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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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[District of Columbia] Zombies Invade Washington, D.C. Walgreens: truth® Protests Walgreens' Sale of Tobacco Products, Urges Pharmacy Chain to Go Tobacco-Free

Pharmacies selling tobacco: it sounds like a retail oxymoron. That's why truth, one of the largest and most successful national youth tobacco prevention campaigns, announced today its zombie-themed demonstration outside of Walgreens' Washington, D.C. flag
PR Newswire
added Jan 11, 2018 00:59
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the one thing pharmacies could do to save thousands of lives

truth® is again calling for Walgreens to protect its customers and stop selling tobacco by staging a zombie-themed protest named “Not Happy or Healthy” after the company’s recently retired tagline, “at the corner of happy and healthy.” Young people dress
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jan 10, 2018 23:12
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survey: walgreens shoppers want tobacco gone from stores

73% of Walgreens shoppers surveyed reported that they favor a Walgreens ban on tobacco sales Walgreens, the country’s largest pharmacy chain, has repeatedly refused to ban tobacco sales while other stores, including CVS Pharmacy, have made the move. Last
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jan 10, 2018 23:13
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[District of Columbia] when and where do nonsmokers encounter tobacco advertising?

Participants were exposed to tobacco marketing an average of two times during the two weeks, but African-American and Hispanic participants had significantly higher odds of reporting exposure in response to each text, as did low-income respondents. Parti
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jan 10, 2018 23:24
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MYERS/KOVAL: Philip Morris Says It Wants to Quit Cigarettes. But It’s Just Blowing Smoke.

In the same breath that it talks of a smoke-free future, PMI brags that Marlboro is “the number one global cigarette brand.” Across the globe, Philip Morris promotes its cigarettes in ways that appeal to kids, introducing flavored cigarettes, conducting a
Fortune Magazine
added Jan 6, 2018 20:42
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common smoking triggers and how to beat them

Identifying your triggers and learning how to deal with them before you quit smoking will make your quit journey easier. Everyone has unique smoking triggers, but some common ones include: Having coffee, tea or alcohol Finishing a meal Driving Feeling s
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jan 1, 2018 11:38
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