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WORLD PROGRESS WATCH / US smoking rate sees faster decline

Indeed, many states with the lowest taxes also have the weakest smoke-free laws... The discrepancy is not just between states, but also demographic groups. Men, youth, American Indians, lower-income people, and the lesbian, gay, and bisexual communities
Christian Science Monitor
added Jun 13, 2016 21:37
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[California] New anti-tobacco ads for African American market unveiled

California Department of Public Health director and state health officer Dr. Ron Chapman has unveiled new ethnic-market advertisements that will continue to educate Californians on the harmful effects of tobacco use.
San Francisco Bay View
added Jan 14, 2013 11:38
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[New York] Mother & son busted with illegal cigarettes & $132000 in cash

A Queens mother and her son were arrested with 677 cartons of illegal Asian cigarettes and $132,000 in cash, authorities announced today.
New York Post
added Nov 23, 2012 15:07
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Cigarette Warning Label Policy Alternatives and Smoking-Related Health Disparities (PDF) (FREE FULL TEXT)

Conclusions: Pictorial health warning labels with graphic images have the most-pronounced short-term impacts on adult smokers, including smokers from groups that have in the past been hard to reach.
American Journal of Preventive Medicine
added Nov 15, 2012 22:26
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Secondhand Smoke Takes Large Physical and Economic Toll

Exposure Disproportionately Affects African Americans, Especially Infants
University of California at San Francisco (UCSF)
added Sep 20, 2012 17:42
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3 takeaways from the national cancer institute report on tobacco-related health disparities

1. Tobacco use today is characterized by gaps within “enormous progress.” / 2. Certain populations and patterns have been overlooked and more research is needed / 3. Tobacco control strategies can significantly reduce tobacco-related health disparities.
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Sep 15, 2017 16:29
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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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How anti-smoking ads went from ‘just say no’ to ‘damn the man’

During Sunday’s Grammys, two public service ads made a jarring argument for quitting smoking: Essentially, that Big Tobacco hates black people...framing quitting smoking as an act of resistance against The Man is more effective than trying to make the ar
Fusion
added Feb 16, 2017 00:58
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[New York] How Tiffany Warren, an Executive at Omnicom Group, Spends Her Sundays Sunday Routine

I try to head to Blew Smoke, in Brooklyn. It’s really chill and cool and sexy — it’s men and women at a cigar club, and they’ll either watch a movie or football. I smoke flavored cigars, like a vanilla one. Mostly I just like being in the environment — t
New York Times
added Nov 12, 2016 02:17
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] Why do people who don't smoke get lung cancer?

About 70 per cent of these "never-smokers" - as they are referred to in the medical field - who have lung cancer are women. All told, "never-smokers" make up three in 10 lung cancer patients here.... "Exposure to second-hand smoke at home or at the work
Straits Times (sg)
added Sep 14, 2016 18:16
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