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[California] Assemblymember Ed Chau, Chinese American Community and Health Leaders Unite to Send Big Tobacco a Message: Stop Lying, Prop 56 Will Save Lives

to discuss the deadly effects tobacco has on Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) communities and why Chinese American’s should vote Yes on Prop 56. “The impact of tobacco on our communities is very real; especially for some Asian American groups w
Yes on 56.org
added Oct 27, 2016 22:00
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VIDEO: The secondhand smoke you don't even know you're exposed to is killing you

non-smoking individuals with the highest levels of cotinine lost 13.8 years of life. What’s most alarming, Flores said, is that non-smoking individuals are unaware of their risk, answering “no” when asked if they are exposed to secondhand smoke. “Little
Fox News
added Oct 26, 2016 13:38
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[California] LA City Councilmember David Ryu and Korean American Community Leaders Gather to Urge Voters to Support Prop 56 and Combat High Rates of Smoking

Councilmember Ryu was joined by radiation oncologist Dr. Paul Song, the Korean American Coalition (KAC), Korean American Dental Association, Korean Churches for Community Development, California Radiological Society, and Koreatown Immigrant Workers Alli
Yes on 56.org
added Oct 24, 2016 23:40
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[California] African American, Latino and API Communities Stand Up to Tobacco Companies Predatory Tactics

“Our communities are being targeted by Big Tobacco,” said Assemblymember Tony Thurmond. “African Americans smoke more and die more because of the tobacco industry’s deadly products and calculated marketing in our communities. Proposition 56 is a crucial
Yes on 56.org
added Oct 24, 2016 23:39
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Changes in the prevalence and correlates of menthol cigarette use in the USA, 2004–2014 [FREE FULL TEXT]

The youngest smokers are most likely to use menthol cigarettes. Among smokers, increases in overall menthol cigarette use and menthol cigarette use in whites, Asians and Hispanics since 2010 are of concern. There is tremendous urgency to limit the impact
Tobacco Control
added Oct 21, 2016 00:18
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Hispanic youth may be more tempted to smoke than other kids

The appeal of smoking for children and teens may be tied at least in part to their race or ethnicity, a recent U.S. study suggests. Plenty of previous research has found disparities in smoking habits, with white and Hispanic youth more likely to start sm
Reuters
added Oct 18, 2016 02:11
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Trends in Susceptibility to Smoking by Race and Ethnicity [FREE FULL TEXT]

CONCLUSIONS: Racial/ethnic disparities in smoking susceptibility persisted over time among US youth nonsmokers, especially at ages 11 to 13 . Interventions to combat smoking susceptibility are needed.
Pediatrics
added Oct 17, 2016 23:59
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Racial, ethnic disparity in smoking susceptibility in children persist

1. Using nationally representative data, this study found that racial and ethnic disparities in smoking susceptibility among nonsmoking children, was persistent over the 15 year study period. 2. Compared to non-Hispanic whites, Hispanics were more susce
2 Minute Medicine
added Oct 17, 2016 23:59
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[North Carolina] HALL: Working in tobacco fields can make kids sick. But they still need the money.

Eddie doesn’t mention he found the work unbearable at first but stuck with it because it was a way to make money without risking getting in trouble with police. Without a green card or U.S. citizenship, he didn’t have many other options. And by now he kn
Washington Post
added Oct 17, 2016 19:02
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[California] WILLIAMS: Black Health Experts Call on Obama to Use His Bully Pulpit on the Issue of Menthol Cigarettes

In a bold move, last week a group of African American activists including a number of doctors and other health care professionals reignited discussion on this important and relevant issue when it penned a letter to the president and described the use of
The Black Voice News (Riverside, CA)
added Oct 17, 2016 19:01
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