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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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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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[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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[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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[California] THESE GROUPS SAY NO ON PROP 56

California Black Chamber of Commerce / California Retailers Association / Hispanic Leadership Fund / California State Fraternal Order of Police / Association of Orange County Deputy Sheriffs / Robert Pacheco, Mayor, City of Walnut
No on 56 – Stop the Special Interest Tax Grab
added Sep 4, 2016 11:36
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[Massachusetts] Mass. tobacco farmer sued for discrimination, harrassment

Jesus deJesus, Alex Hernandez, and Raul Rivera claimed they worked at a tobacco farm owned by Thomas McLaughlin through a federal guest worker program in for five months in 2013. In a federal lawsuit filed last week, the three workers said they were subj
Boston (MA) Globe
added Jul 22, 2015 00:51
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Kevin Sabet: Think Big Tobacco was bad? Wait till you get a whiff of Big Marijuana

legalization threatens to further contribute to disproportionate health outcomes among minorities, all the while creating a massive new industry...Tobacco executives in the 1900s wrote the playbook on the reckless and deceitful marketing of an addictive —
Savannah (GA) Morning News
added Oct 6, 2014 13:18
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