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the economics of tobacco: how does where people live and work impact smoking?

Throughout the month of August, Truth Initiative is highlighting the ways that socioeconomic disparities impact tobacco use. To learn more about the research, read the Achieving Health Equity in Tobacco Control report from a consortium of public health o
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Aug 12, 2016 00:44
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[Minnesota] how tax increases could impact e-cigarette sales

In 2010, Minnesota changed its definition of tobacco to include e-cigarettes, making the state an important case study into the question of how sales are impacted when taxes are increased on cigarettes and e-cigarettes at the same time. This is the first
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Apr 19, 2016 13:33
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[Massachusetts] boston raises tobacco-buying age to 21

By raising the legal age of sale for tobacco to 21, Boston lawmakers have found an apt way to close out a year when teen cigarette use again reached historic lows. Through action in Boston and communities across the country, we can make this the generati
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Dec 22, 2015 04:47
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RODU: E-Cigarette Denial: It Just Doesn't Work Anymore

Recently I attended a forum on e-cigarettes, sponsored by a political organization that wanted to educate its attendees about the devices. During the discussion my opponent [from the prohibitionist American Legacy Foundation] repeated the baseless claim
Heartland Institute
added Jan 7, 2015 19:53
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VIDEO: Menthol Ban Debate a Slow Burn for Big Tobacco: Video

Robin Koval, Chief Executive Officer at Legacy, discusses the move to ban menthol cigarettes, why menthol represents the growth of cigarette sales in the United States and how the merger of Lorillard and Reynolds plays into a potential ban of the product.
Bloomberg News
added Oct 1, 2014 06:30
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Reinvigorated truth® Campaign Will Empower Youth to Finish the Fight against Tobacco

it is uniquely important for America's kids and health that Legacy has announced it is launching a new generation of truth® aimed at ending the tobacco epidemic for good. This is exactly the kind of strong, science-based response called for by the 2014 Su
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Aug 12, 2014 14:24
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Inside the hidden world of thefts, scams and phantom purchases at the nation’s nonprofits

American Legacy Foundation has managed hundreds of millions of dollars ... an estimated $3.4 million loss, linked to purchases from a business ... and to an assistant vice president who now runs a video game emporium in Ni­ger­ia.
Washington Post
added Nov 23, 2013 17:04
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BEHIND THE ELECTRONIC CIGARETTE SMOKE SCREEN: NEW STUDY ASKS IMPORTANT QUESTIONS ABOUT E-CIGARETTES, BUT MORE FOCUSED RESEARCH IS NEEDED TO DETERMINE ITS TRUE IMPACT ON PUBLIC HEALTH

Overall, the results are disappointing. We cannot conclude from this study that e-cigarettes promote cessation. While the study showed that some smokers quit, it does not show that the product itself had any role in the behavior change. In fact, the resu
American Legacy Foundation
added Jul 17, 2013 15:09
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Help Us Stop Toxic Litter

Cigarette butts leach toxic chemicals and carcinogens that pollute the environment. They’re poisonous to wildlife and can contaminate water sources. And they’re the number one littered item on US roadways and the number one item found on beaches and in wa
American Legacy Foundation
added Apr 11, 2013 13:01
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First Ever Evidenced-Based Quit Smoking App Launches on Facebook

UbiQUITous provides smokers with free online quit assistance while deepening the research about the usability and success of quit smoking apps
American Legacy Foundation
added Dec 18, 2012 14:41
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