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ARCHIVE: Burning Love: Big Tobacco Takes Aim at LGBT Youths [FREE FULL TEXT]

Secret tobacco industry documents lay bare the industry's targeting, seduction, and recruitment of minority groups and children. They also unmask Big Tobacco's disdain for its targets.
American Journal of Public Health
added Jan 31, 2018 15:52

How To Drive Down Smoking In Groups That Still Light Up

“There’s a massive disparity in this country in terms of who’s smoking,” says Jeffrey Drope, a researcher at the American Cancer Society and lead author of a study appearing Wednesday in the journal CA: A Cancer Journal for Clinicians. The highest rates
Oregon Public Broadcasting
added Jan 31, 2018 15:48

Heavy smoking tied to higher diabetes risk for black adults

Compared to people who never smoked, participants who smoked at least 20 cigarettes a day, roughly the size of one pack of cigarettes, were 79 percent more likely to develop diabetes. Ex-smokers and people who smoked no more than 10 cigarettes a day, how
added Jan 30, 2018 16:45

[California] BWOPA/TILE Smoke Free Housing Listening Session

BWOPA/TILE will engage the West Oakland community to explore their thoughts and policy solutions on the hidden dangers of second-hand smoke in public housing during its listening session with Oakland City Councilmember Lynette McElhaney, at the West Oakla
Diablo Magazine (Walnut Creek, CA)
added Jan 30, 2018 02:54

Harm Perceptions of Menthol and Nonmenthol Cigarettes Differ by Brand, Race/Ethnicity, and Gender in US Adult Smokers: Results from PATH Wave 1

Implications Menthol cigarettes have been historically marketed with messages conveying lower harm than other cigarettes. Little is known about how contemporary adult menthol smokers perceive the harm of their usual brand, and potential differences by ra
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jan 28, 2018 04:03

[UK] Young people who experience racism more likely to take up smoking, study suggests

'Racism affects both physical and mental health outcomes, addressing racism is an important public health priority for young people'
The Independent (uk)
added Jan 25, 2018 21:24

[UK] The influence of racism on cigarette smoking: Longitudinal study of young people in a British multiethnic cohort

Racism was associated with smoking behaviour from early adolescence to early adulthood, regardless of gender, ethnicity or socio-economic circumstances adding to evidence of the need to consider racism as an important social determinant of health across
PLoS (Public Library of Science)
added Jan 25, 2018 21:19

Flavour capsule cigarette use among US adult cigarette smokers

Flavour capsule cigarettes use is highest in young adults, particularly Hispanics. Young adult predominance, lower level of addiction symptoms and emphasis on pack design by flavour capsule users suggest that these products may be positioned as starter pr
Tobacco Control
added Jan 25, 2018 01:08

Smoking Rate Among U.S. Adults Remains at 15%

The smoking rate among adults has dropped precipitously during the last 5 decades, from a high of around 43% in the mid-1960s to the current rate of 15.5%. But for the first time in a decade in 2016, the rate at which adults smoked cigarettes inched upw
MedPage Today
added Jan 20, 2018 16:34

[Australia] 'No wonder we Aboriginal people can't get ahead': Indigenous politician says paying respect to elders and smoking ceremonies are 'bulls*** rituals'

'All the "Welcome to Country", all the "Smoking Ceremonies" and all the made up bulls*** rituals about "pay our respects to elders past and present" is just one big lie. 'Shame shame shame.'
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 20, 2018 15:58
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