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Highlights from the American Journal of Public Health: November 2012 issue

1) Secondhand smoke exposure is attributable to health and economic burden . . . 3) Tobacco use patterns differ across U.S. states and subpopulations
Newswise
added Sep 20, 2012 17:45
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[Latin America, UK] VIDEO: Florida cigar rollers hope Trump campaign goes up in smoke

Today the descendants of the original residents roll cigars on a lesser scale and question what a president who talks of walls and brands immigrants as criminals would mean for their future. Ybor was populated by immigrants from Cuba, Puerto Rica, Mexi
ITV Network Limited (uk)
added Nov 5, 2016 02:11
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[Massachusetts] Has Boston's 2011 cigar packaging and pricing regulation reduced availability of single-flavoured cigars popular with youth?

The regulation has been effective in reducing levels and disparities in availability of flavoured single cigars popular with youth across Boston neighbourhoods, regardless of socioeconomic status and racial/ethnic composition.
Tobacco Control
added Apr 7, 2016 12:41
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[California] Black Group Asks FDA to Snuff Out Menthol Cigarettes

the African American Tobacco Control Leadership Council is using the day to urge the Food and Drug Administration to ban menthol in tobacco products, arguing that menthol masks the harsh taste of tobacco, encouraging more African Americans to smoke and to
New America Media
added May 31, 2013 17:12
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[Florida] Twin sisters make cigars to celebrate different shades of the Afro-Cuban diaspora

In the male-dominated cigar industry, twin sisters have set out to blaze a trail for their business, Tres Lindas Cubanas Cigars, while at the same time celebrating the vast shades of women in the African diaspora. For sisters Yvonne and Yvette Rodriguez
Miami (FL) Herald
added Dec 23, 2016 00:33
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[USA] LEADING FROM UP NORTH How Canada Is Solving the Menthol Tobacco Problem (PDF)

How did our neighbor to the North become a global leader in tackling the problem of regulating menthol tobacco? And what lessons can we learn from Canada’s experience in adopting and implementing restrictions on the sale of menthol flavored tobacco pro
Public Health Law Center (William Mitchell College of Law)
added May 8, 2017 14:05
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[Canada] Cultural argument for shisha a smoke screen, prof argues

May Telmissany, a professor of Arabic studies at the University of Ottawa, said it's an exaggeration... Several hookah establishments in Ottawa have decided to take legal action against the city's ban on waterpipes, arguing the ban infringes on their cul
CBC News (ca)
added Apr 10, 2017 16:31
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GLANTZ: The White House told FDA that Black lives don’t matter

In a stunning action that prioritized tobacco industry interests over Black (and other) lives, the White House removed the overwhelming evidence presented by FDA demonstrating the impact of menthol and other flavors in enticing African Americans, as well
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jun 7, 2016 15:52
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VIDEOS: EDITORIAL: FDA's Hip-Hop Anti-Smoking Campaign: Brilliant or Doomed to Fail?

Plainly put, this hip-hop anti-smoking campaign kind of clashes with the Administration's image. So, rather than convince teenagers not to take up smoking or quit if they already have a soft spot for cigarettes, Fresh Empire might backfire and get youth
Softpedia
added Oct 13, 2015 12:02
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SWEDA: Under An Hour: My Time at the 2015 Altria Group, Inc. Annual Shareholders Meeting

my question is ‘Why shouldn’t Altria’s shareholders and investors expect the company to continue to pay judgments in the hundreds of millions, if not billions, of dollars in the years to come?’” Mr. Barrington answered that litigation “presents risks to
Public Health Advocacy Institute (PHAI)
added Jun 1, 2015 15:31
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