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q&a: how big tobacco preys on low-income communities

nearly 20 million viewers of the 2018 GRAMMY Awards watched Dr. Jennifer Pearson explain how the tobacco industry continues to sell products that kill 1,300 Americans every day: by targeting lower-income communities and enhancing the addictiveness of cig
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Feb 8, 2018 21:07
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Secondhand smoke affects 44% of New Yorkers: Report

A new report from the city’s Health Department shows 4 percent of adult New Yorkers said they are exposed to secondhand cigarette smoke in their home from an outside source. The numbers were especially high in some of the city’s poorest neighborhoods in
amNew York
added Feb 6, 2018 04:29
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VIDEO: STUDY: TWO OUT OF FIVE NEW YORKERS EXPOSED TO SECONDHAND SMOKE AT HOME

The Health Department released a new "Vital Signs" report on secondhand smoke exposure, and smoke-free housing policies in the city. It found 44 percent of New Yorkers in 2016 were exposed to cigarette smoking while inside their homes. Exposure was hig
NY1 (Time Warner Cable)
added Feb 5, 2018 23:41
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The role of acculturation and binge drinking on smoking status among Mexican Americans: Comparison by border residence

• There is no difference in smoking status among Mexican Americans by border status. • Acculturation was not a significant predictor of smoking status among men. • Acculturation was a predictor of smoking status among women.
Science Direct
added Feb 4, 2018 00:04
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[Florida] A Clearwater lounge brought loads of trouble. The city cracked down. Now, a lawsuit

Clearwater officials see the business as, at best, operating outside its hookah lounge license and, at worst, a harbor for drugs and violence with a blatant disregard for public safety......he alleges the city and neighboring residents are unfairly targe
Tampa Bay (FL) Times
added Feb 3, 2018 18:57
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Who’s Still Smoking: Report Highlights Populations Still at Risk

“The high prevalence of cigarette smoking among vulnerable populations is one of the most pressing challenges facing the tobacco control community,” write the authors. “More attention to and support for promising novel interventions, in addition to new a
American Cancer Society
added Feb 2, 2018 15:59
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Who's Still Smoking? ACS Report Highlights Most Vulnerable Adults

"These populations included individuals in lower education and/or socioeconomic groups; from certain racial/ethnic groups; in the lesbian, gay/bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) community; with mental illness; and in the military, particularly among those
MedPage Today
added Feb 1, 2018 18:41
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Smoking Habit Tougher to Break for Some Americans

The overall smoking rate fell from 42 percent in 1965 to 15 percent in 2015. But rates remain high among those who are: poor; less educated; part of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community; members of certain ethnic/racial groups; the
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Feb 1, 2018 03:04
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Who's still smoking? Disparities in adult cigarette smoking prevalence in the United States [FREE FULL TEXT]

The continuing high prevalence of cigarette smoking among specific subpopulations, many of them vulnerable, is one of the most pressing challenges facing the tobacco control community. These populations include individuals in lower education and/or socio
CA: A Cancer Journal for Clinicians
added Jan 31, 2018 15:58
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R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY NEW MENTHOL CIGARETTE INTRODUCTION. HOW BLACK CONSUMERS ARE DIFFERENT

Black consumers are significantly different from the rest of the population in their attitudes, interests and values . Consequently, they also differ from the general market in the nature and intensity of their response to advertising and promotional ap
Legacy Tobacco Documents Library
added Jan 31, 2018 15:54
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