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[Massachusetts] Debate over smoking breaks out at woman’s funeral

In Quincy, Mass., Carol Tan Wong died of lung cancer. During his eulogy for his mother, Adrian Wong said “she was not a smoker. Not exposed to secondhand smoke. Never worked with chemicals. She was simply unlucky.” That’s when David Small, who was not i
Minnesota Public Radio (MPR)
added Mar 29, 2017 19:20
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[Massachusetts] The funeral crasher: Stranger gives unsolicited 'racist' eulogy for woman who died of lung cancer by warning that illness was caused by 'incense at Asian churches'

Carol Tan Wong, 65, died of lung cancer on March 2 despite being a non-smoker... Adam Small, a local private investigator, stood up and gave his own eulogy He said that 'smoke in Asian churches' caused by incense was to blame
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 29, 2017 18:38
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[Wisconsin] LETTER: From The Star's Mailbag: Celebrate Black History Month by reducing tobacco disparities

One additional inequity often overlooked that continues to this day is the burden that tobacco places on the African-American community...Join the Tobacco-Free Columbia Dane County Coalition (TFCDC), like I did, to help in the effort. Visit www.tfcdc.com
Sun Prairie (WI) Star
added Mar 28, 2017 03:53
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[UK] Two illegal immigrants jailed for running bootleg tobacco factory in Halesowen

Investigators found 3,000 kilos of tobacco being prepared inside the Malt Hill Lane warehouse that would have avoided £600,000... He said Quing Lin and Shaosa Lin were detained at the scene and they were found to be carrying over £15,300 in cash in a ruc
Cotswold Journal (uk)
added Mar 28, 2017 02:30
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[Armenia] Sinatra songwriter and cigar legend Avo Uvezian dead at 91

Uvezian was living in New York, but a friend knew a singer from New Jersey that was looking for new standards. The man’s name was Frank Sinatra. In 1966 Uvezian played “Broken Guitars” for Sinatra, who fell in love with the melody, but convinced Avo to t
Public Radio of Armenia (am)
added Mar 29, 2017 19:42
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[Latin America] GLANTZ: Defending strong tobacco packaging and labelling regulations in Uruguay: transnational tobacco control network versus PMI

“Defending strong tobacco packaging and labelling regulations in Uruguay: transnational tobacco control network versus Philip Morris International”...we have also translated the paper into Spanish and also made it available for free on the UCSF open acces
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Mar 24, 2017 17:23
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ClearWay Minnesota(SM) grants to fund research projects, local tobacco prevention advocacy

Board of Directors approved 14 grants to fund research and local policy advocacy around tobacco issues. An independent nonprofit organization created by Minnesota's tobacco settlement, ClearWay Minnesota makes grants to Minnesota organizations working to
PR Newswire
added Mar 20, 2017 21:13
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Inequalities in tobacco outlet density by race, ethnicity and socioeconomic status, 2012, USA: results from the ASPiRE Study

Data from a large sample of US counties and results from 2 techniques to address spatial dependence strengthen evidence of inequalities in tobacco outlet density by race and income. Further research is needed to understand the underlying mechanisms in ord
Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health
added Mar 16, 2017 21:31
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Poor, minority neighborhoods have more tobacco-selling shops per capita

Neighborhoods with a high proportion of black residents or high poverty tend to have the greatest density of stores selling cigarettes and tobacco products, U.S. researchers say. Poverty explained some of the association, but an urban planning concept, n
Reuters
added Mar 16, 2017 21:29
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[Florida] NBCI JOINS COALITION TO HELP BLACKS LIVE TOBACCO FREE

The National Black Church Initiative (NBCI), a faith-based coalition of 34,000 churches comprised of 15 denominations and 15.7 million African Americans, has joined with CVS Health and the American Lung Association to help African American Communities in
South Florida/Broward (FL) Times
added Mar 3, 2017 03:45
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