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naacp delegates endorse push to say no to menthols

“We congratulate the NAACP leaders who adopted this resolution, who recognized Big Tobacco’s history of targeting the African American community and who positioned the organization as a leading voice in the fight to end tobacco use. Tobacco use is the le
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jul 21, 2016 22:44
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[Florida] 2016 national summit on youth activism concludes

truth Initiative recently held its second annual National Summit on Youth Activism, a summer tobacco-control training program for youth who are recruited to attend from community-serving organizations around the country. Seventy high school students ran
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jul 21, 2016 22:43
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where we stand: little cigars, cigarillos and cigars

Given their well-documented appeal to youth, all flavors, including menthol, should be eliminated from little cigars, cigarillos and other cigar products. The marketing of all cigar products should be restricted so that it does not target or appeal to you
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jul 14, 2016 15:34
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the truth about: little cigars, cigarillos and cigars

Cigar smokers are misinformed about the health risks. Cigar smoking is associated with a higher risk of oral, esophageal, laryngeal and lung cancer. Yet, some cigar smokers indicated that they were unsure whether cigars were more or less harmful than cig
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jul 14, 2016 15:33
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where we stand: tobacco and the cancer moonshot

Nearly 480,000 premature deaths each year, including 170,000 from cancer, and $170 billion in health care costs could be saved by increased focus on tobacco prevention and cessation. “The best investment we can make in the health and well-being of the Am
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jul 14, 2016 15:33
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new data from cdc underscores need for hud to finalize smoke-free public housing rules

we are keen to see final regulations from the Department of Housing and Urban Development making public housing smoke-free. We also need to see more effort going into making those policies stick – including cessation help for apartment-dwellers.
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jul 14, 2016 15:33
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how online cessation tools can help young adults quit smoking

“These findings suggest that young adults may be going online for help quitting, but distinctive approaches may be needed to engage this population once they reach cessation websites. Providing tools that capitalize on young adult developmental needs, s
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jul 11, 2016 16:16
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two years after the ban: how cvs continues to take on tobacco

The company recently launched Be The First, a $50 million initiative to help deliver the first tobacco-free generation....By helping us limit access to tobacco and focus on communicating with the teens and young adults who have the power to end tobacco us
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jul 8, 2016 19:23
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teens stopped #catmageddon and can now enlist pets to send their message to big tobacco

“#CATmageddon was our most viewed ad campaign ever,“ said Robin Koval...“We’ve released this latest ad to celebrate our progress while also encouraging teens and their pets to raise their paws—and legs—as a continued commitment to ending smoking for good
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jul 7, 2016 14:15
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truth® Named Number One Brand and Truth Initiative Top 5 Marketer According to 2016 North American Effie Index

topped this year's North American Effie Index in a three-way tie for first place with CVS Health and Walmart for the most effective brand. EA Madden and Taco Bell are ranked 4th and 5th respectively rounding out the top five. Truth Initiative, the non-pro
PR Newswire
added Jul 7, 2016 13:57
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