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More hip-hop videos show smoking and vaping

Roughly half of popular hip-hop music videos feature smoking, vaping and marijuana use, with displays of tobacco products and drugs becoming increasingly common, a new study suggests. Hip-hop is the leading music genre in the U.S. Its fan base includes a
Reuters
added Oct 15, 2018 23:44
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JT awarded “Gold” and “Best Practice” in the PRIDE Index 2018 in Japan (PDF)

In the PRIDE Index 20181, formulated by the voluntary organization work with Pride (wwP)2, Japan Tobacco Inc. (JT) (TSE: 2914) was awarded the highest-ranked “Gold”, and was also selected as “Best Practice” by the wwP PRIDE Indicator Steering committee3.
Japan Tobacco International (JTI) (jp)
added Oct 12, 2018 18:18
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Discrimination Defense Lawyer Confirmed for Trump Civil Rights Post

Senate Oct. 11 confirmed Eric Dreiband, a Jones Day attorney...voted 50-47 to confirm Dreiband to head the DOJ Civil Rights Division...won a case for R.J. Reynolds Tobacco that made it harder for workers to sue for age discrimination under federal law.
Bloomberg BNA (Bureau of National Affairs)
added Oct 12, 2018 14:42
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Comprehensive Report Says Tobacco Control Must Be Highest Priority in Cancer Control

More than half of the 26% decline in cancer mortality rates in the U.S. since 1991 is due to reductions in tobacco smoking. Despite this progress, tobacco smoking remains the most common cause of cancer and cancer death The highest priority in a national
American Cancer Society
added Oct 12, 2018 14:18
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[Wisconsin] How Tobacco Companies Target Minorities

If you live in predominantly African American or Latinx neighborhoods in Milwaukee, your children are far more likely to be targeted by tobacco companies trying to turn them into smokers. A recent study by researchers at UW-Milwaukee’s Zilber School of
Urban Milwaukee (WI)
added Oct 15, 2018 16:33
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Feasibility of a smartphone-based tobacco treatment for HIV-infected smokers

Smartphone-based tobacco treatment for PLWH was feasible and achieved moderate-high rates of engagement and satisfaction in a middle-aged, ethnic/racial minority group in the poorest urban community...we explore the feasibility and preliminary efficacy o
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Oct 5, 2018 20:34
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[North Carolina] Federal Court Victory for Migrant Farmworkers Protects Their Right to Organize

Farm Labor Organizing Committee (FLOC) — has worked tirelessly to advocate for the rights of these workers. The union has successfully negotiated on their behalf with major employers, such as the R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company. But in 2017, North Carolina
American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU)
added Sep 28, 2018 21:01
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cdc finds ‘marked disparities’ in youth tobacco use by race and ethnicity

youth tobacco use is highest among Native Hawaiians and other Pacific Islanders, who make up almost a quarter — 23.4 percent — of U.S. teens who currently use a tobacco product, according to a report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Sep 26, 2018 00:50
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[Ohio] POLITICS Toledo-based union relieved after judge blocks North Carolina's Farm Act

President Baldemar Velasquez discusses the working condition differences between documented and undocumented migrants while leading a tour of a tobacco worker's field near Dudley, North Carolina in 2014
Toledo (OH) Blade
added Sep 21, 2018 21:11
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SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT AND RELEASE OF ALL CLAIMS (PDF)

alleging causes of action for (I) FEHA hostile work environment - sexual harassment, (2) FEHA retaliation, (3) FEHA failure to prevent harassment and retaliation, (4) negligent retention of an unfit employee, (5) breach of contract, (6) unjust enrichment,
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Oct 17, 2018 02:35
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