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[District of Columbia] #nomentholmondays: the targeted marketing of menthols and african-american history

in July 2014, the Smithsonian announced that Altria Group, owner of Philip Morris and one of the world’s largest tobacco companies, had contributed $1 million to the National Museum of African American History and Culture...The targeted marketing of menth
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Feb 9, 2016 18:24
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warner series: a conversation with the u.s. surgeon general

Truth Initiative will be hosting U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Vivek Murthy for an engaging conversation about our nation's health. Dr. Murthy firmly believes that our nation's greatest asset has always been its people.
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Feb 9, 2016 18:22
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five facts about smoking and cancer on #worldcancerday

1. It’s not just lung cancer. The Surgeon General’s Office has linked more than 12 types of cancer to smoking, including cancer of the stomach, bladder, kidneys, and liver. ... 5. The fight to #FinishIt is not over. Every day more than 3,200 children smo
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Feb 4, 2016 19:16
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kicking off black history month with our first #nomentholmonday

Truth Initiative will explore how menthol products have been strategically marketed to African-Americans, and how the aggressive advertising of mentholated cigarettes has paid off in terms of brand recognition and preference in African-American communitie
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Feb 2, 2016 14:43
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depression, anxiety more commonly reported by young adult menthol tobacco users

Possible explanations include the stimulating and cooling effect of menthol, which could help alleviate negative moods, as well as the marketing of menthol tobacco in economically disadvantaged neighborhoods where there may be a higher incidence of indivi
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jan 20, 2016 15:21
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vans launches limited-edition sneakers in partnership with truth

creativity speaks louder than words. That’s the message that brought together Kevin Lyons, a Brooklyn-based graphic artist, Vans, and truth in a partnership that released a limited-edition sneaker based Lyons’ art and carrying the message: everyone can u
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jan 20, 2016 15:19
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child-resistant packaging comes to liquid nicotine

Truth Initiative submitted comments to the FDA urging them to act quickly to require child-resistant packaging and take care striking the right balance when it comes to the content of the warning labels. “This packaging law was a no-brainer. It’s now hi
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jan 19, 2016 17:15
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stress cited as top barrier to quitting for young adult smokers

“Reasons To Quit And Barriers To Quitting Smoking In U.S. Young Adults” published in the journal Family Practice. Women, daily smokers, and people who tried to quit in the past year were more likely to cite stress as a barrier to quitting smoking, acco
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jan 12, 2016 01:02
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[California] a major anti-smoking push is still alive in sacramento

2016 could be the year California recaptures a seat at the head of the class when it comes to protecting youth and young adults from tobacco through a combination of taxes, access limitations and product regulations.
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jan 12, 2016 01:02
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smoke-free community college movement continues to grow

Truth Initiative has awarded $274,730 in grants to 54 public community colleges in 25 states. Each community college received up to $5,000 per year... The number of smoke-free colleges has tripled since 2010.
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jan 9, 2016 12:16
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