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Overall and Central Obesity and Risk of Lung Cancer: A Pooled Analysis

The inverse BMI–lung cancer association is not entirely due to smoking and reverse causation. Central obesity, particularly concurrent with low BMI, may help identify high-risk populations for lung cancer.
Journal of the National Cancer Institute
added Aug 17, 2018 11:46
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National Alliance for Hispanic Health Announces Support for CDC's Anti-smoking Campaign on its Seventh Year Launch

"The Tips Campaign offers advice from former smokers and free support from 1-800-QUIT-NOW (1-855-DÉJELO-YA) to help motivate smokers to quit, and prevent others from ever starting," added Dr. Delgado. The 2018 Tips from Former Smokers (Tips) Campaign's 1
PR Newswire
added Aug 6, 2018 22:09
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how a group of indiana youth is changing social norms around smoking

16-year-old Pinner is raising awareness of the issue of smoking in movies and popular culture with her peers through the “Reinvent the Reel” grant program from Truth Initiative® and Trinity Health...the Youth Media Institute at Indiana Black Expo, Inc. in
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jul 27, 2018 18:07
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[Asia, India, Pakistan] Saba Qamar's smoking pictures leaked on social media, conservatives ask 'Are you even a Muslim?'

Today in daily sexism and misogyny: Saba Qamar has dethroned Mahira Khan to become the archetypal 'Muslim woman who also likes her cigarettes'. A few photographs of the accomplished Pakistani actor have gone viral on social media. So while the photos hav
Firstpost.com (in)
added Jul 26, 2018 12:25
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women’s colleges now eligible for tobacco-free campus grant

over the past three years, the Truth Initiative® Tobacco-Free College Program and CVS Health Foundation have helped more than 100 minority-serving academic institutions and community colleges advocate for, adopt and implement a comprehensive smoke- or to
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jul 26, 2018 01:08
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[Canada] BOUSQUET / HENDERSON: Smokers are victims of a cruel marketing campaign, so why are we further victimizing them?

My biggest concern is that implied by El Jones: the smoking ban is going to used as yet another tool to racially profile, and to target and harass those who are otherwise already marginalized in our society.
Halifax (NS) Examiner (ca)
added Jul 23, 2018 23:43
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Veteran sues Paterson Housing Authority alleging reverse racism, seeks $15 million damages

Christopher Delorenze, a veteran, claims he had been complaining about other tenants smoking outside, beneath his apartment window exposing him to secondhand smoke. When he complained to Pennrose, the management company for Freedom Village, he claims he
Paterson (NJ) Times
added Jul 20, 2018 02:43
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Effects of cigarette prices on intention to quit, quit attempts, and successful cessation among African American smokers

Tobacco tax policy alone may not be enough to increase quit attempts or successful cessation among African Americans. Community-based cessation programs tailored towards African American smokers, especially low-income menthol smokers, are needed.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jul 23, 2018 05:58
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[China] New York hopes new ad in Mandarin will persuade Chinese men to put out their cigarettes

Chinese men in New York are the city’s heaviest cigarette smokers, and the number continues to rise. The city’s health department has launched a new campaign aimed to getting them to put out their cigarettes, and the centerpiece is a new anti-smoking ad
CGTN America (China Global Television Network)
added Jul 14, 2018 13:57
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Adults’ Perceptions of Nicotine Harm to Children

the array of products through which children could be exposed to nicotine has grown substantially...Although most adults perceive nicotine exposure as harmful for children, there are important differences based on sex, racial and/or ethnic background, and
Pediatrics
added Jul 16, 2018 23:22
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