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4 foods and drinks that could help smokers quit cessation

1. Fruits and vegetables What foods can help you quit smoking? Cigarettes block the absorption of important nutrients, such as calcium and vitamins C and D. For example, smoking just one cigarette drains the body of 25 mg of vitamin C. Incorporating more
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added May 1, 2017 22:17
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[District of Columbia] 3 innovative ways a dc consortium is tackling tobacco use disparities

The study uses MeTRIC as a case example... “D.C., plagued with extraordinarily high tobacco rates in its most diverse neighborhoods, is also home to some of the top tobacco control scientists in the world and a dedicated cadre of health officials. Yet th
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Apr 26, 2017 21:30
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doctors’ offices: a missed opportunity in tobacco control

physicians aren’t always asking adolescents if they smoke, according to a new Truth Initiative® study. The research, published in Tobacco Induced Diseases, shows major gaps in youth tobacco use prevention and cessation efforts in the clinical setting. Fe
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Apr 24, 2017 18:43
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5 ways cigarette litter impacts the environment

Cigarettes make up more than one-third—nearly 38 percent—of all collected litter. Disposing of cigarettes on the ground or out of a car is so common that 75 percent of smokers report doing it. All these cigarette butts cost big bucks to clean up. Cities
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Apr 21, 2017 18:25
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VIDEO: meet the north carolina rep. taking on tobacco on the industry’s home turf

alma Adams, a two-term U.S. representative from Greensboro, N.C. and founding member of the board of directors at Truth Initiative®, has long been an advocate for tobacco prevention. In 2003, she took on a symbol of the state’s tobacco culture when she p
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Apr 19, 2017 18:35
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how african-american leaders are taking on menthol

“The NAACP and all of its units are committed to the health and well-being of African-Americans and are particularly concerned about preventing tobacco use among youth,” states the resolution, which also notes that the tobacco industry “has perniciously
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Apr 15, 2017 17:03
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MISSISSIPPI'S HBCUS WORK WITH A NON-PROFIT FOR A TOBACCO FREE CAMPUS

The non-profit Truth Initiative is helping Historically Black Colleges and Universities in Mississippi make their campuses tobacco free. MPB's Alexis Ware reports.
Mississippi Public Broadcasting
added Apr 17, 2017 17:27
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truth initiative and cvs launch program to help hbcus and community colleges go tobacco-free

are joining together to help historically black colleges and universities and community colleges across the country implement comprehensive smoke- or tobacco-free campus policies. Less than half of the 102 federally-recognized HBCUs and about one-third o
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Apr 13, 2017 14:54
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The Activism Of Millennials Will Be What Ends Smoking, According To The Truth Initiative CEO

Robin Koval has never been afraid of a challenge....The Truth Initiative advocates and works for a tobacco-free society. Earlier this year, Truth petitioned Walgreens to stop selling tobacco products in its pharmacy and conv
bustle
added Apr 17, 2017 17:31
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a lot of youth think they aren’t vaping nicotine, but is that true?

results of a new study suggest they may be unaware or misinformed about what is in their e-cigarettes because of unregulated labeling and marketing.
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Apr 13, 2017 11:38
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