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Racial Politics Flavor Debate Over Banning Menthol Cigarettes

Lorillard made a striking exception for one set of Democrats: African Americans. It gave campaign cash to half of all black members of Congress...Banning menthol would be politically difficult...African American politicians and organizations have been lar
FairWarning
added Nov 17, 2015 17:03
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How the industry is marketing menthol cigarettes: the audience, the message and the medium

continues to spend millions of dollars promoting menthol cigarettes through channels that preferentially target vulnerable subgroups, such as African-Americans and younger consumers. Public health campaigns to educate and combat the influence of menthol a
Tobacco Control
added Sep 2, 2014 09:10
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Judge to Decide if Black Press will be Treated Fairly by Tobacco Firms

A “concerned” U.S. District Judge Gladys Kessler is expected to rule next week on whether advertising she ordered major tobacco companies to purchase in order to correct their past false statements about the danger of smoking should be expanded to includ
The Black Voice News (Riverside, CA)
added Feb 4, 2014 18:18
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[Pennsylvania] Struggling with hunger and poverty, and caught in tobacco's grip

In lives where people endure a dearth of nearly everything important - food, jobs, medical care, a safe place to live - the poor suffer an abundance of one thing: Nicotine. The poor are more likely to smoke than those above the poverty line.
Philadelphia (PA) Inquirer
added Oct 13, 2013 11:45
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[California] LAM: Smoking Is an Epidemic in Vietnam

Taking and offering cigarettes is how friends and associates greet ... decree 72, which makes it illegal for citizens to share news articles online. So if there's an important news story about smoking and its effects, or for that matter, a fast moving v
Huffington Post (blog)
added Aug 30, 2013 07:28
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[Asia-pacific, Australia and Oceania, Hawaii] Table of Contents -- September 2013, 14 (5 suppl)

Promising Practices to Eliminate Tobacco Disparities Among Asian American, Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander Communities
Health Promotion Practice
added Aug 19, 2013 12:16
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RE: Menthol in cigarettes and tobacco products; Docket No. FDA–2013–N–0521 (PDF)

We find it alarming that data indicates a high use of mentholated tobacco products by African-Americans. According to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, 84.5% of African Americans that smoke use menthols. While tobacco product
American Family Physician
added Aug 14, 2013 16:33
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[UK] Seeking out ‘easy targets’? Tobacco companies, health inequalities and public policy

tobacco companies are misappropriating a powerful public health discourse in an attempt to create a false dichotomy between reducing inequalities and regulating of the tobacco market. Such tactics highlight the need for ongoing monitoring of industry atte
Tobacco Control
added Jul 6, 2013 18:43
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Association of cigarette smoking with skin colour in Japanese women

Conclusions These data suggest that smoking is associated with a darker skin colour. If our findings are confirmed by further studies, they could be used in antismoking campaigns or by smoking cessation services.
Tobacco Control
added Jan 27, 2013 20:13
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[Massachusetts] WILLIE EVANS vs. LORILLARD TOBACCO COMPANY & others: CALENDAR & DOCKET

FUTURE CALENDAR Monday, December 3rd 2012, 9:00 AM Presiding: Ireland, C.J., Spina, Cordy, Botsford, Gants, Duffly, JJ. John Adams Courthouse, Courtroom One, Second Floor, Pemberton Square, Boston, MA 02108
Supreme Judicial Court and Appeals Court of Massachusetts
added Nov 30, 2012 19:34
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