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MIXED NEWS ON SMOKELESS TOBACCO USE AND CONCURRENT USE

The stark disparities in adult tobacco use rates among states should be a wake-up call for state and national leaders. As should the fact that use of other tobacco products (smokeless and pipe tobacco) by young adults aged 18 to 25 have increased between
American Legacy Foundation
added May 22, 2015 21:03
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[California] SAN FRANCISCO KNOCKS TOBACCO OUT OF THE BALLPARK Statement From Legacy Ceo And President, Robin Koval

San Francisco has taken the lead in protecting baseball players and fans from the health risks of chewing tobacco. The first-of-its-kind ban on all baseball fields includes AT&T Park, the home of the San Francisco Giants, and sets an important precedent
American Legacy Foundation
added May 9, 2015 13:42
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“Left Swipe Dat” Fans Show Creativity; “Left Swipe” Smoking / Watch fans of @truthorange put their own twist on how to #LeftSwipeDat in the Lip Sync Dat Supercut:

ns across the country created their own “Lip Sync Dat” videos, putting a personalized twist on how to “Left Swipe Dat”. The end result: a mash-up masterpiece. “It’s great to see so many people creatively use their social influence to do something good,”
PR Newswire
added May 6, 2015 12:40
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SIGNIFICANT ADDITIONS IN STRATEGIC COMMUNICATIONS AND CORPORATE PARTNERSHIPS AT ANTI-TOBACCO PUBLIC HEALTH FOUNDATION

Former RAND Corporation external relations chief Lindsey Kozberg, and former Walt Disney Company executive Michael Cohen, step into the newly created roles of Chief Communications Officer and Vice President, Corporate Partnerships at the national nonprofi
American Legacy Foundation
added Apr 29, 2015 13:22
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Health Groups' Letter to the President on FDA Regulation (PDF)

Dear Mr. President: It has been more than a year since the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) proposed a regulation to extend its authority over all unregulated tobacco products. Given the health risks of these unregulated products, particularly to
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Apr 28, 2015 12:37
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FORMER U.S. SURGEON GENERAL LEADS TOBACCO-FREE HISTORICALLY BLACK COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES INITIATIVE

Legacy and eight national partners launched the Tobacco-Free HBCU Campus Initiative to encourage Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) throughout the United States to become tobacco-free. Led by former U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Regina Benjam
American Legacy Foundation
added Apr 22, 2015 18:42
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Correlates of Hookah Use and Predictors of Hookah Trial in U.S. Young Adults

Results highlight rapid transitions in hookah use and several risk factors for initiation. Future studies should examine how these factors could be used as intervention targets to reduce tobacco use in this vulnerable age group.
American Journal of Preventive Medicine
added Apr 16, 2015 14:01
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RAPID CHANGES IN HOOKAH USE FOUND IN LEGACY STUDY OF 18-24 YEAR-OLDS - TRACKS WITH CDC SURVEY OF YOUTH USE

new Legacy study entitled "Correlates of Hookah Use and Predictors of Hookah Trial in U.S. Young Adults," found that in 2013, almost a quarter of the U.S. young adults aged 18-24 had used hookah – water pipes used to smoke flavored tobacco. Six months la
American Legacy Foundation
added Apr 16, 2015 14:00
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TWO DISTINCT STORIES EMERGE FROM CDC SURVEY ON YOUTH TOBACCO USE

The FDA has taken its first steps to regulate e-cigarettes, hookah and many kinds of cigars with draft regulations introduced a year ago. "If the steep increase in e-cigarette and hookah use by youth does anything, it should reinforce how important it is
American Legacy Foundation
added Apr 16, 2015 13:59
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COMMUNITY COLLEGES TO TACKLE TOBACCO-USE ON CAMPUS

announced nearly $200,000 in grants to 38 community colleges across the country to stem tobacco use and its secondhand smoke consequences on campus. The goal of projects under the grant is to educate students, staff and faculty about the consequences of t
American Legacy Foundation
added Apr 9, 2015 19:43
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