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Big Tobacco’s big race play: Philip Morris, the NAACP and the future of menthol cigarettes

But Lorillard made a striking exception for one set of Democrats: African Americans. It gave campaign cash to half of all black members of Congress, as opposed to just one in 38 non-black Democrats, according to an analysis by FairWarning of records from
Salon Magazine
added Nov 27, 2015 23:50
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the troubling history of big tobacco’s cozy ties with black leaders racial identity

our take The tobacco industry uses menthol to appeal to youth and blacks. Banning menthol cigarettes will save young lives and it will save black lives. And that’s something we should all be able to get behind.
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Nov 18, 2015 16:43
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[South Carolina] The man behind Ben Carson

He grew up wealthy on a tobacco farm in South Carolina and first met Thurmond when he was 16. Thurmond told him to look him up if he wanted to work for him and did just that, becoming an adviser, helping the long-time senator get reelected at a time when
The Hill
added Aug 21, 2015 14:07
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[Wisconsin] Menthol cigarettes harder to quit, UW-Madison study says

Menthol flavoring may make it harder to quit smoking cigarettes, especially for black women, a UW-Madison study found. In a study of people trying to quit smoking, 38 percent of non-menthol smokers quit after six months, compared to 31 percent of mentho
Wisconsin State Journal
added Jul 23, 2014 14:20
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[Africa] Robert Mugabe says no whites may own land in Zimbabwe

has ordered the nation’s remaining white farmers to be booted off their farms in order that the land be given to black Zimbabweans. In the harshest official policy on race and land reform in a country that has been close to bankruptcy, the 90-year old au
Christian Science Monitor
added Jul 6, 2014 22:13
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DOCKET for USA v. PHILIP MORRIS USA, et al Jan 29-Mar 31, 2014

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Tobacco On Trial
added Mar 31, 2014 22:05
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U.S. tobacco companies' appeal to delay court-ordered advertising blitz

U.S. consumers will likely have to wait until 2015 or later to see a court-ordered advertising blitz detailing tobacco companies' deception, a lag of nine years after the original ruling, a court heard on Wednesday. Tobacco lawyers said at the hearing in
Reuters
added Jan 22, 2014 19:48
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[Australia, Canada, UK, USA] IS SMOKING BEHAVIOR CULTURALLY DETERMINED? EVIDENCE FROM BRITISH IMMIGRANTS (PDF)

culture also predicts health outcomes like smoking participation. We find that culture matters for the smoking behavior of sons and daughters of British immigrants in Australia and the US, and daughters of British immigrants in South Africa. We find th
National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)
added May 13, 2013 09:12
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[Virginia] BENNETT: Big tobacco and higher education

it is still embraced by many of the nation's colleges. The industry clearly has targeted higher ed connections . . . Altria, maker of Marlboro, the biggest selling cigarette brand in the U.S., is a case in point. Execs and directors of the Virginia-bas
Muckety
added May 13, 2013 03:08
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SABIA: Elizabeth Warren calls for a ban on menthol cigarettes because they are racists against blacks

Fake Native American Sen. Elizabeth Warren has joined other Democrat senators in calling for a ban of menthol cigarettes because they are racist. Warren added her name to the effort led by fellow Massachusetts Sen. Edward Markey and joined by Rhode Islan
BizPac Review
added Aug 28, 2017 21:41
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