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[Canada, USA] MORIAL / WIMMER: Tackling smoking in the black community — a step toward eliminating health disparities

[FDA] has found that African-Americans who use menthol cigarettes have less success quitting... Our two organization, the American Lung Association and the National Urban League are working to change that. We have formed a unique partnership to combat s
The Hill
added Apr 5, 2018 19:10
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How picking tobacco in Connecticut influenced King's life

King himself once worked as a manual laborer, earning his first wages in the tobacco fields of Connecticut. He later recalled that his time in the state helped form his view...experienced for the first time life outside of the segregated South. In his le
San Francisco (CA) Chronicle
added Apr 4, 2018 20:32
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[UK-Northern Ireland] E-cigarette ads banned after racism claims upheld

A series of adverts in Belfast have been banned after being branded as racist. The billboard poster for Nicofresh electronic cigarettes featured an elderly white woman sitting on a couch alongside a young black man. The man had his arms around the woma
Irish Examiner (ie)
added Mar 30, 2018 19:46
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Understanding Smokers' Daily Routines Key to Better Quit Rates

Yach came under harsh criticism last year...the Foundation is highlighting results from its State of Smoking 2018 survey of more than 17,000 current and former smokers in 13 countries, which show that smoking behavior is deeply embedded in the daily ritua
Medical Tribune
added Mar 29, 2018 02:22
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[California] UCSF professor faces second sexual harassment lawsuit

Former research associate Juliette Jackson is seeking unspecified damages for claims that Glantz, who heads UCSF’s Center for Tobacco Research and Education, created a “sexually-charged” and hostile work environment in which he allegedly “repeatedly leer
San Francisco (CA) Examiner
added Mar 29, 2018 01:35
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why racial and ethnic discrimination matters in the tobacco fight

racial and ethnic minorities who are exposed to tobacco marketing and report experiencing discrimination are more likely to smoke, a Truth Initiative® study shows. The study, published in the Journal of Ethnicity in Substance Abuse, showed that marketin
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Mar 25, 2018 00:50
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[Canada] HUGE STRIKE AGAINST THE ILLEGAL TOBACCO

A network of smugglers of tobacco of which the goods were routed over more than 3000 km across Canada and the United States and that allowed the Italian mafia to put on the pockets was dismantled yesterday by the Sûreté du Québec. A dozen strikes simult
Siver (ON) Times (ca)
added Mar 24, 2018 00:20
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[Texas] ANTI-SMOKING ADVOCATES WARN TOBACCO COMPANIES CHANGING TARGETING TACTICS

During a college panel anti-smoking advocates warned of tobacco companies’ changing tactics. “A lot of times it’s spending hundreds of billions of dollars on advertising and trying to find products that are going to reach youth and specifically we know
Spectrum News
added Mar 23, 2018 21:35
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[Pennsylvania] Dirty Air May Harm Blacks More Than Whites

The western Pennsylvania study looked at the relationship between heart disease and a component of air pollution known as fine particulate matter...stems from factories, vehicles, power plants, fires and secondhand smoke.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Mar 15, 2018 16:24
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Partners Collaborate on Program to Help African-Americans Quit Smoking

The American Lung Association is launching a joint effort with the National Urban League and the CVS Health Foundation aimed at reducing the smoking rate among African-Americans. The collaboration will provide free access to the American Lung Associatio
COPD News Today
added Mar 13, 2018 19:35
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