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[Asia, China, New York] NYC wants Chinese men to stop smoking

Nearly a quarter of Asian men smoke cigarettes and lung cancer among Chinese men in New York City has increased by 70 percent over the past 15 years, according to the city's health department. Targeting Chinese men in particular, the department launched
China Daily (cn)
added Jun 28, 2018 03:39
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[UK] Campaign to help Muslims quit smoking before Ramadan launches in Tower Hamlets

A campaign launched by Tower Hamlets Council invites Muslims in the community to sign up to ‘Quit Tobacco Before Ramadan’ for help and support to quit smoking and chewing tobacco in the lead-up to Ramadan.
East London Lines (blog) (uk)
added May 8, 2018 15:34
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[UK] Tower Hamlets’ Muslims helped to quit tobacco in run up to Ramadan

The ‘Quit Tobacco Before Ramadan’ campaign opens today, with residents being encouraged to pledge to stop chewing or smoking to prevent nicotine cravings when the holy month starts. Ramadan begins on the evening of May 15 and will last until June 14.
East London Advertiser (uk)
added May 1, 2018 19:20
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[Oklahoma] Theodore H. Noel II: Cigarettes are a smoldering threat to social justice

As Black History Month 2018 draws to a close, we must remember that the hard work toward a better life for all is not confined to history books...One important area is health; tobacco use in particular, which kills an estimated 7,500 Oklahomans each year.
Tulsa (OK) World
added Feb 28, 2018 17:43
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[UK] Young people who experience racism more likely to take up smoking, study suggests

'Racism affects both physical and mental health outcomes, addressing racism is an important public health priority for young people'
The Independent (uk)
added Jan 25, 2018 21:24
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[Oklahoma] Tobacco admissions a partial victory for some

In Oklahoma, print ads will run as required by the legal order in the Black Chronicle, a weekly Oklahoma City publication with a mostly African-American readership.
Tahlequah (OK) Daily Press
added Dec 6, 2017 17:27
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[Delaware] DSU receives award for campus no-smoking policy

Delaware State University is the recipient of the ACAS Health Leadership Award in recognition of being one of the few Historically Black Colleges and Universities to adopt a campuswide smoke-free policy.
Dover (DE) Post
added Jul 4, 2017 03:40
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[Minnesota] Fear of secondhand pot smoke also made cop kill Philando Castile

new information is coming out that not only was Yanez in fear of his life by Castile, he was also concerned about the effects of secondhand pot smoke on the 4-year-old in the back seat of the vehicle.
Rolling Out - Digital Urban Voice
added Jun 21, 2017 16:54
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[Asia, Massachusetts] Tufts MC grants target tobacco use in Chinatown

Tufts Medical Center announced on Jan. 9 seven Boston programs will share more than $300,000 in grants to educate the city’s Asian community about a deadly drug: tobacco. “Nationwide, we are starting to see a decline in cigarette smoking in many ethnic
Sampan Newspaper
added Jan 13, 2017 16:39
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[California] African American leaders join efforts to push Anti-Smoking Initiative

Health advocates and political leaders in the African American community, joined efforts to push through anti smoking Prop 56 on September 23, during a press conference held in front of the Sentinel office on Crenshaw. Assemblyman Reggie Jones Sawyer (D
L.A. Watts Times
added Sep 30, 2016 12:47
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