or maintain spending despite the economic slowdown

Top 5 Common Requests from Chinese guests to U.S. hoteliers: Free Wi-Fi – 75% Smoking room – 20%
PR Newswire
added Jul 19, 2016 19:20

GLANTZ: Delegates at 107th NAACP national convention adopt resolution supporting local and state efforts to regulate menthol cigarettes

This is a very important development, given all the money that Big Tobacco has thrown at African American leadership and media over the years. I am particularly proud of the role that UCSF's Valerie Yerger (right) and Carol McGruder (left) have played
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jul 19, 2016 17:44
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Latino and Black smokers in the Health and Retirement Study are more likely to quit: the role of light smoking [FREE FULL TEXT]

These findings were partially explained by cigarette consumption intensity, such that Latinos were lighter smokers and therefore more likely to quit than Whites. Conclusion Latinos and Blacks were more likely than Whites to quit smoking cigarettes within
Tobacco Induced Diseases (de)
added Jul 19, 2016 16:05

Tobacco Product Use Among Adults — United States, 2013–2014

21.3% of U.S. adults used a tobacco product every day or some days, and 25.5% of U.S. adults used a tobacco product every day, some days, or rarely. Cigarettes remained the most commonly used ...Sustained, comprehensive state tobacco control programs fund
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Jul 14, 2016 18:27

Correlates of current menthol cigarette and flavored other tobacco product use among U.S. young adults [FREE FULL TEXT]

This study highlights female gender, Blacks/other race/Hispanics, smokers, social smokers and sexual minorities as correlates of menthol cigarette use and younger age as a predictor of flavored OTP use. Restricting access to flavored tobacco products may
Addictive Behaviors
added Jul 7, 2016 13:54

[Asia] Coalition opposed to plain packaging has many ties to tobacco industry

An "international coalition" consisting of 47 organizations ... signed a letter and sent to World Health Organization...individual members of the anti-plain packaging coalition have also received tobacco industry funding. Other signatories count tobacco c
Asian Tribune
added Jun 17, 2016 02:41
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[Illinois] LETTER: A Property Manager’s Perspective: Smoke-Free Housing Protects Your Investment and Your Residents

The safety of our residents at Oak Park Apartments is among our top priorities... Our company and our residents have experienced tremendous benefits from going smoke-free. Our no-smoking rule has saved us thousands of dollars when it comes to property da
Chicago Defender
added Jun 16, 2016 13:52
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