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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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the economics of tobacco: what if a pack of cigarettes cost $10?

By increasing prices to $10 and eliminating discounts, we could cut the number of smokers aged 12 to 25 years old by 4.8 million fewer smokers. That would reduce young adult smoking by more than 12 percent and youth smoking by nearly 3 percent.
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Aug 21, 2016 13:53
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The relationship between smoking and cancer is well established. To understand the opportunities for cancer prevention that lie within tobacco control, we’re highlighting the key facts about tobacco and cancer.

Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jun 7, 2016 15:43
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fast facts about smoking and mental health

may is Mental Health Awareness Month, a good opportunity to focus on the significantly higher rates of smoking and greater difficulty quitting faced by people with mental illnesses. Here are some key Fast Facts about tobacco use.
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added May 31, 2016 20:57
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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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