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[Asia, Singapore] Health programmes tailored for various ethnic groups: MOH

include the Ramadan I Quit smoking cessation programmes, where the HPB partnered with Majlis Ugama Islam Singapura (MUIS) and mosques. In 2014, one in five of the 1,507 participants quit smoking and another one in four reduced the number of cigarettes smo
Channel NewsAsia (sg)
added Jan 20, 2015 11:43
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[Pennsylvania] Cigarettes out, hookahs in

growing trend in which young adults are trading cigarettes for water-pipe hookahs ...an influx of Arabic immigrants bringing their traditions to the United States. The Arabic population in Philadelphia County has more than doubled from 4,701 in 2000 to 1
Philadelphia (PA) Daily News
added Jan 11, 2015 03:15
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[District of Columbia] LEGACY STUDY FINDS LOWER PRICES FOR CIGARETTES NEAR HIGH SCHOOLS WITH MORE PRICE-SENSITIVE POPULATIONS, POTENTIALLY CONTRIBUTING TO TOBACCO-RELATED HEALTH DISPARITIES

“Cigarette Price Variation Around High Schools: Evidence From Washington DC”, and published in Health & Place, observed a strong association between the lowest cigarette pack price at retail outlets and the nearest high school type, with the lowest pack p
American Legacy Foundation
added Jan 8, 2015 08:47
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Health advocates seek regulations on e-cigarettes from Multnomah County

Portland-area minority health advocates want Multnomah County to restrict access to electronic cigarettes, especially for young people...Neither the state of Oregon nor the U.S. Food and Drug Administration regulate electronic cigarettes. "Research show
The Oregonian
added Jan 3, 2015 12:16
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[Virginia] ‘A Tale of Two Plantations,’ by Richard S. Dunn

to reconstruct “the individual lives and collective experiences of some 2,000 slaves on two large plantations” ...Mount Airy, a tobacco and grain estate on the Rappahannock ...“during the final three generations of slavery in both places.”
New York Times
added Jan 2, 2015 21:13
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[California] Cook: Dying for a smoke

at University of California at Davis... I accepted an invitation as writer-in-residence at D-Q University..."Smoke," was followed by "use it in a sacred way." As I bent down to examine the fine print, I read the name of a cigarette manufacturer, Philip M
Ventura County (CA) Star
added Dec 30, 2014 14:27
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[Singapore] Malays most unhealthy group

In Singapore, smokers make up almost a quarter of heart attack and stroke sufferers. Mr Sukandar Kastam, 49, was diagnosed with diabetes when he was only 25 years old. He has been on dialysis for the past six years. He used to weigh 120kg but has since l
AsiaOne (sg)
added Dec 21, 2014 06:33
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[New York] COOKE: Want to Limit the Use of Police Force? Limit the State

Presume that a person considers America to be a fundamentally racist place in which the police routinely treat blacks and other minorities with disdain. Shouldn’t that person then be keen to limit the number of instances in which those police come into co
National Review
added Dec 8, 2014 13:34
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Lung Cancer and African Americans: Questions and Answers

Christopher S. Lathan, M.D., Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, treats patients with the disease and discusses lung cancer among African Americans. Does lung cancer affect African American men more than other groups? Of all ethnic/racial and gender groups in
PR Newswire
added Nov 28, 2014 12:13
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Light and Intermittent Smoking Among California Black, Hispanic/Latino, and Non-Hispanic White Men and Women

LITS rates increased over time for male and female Black, Latino and White adults. There is a need for increased tobacco control attention to LITS across all ethnic groups, but with additional focus on Blacks, Latinos, and women who have the highest rates
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Nov 24, 2014 20:40
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