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Los Angeles Sparks Host a Discussion on Public Health
August 27, 2020
The Los Angeles Sparks continue to bring awareness to health and social issues by having a panel discussion with L.A. County Public Health Director Dr. Barbara Ferrer. Sparks stars Nneka Ogwumike and Candace Parker along with head coach Derek Fisher hosted the discussion. ... read more »
Flavor Bans Multiply, But Menthol Continues to Divide
November 7, 2019
As states and communities ban the sale of flavored tobacco products linked to vaping, anti-smoking activists are piggybacking on the momentum to target menthol cigarettes. But some African Americans say menthol cigarette bans will lead to discrimination. ... read more »
L.A. County Board of Supervisors Cracks Down on Flavored Tobacco
October 17, 2019
The legislation will require tobacco retailers to obtain new licenses necessary under the ordinance as well as remove all tobacco products off of the sales floor. ... read more »
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Help Available for Los Angeles County Cigarette Smokers Wanting to Change Their Smoking Behavior
March 21, 2019
Do you ever wonder how many people in Los Angeles decided that New Year's Day would be the day of their last cigarette? How many made a resolution to stop smoking and again success eluded them?  To those who tried without success, you are certainly not alone.  ... read more »
Four Hundred Years and We Still Ain’t Clear: Distortions of Black History
February 28, 2019
“…there is this misguided group of Afrodescendants, who are throwing shade at those who are not ‘American descendants of slaves’ ADOS. Their shade is an odd version of the "am I Black enough for you" game that some folks ran against President Barack Obama, and are now running against Presidential candidates Kamala Harris and Corey Booker.” ... read more »
Officials Tout Three-Year Effort to Reduce Crime in Compton
September 14, 2018
The reduction in crime -- including double-digit declines in gang- related shootings and killings -- was the result of a three-year partnership between the city, the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, which patrols Compton, and federal agencies, officials said at a news conference at Compton City Hall. ... read more »
Better Habits Can Greatly Lower Cancer Risk Among African Americans
August 10, 2017
Diet may be one of the biggest risk factors in developing cancer ... read more »
Tobacco Companies Put Up a Fight against Prop 56
August 31, 2016
Initiative will raise tobacco tax by $2.00, a hardship for Tobacco’s target audience: minorities and low income kids ... read more »
California Set To Raise Tobacco Purchase Age to 21
March 9, 2016
California could become the second state in the nation to raise the legal age for tobacco consumption to 21. A package of tobacco control bills passed the Assembly floor on March 3 causing uproar amongst the parties. Senate Bill 7 increases the age of sale for tobacco from 18 to 21 and SB 5 regulates e-cigarettes as tobacco products. ... read more »
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