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the truth about: menthol

while overall smoking rates have declined across the country, menthol cigarettes are slowing that progress.
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Oct 13, 2016 19:59
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Former New York Jets Player Opens Harlem Hookah Lounge

Harlem Hookah... the brainchild of former New York Jets player Stephen Bowen...said he opened the lounge with his wife Tiffany to add more to the hookah scene uptown...“We repeatedly saw many Harlemites at hookah locations downtown." “Finally, after a de
DNAinfo
added Oct 12, 2016 22:49
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[California] Big Tobacco Forced to Pull Down Campaign Ad After Latest Big Lie is Exposed

Big Tobacco’s ads claimed the California Hispanic Chamber of Commerce is opposed to Proposition 56. One small problem: It’s simply not true... The false claims were made in two separate ads for the Tobacco-funded No campaign, which were taken off the air
Yes on 56.org
added Oct 11, 2016 02:12
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Association between menthol-flavoured cigarette smoking and flavoured little cigar and cigarillo use among African-American, Hispanic, and white young and middle-aged adult smokers

Use of menthol-flavoured cigarettes and positive perceptions about menthol-flavoured and other flavour additives in LCCs may contribute to dual use with flavoured LCCs among adult cigarette smokers, specifically those from vulnerable populations.
Tobacco Control
added Oct 8, 2016 00:27
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[Oceania, Papua New Guinea] Case adjourned over language problems

FIVE Chinese men charged with assembling and smuggling fake cigarettes worth more than K100,000 in Port Moresby have had their case adjourned because of a language problems...Bidar allowed the adjournment because the Chinese nationals were confused as to
The National (pg)
added Oct 8, 2016 00:17
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[California] Hispanic chamber doesn’t oppose tobacco tax hike after all

In a pair of television ads, tobacco companies say the California Hispanic Chambers of Commerce oppose a $2 cigarette tax increase on the November ballot. But on Thursday the chamber asked the campaign to remove its name from the spots, saying it hasn’t
Sacramento (CA) Bee
added Oct 7, 2016 23:09
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State-Specific Prevalence of Current Cigarette Smoking and Smokeless Tobacco Use Among Adults — United States, 2014

underscores the importance of implementing comprehensive tobacco control and prevention interventions to reduce tobacco use and tobacco-related disparities across states, including increasing tobacco product prices, implementing and enforcing comprehensiv
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Oct 7, 2016 01:45
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[Sri Lanka] Asian Tribune Cigarette prices increased by another Rs 7 per cigarette

Finance Minister Ravi Karunanayake announced that the price of a cigarette have been increased by Rs 7 per cigarette with effect from midnight yesterday (3). There was a huge shortage of cigarettes reported from the market during the last few days in an
Asian Tribune
added Oct 5, 2016 16:57
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High resting heart rate tied to African American heart failure risk

For African Americans, a high resting heart rate may indicate greater risk of death or hospitalization with heart failure, a recent analysis finds....Stresses like smoking and chronic diseases likely play a role.
Reuters
added Oct 5, 2016 01:53
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[UK] French mayors ban hookah pipes as racial tensions rise ($$)

At least four mayors in southeast France and one in the Paris region have made it illegal to smoke them in public after complaints from locals. Critics say that the ban illustrates how France is turning against immigrant communities from Muslim countrie
Times Of London (uk)
added Oct 3, 2016 22:50
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