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Racial/Ethnic Differences in Duration of Smoking Among Former Smokers in the National Health and Nutrition Examination Surveys [FREE FULL TEXT]

Racial/ethnic differences in duration of smoking among former smokers differed by participant age and age at smoking initiation. These findings support the need for smoking cessation efforts that address racial/ethnic differences in smoking behaviors.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Feb 11, 2018 00:12
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STEINBERG: Harms and Benefits of Stigmatizing Smoking [FREE FULL TEXT]

At minimum, we must focus more on efforts to provide better, more accessible treatment options, which are likely to result in lower smoking prevalence in the remaining smokers without further marginalizing these groups as nondesirable.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Feb 10, 2018 19:58
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Time Trends in Smoking Onset by Sex and Race/Ethnicity Among Adolescents and Young Adults: Findings From the 2006–2013 National Survey on Drug Use and Health [FREE FULL TEXT]

Smoking onset is becoming more concentrated in the young adult than adolescent years. Despite this trend, there were annual declines in young adult smoking onset but not uniformly across racial/ethnic groups. More effective strategies to prevent young ad
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Feb 11, 2018 00:14
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Secondhand smoke affects 44% of New Yorkers: Report

A new report from the city’s Health Department shows 4 percent of adult New Yorkers said they are exposed to secondhand cigarette smoke in their home from an outside source. The numbers were especially high in some of the city’s poorest neighborhoods in
amNew York
added Feb 6, 2018 04:29
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VIDEO: STUDY: TWO OUT OF FIVE NEW YORKERS EXPOSED TO SECONDHAND SMOKE AT HOME

The Health Department released a new "Vital Signs" report on secondhand smoke exposure, and smoke-free housing policies in the city. It found 44 percent of New Yorkers in 2016 were exposed to cigarette smoking while inside their homes. Exposure was hig
NY1 (Time Warner Cable)
added Feb 5, 2018 23:41
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The role of acculturation and binge drinking on smoking status among Mexican Americans: Comparison by border residence

• There is no difference in smoking status among Mexican Americans by border status. • Acculturation was not a significant predictor of smoking status among men. • Acculturation was a predictor of smoking status among women.
Science Direct
added Feb 4, 2018 00:04
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[Florida] A Clearwater lounge brought loads of trouble. The city cracked down. Now, a lawsuit

Clearwater officials see the business as, at best, operating outside its hookah lounge license and, at worst, a harbor for drugs and violence with a blatant disregard for public safety......he alleges the city and neighboring residents are unfairly targe
Tampa Bay (FL) Times
added Feb 3, 2018 18:57
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Who’s Still Smoking: Report Highlights Populations Still at Risk

“The high prevalence of cigarette smoking among vulnerable populations is one of the most pressing challenges facing the tobacco control community,” write the authors. “More attention to and support for promising novel interventions, in addition to new a
American Cancer Society
added Feb 2, 2018 15:59
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Who's Still Smoking? ACS Report Highlights Most Vulnerable Adults

"These populations included individuals in lower education and/or socioeconomic groups; from certain racial/ethnic groups; in the lesbian, gay/bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) community; with mental illness; and in the military, particularly among those
MedPage Today
added Feb 1, 2018 18:41
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Smoking Habit Tougher to Break for Some Americans

The overall smoking rate fell from 42 percent in 1965 to 15 percent in 2015. But rates remain high among those who are: poor; less educated; part of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community; members of certain ethnic/racial groups; the
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Feb 1, 2018 03:04
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