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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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[California] A High-Profile Anti-Tobacco Crusader Is Being Sued For Sexual Harassment

Neeley says in the complaint that she reported the harassment, but the university did not meaningfully act to protect her and other female employees. She says that this lack of protection meant she was “forced to leave.” According to her attorneys, she
BuzzFeed
added Dec 7, 2017 04:35
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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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[Florida] Attorneys Debate Philip Morris' Potential Link to Cuban Immigrant's Lung Cancer, as Trial Opens

Attorneys Monday battled over whether choice or addiction drove a Cuban immigrant to smoke as many as 4 packs of cigarettes a day for 45 years, as trial over his lung cancer opened against the country's biggest cigarette maker. Chacon v. Philip Morris, 08
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Sep 14, 2016 02:00
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[Asia] Coalition opposed to plain packaging has many ties to tobacco industry

An "international coalition" consisting of 47 organizations ... signed a letter and sent to World Health Organization...individual members of the anti-plain packaging coalition have also received tobacco industry funding. Other signatories count tobacco c
Asian Tribune
added Jun 17, 2016 02:41
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Sickest states do little to snuff out smoking

States hit hardest by the ravages of tobacco are often the least aggressive at hitting back, a USA TODAY analysis...a deadly culture of smoking lingers, which officials say is fueled relentlessly by tobacco companies targeting...Kentucky, Tennessee, Miss
USA Today
added Nov 9, 2015 21:48
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Cigarette, Cigar, and Marijuana Use Among High School Students — United States, 1997–2013

public health advances in adolescent health resulting from lower cigarette and cigar use might be attenuated by increases in marijuana use, which vary by racial/ethnic subgroup. Tobacco prevention and control strategies, including increasing tobacco produ
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Oct 15, 2015 19:51
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[Africa, Korea - South] KT&G to change 'racist' cigarette packaging

KT&G, the country’s largest tobacco company, will change the package of its ''This Africa’’ cigarette, which has been accused of being racist for portraying chimpanzees (previously misidentified as monkeys by media outlets) roasting tobacco leaves. The c
Korea Times (kr)
added Oct 31, 2013 15:42
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[New York] Report: More tobacco retailers in low-income neighborhoods

A state study released Monday shows that tobacco retailers are more prevalent in neighborhoods with higher proportions of minority and low-income New Yorkers. The report from the state Department of Health examined the relationship between demographics
New York Journal News
added Apr 23, 2013 13:10
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