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KOVAL: surgeon general's report confirms youth should not use e-cigarettes

This report underscores the importance of FDA regulation of ALL tobacco products, including e-cigarettes, to limit the marketing and appeal of these products to young people.... We are hopeful that in the future, the Surgeon General will clarify the conf
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Dec 9, 2016 03:35
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the video game danger parents don’t know about

A majority of parents are unaware of smoking in video games, according to Played: Smoking and Video Games, a new report released today by Truth Initiative. More than a dozen games released in 2016—at least five of which are rated “Teen”—feature smoking.
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Dec 8, 2016 02:10
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majority of natural american spirit smokers believe brand is less harmful cigarettes schroeder institute

Natural American Spirit smokers are over 22 times more likely than other smokers to believe their brand is less harmful, despite the fact that there is no evidence that they are any safer.
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Dec 7, 2016 03:14
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six highlights from the tobacco control special issue on flavors

A new special issue of Tobacco Control takes on flavored tobacco with 13 studies spanning a spectrum of products. In the journal’s opening editorial, four researchers featured in the issue, including Dr. Andrea Villanti, director for Regulatory Science a
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Dec 5, 2016 22:48
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re-thinking nicotine and its effects

“Although nicotine is addictive, its impact varies greatly depending on the product.” The most addictive form of nicotine is inhaled in tobacco smoke. In contrast, nicotine replacement therapies that help smokers quit, such as nicotine gum and the patch,
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Dec 2, 2016 23:52
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KOVAL: hud final rule on smoke-free housing will protect millions from the dangers of secondhand smoke

While we believe e-cigarettes should be included in clean air policies concerning public places, we are pleased that the new rule does not limit the use of these products in individual homes as these products provide smokers with an alternative to smoking
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Dec 1, 2016 20:42
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helping people with hiv/aids quit smoking

Every year on December 1, World AIDS Day is an opportunity to increase awareness, fight prejudice and improve education relating to HIV/AIDS. People around the world show support to the millions of people living with HIV/AIDS, by wearing a red ribbon or
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Dec 1, 2016 20:40
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florida announces new record low youth smoking rate

The state’s success is in large part due to Tobacco Free Florida’s statewide media campaign, which the Florida Department of Health launched after residents voted 10 years ago to fund the program with the state’s portion of the Master Settlement Agreemen
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Nov 30, 2016 05:08
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83 schools pledge to go smoke- or tobacco-free with community college initiative

with 29 community colleges joining its Community College Grant Initiative, Truth Initiative® has awarded funding to 83 community colleges to go smoke- or tobacco-free. Each school received a grant of $7,500 or $10,000 to advocate for, adopt and implemen
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Nov 29, 2016 02:36
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how big is big tobacco’s marketing budget?

[FTC] just released its cigarette and smokeless tobacco reports for 2014, which show that the top tobacco companies spent $8.49 billion marketing cigarettes and $600 million marketing smokeless tobacco. It may be hard to believe, but the report marks a de
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Nov 24, 2016 02:30
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