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National Alliance for Hispanic Health Honors Nation's Veterans with Focus on Dangers of Tobacco Use

veterans require smoking cessation resources to match their higher rates of tobacco use," said Jane L. Delgado, Ph.D., M.S., President and CEO of the National Alliance for Hispanic Health (the Alliance), the nation's leading Hispanic health advocacy grou
PR Newswire
added Nov 12, 2017 01:52

1 in 5 U.S. adults used tobacco in 2015: government study

found 21 percent of U.S. adults, or 49 million people, were tobacco users. Of them, about 87 percent reported smoking cigarettes, cigars or some form of pipe. The remainder reported using e-cigarettes or smokeless products such as chewing or dissolvable
added Nov 9, 2017 20:32

Tobacco Product Use Among Adults — United States, 2015

In 2015, 20.1% of U.S. adults currently (every day or some days) used any tobacco product, 17.6% used any combustible tobacco product, and 3.9% used ≥2 tobacco products. Current use of any tobacco product was higher among males; persons aged <65 years; n
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Nov 9, 2017 20:10

[Asia-pacific] The struggle against smoking and the growing threat of e-cigarettes in Hong Kong

Dr Ning Fan, Chairman of Health In Action (HIA)...shared in an interview with MIMS the struggle in anti-smoking efforts and the growing threat of electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) behind the low smoking prevalence.
MIMS (hk)
added Nov 9, 2017 18:35

Documentary Shames Tobacco Industry For Targeting The Black Community

A decades-long campaign to hook African Americans on menthols has unfortunately worked like a charm.
added Nov 9, 2017 18:08

[Washington] ‘Black Lives/Black Lungs’ documentary reveals deadly impact of targeted menthol cigarette advertising

The 15-minute video, which investigates how big tobacco companies targeted black communities in menthol cigarette advertisements, is Mondy’s first foray into filmmaking and has captured some national attention.
The Spokesman-Review
added Nov 8, 2017 16:52

[Michigan] Social Justice and Tobacco Control: Impact on Underserved Populations

When: Tuesday, November 14, 2017, starting at 5 p.m. Location: U-M School of Public Health... Leading up to the American Cancer Society’s Great American Smokeout, MHealthy Tobacco Consultation Service (TCS) will host the panel discussion, “Social Justic
University of Michigan
added Nov 1, 2017 10:26

[Mexico] A longitudinal study of electronic cigarette use and onset of conventional cigarette smoking and marijuana use among Mexican adolescents

Adolescents who had tried e-cigarettes were more likely to have tried conventional cigarettes and marijuana 20 months later. Although e-cigarettes have been banned in Mexico, it is likely that additional policies and public health campaigns are needed to
Science Direct
added Oct 26, 2017 21:23

Disparities in the Receipt of Tobacco Treatment Counseling within the US Context of the Affordable Care Act and Meaningful Use Implementation

This study provides important data on the national trends in receipt of health professional advice to quit smoking and other tobacco use in the context of the ACA and Meaningful Use implementation and whether these policies helped to narrow the gaps in r
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Oct 20, 2017 18:36

[Florida] MOFFETT: Tobacco companies unfairly target underprivilaged communities

We all have an ability to make an impact by calling out the big tobacco industry for what they are, predators. It is obvious the tobacco industry shamelessly benefits from minorities and vulnerable groups that use cigarettes as a form of self-medication.
The Oracle (University of South Florida)
added Oct 20, 2017 13:15
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