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how tobacco companies have used women’s history and equality struggles to sell cigarettes

“you’ve come a long way, baby.” That Virginia Slims cigarette slogan debuted in 1968 and spread across ads featuring modern, stylish women...Here, we rounded up 10 examples from the early to late 20th century.
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Mar 14, 2017 01:25
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why you should quit smoking before having surgery

One example: it affects how the body handles surgery. For this reason, some doctors are even refusing to operate on smokers to help prevent complications. While not all doctors go that far, others ask patients to stop, or at least reduce smoking cigarett
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Mar 7, 2017 13:28
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agreement on american spirit cigarettes fails to protect public from misleading claims

The agreement, reached in January, requires the Santa Fe Natural Tobacco Company to remove the terms "additive-free" and "natural" from its product labels, advertising and promotional materials — however it can continue to use "Natural" as part of its br
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Mar 3, 2017 20:24
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what the oscars tell us about smoking in the movies in 2017

Of the 2017 Oscar-nominated feature films that were rated PG-13 (excluding animation and documentary categories), 70 percent depicted tobacco use. Of the 2017 Oscar-nominated feature films that were rated PG-13 (excluding animation and documentary catego
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Feb 28, 2017 17:48
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answers to five common questions about smoking and heart health

During American Heart Month, we are highlighting five important facts about heart health from BecomeAnEX, Truth Initiative’s digital quit smoking program.
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Feb 24, 2017 19:11
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measuring disparities in tobacco advertising exposure

But how can we better measure people’s exposure to that advertising? And what effect does that exposure have? To begin to answer those questions, Schroeder Institute® for Tobacco Research and Policy Studies at Truth Initiative® investigator Shyanika Ros
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Feb 16, 2017 16:56
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How anti-smoking ads went from ‘just say no’ to ‘damn the man’

During Sunday’s Grammys, two public service ads made a jarring argument for quitting smoking: Essentially, that Big Tobacco hates black people...framing quitting smoking as an act of resistance against The Man is more effective than trying to make the ar
Fusion
added Feb 16, 2017 00:58
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three ways to support loved ones while they quit smoking

BecomeAnEX, a digital quit smoking program hosted by Truth Initiative®, has some tips courtesy of Dr. J. Taylor Hays, M.D., a professor of medicine at the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and director of the Mayo Clinic’s Nicotine Dependence Center. Becom
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Feb 15, 2017 14:46
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New Anti-Smoking Ad Starring Amanda Seales Highlights How Tobacco Companies Exploit Black Communities

The ad, which stars Insecure actress and comedienne Amanda Seales, accuses big tobacco executives of continuing to deliberately and disproportionately target marginalized groups, including Blacks, low income and LGBTQ communities and people who are mental
Essence Magazine
added Feb 13, 2017 03:41
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truth® Calls Out Tobacco Industry for Profiling Disguised as Target Marketing

During tonight’s 59th annual GRAMMY Awards, a new truth campaign called #STOPPROFILING will shine a light on how the tobacco industry deliberately singles out communities that already face adversity and inequality with aggressive marketing tactics that e
PR Newswire
added Feb 12, 2017 21:21
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