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who goes to vape shops?

Truth Initiative® researchers asked a national sample of over 3,500 young adults if they had ever been to a vape shop. The results, published in Tobacco Prevention and Cessation, show 11 percent of young adults had ever visited a vape shop. The study fou
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added May 3, 2017 22:40
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7 solutions for reducing tobacco use disparities

truth Initiative® convened a group of top health and advocacy experts to discuss one of the biggest problems facing public health...The discussion, part of Truth Initiative’s Warner Series on April 26, focused on African-Americans, low-income individuals,
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added May 3, 2017 22:38
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Black Americans Are Living Longer, C.D.C. Reports

Individual behaviors like smoking are more common among younger blacks, compared with whites, and they contribute to higher death rates in younger age groups.
New York Times
added May 2, 2017 22:22
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HBCUs, Community Colleges partner with Truth Initiative, CVS to tackle tobacco

joined forces to work with Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) and community colleges students and administrators. Through a nation-wide campaign, the organizations advocate for, adopt and implement 100 percent smoke and tobacco free camp
Huffington Post (blog)
added May 2, 2017 19:09
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Truth, CVS Aim to Make HBCUs Smoke-Free

The Truth Initiative and the CVS Health Foundation are joining together to make campuses at historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) 100 percent smoke- and tobacco-free. The organizations plans to work with students and administrators at HBCU
Washington Informer Newspaper
added Apr 27, 2017 20:15
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[Minnesota] Jaime Martínez receives Paul and Sheila Wellstone Public Health Achievement Award

Jaime Martínez has been a staff member at ClearWay Minnesota, a statewide nonprofit organization working to reduce tobacco's harm, since 2000. As Director of Community Development, he oversees work to address smoking among Minnesota's diverse communities,
PR Newswire
added Apr 24, 2017 23:08
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[China] Chinese immigrant men smokers’ sources of cigarettes in Canada: A qualitative study [FREE FULL TEXT]

The cigarettes obtained through online transactions were imported by smoking or non-smoking Chinese immigrants and visitors, suggesting the Chinese community were involved or complicit in sustaining this form of purchasing behavior. Other less common sour
BioMed Central (uk)
added Apr 22, 2017 23:27
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[California] SF to ban sale of flavored tobacco products, including menthol cigarettes

San Francisco and Oakland are advancing proposals to ban the sale of menthol cigarettes and other tobacco flavored products in a move meant to protect the health of children and black communities who are largely targeted by manufacturers of such harmful
San Francisco (CA) Examiner
added Apr 19, 2017 02:09
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MISSISSIPPI'S HBCUS WORK WITH A NON-PROFIT FOR A TOBACCO FREE CAMPUS

The non-profit Truth Initiative is helping Historically Black Colleges and Universities in Mississippi make their campuses tobacco free. MPB's Alexis Ware reports.
Mississippi Public Broadcasting
added Apr 17, 2017 17:27
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how african-american leaders are taking on menthol

“The NAACP and all of its units are committed to the health and well-being of African-Americans and are particularly concerned about preventing tobacco use among youth,” states the resolution, which also notes that the tobacco industry “has perniciously
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Apr 15, 2017 17:03
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