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[Florida] Family Seeks $50M From Tobacco Cos. In Cancer Death Trial

Following Bauta's closing arguments, attorneys for the tobacco companies motioned for a mistrial on several grounds, including Bauta's mention of tobacco-related deaths after the judge indicated earlier that the numbers shouldn't be the focus of his argu
added Sep 22, 2015 15:50

Cancer Still the Leading Cause of Death for U.S. Hispanics: Report

lung cancer is now the leading cause of cancer death among U.S. women overall. However, since Hispanic women have traditionally smoked less, lung cancer deaths are 70 percent lower among Hispanic women than among white women. In 2014, 8 percent of Hispani
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Sep 16, 2015 15:52

FDA Orders R.J. Reynolds to Pull Cigarette Brands from the Market / ClearWay Minnesota comments on decision that will affect four new tobacco brands

"It is noteworthy that two of the affected brands are menthol-flavored, since menthol tobacco is known to have more addictive properties and the tobacco industry has marketed menthol products deliberately to African Americans, young people and other group
PR Newswire
added Sep 16, 2015 11:36

Wealthy Blacks Fare Worse Than Whites After Heart Attack: Study

Higher-earning black Americans seem to die sooner after a heart attack than whites...What's going on? For one thing, blacks had more risk factors for heart disease such as smoking and diabetes
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Sep 15, 2015 11:30

[Florida] Tobacco Cos. Caused Businessman's Fatal Cancer, Jury Told

Plaintiffs' attorney Juan Bauta of The Ferraro Law Firm told jurors in Miami that the companies specifically advertised to the Hispanic community in Miami, including many Cuban exiles such as Rafael Suarez. Bauta described Suarez as a hardworking father
added Sep 8, 2015 10:15

[New York] Justin Liberman’s Tobacco Burn Is Doing the Film Festival Circuit

Tobacco Burn picked up a Best Short Film award at the Kingston (New York) Film Festival...this 17-minute-long narrative film is based on an oral history from the Works Progress Administration’s collection of slave narratives. and The Paper (Cold Spring, NY)
added Sep 6, 2015 19:43

Combustible and Smokeless Tobacco Use Among High School Athletes — United States, 2001–2013

The differences in tobacco use among population subgroups (overall and among athletes), including the higher prevalence of both combustible tobacco and smokeless tobacco use among male students, non-Hispanic white students, and students in 11th and 12th
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Sep 3, 2015 20:23

U.S. Smoking Rate Falls to 15 Percent: CDC

Higher tobacco taxes, tough anti-smoking messages and smoke-free laws that ban smoking from indoor and outdoor areas appear to be dissuading even hard-core, heavily addicted smokers from continuing the habit, said Patricia Folan, director of the Center f
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Sep 1, 2015 10:55

E-cigarettes effects: 5 ways vaping can harm you

E-cigarettes may not produce ash and real smoke but it doesn't mean they're safer. Here are five ways that vaping can harm you: 1.) E-cigarettes have toxic chemicals
Latinos Health
added Aug 31, 2015 10:55

[California] BUTLER: Legislators must lead in stopping Big Tobacco’s predatory targeting of African American youth: Guest commentary

Six bills backed by the Save Lives California coalition — made up of health care workers and advocates from across our state — offer a historic opportunity to break Big Tobacco’s predatory targeting of our youth.
Los Angeles Daily News
added Aug 24, 2015 18:27
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