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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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THE END OF TOBACCO? TRUTH® RALLIES TEENS TO HARNESS THEIR ONLINE INFLUENCE TO BECOME THE FIRST SMOKE-FREE GENERATION

the latest advertisements in its new Finish It campaign, titled “Unpaid” and “Response”. Both aired during the hugely popular MTV Video Music Awards broadcast – an annual music awards ceremony that attracts millions of viewers and sparks immediate cultura
American Legacy Foundation
added Aug 25, 2014 17:21
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how companies control where you see tobacco products and what policy can do about it

tobacco companies spent over $8.47 billion on marketing in retail establishments, also called point-of-sale marketing, in 2015 (the most recent figures available). This article is part of a series highlighting ways that states and localities are counteri
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Nov 9, 2017 20:31
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[Florida] cigars donations are bad for the military’s health

members of the military smoke at higher rates, and recruits are highly susceptible to tobacco initiation. The American Cancer Society’s Cancer Action Network put it well. It would be a disservice if those protections weren’t extended to the servicemen and
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Aug 31, 2016 16:05
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where we stand: little cigars, cigarillos and cigars

Given their well-documented appeal to youth, all flavors, including menthol, should be eliminated from little cigars, cigarillos and other cigar products. The marketing of all cigar products should be restricted so that it does not target or appeal to you
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jul 14, 2016 15:34
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[Botswana] African states rally for greater tobacco control

African states have been urged to unite in the war against tobacco consumption as ‘the common enemy’, the tobacco industry, is well-resourced...Uganda’s principal medical officer, who is also the tobacco control focal person in that country, Sheila Ndyana
Mmegi (bw)
added Oct 22, 2015 11:40
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TWO DISTINCT STORIES EMERGE FROM CDC SURVEY ON YOUTH TOBACCO USE

The FDA has taken its first steps to regulate e-cigarettes, hookah and many kinds of cigars with draft regulations introduced a year ago. "If the steep increase in e-cigarette and hookah use by youth does anything, it should reinforce how important it is
American Legacy Foundation
added Apr 16, 2015 13:59
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MOVING TOWARDS TOBACCO RELATED HEALTH EQUITY – WHAT WILL IT TAKE?

View the live webcast here on August 15, 2013 – no call-in number or password necessary. ... This August, Legacy will host a special panel discussion as part of the Kenneth E. Warner Series Lecture that puts a spotlight on social determinants of tobacc
American Legacy Foundation
added Aug 8, 2013 06:26
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New Study Estimates That Eighteen Percent Of Youth Smokers Would Never Have Started If Smoking Was Eliminated From PG-13 Movies

Legacy, American Academy of Pediatrics, American Heart Association, American Lung Association and more have strongly urged the movie industry to respond to this public health crisis by assigning an R rating to all movies with smoking.
PR Newswire
added Jul 10, 2012 14:44
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