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[USA, North Carolina] LAVERY/SHERIDAN: A Smokescreen for Slavery: Human Rights Abuses in UK Supply Chains

when we visited the tobacco fields in North Carolina we were shocked to find that this only scrapes the surface ... The Modern Slavery Bill has offered us an opportunity to tighten rules that already govern our supply chains, and we are proud that the Lab
Huffington Post (blog)
added Nov 5, 2014 11:04
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November 2014, Volume 23, Number e2 - TOC: Social justice and health disparities

Tobacco Control
added Nov 3, 2014 15:34
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Light and Intermittent Smoking among California African American, Hispanic/Latino, and non-Hispanic White Men and Women

prevalence of light and intermittent smoking (LITS) is increasing...rates increased over time for male and female African American, Latino and White adults. There is a need for increased tobacco control attention to LITS across all ethnic groups, but with
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Nov 1, 2014 22:24
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Tobacco industry use of flavours to recruit new users of little cigars and cigarillos

Tobacco companies engaged in a calculated effort to blur the line between LCCs to increase the appeal to cigarette smokers, and the use of flavours facilitated these efforts. Bans on flavoured cigarettes should be expanded to include flavoured LCCs, and t
Tobacco Control
added Oct 30, 2014 14:48
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[North Carolina] Hidden History of Winston-Salem / Six stories from Forsyth County’s past you probably haven’t heard.

William Neal Reynolds...in his will: That his 1,100 acre estate, Tanglewood, be turned into a public park for the citizens of Forsyth County—but only the white citizens.... While many know R.J. Reynolds as a tobacco tycoon...he had a superstitious side...
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Oct 30, 2014 14:17
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[UK] Seeking out ‘easy targets’? Tobacco companies, health inequalities and public policy [FREE FULL TEXT]

Department of Health held a consultation on the future of tobacco control, including a focus on reducing socioeconomic inequalities in smoking, to which tobacco companies made written submissions.
Tobacco Control
added Oct 16, 2014 15:51
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The Worth of Black Men, From Slavery to Ferguson

This is the “Scale of Valuation of Slaves,” from the papers of Tyre Glen — a prosperous North Carolina slave trader and tobacco planter who was, paradoxically, also an abolitionist and antisecessionist.
New York Times
added Oct 9, 2014 13:59
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Kevin Sabet: Think Big Tobacco was bad? Wait till you get a whiff of Big Marijuana

legalization threatens to further contribute to disproportionate health outcomes among minorities, all the while creating a massive new industry...Tobacco executives in the 1900s wrote the playbook on the reckless and deceitful marketing of an addictive —
Savannah (GA) Morning News
added Oct 6, 2014 13:18
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The prevalence of brand switching among adult smokers in the USA, 2006–2011: findings from the ITC US surveys

Nearly half of smokers in the USA switched their cigarette brand or brand style within a year. Switching between brands may be more price motivated, while switching within brands may be motivated by price and other brand characteristics such as product le
Tobacco Control
added Sep 27, 2014 13:50
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LEGACY PARTNERS WITH HISPANIC ASSOCIATION OF COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES (HACU) TO DISTINGUISH TOBACCO-RELATED HEALTH DISPARITIES AMONG HISPANIC/LATINO COLLEGE SUBPOPULATIONS

Innovative Study Shows Significant Differences Among Four Hispanic/Latino Subgroups: Mexican American, Dominican, Cuban American, Puerto Rican
American Legacy Foundation
added Sep 24, 2014 11:00
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