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Tobacco Retail Outlets and Vulnerable Populations in Ontario, Canada [FREE FULL TEXT]

Overall, 65% of tobacco retailers were located within 500 m of a school. The sale of tobacco products is ubiquitous, however, neighbourhoods with lower socio-economic status are more likely to have easier availability of tobacco products and most retaile
MDPI AG (ch)
added Dec 23, 2013 11:04

[Wisconsin] RIVERA: How to fight the big tobacco companies

Our Group of Hispanic Tobacco Prevention Network teens are doing just the opposite. They are among the few who refuse to give in to large companies distributing other tobacco products to youth. Another is New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, who recent
Milwaukee (WI) Courier
added Dec 22, 2013 13:50

[Taiwan] Video of man "posing as a Japanese" while smoking on Taipei subway leaves Asia confused

A curious video uploaded to YouTube late last week has been raising eyebrows across Asia today, but perhaps not for the reasons it was originally shot. In it, we see a man smoking a cigarette on the subway in Taipei, mouthing off to those around him after
RocketNews24 (Socio Corporation) (jp)
added Dec 16, 2013 22:19

[Illinois] Stalled e-cigarette ban would protect kids, Emanuel says

Wearing the black hats, according to the mayor, are Big Tobacco, its high-powered lobbyists and the aldermen who are falling prey to their arguments that e-cigarettes are not dangerous and merely a tool that adults use to quit smoking. Emanuel portrayed
Chicago Sun-Times
added Dec 11, 2013 22:46

[Illinois] Anti-smoking group honors Emanuel

Emanuel appeared at a City Hall news conference with officials from the African American Tobacco Control Leadership Council to receive the group's Visionary Elected Leader Award for his proposed ordinance that would outlaw the sale of flavored tobacco pr
Chicago Tribune
added Dec 11, 2013 22:43

Biomarker Evidence of Tobacco Smoke Exposure in Children Participating in Lead Screening

TSE is highly prevalent among children undergoing lead screening, and exposure levels are greater among Black children and children on Medicaid. TSE may contribute to lead exposure. Concurrent lead screening and biological screening for TSE may be a feasi
American Journal of Public Health
added Dec 11, 2013 14:19

[New Zealand] Maori smoking rate drops

the rate of smoking among Maori dropped almost 10 points from 42.2 percent to 32.7 percent. But Ms Snowden says to reach the target of a smoke-free New Zealand by 2025, which means a prevelance of under 5 percent, there needs to be more initiatives inclu
Waatea News (nz)
added Dec 10, 2013 12:45

Racial Differences Seen in Pancreatic Cancer Death Rates

The researchers said the disparities in pancreatic cancer death rates between blacks and whites are not fully explained by differences in smoking rates, which have decreased among blacks and whites since 1965. Smoking is one of the major causes of pancre
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Nov 19, 2013 09:18

Why Are Children Working in American Tobacco Fields?

Young farm workers are falling ill from “green tobacco sickness” while the industry denies it and government lets it happen.
The Nation
added Nov 18, 2013 14:02

Cigar Use on the Rise Among U.S. Teens

More teenagers are turning to cigars, particularly among African-Americans, even as they smoke fewer cigarettes, according to a government survey. The findings published Thursday come as the U.S. Food and Drug Administration weighs tighter restrictions
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Nov 15, 2013 02:06
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