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Smokers are now a racial group

by | 24th, March 2012

SMOKERS are now a racial group. Those boffins at the Washington University in St. Louis have found:

People who feel they are victims of racism, particularly in the workplace, are more likely to be smokers, a study has found.

The researchers from Washington University report that in the United States, smoking, and the associated health issues, is more common amongst racial and ethnic minorities.

The research findings suggests those who experience discrimination may be smoking as a means to cope with the discrimination.

Might not it have more to do with the persecution of smokers?

Smoking does not cost the NHS money: nor does obesity

 



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