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[UK] Tower Hamlets’ Muslims helped to quit tobacco in run up to Ramadan

The ‘Quit Tobacco Before Ramadan’ campaign opens today, with residents being encouraged to pledge to stop chewing or smoking to prevent nicotine cravings when the holy month starts. Ramadan begins on the evening of May 15 and will last until June 14.
East London Advertiser (uk)
added May 1, 2018 19:20
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USA v PHILIP MORRIS, et. al. #6258: DEFENDANTS’ RESPONSE TO LITTLE ROCK SUN COMMUNITY NEWSPAPER’S EMERGENCY MOTION FOR PAYMENT & SANCTIONS, Apr 30, 2018

The amici asserted that the list of newspapers and television networks specified by the Court in Order #1015 and incorporated in the parties’ proposed Consent Order should be amended to reach more African Americans.
Tobacco On Trial
added Apr 30, 2018 22:36
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[Canada] HAZZOURI: Calgary's ban on public weed-smoking has a racial impact

While renters who smoke tobacco can still light up in public, those who plan to smoke cannabis will not be able to do so. With no permits for cannabis lounges being offered in Alberta yet, this practically means the bylaw outright bans renters from spark
The Conversation (au)
added Apr 25, 2018 20:29
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[UK] Ghosts of Bristol’s shameful slave past haunt its graceful landmarks

A petition to rename a building honouring a tobacco baron has led to fresh calls for the city to come to terms with the roots of its wealth
The Guardian (uk)
added Apr 19, 2018 23:34
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Barbara Bush Dies From COPD, A Disease That Kills Blacks And Women At High Rates

Barbara Bush‘s death Tuesday has put the national spotlight on chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD, a group of lung conditions including asthma, emphysema and chronic bronchitis commonly caused by tobacco smoking.
NewsOne.com
added Apr 19, 2018 03:34
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Smoking raises Asians’ chances of getting diabetes

Asian American active smokers increase their susceptibility to diabetes by 30-40% compared with nonsmokers, according to major medical societies, the U.S. Surgeon General, and recent studies....One way to reduce diabetes risk is to quit smoking. The Asian
Philippine Daily Inquirer (ph)
added Apr 18, 2018 13:16
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Cigarette Smoking and Incident Heart Failure: Insights From the Jackson Heart Study

Conclusions—In blacks, cigarette smoking is an important risk factor for LV hypertrophy, systolic dysfunction, and incident HF hospitalization even after adjusting for effects on coronary heart disease.
Circulation
added Apr 17, 2018 16:43
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Cigarette smoking raises heart failure risk in African Americans

Cigarette smoking is clearly associated with coronary artery disease, but its relationship with heart failure is not as well known, especially among African Americans, Hall’s team writes in the journal Circulation. Blacks in the U.S. have double the inc
Reuters
added Apr 16, 2018 21:14
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Smoking Puts Blacks at Higher Risk for Heart Failure

Smoking may significantly increase black Americans' risk of heart failure, a new study warns. The study included 4,129 black participants... During the study period, there were 147 hospitalizations for heart failure.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Apr 16, 2018 19:03
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Menthol Cigarette use in Young Adult Smokers with Severe Mental Illnesses

The high prevalence of menthol flavored cigarette use in this study group is consistent with previous reports of high rates of menthol use among young adults, Blacks, and middle-aged SMI smokers. This study supports existing evidence that policies to res
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Apr 13, 2018 17:25
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