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[New York] NYC's tobacco-free pharmacy law substantially reduces retailer density, yet impact unequal

law substantially reduces tobacco retailer density overall, but the policy's impact is not evenly distributed across neighborhoods, according to a new study at Columbia's Mailman School of Public Health. On average, retailer density will decrease by nearl
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Aug 30, 2018 16:36
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Duke historians ask to remove Confederate veteran’s name

The building is currently named for Julian Carr, a Confederate veteran and tobacco magnate...Carr is also known for his 1913 speech at the... monument known as Silent Sam. During the speech he bragged about whipping a black woman
AP - Associated Press
added Aug 29, 2018 07:16
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Among Black Women, Smoking Linked with Increased Lupus Risk, Moderate Drinking with Less Risk, Study Reports

Smoking was found to be associated with an increased risk of systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) among black women, while moderate alcohol consumption significantly reduces the chances of developing the disease, a study reports. These findings are consis
Lupus News Today
added Aug 24, 2018 12:48
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[Virginia] Halifax County tobacco exhibit now open at local museum

permanent exhibit at the Halifax County-South Boston Museum of Fine Arts and History... highlighting the golden era of tobacco in Halifax County... “It’s an exhibit we had been planning since the medical exhibit, ‘Hospitals of Halifax County,’ opened
South Boston (VA) Gazette-Virginian
added Aug 24, 2018 12:41
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Relationship of cigarette smoking and alcohol consumption to incidence of systemic lupus erythematosus in the Black Women's Health Study

Conclusion Findings from this first large study among Black women are consistent with previous findings in other populations of increased risk of SLE associated with cigarette smoking and decreased risk with moderate alcohol consumption.
Arthritis Care & Research
added Aug 24, 2018 12:39
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Evaluating the impact and equity of a tobacco-free pharmacy law on retailer density in New York City neighbourhoods

NYC’s tobacco-free pharmacy law substantially reduces tobacco retailer density overall, but the impact is not equal across neighbourhoods. In order to minimise disparities in the tobacco retail environment, local governments considering a similar ban shou
Tobacco Control
added Aug 23, 2018 00:41
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[New York, West Virginia] Indian-American from Georgia sentenced after pleading guilty to cigarette smuggling charge

Sukhdev Singh Virdi, of Dacula, Georgia, was sentenced Aug. 20, to three years probation for unlawful cigarette smuggling....pled guilty to one count of “Conspiracy to Traffic in Untaxed Cigarettes” in June 2017. Virdi admitted to conspiring to profit fr
News India Times
added Aug 22, 2018 17:46
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[North Carolina] AUDIO: Top UNC Leaders Condemn Confederate Statue Toppling

by reading from its 1913 dedication speech , by tobacco magnate Julian Carr, which praises Confederate veterans for terrorizing former slaves and making sure "the purest strain of the Anglo Saxon is to be found in the 13 Southern States."
AP - Associated Press
added Aug 21, 2018 17:34
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U.S. Political Climate Frightening for Teens: Study

Donald Trump's America might be harming the mental health of teens, especially minority teens... These concerns affected black and Hispanic teens more than whites. For example, minority teens more often turned to smoking as their discrimination fears moun
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Aug 21, 2018 10:47
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Prevention and cessation best options to reduce tobacco-related heart disease

A new review--published today in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology--examines policies to achieve complete cigarette abstinence as part of efforts to reduce the risk of heart disease. "This manuscript is the second in an eight-part health
EurekAlert
added Aug 21, 2018 10:35
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