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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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[Canada, USA] MORIAL / WIMMER: Tackling smoking in the black community — a step toward eliminating health disparities

[FDA] has found that African-Americans who use menthol cigarettes have less success quitting... Our two organization, the American Lung Association and the National Urban League are working to change that. We have formed a unique partnership to combat s
The Hill
added Apr 5, 2018 19:10
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[Canada] HUGE STRIKE AGAINST THE ILLEGAL TOBACCO

A network of smugglers of tobacco of which the goods were routed over more than 3000 km across Canada and the United States and that allowed the Italian mafia to put on the pockets was dismantled yesterday by the Sûreté du Québec. A dozen strikes simult
Siver (ON) Times (ca)
added Mar 24, 2018 00:20
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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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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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[New York] Seaga Unveils E-Cigarette Vending Machine With Multilingual Patron Interface

The Seaga E-Cigarette vender is fitted with a 19" HD video screen with optional sound package and integrated remote control. It's equipped for cashless payment and telemetry for sales reporting, and provides multilingual customer interaction. Its live pr
Vending Times
added Dec 28, 2013 01:43
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[Asia-pacific] Asian countries seek ban on smokeless forms of tobacco

Representatives of 10 south and southeast Asian countries, including India, Nepal, Bangladesh, Indonesia, Thailand and Sri Lanka, Friday sought a ban on smokeless forms of tobacco and called for introducing strong legislation for the purpose.
IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added Jul 28, 2013 21:00
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California anti-tobacco advocates urge FDA to ban menthol in cigarettes as part of World No Tobacco Day

“Menthol in cigarettes is a public health hazard; it makes it easier for our youth to start smoking, it keeps people smoking, and often prevents them from quitting,” said Carol McGruder, co-chair of the African American Tobacco Control Leadership Council
San Francisco Bay View
added Jun 10, 2013 10:20
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[California] SF bans sale of menthol cigarettes, may eliminate at least $50.5M in tobacco sales

prohibits retailers from selling flavored tobacco products, including menthol cigarettes, flavored chewing tobacco and flavored liquids containing nicotine used in electronic cigarettes, which disproportionately impact the LGBT and black communities. “We
San Francisco (CA) Examiner
added Jun 21, 2017 20:12
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[China] Chinese immigrant men smokers’ sources of cigarettes in Canada: A qualitative study [FREE FULL TEXT]

The cigarettes obtained through online transactions were imported by smoking or non-smoking Chinese immigrants and visitors, suggesting the Chinese community were involved or complicit in sustaining this form of purchasing behavior. Other less common sour
BioMed Central (uk)
added Apr 22, 2017 23:27
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