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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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[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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[California] Doctor in tobacco ads faced bankruptcies; house now being foreclosed

San Jose (CA) Mercury-News
added May 5, 2012 10:10
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Black woman films angry white motorist calling 911 on her for smoking in a parking garage at their Georgia apartment complex

'Caucasian woman tells my daughter to put her cigarette out and decides to call the police on my daughter for smoking outside in a parking deck,' she said in the Sunday caption. 'Police showed up and said it was no harm to others....this calling the cop
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 6, 2018 15:04
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Tobacco use prevalence and smoking cessation pharmacotherapy prescription patterns among hospitalized patients by medical specialty

Among hospitalized tobacco users, safe and cost-effective pharmacotherapies are under-prescribed. We identified substantial variation in prescribing practices across different medical specialties and demographic groups, suggesting the need for an electron
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Feb 25, 2018 18:52
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Chinese immigrant men smokers’ sources of cigarettes in Canada: A qualitative study [FREE FULL TEXT] (PDF)

Chinese Canadian immigrant men used various means to obtain cheap cigarettes. Future research studies could explore more detailed features of access to expose gaps in policy and improve tobacco regulatory frameworks.
Tobacco Induced Diseases (de)
added Oct 19, 2017 10:20
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Electronic Cigarette Use Among Adults: United States, 2014

In 2014, 12.6% of adults had ever tried an e-cigarette even one time in their lifetimes, with use differing by sex, age, and race and Hispanic or Latino origin. About 3.7% of adults currently used e-cigarettes every day or some days, with use differing b
National Center for Health Statistics
added Oct 28, 2015 11:25
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