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Parental smoking and adult offspring’s smoking behaviours in ethnic minority groups: an intergenerational analysis in the HELIUS study

Our findings have deepened our understanding of smoking behaviours among ethnic minority groups. Future studies should simultaneously consider societal factors and parental influences, to comprehensively understand their impact on smoking among ethnic mi
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jun 21, 2017 18:06
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[Minnesota] Killer cop says Philando Castile’s ‘audacity to smoke marijuana’ in front of a child made him fear for his life

Yanez told investigators a day after the fatal July 6 shooting that he was “hit with a odor of burning marijuana” after he pulled over Castile, his girlfriend and her then-four-year-old daughter — an alleged smell he used in justifying why he’d put seven
New York Daily News
added Jun 21, 2017 16:56
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[Minnesota] Fear of secondhand pot smoke also made cop kill Philando Castile

new information is coming out that not only was Yanez in fear of his life by Castile, he was also concerned about the effects of secondhand pot smoke on the 4-year-old in the back seat of the vehicle.
Rolling Out - Digital Urban Voice
added Jun 21, 2017 16:54
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Linking the content to demographic reach of online advertising of electronic nicotine delivery systems

minority smokers could either benefit from smoking cessation because they switch to ENDS, or adopt dual tobacco use. The fate of comparative advertising of ENDS versus the traditional cigarette will depend on the Food and Drug Administration enforcement o
Tobacco Control
added Jun 21, 2017 00:38
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More liver cancer deaths could be averted in the U.S

Another preventable risk factor...smoking, which is still too common in Asian communities. “I would say in Asian population, especially in Japan, Korea, and the Chinese, the male smoking rate is very high,” he said.
Reuters
added Jun 19, 2017 20:29
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Tobacco is a Social Justice Issue: Why the LGBT Community is Among the Hardest Hit by Smoking

It is not an accident that smoking rates among lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender youth are twice the rate for the general population. For decades, African Americans, low-income neighborhoods, LGBTQ communities and those with mental illness have been
PR Newswire
added Jun 14, 2017 16:31
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An Oregon Civil-Rights Pioneer is Helping Big Tobacco Fight Against Raising the Legal Smoking Age

On March 20, records show, the world's largest tobacco company, Altria (formerly known as Philip Morris), hired former state Sen. Margaret Carter (D-Portland) as a lobbyist. Carter, 81, is a well-known name in Salem. In 1985, she became the first black
Willamette Week
added Jun 8, 2017 19:21
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[Wisconsin] Letter: Anti-smoking efforts should target Hmong, Lao

Many of the Hmong and Lao do not know smoking is dangerous to their heath and now many have become victims of cancer. The Hmong and Lao are vulnerable to the high risks of smoking and secondhand smoking. The vulnerability includes the lack of higher educ
Appleton (WI) Post-Crescent
added Jun 7, 2017 01:38
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TOBACCO IN AMERICA Leaving the Vulnerable Behind (PDF)

The lack of progress in reducing tobacco use in the U.S. is particularly alarming when the overall statistics are broken down along geographic, ethnic, education and socio-economic lines. Over the last half century, the tobacco epidemic has been transform
ASH (Action on Smoking and Health) (us)
added May 30, 2017 23:15
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Early Subjective Sensory Experiences with “cigalike” E-cigarettes Among African American Menthol Smokers: A Qualitative Study

In future research of e-cigarettes’ efficacy...both device characteristics and smokers’ expectations for these devices should be considered, so vapers do not expect the same...“whole body” satisfaction as they experienced with their menthol cigarettes.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added May 27, 2017 17:16
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