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SABIA: Elizabeth Warren calls for a ban on menthol cigarettes because they are racists against blacks

Fake Native American Sen. Elizabeth Warren has joined other Democrat senators in calling for a ban of menthol cigarettes because they are racist. Warren added her name to the effort led by fellow Massachusetts Sen. Edward Markey and joined by Rhode Islan
BizPac Review
added Aug 28, 2017 21:41
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SENATORS' LETTER TO FDA ON MENTHOL (PDF)

Although the Tobacco Control Act did not expressly ban menthol from cigarettes, it did require the [TPSAC] to review the scientific literature around menthol's impact on public health and report to the FDA. That report concluded in 2011 that "removal of
US Senator Edward J. Markey (D-MA)
added Aug 25, 2017 18:54
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Linking the content to demographic reach of online advertising of electronic nicotine delivery systems

The lower exposure to ENDS advertising among racial/ethnic minorities versus non-Hispanic whites is consistent with survey data. Yet, the greater odds of comparative advertising of ENDS on websites that appeal to racial/ethnic minorities (ie, Hispanics) c
Tobacco Control
added Aug 24, 2017 16:33
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[Florida] Are White Men Better Jurors for Tobacco Companies?

Enoch's counsel used a peremptory challenge during the preliminary examination to strike prospective juror 18, a white man, during voir dire. But the tobacco companies objected, raising race and gender issues. "He's a white male. I don't understand what …
floridabiz.com (Daily Business Review)
added Aug 18, 2017 18:37
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Menthol Cigarettes' Hidden Link To Black Americans

some argue the black population's attachment to the menthol variety and tobacco in general isn't a coincidence. "The truth is this is exploitation," said Ritney Castine, Truth Initiative director of community and youth engagement. Castine works for Trut
Newsy
added Aug 11, 2017 15:55
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Black Lives / Black Lungs

A short film investigating the tobacco industry’s successful infiltration into the black community. . . . Watch the full 15-minute short film below ↓
Black Lives / Black Lungs
added Aug 11, 2017 15:55
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[Indiana] EDITORIAL: Proposed citywide smoking ban a step too far

While we certainly agree with Nafziger that secondhand smoke contains harmful chemicals and do not condone exposing children and adults who frequent city parks to those effects, telling local business owners that they must eradicate smoking — and therefo
Goshen (IN) News
added Aug 11, 2017 15:54
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[Pennsylvania] Dangers of secondhand, thirdhand smoke

What you can do to reduce the health risks of passive smoking In your home: Don’t let anyone smoke in your home. Where children spend time: Every organization dealing with children should have a smoking policy that effectively protects children from ex
Philadelphia (PA) Tribune
added Aug 8, 2017 20:01
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[North Carolina] Gene mutations may play role in blacks' higher cancer death rates

Gene mutations may play a pivotal role in why African-Americans are more likely to die from smoking-related cancers than whites, Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center researchers said Monday....Researchers found the black patients had an increased mutation
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Aug 7, 2017 13:31
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Movie Language Orientation, Gender, Movie Smoking Exposure, and Smoking Susceptibility among Youth in Mexico

Consistent with research on the influence of U.S. culture on the smoking of Mexican-heritage youth in the U.S., findings suggest that orientation toward English-language movies may put youth in Mexico at risk for smoking initiation. Findings extend exist
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jul 26, 2017 23:36
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