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new research affirms need for fda to regulate online e-cigarette ads

With studies increasingly showing that exposure to those ads is associated with curiosity and usage, it is urgent that the FDA begin regulating how, when and where e-cigarettes are marketed to prevent youth and young adult exposure.
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Apr 25, 2016 23:33
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Popularity of e-cigs among teens still climbing, cigarette use nearly steady at national low

“The FDA remains deeply concerned about the overall high rate at which children and adolescents use tobacco products, including novel products such as e-cigarettes and hookah,” said Mitch Zeller, director of the FDA’s Center for Tobacco Products. “Finali
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Apr 16, 2016 11:12
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deeming authority: deadly serious and seriously outraged

There’s an enormous amount to be done with millions of young lives at stake. So while we hope you enjoyed a good laugh with us last week, we’re even more hopeful you will share some of our outrage this week.
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Apr 7, 2016 17:54
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#Catmageddon: Why Experts Love New Anti-Smoking Ad

Dr. Seema Yasmin, a public health professor and medical analyst for CNN, also tweeted, "This is how you do public health education. Look and learn #CATmageddon" Although the video might not convince someone to quit right away, it may make smokers more
LiveScience.com (Yahoo!)
added Feb 19, 2016 18:26
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don’t let progress on tobacco evaporate

Source: THE NEW YORK TIMES our take The greatest public health achievement of our time is within our reach. We need players across all sectors – media, nonprofit, government, corporate and academic - to help us seize the opportunity and end tobacco use i
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Nov 24, 2015 21:33
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6 REASONS TO TELL BIG TOBACCO TO GTFO OF THE ENVIRONMENT

DoSomething.org... and truth...have teamed up to provide another outlet for teens interested in ending smoking: Get the Filter Out (GTFO). Cigarette butts are the most littered item globally, making them now only an eyesore, but a massive environmental p
American Legacy Foundation
added Aug 5, 2015 13:03
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[District of Columbia] LEGACY STUDY FINDS LOWER PRICES FOR CIGARETTES NEAR HIGH SCHOOLS WITH MORE PRICE-SENSITIVE POPULATIONS, POTENTIALLY CONTRIBUTING TO TOBACCO-RELATED HEALTH DISPARITIES

“Cigarette Price Variation Around High Schools: Evidence From Washington DC”, and published in Health & Place, observed a strong association between the lowest cigarette pack price at retail outlets and the nearest high school type, with the lowest pack p
American Legacy Foundation
added Jan 8, 2015 08:47
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[Indiana] EDITORIAL: Youth and e-cigarettes

But there are public officials across America, including Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller, who believe the FDA’s approach is not aggressive enough when it comes to young people and e-cigarettes. We think those officials are right and support their d
Terre Haute (IN) Tribune-Star
added Aug 21, 2014 06:03
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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 28, 2013 12:33
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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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