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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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Why Are Children Working in American Tobacco Fields?

Young farm workers are falling ill from “green tobacco sickness” while the industry denies it and government lets it happen.
The Nation
added Nov 18, 2013 14:02
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Citi tobacco analyst bets on menthol trends

Citi analyst Vivien Azer said Friday that she sees a shift in smoking trends toward more minority, particularly Hispanic, smokers and increased use of menthol cigarettes.
AP - Associated Press
added Jan 18, 2013 21:55
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[UK-Scotland] A look at the Glasgow slave trade and the rise of the tobacco lords

The tobacco lords are often met with a sense of pride from the city’s modern day population. Their achievements are on display in countless buildings, streets and statues across the city. Yet while their tale is often recounted to school kids as a means
STV (uk)
added Oct 17, 2012 03:34
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New report shows more than one in five pregnant White women smoke cigarettes

Study shows significant differences in substance use rates among Blacks, Hispanics, and Whites
Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
added May 13, 2012 21:26
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Smoking Rate Among U.S. Adults Remains at 15%

The smoking rate among adults has dropped precipitously during the last 5 decades, from a high of around 43% in the mid-1960s to the current rate of 15.5%. But for the first time in a decade in 2016, the rate at which adults smoked cigarettes inched upw
MedPage Today
added Jan 20, 2018 16:34
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[California] NEELEY v UCSF/GLANTZ (PDF)

Professor GLANTZ abused his authority and prestige at UCSF and sexually harassed NEELEY, and other female subordinates, and subjected them to misogynistic and racially insensitive behavior. While NEELEY was employed at UCSF, GLANTZ repeatedly stared at he
DocumentCloud.org
added Dec 7, 2017 03:40
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[California] Big Tobacco Forced to Pull Down Campaign Ad After Latest Big Lie is Exposed

Big Tobacco’s ads claimed the California Hispanic Chamber of Commerce is opposed to Proposition 56. One small problem: It’s simply not true... The false claims were made in two separate ads for the Tobacco-funded No campaign, which were taken off the air
Yes on 56.org
added Oct 11, 2016 02:12
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[Pennsylvania] In hard-hitting ad campaign, Philly targets tobacco industry marketing practices

Philadelphia's "Break the Cycle" public-health campaign uses dramatic statistics, photos, and maps to press its case that the industry positions its products for sale near candy and plasters ads on corner stores near schools to ensure a continuing line o
Philadelphia (PA) Inquirer
added Jul 25, 2016 16:15
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Secondhand Smoke / An Unequal Danger

More than 1 in 3 nonsmokers who live in rental housing are exposed to SHS. No level of secondhand smoke (SHS) exposure is safe. SHS exposure occurs when nonsmokers breathe in smoke exhaled by smokers or from burning tobacco products. It kills more than 4
CDC - Centers for Disease Control
added Feb 3, 2015 19:31
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