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after-school smoke? the problem with tobacco retailers near schools

kindergartners through seniors in high school don’t have to go far to pass a tobacco retailer, especially if they attend schools with large low-income or minority student populations.
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Feb 10, 2017 19:38
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tobacco is a social justice issue: smoking and lgbt communities

Overall, lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender adults smoke at rates up to 2.5 times higher than straight adults, due in part to targeted marketing by Big Tobacco. For years the tobacco industry has made efforts to appeal to LGBT consumers through thing
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Feb 9, 2017 00:44
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what do tobacco advertising restrictions look like today?

While tobacco TV ads and physician-recommended cigarettes are a thing of the past, marketing restrictions may not be as far-reaching as you think. Here’s a brief look at some events that shaped the tobacco marketing environment we see today:
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Feb 7, 2017 17:07
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A CPR kit, a toilet game and ADULT BIBS: The bizarre freebies in this year's $30K Grammys goody bag (but will the A-listers throw them straight in the bin?)

A shirt, duffle, and water bottle from the smoking prevention campaign Truth
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 6, 2017 15:05
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tobacco is a social justice issue: racial and ethnic minorities

Tobacco companies have strategically marketed tobacco products to appeal to racial and ethnic communities for decades. The most striking example is menthol cigarettes. These cigarettes, which are easier to smoke and harder to quit, have long been market
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Feb 3, 2017 21:18
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tobacco is a social justice issue: smoking and low-income communities

Tobacco use disproportionately affects many marginalized populations—including people in low-income communities, racial and ethnic minorities, LGBT individuals and those with mental illness—who have a long and documented history of being targeted by the t
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Feb 2, 2017 16:03
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[New York] youth call on walgreens to stop selling tobacco at rally outside shareholders meeting

more than 50 people from across the country rallied outside of the Walgreens shareholders meeting in New York City on January 26 to push the pharmacy chain to stop selling tobacco products. Truth Initiative® organized the rally to call on the Walgreens
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jan 30, 2017 22:03
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use of multiple products dominates youth tobacco patterns

“This study highlights the complexity of tobacco use patterns in U.S. middle and high school students,” said Dr. Andrea Villanti, director of regulatory science and policy at Schroeder Institute and lead author of the study. “Future studies addressing th
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jan 29, 2017 14:26
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three ways to improve research on social support in smoking interventions

Published in Translational Behavioral Medicine, the commentary addresses potential reasons for why many studies focusing on social support interventions for smoking cessation have “yielded disappointing results.” The rise in the popularity of online soci
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jan 25, 2017 18:31
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cdc's anti-smoking ad campaign returns for sixth year

With more than 16 million Americans living with smoking-related diseases, the Tips campaign raises awareness about the health and emotional impact of cigarette smoking, encourages smokers to quit and offers free resources on how to quit and stay smoke-fr
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jan 19, 2017 16:06
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