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suit challenges federal ban on e-cigarettes on flights

There are still important unknowns about the risks of e-cigarette vapor to people exposed to it. DOT’s action to ban vaping on airplanes provides additional protections and they should aggressively defend this unfounded lawsuit.
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added May 5, 2016 10:32
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now seeking change agents for youth activism fellowship

truth Initiative is accepting applications for its 2016-2017 Youth Activism Fellowship, a 12-month program for 18 – 24 year olds who want to change culture and help end the tobacco epidemic, and gain critical social change skills.
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added May 4, 2016 21:59
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fda effort aims to curb smoking in lgbt community

targeted LGBT people for decades as cigarette companies overtly marketed their deadly products as part of LGBT culture. The message of freedom in FDA’s new tobacco prevention advertisements cleverly counter nicotine addiction and give LGBT young adults t
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added May 4, 2016 21:59
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Marketing Moment 36: Anti-tobacco campaign Truth unveils 'Body Bags' commercial

Today’s marketing moment was chosen by Ariel Blakeman, manager of the International Andy Awards. Below, see why the Truth campaign’s ‘Body Bags’ commercial is one of her favorite marketing moments. It’s no secret that advertising shapes culture and vice
The Drum (uk)
added May 2, 2016 19:35
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massachusetts the latest state to push tobacco control forward

We are eagerly watching developments in Massachusetts as their state Senate overwhelmingly approved a bill filled with policies ranging from following Hawaii’s lead by raising the statewide minimum age of sale for tobacco to 21 to banning the sale of toba
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added May 1, 2016 13:49
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defense department set to protect military from tobacco harms

We are eager to see the Department of Defense’s new policies and hope they are just the start of protecting the health of the men and women who protect us by bringing what has worked to drive down tobacco use and tobacco-related illness and death in the c
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Apr 28, 2016 20:26
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what we can learn from uk experience with e-cigarette regulation

There's much to be learned from the U.K. experience and perspective if we are to arrive at a balanced approach to regulating e-cigarettes that both protects youth and offers the promise of meaningful harm reduction for current smokers who switch to e-ciga
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Apr 28, 2016 17:34
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where we stand: hookah

We support taxation proportional to the harms of each type of tobacco product (e.g., cigarette, hookah) to discourage use of the most harmful products. As a highly harmful combustible tobacco product, hookah should be taxed at a significantly higher rate
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Apr 27, 2016 16:31
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the truth about: hookah

The misperceptions of hookah as less harmful and less addictive relative to cigarettes are positively associated smoking hookah among U.S. college and graduate students. To spread the truth about hookah, we’ve summarized the key facts for you to know, u
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Apr 27, 2016 16:31
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new research affirms need for fda to regulate online e-cigarette ads

With studies increasingly showing that exposure to those ads is associated with curiosity and usage, it is urgent that the FDA begin regulating how, when and where e-cigarettes are marketed to prevent youth and young adult exposure.
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Apr 25, 2016 23:33
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