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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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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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The Electronic Cigarette Debate Continues as Use Dramatically Increases

Today's study is consistent with these results and public health fears, and it tells us that there is enough evidence to support a thorough look into e-cigarettes' impact on smokers and non-smokers alike. The FDA should act by bringing e-cigarettes under
American Legacy Foundation
added Mar 21, 2013 10:41
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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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JUUL E-cigarettes Gain Popularity Among Youth, But Awareness of Nicotine Presence Remains Low

New Study from Truth Initiative® Raises Concerns over Lack of Education and Regulation of Popular E-cigarette/Vaping Devices
PR Newswire
added Apr 18, 2018 13:35
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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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tobacco is a social justice issue: the military

The plums are here to be plucked. That’s what a tobacco company wrote in an internal document to describe its new strategy for growing cigarette sales in a promising market: the military. The company, Lorillard, was one of many in the tobacco industry t
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Aug 22, 2017 02:18
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AUDIO: Yes, Big Tobacco Says It’s Racing to Create a Smoke-Free Future

Jenny and Lindsey dig into the tobacco industry’s race to move beyond cigarettes and towards potentially better-for-you products. Philip Morris veteran Tony Snyder, talks about how the largest publicly-traded tobacco company in the world says its turning
Bloomberg News
added Jun 13, 2017 02:44
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