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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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what is juul?

in just two years on the market, JUUL, a new type of e-cigarette, has become so popular among young people that it has already amassed nearly half of the e-cigarette market share. The product’s quick rise in popularity prompted The Boston Globe to call i
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Feb 6, 2018 22:22
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3 reactions to fda’s new plan for tobacco regulation

What followed the announcement of a new trajectory for tobacco regulation? Here are three reactions from public health groups, the tobacco industry and investors.
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Aug 18, 2017 04:27
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KOVAL: hud final rule on smoke-free housing will protect millions from the dangers of secondhand smoke

While we believe e-cigarettes should be included in clean air policies concerning public places, we are pleased that the new rule does not limit the use of these products in individual homes as these products provide smokers with an alternative to smoking
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Dec 1, 2016 20:42
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don’t buy newport's spin: "pleasure lounges" are deadly

Reynolds is practically giving away the cigarettes for one dollar a pack. It’s equally troubling that these so-called Pleasure Lounges are showing up at events that appeal not just to young adults but also to teens. There is nothing pleasurable about the
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Sep 19, 2016 20:11
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massachusetts the latest state to push tobacco control forward

We are eagerly watching developments in Massachusetts as their state Senate overwhelmingly approved a bill filled with policies ranging from following Hawaii’s lead by raising the statewide minimum age of sale for tobacco to 21 to banning the sale of toba
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added May 1, 2016 13:49
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why is vice ditching its anti-smoking past to work for philip morris?

More perplexing is why Vice would take the risk of damaging its reputation and image with such a business partnership, particularly since the media company first made its name in marketing through its work with the American Legacy Foundation's (now called
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Mar 23, 2016 00:15
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the troubling history of big tobacco’s cozy ties with black leaders racial identity

our take The tobacco industry uses menthol to appeal to youth and blacks. Banning menthol cigarettes will save young lives and it will save black lives. And that’s something we should all be able to get behind.
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Nov 18, 2015 16:43
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Cigarettes and the Environment

Cigarettes Are Toxic Waste Cigarette butts are the number one littered item on US beaches and roadways. They leach chemicals that are poisonous to wildlife and can contaminate water sources.
American Legacy Foundation
added Apr 22, 2013 13:33
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Flavored Tobacco Continues to Play a Role in Tobacco Use Among Young Adults

Past research has shown that the tobacco industry developed flavored cigarettes in large part to appeal to young people. According to the findings of Legacy’s new study, 18.5 percent of young adult tobacco users in 2011 reported using flavored tobacco pr
Legacy.com
added Apr 4, 2013 01:24
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