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2018 tobacco-free grants for minority-serving institutions, community and women’s colleges

To keep the momentum going, Truth Initiative is accepting applications for its Tobacco-Free College Program, which now offers grants of up to $20,000 to women’s colleges, minority-serving academic institutions and community colleges to adopt a 100 percen
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added May 30, 2018 17:30
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where are kids getting juul?

The most common way youth got JUUL is through physical retail locations...Just over half — 52 percent — reported that they received JUUL from a social source, such as a friend or family member.
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added May 30, 2018 17:32
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nearly 1 in 5 youth say they have seen juul used in school

The survey follows a Truth Initiative study that reveals while many young people are aware of JUUL, many are unaware that JUUL flavor pods always contain the addictive chemical nicotine, which is harmful to brain development. The study, published in Toba
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added May 24, 2018 15:46
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what would happen if new tobacco products ‘akin to iphones’ were sold in the u.s.?

[FDA] is expected to decide in coming months whether [PMI] can bring IQOS to the U.S., and if it can be marketed as a less harmful alternative to cigarettes...more interested in IQOS because of marketing efforts that portray the product as “akin to iPhone
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added May 24, 2018 15:49
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menthol cigarettes: attitudes, beliefs and policies

The evidence is clear: the FDA must act to get menthol cigarettes and all menthol combustible products off the market to protect public health. States and localities, however, do not have to wait for the FDA to act. We encourage states and local municipal
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added May 10, 2018 17:55
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3 key messages from cdc’s tobacco education campaign

the Tips From Former Smokers® campaign has returned for its seventh yea...1. Smoking causes immediate and long-term damage... 2. More than 16 million Americans live with a smoking-related disease... 3. Quit smoking while you can.
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added May 7, 2018 14:18
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5 things fda should do about juul e-cigarettes

1. Order the removal of certain JUUL flavors 2. Suspend internet sales of JUUL 3. Reverse the decision to delay e-cigarette regulation 4. Prohibit branded merchandise 5. Order the removal of JUUL look-alikes
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Apr 24, 2018 19:53
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juul e-cigarette craze highlights why flavored tobacco products are so dangerous

The groups are also calling on the FDA to take immediate action to address the rising popularity of JUUL among youth. Demands include removing any JUUL flavors, such as the highly popular mango and cool cucumber flavors, which violate FDA rules. Those fl
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Apr 23, 2018 17:14
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how tobacco products harm the environment from their manufacture to consumption

The process of growing tobacco, manufacturing tobacco products and delivering them to retailers causes severe and irreversible damage to the environment..."From start to finish, the tobacco life cycle is an overwhelmingly polluting and damaging process,"
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Apr 21, 2018 20:01
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[Missouri] VIDEO: Tobacco-Free Kids Campaign Worry About JUUL E-Cigarettes

"Southwest Missouri we have almost a double in our area of the smoking rate in the entire nation," said Brawner. Truth Initiative president and CEO Robin Koval calls for FDA to take action. "We need the FDA to stop the internet sales that are going on
KOLR-TV Channel 10 (Springfield, MO)
added Apr 21, 2018 16:40
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