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[California] VIDEO: Talking With The Woman Behind The San Francisco Flavored Tobacco Ban

Roland Martin talks with San Francisco’s District 10 Supervisor Malia Cohen about the recently passed legislation that bans flavored tobacco sales in the city.
BlackAmericaWeb.com
added Jul 18, 2017 01:52
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[Wisconsin] Big Tobacco Targets the Black Community

Native Americans and White adults are the highest consumers of tobacco products in America. Yet, tobacco advertisements are found 10 times more in the Black community than anywhere else in the nation. In America, 18.3% of Black Adults are tobacco smokers
Milwaukee (WI) Courier
added Jul 16, 2017 02:30
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[Indiana] Dead at 42, father & husband inspires anti-smoking campaign for African-Americans

His doctors warned him his habit had an impact on his health. Even that didn’t work... Since William’s death, Xavier, 14, and Yulonda have been sharing that message with other African-Americans as part of the Indiana Black Expo’s “Matters of the Heart” ca
Indianapolis (IN) Star
added Jul 14, 2017 11:22
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[New York] MARTINEZ: Our health is in danger

I attend Frederick Douglass Academy One in Harlem and around my school, there are more than 15 tobacco retail stores...That is why I joined Reality Check at NYC Smoke-Free. Reality Check lets youth like me take a stand against big tobacco and work to cre
New York Amsterdam News
added Jul 13, 2017 18:06
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video series aims to change the narrative about tobacco in the african-american community

Their chat is captured in the first episode of a web series that Reid hopes will spark new conversations among African-Americans, a population that smokes menthol-flavored cigarettes at much higher rates. The GOAT Series, which stands for Getting Out All
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jul 13, 2017 00:48
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Cancer top cause of death for New Yorkers of Chinese descent

Smoking and cancer are often linked, and alarmingly, that seems to be the case for Chinese New Yorkers....The city government also is working to spread an anti-smoking message in Chinese-language media outlets. "We need more data like this out there, s
China Daily (cn)
added Jul 8, 2017 17:46
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[Delaware] DSU one of few smoke-free HBCUs

Two years after declaring its campus tobacco-free, Delaware State University remains one of just a few Historically Black Colleges and Universities to have no-smoking policies. Although many college campuses in the U.S. have adopted the smoke-free attit
Wilmington (DE) News Journal
added Jul 6, 2017 17:36
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Reducing the prevalence of smoking – policy measures and focusing on specific populations ($$)

Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jul 6, 2017 16:12
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[Delaware] DSU receives award for campus no-smoking policy

Delaware State University is the recipient of the ACAS Health Leadership Award in recognition of being one of the few Historically Black Colleges and Universities to adopt a campuswide smoke-free policy.
Dover (DE) Post
added Jul 4, 2017 03:40
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[California] WALTHER: San Francisco's ban on menthol cigarettes is liberalism at its worst

How many of these cauliflower popcorn-eaters and consensual BDSM aficionados have ever taken a big drag from a Newport Menthol 100? The assumption that African-Americans enjoy menthol cigarettes because they are the hapless dupes of Big Tobacco is the so
The Week
added Jun 30, 2017 15:40
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