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TOC: November 2016, Volume 25, Suppl 2: Flavoured Tobacco Products in the United States [FREE FULL TEXTS]

Flavoured tobacco products in the USA: synthesis of recent multidiscipline studies with implications for advancing tobacco regulatory science / Tobacco industry use of flavourings to promote smokeless tobacco products / Flavoured tobacco products and the
Tobacco Control
added Dec 14, 2016 17:19
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Non-smoker women have high prevalence of breathing trouble, cough

in International Journal of Chronic Diseases, researchers suggest that women who have never smoked are susceptible to Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) and that African American women are particularly vulnerable. Chronic obstructive pulmonary d
ANI (in)
added Dec 13, 2016 02:40
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Why women are most vulnerable to cigarette-related cancer - even if they've never smoked

'Women had approximately 50 percent higher odds of COPD compared to white men even when we adjusted for height, education, income, and health care access,' said lead author, Professor Esme Fuller-Thomson. She added that hormones may play a significant
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Dec 9, 2016 23:12
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Why Some People Aren't Celebrating This Smoking Ban

“We are extremely concerned that this rule will create additional homelessness,” John Lozier, executive director of the National Health Care for the Homeless Council told The Hill in August. “Our primary concern about this policy is the fate of those wh
ATTN:
added Dec 2, 2016 22:19
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Federal Government Criminalizes Smoking in Public Housing Developments. What Impact Will It Have on Black, Latino Residents?

The HUD’s Resident Characteristics Report showed a large majority, 45 percent to be exact, of public housing households were headed by African-Americans; 25 percent were headed by Latinos. The federal agency pointed out many people who reside in public h
Atlanta (GA) Black Star
added Dec 2, 2016 22:02
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[Wisconsin] One Way to Lower the Smoking Rate in the African American Community; Stop Youth From Smoking Now

The concern is that the African American smoking rate in Wisconsin is at 32 percent, which is above the national norm of 17.5 percent and even significantly above the state rate of 19 percent. “We want to look at what we can do. One thing is stop young
Milwaukee (WI) Courier
added Nov 29, 2016 16:48
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ELLIS: Menthol cigarettes, the Grim Reaper among Blacks

Buried in these horrible statistics is a glaring fact: The use of menthol cigarettes is on the rise in the United States, bucking the downward trend in overall cigarette smoking. Making matters worse is the disproportionate rate that Blacks smoke mentho
Philadelphia (PA) Tribune
added Nov 22, 2016 00:48
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Study compares reach of quitlines to number of tobacco users for different racial/ethnic groups

appear to be reaching minority populations that typically underutilize cessation treatments and have high smoking prevalence, particularly African Americans and American Indians/Alaska Natives. This study, publishing today in the journal Nicotine & Tobacc
News-Medical.net
added Nov 19, 2016 18:44
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Smoking may block some of the benefits of kidney disease medications

Nonsmokers and smokers who successfully quit had slower worsening of their kidney function than those who were unsuccessful at quitting. In addition, continued smoking prevented the typical decrease in protein excretion in the urine that is indicative of
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Nov 18, 2016 14:57
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[California] City Launches 3-Year Anti-Tobacco, Anti-Menthol Awareness Campaign Aimed at African American and Latino Communities

officials said they will launch a three-year anti-tobacco and anti-menthol products public awareness campaign on Wednesday that will feature “very eye-catching billboard-style displays,” educational materials and social media outreach aimed at reducing to
Pasadena (CA) Now
added Nov 16, 2016 20:14
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