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[Pennsylvania] FAUST: Secondhand smoke causes problems

Almost half (46.8 percent) of Black nonsmokers in the United States are exposed to secondhand smoke. Secondhand smoke exposure is higher among people with low incomes. two out of every 5 (43.2 percent) nonsmokers who lived below the poverty level were ex
Philadelphia (PA) Tribune
added May 23, 2017 12:52
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California Independent Oil Marketers Association (CIOMA) Reports Bay Area Risks Tidal Wave of Convenience Store Closures

The counties of Contra Costa and San Francisco as well as the cities of Oakland, San Leandro and Los Gatos have introduced overreaching ordinances that single out family- and minority-owned businesses in an effort to score political points. "Convenience
PR Newswire
added May 17, 2017 23:44
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[UK] Eastern European migrants who set up camp in a disused seaside holiday park will be evicted after a huge petition by locals complaining of their 'intimidating' presence

Petition signed by 2,000 people complained about group smoking and drinking
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 17, 2017 23:43
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Perceptions of Menthol Cigarettes Among Twitter Users: Content and Sentiment Analysis [FREE FULL TEXT]

Examinations of public opinions toward menthol cigarettes through social media can help to inform the framing of public communication about menthol cigarettes, particularly in light of potential regulation by the European Union, US Food and Drug Administr
Journal of Medical Internet Research (ca)
added May 16, 2017 14:26
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how twitter can help de-normalize menthol cigarettes

menthol cigarettes and Twitter share something in common: their users are more often racial minorities, youth and young adults. Because of that, researchers turned to the social network to learn more about how menthol is perceived—information that could
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added May 16, 2017 14:24
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[New York] 7 train conductor punched in face after telling man to stop smoking, police say

An MTA conductor was punched in the face by an irate 7 train rider after being told that he was not permitted to smoke on the train, police said. The conductor, 50, caught the man smoking on a Manhattan-bound train as it was approaching the Hunters Poin
Sunnyside (NY) Post
added May 11, 2017 19:49
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[California] Life taken 'for nothing.' Cigarette sale refusal possible motive in stabbing.

A convenience store employee’s life may have been taken by a man angered that he could not buy single cigarettes. About 11:15 Thursday night, a white male who appeared to be in his 20s went into Hatch Food & Gas on West Hatch Road At Dallas Street and w
Fresno (CA) Bee
added May 9, 2017 21:11
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[Asia] Indian-origin Sikh man stabbed to death in US for refusing to sell cigarettes

Another clerk at the store Sukhwinder Singh, describing the events that led to the fatal encounter, said the outburst began apparently over being asked for an ID and Jagjeet had refused to sell cigarettes to the unidentified person as he did not show any
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added May 9, 2017 21:09
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[USA] LEADING FROM UP NORTH How Canada Is Solving the Menthol Tobacco Problem (PDF)

How did our neighbor to the North become a global leader in tackling the problem of regulating menthol tobacco? And what lessons can we learn from Canada’s experience in adopting and implementing restrictions on the sale of menthol flavored tobacco pro
Public Health Law Center (William Mitchell College of Law)
added May 8, 2017 14:05
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The Hispanic Health Coalition of Georgia Announces Support for CDC's Televised Línea de Ayuda Smoking Cessation Event

"With tobacco companies estimated to spend $9.1 billion this year to addict new customers, the CDC's Línea de Ayuda and Tips Campaign are critical tools to make sure our community knows the real costs of tobacco use, nicotine addiction, and how to get hel
PR Newswire
added May 3, 2017 23:22
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