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National Public Health Org Brings On Women's Health And Wellbeing Leader To Support Communities With Greatest Burden Of Tobacco Addiction

Truth Initiative has brought on a veteran of the reproductive health, education and advocacy arena, Amy Taylor, to lead its community-level engagement and youth activism programs. Taylor joins the national youth tobacco prevention organization as senior v
PR Newswire
added Apr 11, 2016 22:18
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ARCHIVE: Differential trends in cigarette smoking in the USA: is menthol slowing progress?

Progress in reducing youth smoking has likely been attenuated by the sale and marketing of mentholated cigarettes, including emerging varieties of established youth brands. This study should inform the Food and Drug Administration regarding the potential
FairWarning
added Apr 9, 2016 00:07
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Smoking Rates Stall Among Young Blacks

Progress in anti-smoking campaigns slows as tobacco companies ramp up marketing in black neighborhoods, study says
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Apr 9, 2016 00:04
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[North Carolina] NC HBCUs gather to develop smoke-free campus policies

Students and administrators from seven HBCUs gathered Friday for a conference on implementing tobacco-free policies at historically black colleges. The summit, called “Together We Can,” was jointly hosted by the American Cancer Society, the N.C. Departme
Raleigh (NC) News & Observer
added Apr 8, 2016 23:08
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[New York] Journal supplement points out disparities among African-American, white smokers

The percentage of African-American high school seniors who smoke has changed very little...“That the decline has stalled in the last 22 years is, to me, very sad news. I think it's about the industry working really hard to keep this market.” Gary A. Giovi
University of Buffalo
added Apr 7, 2016 20:12
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TrendBlendz: how Splitarillos use marijuana flavours to promote cigarillo use

Trendsettah, Inc. is a cigar and cigarillo-producing company whose brands include Splitarillos cigarillos, Hood Wraps cigars, Blow vaporisers... connects with its consumers through live entertainment, social media and experiential promotion, and is highly
Tobacco Control
added Apr 7, 2016 12:44
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[Massachusetts] Has Boston's 2011 cigar packaging and pricing regulation reduced availability of single-flavoured cigars popular with youth?

The regulation has been effective in reducing levels and disparities in availability of flavoured single cigars popular with youth across Boston neighbourhoods, regardless of socioeconomic status and racial/ethnic composition.
Tobacco Control
added Apr 7, 2016 12:41
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Journal supplement points out disparities among African-American, white smokers

The percentage of African-American high school seniors who smoke has changed very little over the past two decades. In fact, the percentages in 2014 and 1992 are statistically the same. That's among the findings presented in a supplement to the April iss
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Apr 6, 2016 14:27
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Study finds racial differences in smoking habits

differences in smoking habits between whites and African-Americans may disadvantage the latter in terms of access to potentially lifesaving medical interventions.
Yale Daily News
added Apr 5, 2016 15:40
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Partnership Aims to Reduce Smoking Rates in Nine States

American Lung Association announced it is partnering with the Anthem Foundation...to help smokers in nine states -- Virginia, West Virginia, Kentucky, Indiana, Kansas, Missouri, Wisconsin, Colorado, and Nevada -- quit smoking. Their Addressing Tobacco Use
Occupational Health and Safety
added Apr 4, 2016 14:41
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