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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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Tobacco Use in the LGBT Communities: Why LGBT People Smoke So Much & What Can Be Done About It

Legacy and HRC will host a panel discussion exploring these questions and more as Legacy releases a new report, Tobacco Control in LGBT Communities.
American Legacy Foundation
added Dec 5, 2012 13:25
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Dramatic New Findings Support Menthol as a Starter Tobacco Product for Youth

Data from the First Longitudinal Study on Menthol Use Among Youth Intensifies Pressure on Food and Drug Administration to Ban Menthol to Protect Public Health
American Legacy Foundation
added May 18, 2012 04:52
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young adult cigar smoking trends underscore the need for flavor regulations

Truth Initiative® researchers surveyed more than 26,000 people between the ages of 18 and 35...traditional cigar use was most common among male and Hispanic respondents. Conversely, those who preferred little cigars and cigarillos were more likely to be y
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jun 5, 2017 20:36
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what the oscars tell us about smoking in the movies in 2017

Of the 2017 Oscar-nominated feature films that were rated PG-13 (excluding animation and documentary categories), 70 percent depicted tobacco use. Of the 2017 Oscar-nominated feature films that were rated PG-13 (excluding animation and documentary catego
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Feb 28, 2017 17:48
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how big is big tobacco’s marketing budget?

[FTC] just released its cigarette and smokeless tobacco reports for 2014, which show that the top tobacco companies spent $8.49 billion marketing cigarettes and $600 million marketing smokeless tobacco. It may be hard to believe, but the report marks a de
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Nov 24, 2016 02:30
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two new grants explore tobacco and marijuana use and the appeal of flavored tobacco

researchers at the Schroeder Institute for Tobacco Research and Policy Studies at Truth Initiative received grants for two projects from the National Institutes of Health to study tobacco use behavior among young adults.
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Sep 16, 2016 20:41
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