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Yes on 10 Campaign Responds to Revelations That California NAACP Leader Alice Huffman is Hired by Campaign Opposed to Prop 10 Funded by Billionaire Landlords

Huffman, in the past, has taken money from tobacco giant Philip Morris and pharmaceutical companies, industries which have gouged and lied to consumers much like the Wall Street corporations funding No on 10 are doing to renters.
Business Wire
added Aug 12, 2018 02:55
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Rent control foes hire California NAACP leader after her group opposes initiative

Huffman heard similar accusations when her firm was paid $200,000 in 2006 by a campaign funded by Philip Morris to work against a $2.60-per-pack cigarette tax on the state ballot to fund health services. The state NAACP had sided with the tobacco giant i
San Francisco (CA) Chronicle
added Aug 11, 2018 15:20
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[Massachusetts] Black Women’s Lupus Risk Increases with Smoking, Decreases with Moderate Drinking

The investigators assessed data from the Black Women’s Health Study... toxic substances from cigarette smoke have been associated with oxidative stress and autoantibody production, and they can directly damage proteins and DNA, the authors wrote....both
BU Bridge (Boston University)
added Aug 11, 2018 14:58
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Friends create Emperors Cut, a high-quality African-American cigar line

He, and his four business partners, spent the past year developing a new high-quality cigar, which they predict will turn heads. The result is the company Emperors Cut, which produces a medium-to-full-bodied cigar that the group plans to unveil. For Will
Insight News (Minneapolis, MN)
added Aug 8, 2018 20:00
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[Wisconsin] Tobacco marketed more heavily in city's minority neighborhoods, study finds

“The evidence is increasingly clear that children who are exposed to tobacco marketing in stores are more likely to start smoking,” said Linnea Laestadius, assistant professor in the Zilber School of Public Health. Credit: UWM Photo/Pete Amland
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Aug 7, 2018 17:08
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[Louisiana] New Orleans lawyer Ken Carter passes away at 74

Carter was also one of the attorneys involved in a Louisiana lawsuit against tobacco companies. He represented the plaintiffs and helped secure smoking cessation programs for people in the state.
WGNO ABC26News (New Orleans, LA)
added Aug 4, 2018 18:53
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[New York] Smoke and mirrors: Smoking banned in NYCHA housing

The member of the December 12th Movement community organization continued, “Having said that, NYCHA’s implementation of an open no smoking policy while hiding a policy of lying about lead paint and repairs will, in my view, greatly hinder tenant’s accept
New York Amsterdam News
added Aug 4, 2018 18:53
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National Alliance for Hispanic Health Announces Support for CDC's Anti-smoking Campaign on its Seventh Year Launch

"The Tips Campaign offers advice from former smokers and free support from 1-800-QUIT-NOW (1-855-DÉJELO-YA) to help motivate smokers to quit, and prevent others from ever starting," added Dr. Delgado. The 2018 Tips from Former Smokers (Tips) Campaign's 1
PR Newswire
added Aug 6, 2018 22:09
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how a group of indiana youth is changing social norms around smoking

16-year-old Pinner is raising awareness of the issue of smoking in movies and popular culture with her peers through the “Reinvent the Reel” grant program from Truth Initiative® and Trinity Health...the Youth Media Institute at Indiana Black Expo, Inc. in
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jul 27, 2018 18:07
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[Asia, India, Pakistan] Saba Qamar's smoking pictures leaked on social media, conservatives ask 'Are you even a Muslim?'

Today in daily sexism and misogyny: Saba Qamar has dethroned Mahira Khan to become the archetypal 'Muslim woman who also likes her cigarettes'. A few photographs of the accomplished Pakistani actor have gone viral on social media. So while the photos hav
Firstpost.com (in)
added Jul 26, 2018 12:25
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