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a growing problem: examining a decade of menthol smoking rates

menthol is slowing the decline of cigarette smoking in the U.S. Data from 2004 to 2010 shows that, while non-menthol cigarette use declined, menthol smoking rates remained constant and even grew among some groups. On top of that, youth smokers were the a
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Oct 26, 2016 13:55

breast cancer awareness month: 5 facts about tobacco

For Breast Cancer Awareness Month, we investigated the connection between breast cancer and cigarette smoking. Evidence of a link is “suggestive but not sufficient,”... Take a look at these five research findings:
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Oct 25, 2016 13:48

how do young adults use tobacco, marijuana and alcohol together?

E-cigarette use was not common and arose in the least popular pattern. E-cigarettes were never used exclusively, without the combination of alcohol or another tobacco product, in the past 30 days. The popularity of using marijuana alone increased over ti
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Oct 20, 2016 23:41

A Multirelational Social Network Analysis of an Online Health Community for Smoking Cessation [FREE FULL TEXT]

We conducted these analyses using longitudinal data from BecomeAnEX...These insights have implications for the design and management of online social networks for smoking cessation.
Journal of Medical Internet Research (ca)
added Oct 18, 2016 21:29

how online social relationships help smokers quit tobacco

analyses of how people use BecomeAnEX, Truth Initiative’s digital cessation program, are shedding light on the ways online health communities can help people quit smoking. For example, online communities foster relationships among members that can play
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Oct 18, 2016 21:26

the truth about menthol (PDF)

WHAT IS MENTHOL? • Menthol is a chemical compound extracted from the peppermint or corn mint plant or created synthetically. It reduces the harshness of cigarette smoke due to its characteristic cooling effects on the mouth and throat.1,2
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Oct 13, 2016 20:00
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the truth about: menthol

while overall smoking rates have declined across the country, menthol cigarettes are slowing that progress.
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Oct 13, 2016 19:59

seeking lgbt smokers for research study

researchers at the Schroeder Institute for Tobacco Research and Policy Studies at Truth Initiative® are recruiting participants for a study on smoking and smoking cessation attitudes and behaviors among sexual minority young adults. Data collection rega
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Oct 11, 2016 21:29

lgbt history month: why are smoking rates higher in lgbt communities?

The legacy of targeted marketing lives on. LGBT communities continue to be a population that tobacco disproportionately affects. Lesbian, gay and bisexual youth are twice as likely to smoke a cigarette before they are 13 years old. About one in four lesb
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Oct 6, 2016 16:37

truth initiative calls on fda to enforce graphic warning labels requirement

truth Initiative joined seven public health groups to file a lawsuit to compel the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to enforce a requirement that graphic health warnings appear on cigarette packs and in advertising.
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Oct 5, 2016 16:21
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