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new study: access to a range of treatment options helps smokers quit

most importantly, it matters whether smokers are nudged to use these resources or seek them out on their own. The Truth Initiative® study, supported by a grant from the National Cancer Institute, included 5,290 current smokers who registered on BecomeAnE
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Feb 14, 2018 04:05
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q&a: how big tobacco preys on low-income communities

nearly 20 million viewers of the 2018 GRAMMY Awards watched Dr. Jennifer Pearson explain how the tobacco industry continues to sell products that kill 1,300 Americans every day: by targeting lower-income communities and enhancing the addictiveness of cig
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Feb 8, 2018 21:07
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6 tips for people trying to quit smoking

Your chance at success can look better with the right preparation and support. Here are six tips to help you or someone you know successfully quit smoking and have a smoke-free February (and beyond). 1. Identify your triggers and how to beat them. Drivin
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Feb 9, 2018 01:37
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what is juul?

in just two years on the market, JUUL, a new type of e-cigarette, has become so popular among young people that it has already amassed nearly half of the e-cigarette market share. The product’s quick rise in popularity prompted The Boston Globe to call i
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Feb 6, 2018 22:22
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4 revelations from a reuters investigation into philip morris

uncovers the company’s methodical, long-term plan to undermine public health science and global anti-smoking efforts...1. PMI uses secret strategies to undermine the World Health Organization’s international tobacco reduction efforts.... 2. The company ha
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jan 30, 2018 16:40
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‘worth more’ campaign exposes big tobacco for its manipulation of lower-income communities

truth® teamed with Imagine Dragons lead vocalist Dan Reynolds and country star Jon Pardi for “Worth More,” a new campaign that exposes the tobacco industry’s exploitation of residents in lower-income communities. These award-winning singers, along with y
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jan 25, 2018 23:14
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why are 72% of smokers from lower-income communities?

Far from a coincidence, this statistic reveals a tobacco industry strategy to appeal to lower-income, less-educated consumers. Tobacco companies have targeted low-income populations in many ways over many years, creating smoking rate disparities that did
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jan 25, 2018 23:16
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how big tobacco made cigarettes more addictive

One way the tobacco industry has manipulated cigarettes to increase addictiveness is by loading cigarettes with chemical compounds. Bronchodilators were added so that tobacco smoke can more easily enter the lungs. Sugars, flavors and menthol were increas
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jan 25, 2018 23:17
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these 10 youth-serving groups want to get smoking off movie screens

ten youth-serving groups received grants from Truth Initiative® and Trinity Health to get rid of smoking in movies, one of the few places where it continues to be portrayed positively, as a normal social behavior and as glamorous, rebellious and edgy. E
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jan 19, 2018 09:07
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flavored tobacco use among youth and young adults

Youth and young adults use flavored tobacco products more than other age groups. Additionally, flavored products are often the first tobacco products youth and young adults ever use.
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jan 18, 2018 01:59
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