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NOEL: Nonprofit director: Secondhand smoke hits close to home for Oklahoma blacks

More than one in five black residents allows smoking in their homes, compared with fewer than one in six white citizens...iding Right Inc., an Oklahoma City-based nonprofit that addresses health and socioeconomic disparities involving African-Americans,
The Oklahoman
added Mar 10, 2018 15:54
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[New York] Al Sharpton, Reconsidered

a private Midtown cigar club on the penthouse floor of 666 Fifth Avenue, Mr. Sharpton looked downright stately. Reporters have tagged along with him to the Grand Havana over the years, because few things get between Mr. Sharpton and his daily cigar, and
New York Times
added Mar 10, 2018 00:39
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[Ohio] Smoking rates decline, but at slower pace for minorities and poor, CDC says

Cigarette smoking also is not declining as much among people who are less educated, biracial, poor, or are in other population segments, said Brian King, deputy director for research translation in the CDC's Office on Smoking and Health in Atlanta. "Ther
Cleveland (OH) Plain Dealer
added Mar 8, 2018 18:51
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Supes Call for Closer Look at ‘Nuisance’ Tobacco Shops

The Board of Supervisors voted unanimously Tuesday to take a closer look at tobacco shops... “Currently, smoke shops in LA County are allowed by-right in commercial zones and do not need a special business licenses,” he said. “There is no way to track or
SCVTV (Santa Clarita, CA)
added Mar 8, 2018 03:40
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American Lung Association, National Urban League Partner to Help Communities Quit Smoking

With support from CVS Health Foundation, this new partnership will address health disparities in the African-American community
PR Newswire
added Mar 7, 2018 15:18
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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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[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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[Australia] Final resting place: Notorious Comanchero chief Mick Hawi is buried with his beloved hookah and a TEDDY BEAR - as family claim he had 'left the bikie life behind' before gym execution

The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 1, 2018 23:36
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[California] Almost all adolescents in an economically disadvantaged urban population exposed to tobacco smoke

Ninety-four percent of adolescents ages 13 to 19 in an economically disadvantaged, largely minority population in San Francisco had measurable levels of a biomarker specific for exposure to tobacco smoke (NNAL).
ScienceDaily
added Feb 24, 2018 00:05
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[Massachusetts] Seven organizations work on smoking cessation

The Asian Health Initiative of Tufts Medical Center met Feb. 9 at the downtown hospital. It awarded three-year grants to seven neighborhood organizations who serve the Chinatown community, with each organization reporting on the first year of their effor
Sampan Newspaper
added Feb 23, 2018 16:50
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