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students rewarded scholarships for taking action on tobacco

two young tobacco control activists received $5,000 scholarships from Truth Initiative® for innovatively confronting tobacco use in their communities. Alexia Okorogu and Allison Foster were awarded the 2017 Alma S. Adams Scholarship for Outreach and Hea
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Oct 3, 2017 16:50
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why local governments should take action on menthol cigarette sales

The mint flavoring, which appeals to youth, makes cigarettes easier to smoke and harder to quit. Additionally, a federal ban already exists for all other flavored cigarettes. The evidence is clear that menthol poses a threat to public health
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Sep 27, 2017 06:42
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how some local governments are keeping the number of tobacco retailers in check

Measures to restrict tobacco retailer licensing and density are one way to combat the impact of tobacco retail marketing—also called point-of-sale marketing—which is linked to impulse purchases of tobacco products, an increased likelihood of young people
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Sep 27, 2017 06:43
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Six Colleges and Universities Receive Grants to Pursue 100% Tobacco-Free Campuses Across Pennsylvania

University of Pittsburgh Temple University (Philadelphia) Lincoln University (Philadelphia) Community College of Philadelphia Cheyney University Community College of Allegheny County (Pittsburgh)
PR Newswire
added Sep 20, 2017 22:07
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Eight Colleges and Universities Receive Grants to Pursue 100% Tobacco-Free Campuses Across Mississippi

Jackson State University University of Southern Mississippi (Hattiesburg) Mississippi Valley State University (Itta Bena) Hinds Community College (Utica) Tougaloo College (Jackson) Alcorn State University (Lorman) Coahoma Community College (Clarksdale) R
PR Newswire
added Sep 20, 2017 22:03
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VIDEO: CVS amps up its campaign against tobacco at colleges

"We are at a critical moment in our nation's efforts to end the epidemic of smoking and tobacco use, and expanding the number of tobacco-free college and university campuses is an important step in our efforts," said Eileen Howard Boone, President of the
CNN/Money
added Sep 20, 2017 18:00
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Six Colleges and Universities Receive Grants to Pursue 100% Tobacco-Free Campuses Across Florida

Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University (Tallahassee) Florida A&M University (Tallahassee) Indian River State College (Fort Pierce) Florida Memorial University (Miami) Northwest Florida State College (Niceville) St. Petersburg College
PR Newswire
added Sep 20, 2017 17:33
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organizations team up to help reduce smoking on college campuses

the CVS Health Foundation, American Cancer Society and Truth Initiative today announced that grants are now available to help U.S. colleges and universities advocate for, adopt and implement 100 percent smoke- and tobacco-free campus policies. The grants
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Sep 19, 2017 14:39
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3 takeaways from the national cancer institute report on tobacco-related health disparities

1. Tobacco use today is characterized by gaps within “enormous progress.” / 2. Certain populations and patterns have been overlooked and more research is needed / 3. Tobacco control strategies can significantly reduce tobacco-related health disparities.
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Sep 15, 2017 16:29
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what are “heat-not-burn” cigarettes?

While the tobacco industry claims these products are less toxic than cigarettes, public health experts are concerned that they may be another way to addict people, especially youth and young adults, and promote the use of more than one tobacco product at
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Sep 14, 2017 13:52
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