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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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fall tour continues to take the “finish it” message across the united states

truth® is heading back out on the road this fall. The campaign will participate at 16 stops on the High School Nation Tour, a traveling Music & Arts Festival that visits public high schools all across the country, to let teens know that this will be the g
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Sep 29, 2015 21:28
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in u.s., young adults' cigarette use is down sharply

we are winning the battle against youth and young adult cigarette use. Results for other tobacco products are mixed, and that’s why our truth public education campaign is taking aim at hookah, cigars and other deadly products.
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Dec 11, 2015 19:32
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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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hero in blockbuster teen video game “overwatch” smokes cigars

“The creators of Overwatch may not realize that their choice to depict a hero with a lit cigar sends an influential and potentially addictive and deadly message to the young people who play the game. The best thig that the creative and commercial forces
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jun 7, 2016 15:45
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cities and states target tobacco sales with new rules in 2016

will make it harder to sell tobacco products to young people in 2016, increasing the legal minimum age to purchase cigarettes and moving flavored tobacco products out of convenience stores. On January 1, Hawaii will become the first state in the country
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Dec 29, 2015 18:08
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[New York] TRUTH® CELEBRATES SYRACUSE UNIVERSITY MOVE TO TOBACCO-FREE

Syracuse University officially became a tobacco-free campus today. The award-winning truth campaign is celebrating this victory in a new online video and launching an online petition... Targeting college campuses makes sense: 94 percent of smokers start b
American Legacy Foundation
added Jul 1, 2015 15:26
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[Illinois] The 50-year war on smoking is far from won

Public health and medical organizations know what needs to be done to reduce the number of smokers and prevent kids from starting to smoke, Sward said. Policy changes are needed, she added, but politicians are afraid to challenge the tobacco industry's st
Chicago Tribune
added Feb 26, 2015 17:25
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4 big concerns about selling iqos heat-not-burn cigarettes in the us

Here are four big concerns about bringing IQOS to the U.S.... Truth Initiative recommends that the FDA require that Philip Morris submit additional information, specifically on the impact of its marketing and product development plans on America’s youth.
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Mar 2, 2018 00:18
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MYERS/KOVAL: Philip Morris Says It Wants to Quit Cigarettes. But It’s Just Blowing Smoke.

In the same breath that it talks of a smoke-free future, PMI brags that Marlboro is “the number one global cigarette brand.” Across the globe, Philip Morris promotes its cigarettes in ways that appeal to kids, introducing flavored cigarettes, conducting a
Fortune Magazine
added Jan 6, 2018 20:42
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