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[District of Columbia] when and where do nonsmokers encounter tobacco advertising?

Participants were exposed to tobacco marketing an average of two times during the two weeks, but African-American and Hispanic participants had significantly higher odds of reporting exposure in response to each text, as did low-income respondents. Parti
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jan 10, 2018 23:24
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Cancer Deaths Fall to Lowest Rate in Decades

26 percent fewer Americans died of cancer in 2015 than in 1991 / Disparities in death rates between races caused by wealth gaps
Bloomberg News
added Jan 10, 2018 23:54
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[North Carolina] White Nationalists Want to March Again. Charlottesville Says No.

Jason Kessler, the white nationalist who organized this year’s “Unite the Right” march, told his Twitter followers that the “Communist government of Charlottesville” had denied his application... In his video on Monday, between drags on a cigar, Mr. Kessl
New York Times
added Dec 12, 2017 17:20
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[Texas] JENNINGS: Every Fort Worth worker deserves a smoke-free workplace

The Fort Worth Metropolitan Black Chamber of Commerce completely supports making all workplaces in our city smoke-free. Serious health risks come from secondhand smoke, including heart disease, lung cancer, asthma and emphysema.
Fort Worth (TX) Star-Telegram
added Dec 12, 2017 16:53
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[Texas] JENNINGS: Every Fort Worth worker deserves a smoke-free workplace

The Fort Worth Metropolitan Black Chamber of Commerce completely supports making all workplaces in our city smoke-free. Serious health risks come from secondhand smoke, including heart disease, lung cancer, asthma and emphysema.
Fort Worth (TX) Star-Telegram
added Dec 12, 2017 16:53
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[Asia, Israel] HIGHER RISK FOR BREAST CANCER IN ARAB WOMEN EXPOSED TO MEN’S TOBACCO SMOKE

face a 250% higher risk of contracting breast cancer compared to Arab women who are not exposed to such smoke. This fact, reported in a new study from the University of Haifa’s School of Public Health, is especially relevant, as the smoking rate among Ar
Jerusalem Post
added Dec 10, 2017 18:10
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AUDIO: Big Tobacco Coughs Up ‘Corrective Statements’ — Arkansas Youth Might Miss The Message

“They seem to do the bare minimum,”...the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, is not one of them. The Sun and some other community newspapers sued for the ad contracts, and won. "It's really too bad that the Democrat-Gazette didn't get some of those ads," Mirive
KUAR FM 89.1 (Little Rock, AR)
added Dec 9, 2017 19:42
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[Africa, Mid-east] ABUALHASSAN: A tale of two evils: Islamic State is gone, but the tobacco industry remains

cigarettes and smoking have become linked to the demise of the self-proclaimed caliphate's territorial holdings....raises critical questions for smokers and policymakers across the Arab world. How did cigarettes become the symbol of liberty, and how much
The New Arab (uk)
added Dec 8, 2017 19:11
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An archaeological dig unearths one of the earliest slave remains in Delaware

tobacco was king. The crop was heavily cultivated. It was smoked incessantly in hard clay pipes. And it served as the standard currency. Fines, as well as belongings, were valued in pounds of tobacco. A good horse was worth 1,500 pounds of tobacco. A fr
Washington Post
added Dec 7, 2017 13:27
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5 strategies for passing local laws against flavored tobacco

Young people — especially African-American youth — are getting hooked on tobacco by first trying these flavored products. In fact, in 2014, the majority of high school students who smoked a cigarette in the past 30 days used menthol cigarettes, mint-flav
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Dec 7, 2017 13:27
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