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[Illinois] Compliance with the City of Chicago’s partial ban on menthol cigarette sales

The poor compliance observed with Chicago’s partial menthol cigarette ban highlights the need for comprehensive efforts. Optimising local resources to target enforcement efforts in gas stations could improve compliance. Ordinances that also restrict adver
Tobacco Control
added Jun 1, 2018 15:08
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2018 tobacco-free grants for minority-serving institutions, community and women’s colleges

To keep the momentum going, Truth Initiative is accepting applications for its Tobacco-Free College Program, which now offers grants of up to $20,000 to women’s colleges, minority-serving academic institutions and community colleges to adopt a 100 percen
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added May 30, 2018 17:30
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[California] Putting Profits Before Kids, R.J. Reynolds Spends Over $11.6 Million in Effort to Overturn San Francisco Ban on Flavored Tobacco Products

The huge sums Reynolds is spending in just one city is aimed at sustaining the pipeline of kids the tobacco industry needs to survive. Reynolds is going all-out to fight this law because they know that menthol and other flavors – including candy flavors
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added May 30, 2018 17:29
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[California] BROWN/MAA: San Francisco was right to ban flavored tobacco products

If our experiences with cigarettes and other tobacco products have taught us anything, it is this: Nothing good comes from nicotine addiction. If we can keep our kids from getting addicted now, Big Tobacco won't have a new generation of life-long users.
CNN
added Jun 6, 2018 15:05
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Lung Cancer Rates in Young Women Now Higher Than in Young Men

Lead author of the study, Ahmedin Jemal, DVM, PhD, says he was surprised by the findings because historically, lung cancer rates have been higher in men. Another surprise, said Jemal, is that differences in smoking patterns cannot fully account for the ch
American Cancer Society
added May 25, 2018 17:42
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Higher Lung Cancer Incidence in Young Women Than Young Men in the United States

The patterns of historically higher incidence rates of lung cancer among men than among women have reversed among non-Hispanic whites and Hispanics born since the mid-1960s, and they are not fully explained by sex differences in smoking behaviors. Future
New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM)
added May 25, 2018 17:40
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Health Equity and Accountability Act of 2018 Will Help Smokers Quit and Reduce Health Care Costs

applauds Rep. Barbara Lee (D-CA) and Sen. Mazie Hirono (D-HI) for introducing the Health Equity and Accountability Act of 2018, legislation that addresses racial and ethnic health disparities, including disparities in tobacco use in our country. The bill
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added May 24, 2018 15:43
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Lung cancer rates in younger white and Hispanic women surpass those of men

Reversing a historic trend, rates of lung cancer among younger white and Hispanic women have surpassed those of men — and the change cannot be fully explained by gender differences in smoking behavior, researchers said Wednesday. Previous research point
Washington Post
added May 23, 2018 22:04
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NO MENTHOL SUNDAY

May 27, 2018 This year's theme is about finding the quit method that works best for you. Learn more about how you can observe No Menthol Sunday with your faith organization.
National African American Tobacco Prevention Network (NAATPN)
added May 16, 2018 18:01
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Annual conference aims to clear the air, emphasize that smokeless isn’t harmless

The Minority Initiative Sub-Recipient Grant Office (MISRGO) at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (UAPB) is hosting the 15th Annual “Clearing the Air in Communities of Color” Conference. This event raises awareness about tobacco use in minority com
University of Arkansas
added May 15, 2018 15:04
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