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[New York] MARTINEZ: Our health is in danger

I attend Frederick Douglass Academy One in Harlem and around my school, there are more than 15 tobacco retail stores...That is why I joined Reality Check at NYC Smoke-Free. Reality Check lets youth like me take a stand against big tobacco and work to cre
New York Amsterdam News
added Jul 13, 2017 18:06
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video series aims to change the narrative about tobacco in the african-american community

Their chat is captured in the first episode of a web series that Reid hopes will spark new conversations among African-Americans, a population that smokes menthol-flavored cigarettes at much higher rates. The GOAT Series, which stands for Getting Out All
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jul 13, 2017 00:48
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Cancer top cause of death for New Yorkers of Chinese descent

Smoking and cancer are often linked, and alarmingly, that seems to be the case for Chinese New Yorkers....The city government also is working to spread an anti-smoking message in Chinese-language media outlets. "We need more data like this out there, s
China Daily (cn)
added Jul 8, 2017 17:46
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[Delaware] DSU one of few smoke-free HBCUs

Two years after declaring its campus tobacco-free, Delaware State University remains one of just a few Historically Black Colleges and Universities to have no-smoking policies. Although many college campuses in the U.S. have adopted the smoke-free attit
Wilmington (DE) News Journal
added Jul 6, 2017 17:36
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Reducing the prevalence of smoking – policy measures and focusing on specific populations ($$)

Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jul 6, 2017 16:12
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[Delaware] DSU receives award for campus no-smoking policy

Delaware State University is the recipient of the ACAS Health Leadership Award in recognition of being one of the few Historically Black Colleges and Universities to adopt a campuswide smoke-free policy.
Dover (DE) Post
added Jul 4, 2017 03:40
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[California] WALTHER: San Francisco's ban on menthol cigarettes is liberalism at its worst

How many of these cauliflower popcorn-eaters and consensual BDSM aficionados have ever taken a big drag from a Newport Menthol 100? The assumption that African-Americans enjoy menthol cigarettes because they are the hapless dupes of Big Tobacco is the so
The Week
added Jun 30, 2017 15:40
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[New Zealand] Pathways to Achieve Smokefree NZ – new research

The public health researchers estimated the impacts of a range of novel and bold measures — known as tobacco endgame strategies — on future smoking prevalence, population health, and health sector costs. They used computer simulation modelling to estimat
Scoop (nz)
added Jun 30, 2017 02:57
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Secondhand Smoke Still Plagues Some Cancer Survivors

15.7 percent reporting exposure to secondhand smoke in 2011-2012, down from nearly 40 percent in 1999-2000. However, exposure rates were higher among those with a history of smoking-related cancer and those living below the federal poverty level.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jun 22, 2017 14:03
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[California] SF bans sale of menthol cigarettes, may eliminate at least $50.5M in tobacco sales

prohibits retailers from selling flavored tobacco products, including menthol cigarettes, flavored chewing tobacco and flavored liquids containing nicotine used in electronic cigarettes, which disproportionately impact the LGBT and black communities. “We
San Francisco (CA) Examiner
added Jun 21, 2017 20:12
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