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Hispanic youth may be more tempted to smoke than other kids

The appeal of smoking for children and teens may be tied at least in part to their race or ethnicity, a recent U.S. study suggests. Plenty of previous research has found disparities in smoking habits, with white and Hispanic youth more likely to start sm
added Oct 18, 2016 02:11

Trends in Susceptibility to Smoking by Race and Ethnicity [FREE FULL TEXT]

CONCLUSIONS: Racial/ethnic disparities in smoking susceptibility persisted over time among US youth nonsmokers, especially at ages 11 to 13 . Interventions to combat smoking susceptibility are needed.
added Oct 17, 2016 23:59

Racial, ethnic disparity in smoking susceptibility in children persist

1. Using nationally representative data, this study found that racial and ethnic disparities in smoking susceptibility among nonsmoking children, was persistent over the 15 year study period. 2. Compared to non-Hispanic whites, Hispanics were more susce
2 Minute Medicine
added Oct 17, 2016 23:59

[North Carolina] HALL: Working in tobacco fields can make kids sick. But they still need the money.

Eddie doesn’t mention he found the work unbearable at first but stuck with it because it was a way to make money without risking getting in trouble with police. Without a green card or U.S. citizenship, he didn’t have many other options. And by now he kn
Washington Post
added Oct 17, 2016 19:02

[California] WILLIAMS: Black Health Experts Call on Obama to Use His Bully Pulpit on the Issue of Menthol Cigarettes

In a bold move, last week a group of African American activists including a number of doctors and other health care professionals reignited discussion on this important and relevant issue when it penned a letter to the president and described the use of
The Black Voice News (Riverside, CA)
added Oct 17, 2016 19:01
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the truth about: menthol

while overall smoking rates have declined across the country, menthol cigarettes are slowing that progress.
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Oct 13, 2016 19:59

Former New York Jets Player Opens Harlem Hookah Lounge

Harlem Hookah... the brainchild of former New York Jets player Stephen Bowen...said he opened the lounge with his wife Tiffany to add more to the hookah scene uptown...“We repeatedly saw many Harlemites at hookah locations downtown." “Finally, after a de
added Oct 12, 2016 22:49

[California] Big Tobacco Forced to Pull Down Campaign Ad After Latest Big Lie is Exposed

Big Tobacco’s ads claimed the California Hispanic Chamber of Commerce is opposed to Proposition 56. One small problem: It’s simply not true... The false claims were made in two separate ads for the Tobacco-funded No campaign, which were taken off the air
Yes on
added Oct 11, 2016 02:12

Association between menthol-flavoured cigarette smoking and flavoured little cigar and cigarillo use among African-American, Hispanic, and white young and middle-aged adult smokers

Use of menthol-flavoured cigarettes and positive perceptions about menthol-flavoured and other flavour additives in LCCs may contribute to dual use with flavoured LCCs among adult cigarette smokers, specifically those from vulnerable populations.
Tobacco Control
added Oct 8, 2016 00:27

[Oceania, Papua New Guinea] Case adjourned over language problems

FIVE Chinese men charged with assembling and smuggling fake cigarettes worth more than K100,000 in Port Moresby have had their case adjourned because of a language problems...Bidar allowed the adjournment because the Chinese nationals were confused as to
The National (pg)
added Oct 8, 2016 00:17
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