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Comprehensive Report Says Tobacco Control Must Be Highest Priority in Cancer Control

More than half of the 26% decline in cancer mortality rates in the U.S. since 1991 is due to reductions in tobacco smoking. Despite this progress, tobacco smoking remains the most common cause of cancer and cancer death The highest priority in a national
American Cancer Society
added Oct 12, 2018 14:18
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Feasibility of a smartphone-based tobacco treatment for HIV-infected smokers

Smartphone-based tobacco treatment for PLWH was feasible and achieved moderate-high rates of engagement and satisfaction in a middle-aged, ethnic/racial minority group in the poorest urban community...we explore the feasibility and preliminary efficacy o
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Oct 5, 2018 20:34
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[North Carolina] Federal Court Victory for Migrant Farmworkers Protects Their Right to Organize

Farm Labor Organizing Committee (FLOC) — has worked tirelessly to advocate for the rights of these workers. The union has successfully negotiated on their behalf with major employers, such as the R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company. But in 2017, North Carolina
American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU)
added Sep 28, 2018 21:01
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Racial/Ethnic Disparities in Tobacco Product Use Among Middle and High School Students — United States, 2014–2017

During 2014–2017, ever-use and current use of any tobacco product among U.S. middle and high school students were highest among Native Hawaiians/Other Pacific Islanders and American Indians/Alaska Natives and lowest among Asians.
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Sep 26, 2018 00:51
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cdc finds ‘marked disparities’ in youth tobacco use by race and ethnicity

youth tobacco use is highest among Native Hawaiians and other Pacific Islanders, who make up almost a quarter — 23.4 percent — of U.S. teens who currently use a tobacco product, according to a report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Sep 26, 2018 00:50
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[Ohio] POLITICS Toledo-based union relieved after judge blocks North Carolina's Farm Act

President Baldemar Velasquez discusses the working condition differences between documented and undocumented migrants while leading a tour of a tobacco worker's field near Dudley, North Carolina in 2014
Toledo (OH) Blade
added Sep 21, 2018 21:11
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The association between lifetime polytobacco use and intention to quit among HIV-positive cigarette smokers

Conclusion Future studies should consider tailoring the timing of cessation interventions upon disease stage and lifetime history of polytobacco use.
Drug and Alcohol Dependence
added Sep 16, 2018 19:00
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AHA: More Work Needed to Curb Smoking Among Certain Groups

Native American and Alaska Native adults, African-American men, lesbian, gay and bisexual adults have the highest smoking rates, according to a recent CDC report. Rates also are high among the poor and those who have low educational attainment. The cons
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Sep 14, 2018 01:27
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Florida Panel Denies Certiorari, Won’t Review Disqualification Of Firm ($$)

Efforts by a wrongful death plaintiff to overturn a Florida judge’s order disqualifying the Ferraro Firm from further representing her in litigation against Philip Morris USA Inc. and R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. were unsuccessful on Sept. 5, when the First
Lexis Nexis
added Sep 9, 2018 20:15
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Vape store seeks exemption to Ohio city’s under-21 tobacco-sales ban, just like hookah lounge

Groove, a store in Kent that specializes in “e-liquids” which he and his staff custom make for customers ages 18 to 80. But he and his employees recently expressed concern about Tobacco 21, a new ordinance in Kent that restricts the sale of tobacco and v
Columbus (OH) Dispatch
added Sep 3, 2018 14:52
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