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[Asia, Israel] HIGHER RISK FOR BREAST CANCER IN ARAB WOMEN EXPOSED TO MEN’S TOBACCO SMOKE

face a 250% higher risk of contracting breast cancer compared to Arab women who are not exposed to such smoke. This fact, reported in a new study from the University of Haifa’s School of Public Health, is especially relevant, as the smoking rate among Ar
Jerusalem Post
added Dec 10, 2017 18:10
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AUDIO: Big Tobacco Coughs Up ‘Corrective Statements’ — Arkansas Youth Might Miss The Message

“They seem to do the bare minimum,”...the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, is not one of them. The Sun and some other community newspapers sued for the ad contracts, and won. "It's really too bad that the Democrat-Gazette didn't get some of those ads," Mirive
KUAR FM 89.1 (Little Rock, AR)
added Dec 9, 2017 19:42
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[Africa, Mid-east] ABUALHASSAN: A tale of two evils: Islamic State is gone, but the tobacco industry remains

cigarettes and smoking have become linked to the demise of the self-proclaimed caliphate's territorial holdings....raises critical questions for smokers and policymakers across the Arab world. How did cigarettes become the symbol of liberty, and how much
The New Arab (uk)
added Dec 8, 2017 19:11
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An archaeological dig unearths one of the earliest slave remains in Delaware

tobacco was king. The crop was heavily cultivated. It was smoked incessantly in hard clay pipes. And it served as the standard currency. Fines, as well as belongings, were valued in pounds of tobacco. A good horse was worth 1,500 pounds of tobacco. A fr
Washington Post
added Dec 7, 2017 13:27
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5 strategies for passing local laws against flavored tobacco

Young people — especially African-American youth — are getting hooked on tobacco by first trying these flavored products. In fact, in 2014, the majority of high school students who smoked a cigarette in the past 30 days used menthol cigarettes, mint-flav
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Dec 7, 2017 13:27
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[California] A High-Profile Anti-Tobacco Crusader Is Being Sued For Sexual Harassment

Neeley says in the complaint that she reported the harassment, but the university did not meaningfully act to protect her and other female employees. She says that this lack of protection meant she was “forced to leave.” According to her attorneys, she
BuzzFeed
added Dec 7, 2017 04:35
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[California] NEELEY v UCSF/GLANTZ (PDF)

Professor GLANTZ abused his authority and prestige at UCSF and sexually harassed NEELEY, and other female subordinates, and subjected them to misogynistic and racially insensitive behavior. While NEELEY was employed at UCSF, GLANTZ repeatedly stared at he
DocumentCloud.org
added Dec 7, 2017 03:40
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[Oklahoma] Tobacco admissions a partial victory for some

In Oklahoma, print ads will run as required by the legal order in the Black Chronicle, a weekly Oklahoma City publication with a mostly African-American readership.
Tahlequah (OK) Daily Press
added Dec 6, 2017 17:27
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adult smoking rates continue to underscore health disparities

reinforces the fact that tobacco continues to disproportionately affect certain populations. For example, the report found that: Tobacco use ranged from 9 percent among Asians to 26.6 percent among American Indians and Alaska Natives.
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Dec 4, 2017 15:41
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[Iowa] Ask the Times: How are the cigarette taxes spent?

"The state of Iowa has, since before the tobacco tax increase, followed the [CDC] best practices for tobacco control programs. In particular we have followed their four goal areas: Preventing initiation among youth and young adults; promoting quitting amo
Quad-City (IA) Times
added Dec 2, 2017 16:39
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