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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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Responsiveness to cigarette prices by different racial/ethnic groups of US adults

Our results suggest that raising cigarette prices, such as via tobacco tax increases, would result in reduced cigarette consumption for all racial/ethnic groups. The magnitude of the effect and the impact on cessation and reduced smoking intensity differ
Tobacco Control
added Jul 26, 2017 22:55
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apply: 2017 tobacco-free college program for community colleges and minority-serving institutions

college campuses have emerged as a critical battleground...Truth Initiative® has awarded funding to 135 historically black colleges and universities and community colleges to advocate for, adopt and implement a 100 percent smoke- or tobacco-free policy. T
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jul 26, 2017 19:07
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Acculturation, Depression, and Smoking Cessation: a trajectory pattern recognition approach [FREE FULL TEXT]

A culturally adaptive intervention should target Korean American smokers with a high level of depression and a low level of biculturalism to assist in their smoking cessation.
BioMed Central (uk)
added Jul 26, 2017 17:14
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[California] VIDEO: Talking With The Woman Behind The San Francisco Flavored Tobacco Ban

Roland Martin talks with San Francisco’s District 10 Supervisor Malia Cohen about the recently passed legislation that bans flavored tobacco sales in the city.
BlackAmericaWeb.com
added Jul 18, 2017 01:52
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[Wisconsin] Big Tobacco Targets the Black Community

Native Americans and White adults are the highest consumers of tobacco products in America. Yet, tobacco advertisements are found 10 times more in the Black community than anywhere else in the nation. In America, 18.3% of Black Adults are tobacco smokers
Milwaukee (WI) Courier
added Jul 16, 2017 02:30
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[Indiana] Dead at 42, father & husband inspires anti-smoking campaign for African-Americans

His doctors warned him his habit had an impact on his health. Even that didn’t work... Since William’s death, Xavier, 14, and Yulonda have been sharing that message with other African-Americans as part of the Indiana Black Expo’s “Matters of the Heart” ca
Indianapolis (IN) Star
added Jul 14, 2017 11:22
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