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[Georgia] 'Newport Nancy' calls police on black woman smoking in a parking garage, sparking 'Smoking While Black'

“Caucasian woman tells my daughter to put her cigarette out and decides to call the police on my daughter for smoking outside in a parking deck,” wrote Etheridge. “Police showed up and said it was no harm to others….this calling the cops on Blacks is gett
Yahoo!
added Jul 19, 2018 21:28
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[Wisconsin] Identifying Disparities and Policy Needs with the STARS Surveillance Tool

The Standardized Tobacco Assessment for Retail Settings (STARS) tool...allowed for identification of previously undocumented disparities in the tobacco point-of-sale environment in Milwaukee and facilitated discussion about possible policy inter-ventions
Tobacco Regulatory Science
added Aug 7, 2018 17:07
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The Hip Hop peer crowd: An opportunity for intervention to reduce tobacco use among at-risk youth [FREE FULL TEXT]

Alternative youth were most at risk of cigarette smoking, followed by Hip Hop. Specifically, Hip Hop youth were significantly less likely to be Non-susceptible Non-triers than Popular, Mainstream, and Country youth, and more likely to be Experimenters th
Addictive Behaviors
added Mar 9, 2018 19:55
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E-cigarettes disappoint in a workplace quit-smoking study

? In a large study of company wellness programs, e-cigarettes worked no better than traditional stop-smoking tools, and the only thing that really helped was paying folks to kick the habit. Critics of the study say it doesn’t close the case on vaping pro
Royal Oak (MI) Daily Tribune
added Jun 28, 2018 14:59
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[Asia, China, New York] NYC wants Chinese men to stop smoking

Nearly a quarter of Asian men smoke cigarettes and lung cancer among Chinese men in New York City has increased by 70 percent over the past 15 years, according to the city's health department. Targeting Chinese men in particular, the department launched
China Daily (cn)
added Jun 28, 2018 03:39
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Tobacco Money Fuels Controversial Pro-Trump Policy Group

has been a top funder of the controversial “dark money” organization created to promote President Donald Trump’s legislative agenda... Reynolds American...donated $1.5 million to America First Policies...racist, anti-Muslim and anti-Semitic views express
Maplight.org [Money and Politics: Illuminating the Connection] (Sunlight Foundation)
added Jul 12, 2018 16:36
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Amber Rose Debuts New Line Of Luxury Vape Pens

As women of color continue to create their own lanes in the marijuana industry, Amber Rose continues to be a trailblazer. In collaboration with luxury vape pen company Kandypens, the cultural diva has launched her own line of luxury pens from the brand d
Vibe.com
added Jul 5, 2018 15:21
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[China] New York Confronts Rampant Smoking Among Chinese Men

Reflecting a global trend, Chinese men in New York City smoke at much higher rates than men or women in any other ethnic group — and deaths from lung cancer among them have soared. As a result, the city’s health department launched a public service ad ca
New York Times
added Jun 24, 2018 16:15
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Receipt of tobacco direct mail/email discount coupons and trajectories of cigarette smoking behaviours in a nationally representative longitudinal cohort of US adults

Conclusions Tobacco direct mail/email coupons encourage and sustain smoking and disproportionately affect lower socioeconomic populations.
Tobacco Control
added Jun 20, 2018 14:46
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[Africa, South Africa] HECTOR: Public place smoking ban a disaster for black-owned township businesses

Government’s proposal to ban all indoor smoking, to remove closed off indoor smoking sections, and to introduce outdoor smoking restrictions was designed without any recognition of the reality of township life
Independent Online (IOL) / The Post (za)
added Jun 20, 2018 13:49
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