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[Africa, Korea - South] KT&G to change 'racist' cigarette packaging

KT&G, the country’s largest tobacco company, will change the package of its ''This Africa’’ cigarette, which has been accused of being racist for portraying chimpanzees (previously misidentified as monkeys by media outlets) roasting tobacco leaves. The c
Korea Times (kr)
added Oct 31, 2013 15:42
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[New York] Report: More tobacco retailers in low-income neighborhoods

A state study released Monday shows that tobacco retailers are more prevalent in neighborhoods with higher proportions of minority and low-income New Yorkers. The report from the state Department of Health examined the relationship between demographics
New York Journal News
added Apr 23, 2013 13:10
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[UK] Research influences tobacco guidelines

THE WORK of a local researcher has contributed towards new health guidelines on smokeless tobacco and oral cancer. Professor David Moles, of the Oral Health Services Research department at the Plymouth University Schools of Medicine and Dentistry, publi
This is Devon (Western Morning News) (uk)
added Oct 29, 2012 14:21
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Barbara Bush Dies From COPD, A Disease That Kills Blacks And Women At High Rates

Barbara Bush‘s death Tuesday has put the national spotlight on chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD, a group of lung conditions including asthma, emphysema and chronic bronchitis commonly caused by tobacco smoking.
NewsOne.com
added Apr 19, 2018 03:34
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Harm Perceptions of Menthol and Nonmenthol Cigarettes Differ by Brand, Race/Ethnicity, and Gender in US Adult Smokers: Results from PATH Wave 1

Implications Menthol cigarettes have been historically marketed with messages conveying lower harm than other cigarettes. Little is known about how contemporary adult menthol smokers perceive the harm of their usual brand, and potential differences by ra
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jan 28, 2018 04:03
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[Mexico] A longitudinal study of electronic cigarette use and onset of conventional cigarette smoking and marijuana use among Mexican adolescents

Adolescents who had tried e-cigarettes were more likely to have tried conventional cigarettes and marijuana 20 months later. Although e-cigarettes have been banned in Mexico, it is likely that additional policies and public health campaigns are needed to
Science Direct
added Oct 26, 2017 21:23
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Monograph 22: A Socioecological Approach to Addressing Tobacco-Related Health Disparities

This monograph examines the current evidence surrounding tobacco-related health disparities (TRHD) across the tobacco use continuum—initiation, secondhand smoke exposure, current use, frequency and intensity, cessation, relapse, morbidity, and mortality—a
Cancer Control and Population Services (NCI)
added Sep 15, 2017 17:15
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E-cigarettes and equity: a systematic review of differences in awareness and use between sociodemographic groups [FREE FULL TEXT]

a number of sociodemographic factors which vary between different countries and subnational localities. Care will therefore be required to ensure neither the potential benefits nor the potential risks of e-cigarettes exacerbate existing health inequalitie
Tobacco Control
added Dec 21, 2016 23:52
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[Sri Lanka] Asian Tribune Cigarette prices increased by another Rs 7 per cigarette

Finance Minister Ravi Karunanayake announced that the price of a cigarette have been increased by Rs 7 per cigarette with effect from midnight yesterday (3). There was a huge shortage of cigarettes reported from the market during the last few days in an
Asian Tribune
added Oct 5, 2016 16:57
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[Mexico, USA] Migrant Kentucky Tobacco Workers File Lawsuit

More than three dozen immigrant workers are suing the farmers who hired them through a government program for seasonal work. The group claims unfair pay and squalid living conditions. Three lawsuits have been filed by 39-Mexican guest workers who alle
WUKY (Lexington, KY)
added Jun 1, 2015 15:17
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