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[Canada] Cultural argument for shisha a smoke screen, prof argues

May Telmissany, a professor of Arabic studies at the University of Ottawa, said it's an exaggeration... Several hookah establishments in Ottawa have decided to take legal action against the city's ban on waterpipes, arguing the ban infringes on their cul
CBC News (ca)
added Apr 10, 2017 16:31

[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

[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

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

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

[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

[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

[UK] Research influences tobacco guidelines

THE WORK of a local researcher has contributed towards new health guidelines on smokeless tobacco and oral cancer. Professor David Moles, of the Oral Health Services Research department at the Plymouth University Schools of Medicine and Dentistry, publi
This is Devon (Western Morning News) (uk)
added Oct 29, 2012 14:21

Monograph 22: A Socioecological Approach to Addressing Tobacco-Related Health Disparities

This monograph examines the current evidence surrounding tobacco-related health disparities (TRHD) across the tobacco use continuum—initiation, secondhand smoke exposure, current use, frequency and intensity, cessation, relapse, morbidity, and mortality—a
Cancer Control and Population Services (NCI)
added Sep 15, 2017 17:15

E-cigarettes and equity: a systematic review of differences in awareness and use between sociodemographic groups [FREE FULL TEXT]

a number of sociodemographic factors which vary between different countries and subnational localities. Care will therefore be required to ensure neither the potential benefits nor the potential risks of e-cigarettes exacerbate existing health inequalitie
Tobacco Control
added Dec 21, 2016 23:52
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