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Smoking Prevalence and Cessation Before and During Pregnancy: Data From the BirthCertificate, 2014 (PDF)

Smoking during pregnancy was more prevalent for women aged 20–24 (13.0%) than for other ages, and by race and Hispanic origin, the highest rate was for non- Hispanic American Indian or Alaska Native women (18.0%). Smoking during pregnancy ranged from
National Center for Health Statistics
added Feb 10, 2016 18:17

[District of Columbia] #nomentholmondays: the targeted marketing of menthols and african-american history

in July 2014, the Smithsonian announced that Altria Group, owner of Philip Morris and one of the world’s largest tobacco companies, had contributed $1 million to the National Museum of African American History and Culture...The targeted marketing of menth
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Feb 9, 2016 18:24

[Arizona, Florida] State-Run Websites Help Smokers Kick the Habit

Smokers who attempted to kick the habit using web-based smoking cessation services were almost as successful as those who use telephone quitlines in a study comparing the two strategies in four states conducted by researchers from the Centers for Disease
MedPage Today
added Feb 9, 2016 17:45
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Review reveals problems protecting workers from pesticides

North Carolina, only three fines were levied in 2014 against farms for violating pesticide protections... tobacco worker Cayetano Dominguez-Rosales complained to state investigators when 12 workers on his crew got sick in 2010 after witnessing pesticides
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 4, 2016 19:20

kicking off black history month with our first #nomentholmonday

Truth Initiative will explore how menthol products have been strategically marketed to African-Americans, and how the aggressive advertising of mentholated cigarettes has paid off in terms of brand recognition and preference in African-American communitie
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Feb 2, 2016 14:43

[Michigan] 5 Mexican men killed in basement fire 'started by careless cigarette igniting mattress'

The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 2, 2016 01:02
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5 people dead in Michigan house fire were from Mexico

Police say five restaurant co-workers who died in a house fire in suburban Detroit were from Mexico. The public safety director in Novi released more details Monday, a day after the men died in a fire that might be linked to careless smoking and a mattre
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 1, 2016 18:14

profile of blunt users sharpens with new study

“Those who reported smoking blunts or both blunts and cigars were more likely to report alcohol or other drug use in the past 30 days, and had lower risk perceptions of using marijuana compared to non-blunt users,”...“Communicating health consequences an
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jan 27, 2016 19:05

Characterizing substance use and mental health profiles of cigar, blunt, and non-blunt marijuana users from the National Survey of Drug Use and Health

Those who report blunt-only and dual cigar-blunt use showed the most severe risk profiles. Communicating health consequences and risks of blunt use should be directed toward specific subgroups.
Drug and Alcohol Dependence
added Jan 27, 2016 19:04

[Asia-pacific, Singapore] Lung cancer can hit Asian women who don't smoke

Local doctors have long known that those with a history of smoking - typically men - run a high risk of getting lung cancer. But they have increasingly noticed an unsettling trend here - a sizeable proportion of their patients are Asian, female and have
Straits Times (sg)
added Jan 15, 2016 01:48
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