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[Delaware] DSU one of few smoke-free HBCUs

Two years after declaring its campus tobacco-free, Delaware State University remains one of just a few Historically Black Colleges and Universities to have no-smoking policies. Although many college campuses in the U.S. have adopted the smoke-free attit
Wilmington (DE) News Journal
added Jul 6, 2017 17:36
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Reducing the prevalence of smoking – policy measures and focusing on specific populations ($$)

Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jul 6, 2017 16:12
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[Delaware] DSU receives award for campus no-smoking policy

Delaware State University is the recipient of the ACAS Health Leadership Award in recognition of being one of the few Historically Black Colleges and Universities to adopt a campuswide smoke-free policy.
Dover (DE) Post
added Jul 4, 2017 03:40
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[California] WALTHER: San Francisco's ban on menthol cigarettes is liberalism at its worst

How many of these cauliflower popcorn-eaters and consensual BDSM aficionados have ever taken a big drag from a Newport Menthol 100? The assumption that African-Americans enjoy menthol cigarettes because they are the hapless dupes of Big Tobacco is the so
The Week
added Jun 30, 2017 15:40
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[New Zealand] Pathways to Achieve Smokefree NZ – new research

The public health researchers estimated the impacts of a range of novel and bold measures — known as tobacco endgame strategies — on future smoking prevalence, population health, and health sector costs. They used computer simulation modelling to estimat
Scoop (nz)
added Jun 30, 2017 02:57
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Secondhand Smoke Still Plagues Some Cancer Survivors

15.7 percent reporting exposure to secondhand smoke in 2011-2012, down from nearly 40 percent in 1999-2000. However, exposure rates were higher among those with a history of smoking-related cancer and those living below the federal poverty level.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jun 22, 2017 14:03
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[California] SF bans sale of menthol cigarettes, may eliminate at least $50.5M in tobacco sales

prohibits retailers from selling flavored tobacco products, including menthol cigarettes, flavored chewing tobacco and flavored liquids containing nicotine used in electronic cigarettes, which disproportionately impact the LGBT and black communities. “We
San Francisco (CA) Examiner
added Jun 21, 2017 20:12
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Parental smoking and adult offspring’s smoking behaviours in ethnic minority groups: an intergenerational analysis in the HELIUS study

Our findings have deepened our understanding of smoking behaviours among ethnic minority groups. Future studies should simultaneously consider societal factors and parental influences, to comprehensively understand their impact on smoking among ethnic mi
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jun 21, 2017 18:06
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[Minnesota] Killer cop says Philando Castile’s ‘audacity to smoke marijuana’ in front of a child made him fear for his life

Yanez told investigators a day after the fatal July 6 shooting that he was “hit with a odor of burning marijuana” after he pulled over Castile, his girlfriend and her then-four-year-old daughter — an alleged smell he used in justifying why he’d put seven
New York Daily News
added Jun 21, 2017 16:56
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[Minnesota] Fear of secondhand pot smoke also made cop kill Philando Castile

new information is coming out that not only was Yanez in fear of his life by Castile, he was also concerned about the effects of secondhand pot smoke on the 4-year-old in the back seat of the vehicle.
Rolling Out - Digital Urban Voice
added Jun 21, 2017 16:54
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