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Menthol use among smokers with psychological distress: findings from the 2008 and 2009 National Survey on Drug Use and Health -- Hickman et al. -- Tobacco Control

An elevated prevalence of menthol use was found among persons with severe psychological distress, suggesting another group that could potentially benefit from the regulation of menthol cigarettes.
Tobacco Control
added Jul 22, 2012 22:24
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Tobacco Product Use Among Adults — United States, 2013–2014

21.3% of U.S. adults used a tobacco product every day or some days, and 25.5% of U.S. adults used a tobacco product every day, some days, or rarely. Cigarettes remained the most commonly used ...Sustained, comprehensive state tobacco control programs fund
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Jul 14, 2016 18:27
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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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[Canada] BOUSQUET / HENDERSON: Smokers are victims of a cruel marketing campaign, so why are we further victimizing them?

My biggest concern is that implied by El Jones: the smoking ban is going to used as yet another tool to racially profile, and to target and harass those who are otherwise already marginalized in our society.
Halifax (NS) Examiner (ca)
added Jul 23, 2018 23:43
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how state public health agencies can reduce menthol cigarette use

Truth Initiative Schroeder Institute® researchers Shyanika Rose and Jessica Rath joined Delmonte Jefferson, executive director of the National African American Tobacco Prevention Network, to discuss these points in a blog post for the Association of Stat
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Feb 21, 2018 23:29
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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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