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[California] LEE: The FDA Doesn’t Know What To Do About Scientists Who Are Sexual Harassers

A famed tobacco researcher who was found by his university to have created an “intimidating and offensive” work environment — yet whose center was still awarded a $20 million grant — underscores how federal agencies lack policies for scientists charged w
BuzzFeed
added Oct 18, 2018 05:35
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[UK] Is hip hop fueling vape culture? 50% of rap videos feature e-cigarettes, weed and tobacco as researchers warn the industry ‘targets minorities’

E-cigarette companies are paying more and more hip hop artists to feature their products in their music videos in marketing campaigns that may target teenagers and minorities, new research suggests. From rock to hip hop and beyond, cigarettes have hist
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 16, 2018 20:23
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Combustible and Electronic Tobacco and Marijuana Products in Hip-Hop Music Videos, 2013-2017 [FREE FULL TEXT]

The confluence of hip-hop’s broad appeal, use of branded products by influential artists, and growing interest in electronic products and marijuana all contribute to the important public health concern of tobacco and marijuana use. Music videos offer larg
JAMA Internal Medicine
added Oct 20, 2018 15:14
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Combustible and Electronic Tobacco and Marijuana Products in Hip-Hop Music Videos, 2013-2017 [FREE FULL TEXT]

In this content analysis of 796 hip-hop music videos from 2013 to 2017, the appearance of combustible or electronic product use or exhaled smoke or vapor ranged from 40.2% to 50.7%. The appearance of branded combustible and electronic products increased o
JAMA Internal Medicine
added Oct 16, 2018 17:51
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Use of tobacco & marijuana products frequently featured in hip-hop music videos

there's also a history of showing regulated substances in hip-hop and other popular music. These depictions may affect fans' attitudes toward smoking and increase the likelihood of smoking --particularly among young people," says Kristin Knutzen, MPH, lea
EurekAlert
added Oct 16, 2018 17:49
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More hip-hop videos show smoking and vaping

Roughly half of popular hip-hop music videos feature smoking, vaping and marijuana use, with displays of tobacco products and drugs becoming increasingly common, a new study suggests. Hip-hop is the leading music genre in the U.S. Its fan base includes a
Reuters
added Oct 15, 2018 23:44
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JT awarded “Gold” and “Best Practice” in the PRIDE Index 2018 in Japan (PDF)

In the PRIDE Index 20181, formulated by the voluntary organization work with Pride (wwP)2, Japan Tobacco Inc. (JT) (TSE: 2914) was awarded the highest-ranked “Gold”, and was also selected as “Best Practice” by the wwP PRIDE Indicator Steering committee3.
Japan Tobacco International (JTI) (jp)
added Oct 12, 2018 18:18
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Discrimination Defense Lawyer Confirmed for Trump Civil Rights Post

Senate Oct. 11 confirmed Eric Dreiband, a Jones Day attorney...voted 50-47 to confirm Dreiband to head the DOJ Civil Rights Division...won a case for R.J. Reynolds Tobacco that made it harder for workers to sue for age discrimination under federal law.
Bloomberg BNA (Bureau of National Affairs)
added Oct 12, 2018 14:42
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Comprehensive Report Says Tobacco Control Must Be Highest Priority in Cancer Control

More than half of the 26% decline in cancer mortality rates in the U.S. since 1991 is due to reductions in tobacco smoking. Despite this progress, tobacco smoking remains the most common cause of cancer and cancer death The highest priority in a national
American Cancer Society
added Oct 12, 2018 14:18
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[Wisconsin] How Tobacco Companies Target Minorities

If you live in predominantly African American or Latinx neighborhoods in Milwaukee, your children are far more likely to be targeted by tobacco companies trying to turn them into smokers. A recent study by researchers at UW-Milwaukee’s Zilber School of
Urban Milwaukee (WI)
added Oct 15, 2018 16:33
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