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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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[California] A High-Profile Anti-Tobacco Crusader Is Being Sued For Sexual Harassment

Neeley says in the complaint that she reported the harassment, but the university did not meaningfully act to protect her and other female employees. She says that this lack of protection meant she was “forced to leave.” According to her attorneys, she
BuzzFeed
added Dec 7, 2017 04:35
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[Oklahoma] Tobacco admissions a partial victory for some

In Oklahoma, print ads will run as required by the legal order in the Black Chronicle, a weekly Oklahoma City publication with a mostly African-American readership.
Tahlequah (OK) Daily Press
added Dec 6, 2017 17:27
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An exome-wide association study identifies new susceptibility loci for age of smoking initiation in African- and European-American populations

PITRM1 and DHRS7 for African American smokers and DDR2 for European American smokers are new candidate genes for smoking initiation. These genes represent new additions to smoking initiation, an important but less studied phenotype in nicotine dependence
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Dec 12, 2017 01:05
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[California] NEELEY v UCSF/GLANTZ (PDF)

Professor GLANTZ abused his authority and prestige at UCSF and sexually harassed NEELEY, and other female subordinates, and subjected them to misogynistic and racially insensitive behavior. While NEELEY was employed at UCSF, GLANTZ repeatedly stared at he
DocumentCloud.org
added Dec 7, 2017 03:40
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[Iowa] Ask the Times: How are the cigarette taxes spent?

"The state of Iowa has, since before the tobacco tax increase, followed the [CDC] best practices for tobacco control programs. In particular we have followed their four goal areas: Preventing initiation among youth and young adults; promoting quitting amo
Quad-City (IA) Times
added Dec 2, 2017 16:39
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adult smoking rates continue to underscore health disparities

reinforces the fact that tobacco continues to disproportionately affect certain populations. For example, the report found that: Tobacco use ranged from 9 percent among Asians to 26.6 percent among American Indians and Alaska Natives.
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Dec 4, 2017 15:41
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[Arkansas] 'Corrective' tobacco ads near run, will appear in weekly Little Rock newspaper

The list of newspapers selected to run the ads does not include the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette but does include the weekly Little Rock Sun, which targets black readers. No other Arkansas newspapers are on the list.
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
added Nov 25, 2017 22:03
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FARM LABOR ORGANIZING COMMITTEE v. ROY COOPER, in his official capacity as Governor of the State of North Carolina (PDF)

The Farm Act obstructs free expression and free association guaranteed by the First Amendment to the Constitution for over 100,000 farmworkers in North Carolina, including Plaintiffs...and their labor union, Plaintiff Farm Labor Organizing Committee (FLOC
NC Policy Watch (blog)
added Nov 16, 2017 15:17
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