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LIP SYNC BATTLE WITH YOUTUBE STARS SPREADS TRUTH ABOUT TOBACCO

By “Lip Syncing Dat” truth gives teens the opportunity to become a YouTube star. To emphasize the unattractiveness of smoking truth is challenging teens to join in the “Left Swipe Dat” movement by creating their own lip sync video. Riffing off the creativ
American Legacy Foundation
added Mar 27, 2015 12:12
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LEGACY APPLAUDS INSTITUTE OF MEDICINE'S EFFORTS TO BUILD AND SHARE INFORMATION PROTECTING YOUTH FROM TOBACCO

explores an important policy intervention intended to help reach that goal. Laws and regulations – and active enforcement of those laws and regulations – exist side-by-side with essential public education and engagement campaigns that give youth and young
American Legacy Foundation
added Mar 13, 2015 17:07
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Over 30,000 previously confidential documents added to Legacy Tobacco Documents Library

including thousands of Philip Morris documents that were previously unavailable due to their ‘confidential’ designation. Please access the LTDL blog for more info and links to document sets.
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Mar 11, 2015 16:13
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[Australia, UK, USA] Doubt over climate science is a product with an industry behind it

in the Legacy Tobacco Documents Library. Among the many thousands of documents, is Bad Science: A Resource Book – described in Merchants of Doubt as a “how-to handbook for fact fighters”. Produced by the tobacco industry to help any industry fight any l
The Guardian (uk)
added Mar 9, 2015 17:04
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[Illinois] The 50-year war on smoking is far from won

Public health and medical organizations know what needs to be done to reduce the number of smokers and prevent kids from starting to smoke, Sward said. Policy changes are needed, she added, but politicians are afraid to challenge the tobacco industry's st
Chicago Tribune
added Feb 26, 2015 17:25
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[Kentucky] Foundations Look at Electronic Cigarettes - GrantWatch Blog

Susan Zepeda, president and CEO of the Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky, pointed out in the release that the Bluegrass State is among many states that prohibit the sale of e-cigarettes to minors. ... Legacy issued a December 16 press release on the newe
Health Affairs (ca)
added Feb 25, 2015 20:05
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Hackademy Awards Give Thumbs Up! For ‘The Fault in Our Stars,’ Thumbs Down! For Latest ‘X-Men’ Movie

Reviewers analyzed 128 movies during 2014 for portrayals, if any, of tobacco use. About half were PG and PG-13 movies. And some, such as Thumbs Up! Winner “The Fault in Our Stars,” accurately depicted tobacco use as a deadly health threat. Reviewers fou
Business Wire
added Feb 22, 2015 15:56
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[Oregon] BENTZ: It's time to ban e-cigarettes for minors (Guest column)

Good policy is also focused on helping those who want to quit tobacco. Important efforts are underway in Oregon to reduce the use of tobacco and to help those addicted and affected by it to quit.
The Business Journal Portland (OR)
added Feb 20, 2015 16:03
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RODU: NIH Funding Stifles Tobacco Harm Reduction Research and Support in Academia

The NIH hostility to tobacco harm reduction was demonstrated in 1994, when the National Cancer Institute attacked me and my university because I published an article in a scientific journal (here). Nothing has changed in 20 years. For example, a recent
Heartland Institute
added Feb 19, 2015 09:20
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VIDEO: Watch this crazy Tinder-themed anti-smoking PSA

Just before the Grammys, YouTube stars have us dancing in our cubicles to a Tinder-themed anti-smoking PSA from Truth. It's, um, not your average "don't smoke, kids," advertisement. It is fabulous.
USA Today
added Feb 7, 2015 19:45
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