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tobacco and cancer: what are the survival rates?

Nearly 30 percent of cancer deaths in the country can be attributed to tobacco use, according to the 2017 Annual Report to the Nation on the Status of Cancer from the American Cancer Society, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the National C
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added May 23, 2017 12:35
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colleges unveil campus art to promote smoke- and tobacco-free policies

students at five colleges and universities created campus artwork that celebrates their school going 100 percent smoke- or tobacco-free with help from Truth Initiative®. The schools, grantees of the tobacco-free college program at Truth Initiative, are t
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added May 17, 2017 23:44
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how twitter can help de-normalize menthol cigarettes

menthol cigarettes and Twitter share something in common: their users are more often racial minorities, youth and young adults. Because of that, researchers turned to the social network to learn more about how menthol is perceived—information that could
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added May 16, 2017 14:24
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how employers and health plans can save money and help people quit smoking

That’s why Truth Initiative® developed the EX® Program, a new quit-smoking program in collaboration with Mayo Clinic. The program is designed for employers, health systems and health plans to offer to their employees and members. "We developed the EX P
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added May 11, 2017 13:53
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answers to 8 common questions about smoking and pregnancy

We turned to the experts behind BecomeAnEX®, a digital quit-smoking program hosted by Truth Initiative® and developed in collaboration with Mayo Clinic, for answers to eight common questions about smoking and pregnancy.
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added May 11, 2017 00:40
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what 2017’s first congressional appropriations deal means for tobacco control

provides money for critical Centers for Disease Control and Prevention state programs and ensures that the Tips From Former Smokers™ campaign will continue. The bill also excludes policy riders intended to erode the Food and Drug Administration’s authorit
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added May 8, 2017 14:18
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how do adults view and use e-cigarettes?

new survey released today by Truth Initiative®, nearly half of current and recent former smokers age 21 and older have tried e-cigarettes...comes on the heels of the [FDA's] decision to delay enforcement of key parts of a rule finalized last year that wou
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added May 5, 2017 01:50
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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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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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