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[New York] 7 train conductor punched in face after telling man to stop smoking, police say

An MTA conductor was punched in the face by an irate 7 train rider after being told that he was not permitted to smoke on the train, police said. The conductor, 50, caught the man smoking on a Manhattan-bound train as it was approaching the Hunters Poin
Sunnyside (NY) Post
added May 11, 2017 19:49
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[California] Life taken 'for nothing.' Cigarette sale refusal possible motive in stabbing.

A convenience store employee’s life may have been taken by a man angered that he could not buy single cigarettes. About 11:15 Thursday night, a white male who appeared to be in his 20s went into Hatch Food & Gas on West Hatch Road At Dallas Street and w
Fresno (CA) Bee
added May 9, 2017 21:11
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[Asia] Indian-origin Sikh man stabbed to death in US for refusing to sell cigarettes

Another clerk at the store Sukhwinder Singh, describing the events that led to the fatal encounter, said the outburst began apparently over being asked for an ID and Jagjeet had refused to sell cigarettes to the unidentified person as he did not show any
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added May 9, 2017 21:09
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[USA] LEADING FROM UP NORTH How Canada Is Solving the Menthol Tobacco Problem (PDF)

How did our neighbor to the North become a global leader in tackling the problem of regulating menthol tobacco? And what lessons can we learn from Canada’s experience in adopting and implementing restrictions on the sale of menthol flavored tobacco pro
Public Health Law Center (William Mitchell College of Law)
added May 8, 2017 14:05
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7 solutions for reducing tobacco use disparities

truth Initiative® convened a group of top health and advocacy experts to discuss one of the biggest problems facing public health...The discussion, part of Truth Initiative’s Warner Series on April 26, focused on African-Americans, low-income individuals,
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added May 3, 2017 22:38
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The Hispanic Health Coalition of Georgia Announces Support for CDC's Televised Línea de Ayuda Smoking Cessation Event

"With tobacco companies estimated to spend $9.1 billion this year to addict new customers, the CDC's Línea de Ayuda and Tips Campaign are critical tools to make sure our community knows the real costs of tobacco use, nicotine addiction, and how to get hel
PR Newswire
added May 3, 2017 23:22
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who goes to vape shops?

Truth Initiative® researchers asked a national sample of over 3,500 young adults if they had ever been to a vape shop. The results, published in Tobacco Prevention and Cessation, show 11 percent of young adults had ever visited a vape shop. The study fou
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added May 3, 2017 22:40
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Black Americans Are Living Longer, C.D.C. Reports

Individual behaviors like smoking are more common among younger blacks, compared with whites, and they contribute to higher death rates in younger age groups.
New York Times
added May 2, 2017 22:22
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HBCUs, Community Colleges partner with Truth Initiative, CVS to tackle tobacco

joined forces to work with Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) and community colleges students and administrators. Through a nation-wide campaign, the organizations advocate for, adopt and implement 100 percent smoke and tobacco free camp
Huffington Post (blog)
added May 2, 2017 19:09
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Truth, CVS Aim to Make HBCUs Smoke-Free

The Truth Initiative and the CVS Health Foundation are joining together to make campuses at historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) 100 percent smoke- and tobacco-free. The organizations plans to work with students and administrators at HBCU
Washington Informer Newspaper
added Apr 27, 2017 20:15
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