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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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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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[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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Hackademy Awards Give Thumbs Up! For ‘The Fault in Our Stars,’ Thumbs Down! For Latest ‘X-Men’ Movie

Reviewers analyzed 128 movies during 2014 for portrayals, if any, of tobacco use. About half were PG and PG-13 movies. And some, such as Thumbs Up! Winner “The Fault in Our Stars,” accurately depicted tobacco use as a deadly health threat. Reviewers fou
Business Wire
added Feb 22, 2015 15:56
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developing: administration springs tobacco deeming regulations

stunned public health advocates celebrated the arrival of final deeming regulations... FDA spokespeople declined to comment on the status of the regulatory change, noting that it was April Fool’s Day and they had work to do to #FinishIt.
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Apr 1, 2016 16:02
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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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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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On Your TV, In Magazines, and In Your Mailbox: New Study Examines Tobacco Industry Advertising of Noncombustible Tobacco Products

some of the advertising tactics being used by tobacco and e-cigarette companies to market “emerging” products, such as e-cigarettes, snus, dissolvables, and chew. Recent research on tobacco advertising has generally focused on point-of-sale (POS) and reta
American Legacy Foundation
added Jan 16, 2014 15:52
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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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white house scrapped fda plan to restrict flavored e-cigarettes

tobacco use off the market until FDA has had the chance to review them. The Obama Administration must act quickly to ban flavored tobacco products – including menthol and especially in deadly combustible tobacco products. They have an obligation to protec
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jun 2, 2016 15:20
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