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Impact of the SRNT Health Disparities Network’s Scholarship on Professional Development of Its Recipients

Following receipt of the SRNT travel scholarship, a diverse group of scientists demonstrated scholarly productivity, professional development, and advancement of health disparities research. Similar efforts are encouraged in other professional societies.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Nov 24, 2018 23:10
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[New York] CARTER: E-cigarettes and vaping taking the nation by storm

“I vape in between the time I smoke marijuana,” One high school student admitted. “Sometimes I use it as a substitute for weed honestly...Thousands of ads flood Facebook, Instagram and Amazon without enforcing any age restrictions. Thousands of videos of
New York Amsterdam News
added Nov 23, 2018 19:55
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Black communities suffer without a ban on menthol cigarettes

the NAACP adopted a unanimous resolution at our 2016 National Convention supporting state and local policy efforts to restrict the sale of menthol cigarettes and other flavored tobacco products, as well as advocating for the FDA’s careful oversight and r
The Hill
added Dec 3, 2018 20:40
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Neighborhood differences in alternative tobacco product availability and advertising in New York City: Implications for health disparities

The marketing of inexpensive, combusted tobacco products disproportionately saturates low-income, minority communities, while potentially lower risk, non-combusted products are more accessible in largely White and higher income neighborhoods. This patter
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Nov 22, 2018 01:47
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The FDA is taking aim at menthol and other tobacco flavorings. Here’s why that may be tricky

Can he do that? It’s not entirely clear whether the FDA has the power to ban menthol in cigarettes... What about menthol in e-cigarettes? Unanticipated by the landmark Tobacco Control Act, the delivery of nicotine by electronically heated dispensers — va
Los Angeles Times
added Nov 18, 2018 20:59
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Is It Racist to Ban Menthol Cigarettes—or Not To? The FDA's new proposal stirs up an old, complicated debate.

Gottlieb’s other proposal has drawn less attention, but is more controversial: an outright ban on menthol cigarettes. “I believe these menthol-flavored products represent one of the most common and pernicious routes by which kids initiate on combustible
The New Republic
added Nov 21, 2018 16:38
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Marijuana and Tobacco Coexposure in Hospitalized Children

half of the children who qualified for our study had biological evidence of exposure to marijuana. Researchers in studies such as this provide valuable data on secondhand exposure to children from parents using tobacco and marijuana and can inform public
Pediatrics
added Nov 20, 2018 19:05
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Menthol ban will make a bad situation worse

Trump should ask...Gottlieb, in an exit interview, why the agency couldn’t achieve a central promise of his presidency: Improve our lives not with more regulation but with less of it, wisely implemented.
USA Today
added Nov 16, 2018 02:23
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FDA Seeks Ban On Menthol Cigarettes, Limits On E-Cig Sales ($$)

proposed a ban on menthol cigarettes and flavored cigars, along with new restrictions on sales of flavored e-cigarettes, in an effort to prevent youth access....also proposing to restrict sales of flavored e-cigarettes — except for mint and menthol, tobac
Law360
added Nov 15, 2018 23:48
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American Lung Association and the Ad Council Launch Spanish Language PSA Campaign to Increase Awareness of Lung Cancer Screening among the Hispanic Community

The 'Saved By The Scan' campaign and online eligibility quiz educates former smokers on the importance of getting screened for lung cancer
PR Newswire
added Nov 15, 2018 10:19
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