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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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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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how tobacco products harm the environment from their manufacture to consumption

The process of growing tobacco, manufacturing tobacco products and delivering them to retailers causes severe and irreversible damage to the environment..."From start to finish, the tobacco life cycle is an overwhelmingly polluting and damaging process,"
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Apr 21, 2018 20:01
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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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three tips for quitting smoking from an expert

members of Truth Initiative’s® web-based quit smoking program, BecomeAnEX, have posted more than 87,000 blog entries to ask questions, share resources or just talk about their day and how their quit attempt is going.
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jan 13, 2017 22:35
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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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