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Michele Roberts, N.B.A. Union's New Leader, Confronts Gender Barriers

In the mid-1990s, while she was representing the tobacco company R. J. Reynolds, she quit smoking, friends said, as a personal demonstration that it was a voluntary act given her client’s interests.
New York Times
added Aug 16, 2014 15:00
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[Africa, South Africa] Young, smoking and black drive cigar sales

ALTHOUGH it is still a small market, women and young, aspiring, black middle-class people are fuelling a spike in the growth of cigar consumption in the country. Cigars are perceived as a sign of status and wealth in South Africa, to be enjoyed socially
Business Day (za)
added Aug 14, 2014 01:39
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'Asians, Latinos smoke more after migrating to US'

For Asians and Latinos, migrating to the US to chase the American dream may come at a cost: their health. Researchers have found that there tends to be a rise in unhealthy behaviour like smoking after migration, especially among Asian women.
IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added Aug 12, 2014 11:42
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[Italy] Small study suggests suggesting that if women quit smoking, they will think they get bigger breasts

our results indicate that over half of the participants reported breast increase at 6 months… Further studies are needed to verify this hypothesis; if confirmed, the data could be used as a new motivational tool adding to those already known, such as bett
Improbable Research
added Aug 16, 2014 21:25
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Gender, acculturation, and smoking behavior among U.S. Asian and Latino immigrants

we examine gender-stratified models and test whether aspects of migration decisions and acculturation relate more strongly to smoking behavior among women; we find that patterns are complex and depend upon pan-ethnic group and smoking measure.
Social Science & Medicine
added Aug 11, 2014 15:35
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U.S. Lung Cancer Rates Falling Overall, Study Finds

"The good news is that lung cancer rates are declining. However, it's not as clear for certain subtypes, and we are not exactly sure of the reasons... The increase in adenocarcinoma may be due to people smoking low-tar, low-nicotine -- so-called light --
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Aug 11, 2014 13:06
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[Ireland] Heavy-smoking bigamist, who 'hated' wife for smoking, fails to stop son emigrating

A Muslim bigamist who smokes heavily told a family court judge in England that his estranged Muslim “wife” was not “principled” – because she smoked. He told Mr Justice Holman that it was “alright for him as a male to smoke cigarettes” but she was “not a
Irish Examiner (ie)
added Aug 11, 2014 12:14
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[Asia, Saudi Arabia] Six million smokers spend SR12b a year

around 45 percent of men over 15 years in the Kingdom smoke. Dr. Ahmad Al-Buali said these smokers spend around SR12 billion a year, or SR33 million a day, on cigarettes. He said around 6 million people in the Kingdom are smoker and their number is increa
Saudi Gazette Online (sa)
added Aug 11, 2014 12:07
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[Oregon] Pot-smoking mom objects to doctors advise to not breastfeed newborn

Cain had been smoking marijuana during her pregnancy, on her midwife's advice she says, for anxiety and nausea. Cain isn't worried about THC - the compound in marijuana that gets you high - in her bloodstream or breast milk. "There are several studies
Seattle (WA) Post-Intelligencer
added Aug 10, 2014 21:59
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[Europe, France] Are the French really a nation of smokers?

These statistics would suggest that France seems to have an unfair reputation as the chimney of Europe. Given the stats, why then do French people seem to smoke conspicuously more than the British, or Americans? Tourists visiting France frequently cite
The Local France (fr)
added Aug 7, 2014 13:43
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