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Adweek Legacy Launches New Anti-Smoking Ads Targeted to Teens

The "Finish It" commercial is part of the Legacy's ongoing "Truth" campaign, which started in 2000 and is credited with stopping 450,000 teens from lighting up. The fast-paced TV spot sends a powerful message to teen smokers that they can be the generati
Ad Week
added Aug 27, 2014 19:40
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BROWN: Hollywood's Smoky Images Send Wrong Message About Lighting Up | Nancy Brown

Hollywood's continued glamorization of smoking. Every time a star lights a cigarette, a negative message is sparked. That is the subject of the rest of this column, penned by leaders of Legacy ... "House of Cards," a Netflix-original show and the epitome
Huffington Post (blog)
added Jan 14, 2014 12:45
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An Ad Campaign Fights Cigarette Butts as Toxic Waste

Now Legacy is introducing a public service campaign that attacks cigarettes on another front: as litter. ... The campaign is a joint effort between Legacy and Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics, which advocates for environmental stewardship on pu
New York Times
added Apr 9, 2013 02:22
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Legacy Remembers C. Everett Koop - A True Leader and Hero in Public Health

At Legacy, we looked up to him for being a pioneer in tobacco control - educating the nation about the dangers of the addictiveness of nicotine in cigarettes and the impact of secondhand smoke.
American Legacy Foundation
added Mar 21, 2013 10:42
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Nearly Half of Americans Would Support Reducing Nicotine in Cigarettes If and When the FDA Exerts its Authority to Act on It

A study released online today by the American Journal of Public Health shows strong public support - nearly 50 percent -- for a potential federal mandate to reduce nicotine content in cigarettes. Under the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Ac
American Legacy Foundation
added Jan 18, 2013 08:01
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Many Menthol Smokers Say They Would Quit if Menthols Were No Longer Available

A new study released today in the American Journal of Public Health (AJPH) presents the first peer-reviewed data on menthol smokers' behavioral intention if menthol cigarettes were taken off the market, a decision pending with the U.S. Food and Drug Admi
American Legacy Foundation
added Sep 21, 2012 17:14
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as smoking rates decline, hollywood isn’t getting the picture

the majority of 2018 Oscar nominees in major categories — 86 percent — feature tobacco imagery on screen, which has been proven to initiate smoking among youth.... an increase in instances of tobacco imagery over nominees in previous years. Over the past
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Mar 3, 2018 18:46
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how state public health agencies can reduce menthol cigarette use

Truth Initiative Schroeder Institute® researchers Shyanika Rose and Jessica Rath joined Delmonte Jefferson, executive director of the National African American Tobacco Prevention Network, to discuss these points in a blog post for the Association of Stat
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Feb 21, 2018 23:29
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3 takeaways from the national cancer institute report on tobacco-related health disparities

1. Tobacco use today is characterized by gaps within “enormous progress.” / 2. Certain populations and patterns have been overlooked and more research is needed / 3. Tobacco control strategies can significantly reduce tobacco-related health disparities.
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Sep 15, 2017 16:29
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How anti-smoking ads went from ‘just say no’ to ‘damn the man’

During Sunday’s Grammys, two public service ads made a jarring argument for quitting smoking: Essentially, that Big Tobacco hates black people...framing quitting smoking as an act of resistance against The Man is more effective than trying to make the ar
Fusion
added Feb 16, 2017 00:58
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