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[France] axa’s decision to quit tobacco could be a model for insurers

Axa’s decision to stop investing in tobacco companies is further proof that Big Tobacco is bad business. This is a great opportunity for other insurers to examine their own portfolios.
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added May 25, 2016 03:26
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drop in smoking rate proves public education and smart public policy works

The fact that fewer adults are smoking is spectacular news and a credit to the combined efforts of the entire tobacco control community. This shows that public education campaigns like TIPS and truth®, combined with smart public policies like clean air l
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added May 25, 2016 03:25
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truth initiative youth advocates honored

three Truth Initiative® youth activists were honored at the 2016 Campaign for Tobacco Free Kids Youth Advocates of the Year Gala Tuesday, including Bryce Moore... Truth Initiative is currently accepting applications for 2016-2017 Youth Activism Fellows
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added May 20, 2016 23:54
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truth initiative youth advocates honored

three Truth Initiative® youth activists were honored at the 2016 Campaign for Tobacco Free Kids Youth Advocates of the Year Gala Tuesday, including Bryce Moore... Truth Initiative is currently accepting applications for 2016-2017 Youth Activism Fellows
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added May 19, 2016 21:39
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why tobacco would be a costly reinvestment for california pension

In the past 15 years smoking has cost California an estimated $200 billion in health care costs borne by the state and has cost California businesses $10.35 billion in lost productivity. The best approach for California and its residents is to remain dive
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added May 17, 2016 16:51
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[Asia-pacific] asian american & pacific islander heritage month: embracing differences builds tobacco-free legacies

the theme for Asian American & Pacific Islander Heritage Month 2016 – “walk together, embrace differences, build legacies” – provides an important framework when considering the fight to end tobacco use. An estimated 20.3 million Americans are of Asian
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added May 15, 2016 23:31
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how the national lung cancer summit can shine a light on the cancer moonshot

Smoking causes at least 15 types of cancer and 87 percent of lung cancer deaths. As we wrote to Vice President Joe Biden, we cannot win the fight against cancer without winning the fight against tobacco. Key policies to further reduce cigarette smoking
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added May 15, 2016 23:30
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first lawsuit filed to challenge fda deeming regs

e-cigarette makers will try to bury the FDA in lawsuits and appeals – and the first challenge from a vaping company was filed less than a week after the new deeming rule was released. Makers and sellers of unregulated products were the only ones who benef
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added May 11, 2016 21:01
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New Research Underscores FDA's Need to Take Action on American Spirit Cigarettes' Misleading Packaging

Descriptors and other aspects of American Spirit cigarette packs lead 50-60 percent of U.S. adults to incorrectly believe that American Spirit cigarettes are less harmful than a comparison cigarette pack, according to a new research released by Nicotine a
PR Newswire
added May 11, 2016 13:43
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fda regulations on tobacco products welcomed, but fda still has critical to-do list

We urge policymakers within the FDA and beyond to advance measures including: A ban across all tobacco products on menthol/mint flavors and the candy, fruit and alcohol flavors that appeal to youth. More than half of all young people who are regular ciga
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added May 9, 2016 15:27
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