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SEATTLE, June 10, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- After the Black Trans Prayer Book took home the prize for Transgender Non-Fiction at this year's Lambda Literary Awards, its co-editors already have another award night on their minds: the Emmy's. As award winning editors and authors, each with multiple solo projects under their belt, J Mase III & Lady Dane Figueroa Edidi are turning their attention from the pen to the big (and little) screen. Having received funding from Creative Capital, the Black Trans Fund and other sources, these two are hard at work adapting their joint book project into a full length documentary.

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The global number of smokers continues to rise, with smoking causing nearly 8 million deaths in 2019, including one in five male deaths.90% of new smokers become addicted by age 25 - preventing adolescents from starting is crucial for changing the course of the epidemic for the next generation.Countries must meet their commitments to adopt and enforce effective tobacco control policies including higher taxes on tobacco products. Banning tobacco advertising, including via social media, and smoke-free environments could help further prevent smoking initiation among young people.Although global age-standardised prevalence of smoking decreased significantly between 1990 and 2019, similar progress was not observed for chewing tobacco – with a 25% age-adjusted rate of use among men over age 15 in South Asia.

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The global number of smokers continues to rise, with smoking causing nearly 8 million deaths in 2019, including one in five male deaths.90% of new smokers become addicted by age 25 - preventing adolescents from starting is crucial for changing the course of the epidemic for the next generation.Countries must meet their commitments to adopt and enforce effective tobacco control policies including higher taxes on tobacco products. Banning tobacco advertising, including via social media, and smoke-free environments could help further prevent smoking initiation among young people.Although global age-standardised prevalence of smoking decreased significantly between 1990 and 2019, similar progress was not observed for chewing tobacco – with a 25% age-adjusted rate of use among men over age 15 in South Asia.

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The global number of smokers continues to rise, with smoking causing nearly 8 million deaths in 2019, including one in five male deaths.90% of new smokers become addicted by age 25 - preventing adolescents from starting is crucial for changing the course of the epidemic for the next generation.Countries must meet their commitments to adopt and enforce effective tobacco control policies including higher taxes on tobacco products. Banning tobacco advertising, including via social media, and smoke-free environments could help further prevent smoking initiation among young people.Although global age-standardised prevalence of smoking decreased significantly between 1990 and 2019, similar progress was not observed for chewing tobacco – with a 25% age-adjusted rate of use among men over age 15 in South Asia.