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[USA] Report slams US tobacco child labour ($$)

Children who cannot legally buy cigarettes harvest tobacco, use heavy machinery and climb into barn rafters to dry leaves. During shifts as long as 12 hours, these workers – some as young as seven – are exposed to nicotine, pesticides and extreme heat. T
Financial Times (uk)
added May 14, 2014 17:28
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LeNOIR: African American doctors on the ‘Front Lines’ see the devastating results of tobacco advertising

Not one African American newspaper, radio station, television station or magazine has been included in the $45 million ad campaign, even though many of these same outlets were used to aggressively influence African American smokers.
Milwaukee (WI) Courier
added May 5, 2014 08:35
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A Scramble for Antismoking Ads

A&E ... argued in court papers that the parties continued to ignore the ability of A&E and other cable networks "to reach additional tens of millions ... Univision ... filed opposition papers arguing the revised plan wouldn't reach another important demo
National Law Journal
added May 5, 2014 08:18
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New Tobacco 'Apology' Ads Plan Still Excludes Most Black Media

“If they had asked, we could have helped them develop a better plan than this,” said National Newspaper Publishers Association Chairman Cloves Campbell. “They didn’t consult us and the end result is that we’re back to where this process started last yea
Houston Forward Times
added Apr 30, 2014 10:52
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Momentary Negative Moods and Being With Friends Precede Cigarette Use Among Korean American Emerging Adults

Based on extant theory and data documenting the importance of negative affect (NA) and social context, we examined the extent to which being with friends and NA independently and concomitantly were associated with the likelihood of subsequent smoking,...
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Apr 28, 2014 23:05
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Revised deal on court-ordered ads in tobacco lawsuit will reach more of black community

tobacco companies and the Justice Department are including media outlets that target more of the black community in court-ordered advertisements that say the cigarette makers lied about the dangers of smoking, according to a brief filed in U.
AP - Associated Press
added Apr 23, 2014 13:44
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GOFF: Black America needs a 'Let's Move' campaign against smoking

providing the support necessary to help them quit should be a priority for black Americans and all Americans. If compassion doesn't motivate us, then maybe our pocketbooks should.... Obama has the power to convince our community that smoking is not "cool.
Tacoma (WA) News Tribune
added Apr 23, 2014 09:20
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[Asia-pacific, USA] Decreased Smoking Disparities Among Vietnamese and Cambodian Communities — Racial and Ethnic Approaches to Community Health (REACH) Project, 2002–2006

The Office of Minority Health and Health Equity selected this intervention analysis and discussion to provide an example of a program that might be effective for reducing tobacco use-related health disparities in the United States.
Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
added Apr 21, 2014 14:59
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Fewer smokers in Colorado, but more among youth, people of color

according to the 2012 Attitudes and Behaviors Survey on Health recently released by the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment. “While we have made progress in reducing this grave public health threat, too many Coloradans still smoke,” said
North Denver (CO) News
added Apr 9, 2014 15:10
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[Dominican Republic, South America/Caribbean, USA] Irony: Dominicans shun tobacco despite being major growers

Ironically Dominicans are the U.S. Latinos which smoke the least, despite the fact their country figures among the world’s leading tobacco producers, says a study by the Yeshiva University’s School of Medicine, in Manhattan. Citing data from the Centers
Dominican Today (do)
added Apr 9, 2014 14:59
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