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court victory means fda must act fast to put graphic warnings on cigarettes

The recent ruling is “a major victory for the nation’s health and the fight against tobacco,” according to a statement by Truth Initiative® and the seven other public health and medical groups that filed the lawsuit in October 2016. Here’s why: Current
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Sep 18, 2018 21:33
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3 things you can do about toxic cigarette litter

1. Host a cigarette butt cleanup. / 2. Support the movement to end tobacco use. / 3. Help people quit... There are many programs that can help people quit tobacco, including BecomeAnEX®, a digital quit-smoking program developed by Truth Initiative® i
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Sep 10, 2018 17:29
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young adult smoking rate drops to 10%

In 2017, 10.4 percent (over 3 million) of young Americans aged 18-24 smoked cigarettes, according to the latest data on cigarette use from the National Health Interview Survey by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. That marks a 21 percent dec
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Sep 5, 2018 21:01
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menthol: facts, stats, and regulations

In 2016, 7.26 percent of people aged 12 or older used menthol cigarettes. Menthol cigarettes are slowing the reductions in overall cigarette smoking rates. From 2004 to 2014, the decline in cigarette consumption was greater for non-menthol cigarettes tha
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Sep 1, 2018 01:02
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3 ways tobacco use impacts your sex life

1. Erectile dysfunction 2. Decreased libido 3. Infertility The American Society for Reproductive Medicine warns that tobacco use can negatively affect fertility in both men and women. According to the organization, male and female smokers have about do
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Aug 22, 2018 20:09
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sex sells: a look at the tobacco industry’s use of sexual themes to sell products

The implications in the Greys cigarettes ad — and many others like it, including the selection of examples shown below that range from the 1970s to 2016 — are at odds with the actual health effects of tobacco use. Research has shown that smoking can caus
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Aug 22, 2018 20:06
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truth® exposes unexpected ways tobacco affects young people

smoking may also dull your taste buds, harm the environment and even impact your sex life? The latest videos from truth®, televised during the 2018 MTV Video Music Awards, continue to expose the facts about ways tobacco use impacts things young people car
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Aug 22, 2018 20:04
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6 important facts about juul

1. One JUUL pod contains 20 cigarettes worth of nicotine. 2. Almost one-fifth of middle and high school students have seen JUUL used in school. 3. JUUL comes in sweet and fruity flavors, which make it especially dangerous. 4. Minors are getting JUUL in
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Aug 22, 2018 20:02
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4 things parents need to know about juul and nicotine addiction

1. JUUL has a higher nicotine content than many other e-cigarettes. 2. The ability to hide JUUL enables frequent use. 3. Kids are attracted to flavored e-cigarettes and believe they are less harmful. 4. Pediatricians are still learning about JUUL.
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Aug 17, 2018 21:25
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are selfies making smoking cool again?

big Tobacco gets a stream of free advertising from people on social media who post “smoking selfies,” images that may help tobacco companies recruit more young smokers. Self-portraits featuring tobacco use are prevalent and widely shared, and operate as
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Aug 17, 2018 13:23
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