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what can streaming services do about exposing youth to on-screen smoking?

Following “While You Were Streaming,” Truth Initiative convened public health experts, entertainment industry professionals and youth at its most recent Kenneth E. Warner Series to discuss the impact of tobacco imagery in culture. The panel explored why t
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jun 19, 2018 02:42
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senators urge mpaa to assign r rating to movies with smoking

“If you’re going to have tobacco imagery, also support our cause as well,” said Edward Rogers, a tobacco prevention advocate for Indiana Black Expo in Indianapolis, Indiana, one of the Reinvent the Reel grantees. “All we’re asking is to apply an R rating
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jun 15, 2018 08:28
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why is smoking still being glamorized in media and pop culture?

“We’ve really shut down all the avenues where tobacco companies can advertise...It’s just natural that with all the other channels getting shut down for them to market, this is one of the last bastions for them to reach consumers — to reach those replacem
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jun 14, 2018 09:39
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tobacco use in the military

The Department of Defense should prohibit all tobacco use on military installations and stop selling tobacco products in commissaries and exchanges. Congressional requirements for designated smoking areas at Veterans Affairs health care facilities should
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jun 14, 2018 09:39
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Tobacco Use Rates Among Middle and High School Students Flatten in 2017

The rates may be stagnating due to the proliferation of new and novel tobacco products that appeal to youth.... Unfortunately, as demonstrated in our "Tobacco Nation" report, huge portions of the country remain unprotected by these proven policies, and t
PR Newswire
added Jun 8, 2018 17:12
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President Donald J. Trump Is Taking Action to Stop Youth Opioid Abuse

The campaign to Stop Youth Opioid Abuse is a multi-channel campaign from the Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP), the Ad Council, and the Truth Initiative that focuses on preventing and reducing the misuse of opioids among youth and young adul
The White House
added Jun 8, 2018 17:11
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expanding our mission with an opioid education and prevention campaign

truth Initiative® is collaborating with the Office of National Drug Control Policy and the Ad Council on an opioid public education and prevention truth® campaign. The Truth About Opioids is a comprehensive public education campaign focused on preventin
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jun 8, 2018 03:21
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VIDEO: New prescription for opioid crisis: Hard-hitting ads that 'nail' the desperation

three powerful TV commercials produced by the Truth Initiative that were unveiled Thursday on "Today" and aim to do to the deadly opioid epidemic what the group’s earlier ads did to the scourge of tobacco — scare people away from trying them in the first
NBC News
added Jun 7, 2018 23:03
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youth frequently switch between different tobacco products, study finds

a Truth Initiative® study published in Nicotine & Tobacco Research used survey data on the use of combustible tobacco products (cigarettes, hookah and all types of cigars) and electronic products (e-cigarettes and e-hookah) among 15- to 21-year-olds. The
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jun 5, 2018 23:34
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2018 tobacco-free grants for minority-serving institutions, community and women’s colleges

To keep the momentum going, Truth Initiative is accepting applications for its Tobacco-Free College Program, which now offers grants of up to $20,000 to women’s colleges, minority-serving academic institutions and community colleges to adopt a 100 percen
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added May 30, 2018 17:30
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