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The association between lifetime polytobacco use and intention to quit among HIV-positive cigarette smokers

Conclusion Future studies should consider tailoring the timing of cessation interventions upon disease stage and lifetime history of polytobacco use.
Drug and Alcohol Dependence
added Sep 16, 2018 19:00
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AHA: More Work Needed to Curb Smoking Among Certain Groups

Native American and Alaska Native adults, African-American men, lesbian, gay and bisexual adults have the highest smoking rates, according to a recent CDC report. Rates also are high among the poor and those who have low educational attainment. The cons
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Sep 14, 2018 01:27
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Florida Panel Denies Certiorari, Won’t Review Disqualification Of Firm ($$)

Efforts by a wrongful death plaintiff to overturn a Florida judge’s order disqualifying the Ferraro Firm from further representing her in litigation against Philip Morris USA Inc. and R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. were unsuccessful on Sept. 5, when the First
Lexis Nexis
added Sep 9, 2018 20:15
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Vape store seeks exemption to Ohio city’s under-21 tobacco-sales ban, just like hookah lounge

Groove, a store in Kent that specializes in “e-liquids” which he and his staff custom make for customers ages 18 to 80. But he and his employees recently expressed concern about Tobacco 21, a new ordinance in Kent that restricts the sale of tobacco and v
Columbus (OH) Dispatch
added Sep 3, 2018 14:52
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[Asia, Israel] Ban on smoking in public places to see significant expansion Saturday

Under the new Health Ministry guidelines, which go into effect September 1, smoking will be entirely prohibited — including in any previously specially designated areas — in government offices, courts, religious councils, hospitals and clinics. It will
Times of Israel (is)
added Aug 31, 2018 12:07
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[Wisconsin] AUSIO: Marketing's Role In Why Millions Of Americans Still Smoke

Tom Luljak chats with Linnea Laestadius, assistant professor in UWM’s Zilber School of Public Health, and Melissa Seidl... One reason for the continued popularity is the marketing of tobacco. A UW-Milwaukee researcher has been studying the impact of that
Milwaukee Public Radio
added Aug 31, 2018 01:25
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Evaluating the impact and equity of a tobacco-free pharmacy law on retailer density in New York City neighbourhoods [FREE FULL TEXT]

In order to minimise disparities in the tobacco retail environment, local governments considering a similar ban should supplement this strategy with other retailer restrictions to achieve equitable outcomes.
Tobacco Control
added Aug 30, 2018 16:37
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[New York] NYC's tobacco-free pharmacy law substantially reduces retailer density, yet impact unequal

law substantially reduces tobacco retailer density overall, but the policy's impact is not evenly distributed across neighborhoods, according to a new study at Columbia's Mailman School of Public Health. On average, retailer density will decrease by nearl
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Aug 30, 2018 16:36
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Duke historians ask to remove Confederate veteran’s name

The building is currently named for Julian Carr, a Confederate veteran and tobacco magnate...Carr is also known for his 1913 speech at the... monument known as Silent Sam. During the speech he bragged about whipping a black woman
AP - Associated Press
added Aug 29, 2018 07:16
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Among Black Women, Smoking Linked with Increased Lupus Risk, Moderate Drinking with Less Risk, Study Reports

Smoking was found to be associated with an increased risk of systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) among black women, while moderate alcohol consumption significantly reduces the chances of developing the disease, a study reports. These findings are consis
Lupus News Today
added Aug 24, 2018 12:48
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