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slim and stylish: how tobacco companies hooked women by “feminizing” cigarettes

For years, Philip Morris offered promotions for its Virginia Slims cigarettes... For more on how tobacco companies have targeted women, read about the industry’s marketing strategy of using women’s equality struggles to sell cigarettes.
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Apr 4, 2017 16:27

apply now: help #finishit at national summit on youth activism and tobacco

Truth Initiative® is offering a chance for a group of young people to attend the third annual National Summit on Youth Activism. The National Summit on Youth Activism is a tobacco-control training program for youth and young adults from around the countr
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Apr 4, 2017 11:28

how to reduce tobacco use in "social smokers"

Researchers analyzed more than 1,500 U.S. young adults between the ages of 18 and 24 who reported ever smoking. Authors identified clusters of nonsmokers, social smokers and smokers based on answers to questions regarding the circumstances under which th
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Mar 29, 2017 15:05

justice department should recuse lawyers who represented tobacco companies from tobacco cases

Before Mr. Readler joined the DOJ, the department vigorously defended the FDA rule. With Mr. Readler now on the case, the government filed a motion requesting an extension “to more fully consider the issues raised.”
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Mar 27, 2017 19:20

now seeking change agents for youth activism fellowship

truth Initiative is accepting applications for its 2017-2018 Youth Activism Fellowship, a 12-month program for 18 – 24 year olds who want to change culture and help end the tobacco epidemic, and gain critical social change skills.
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Mar 23, 2017 21:54

children’s book encourages native american youth to reject tobacco

In the book, “Denali Dreams,” Denali draws motivation from the Alaskan mountain she was named after to work hard as a student and soccer player, and chase her dreams. She keeps these dreams in mind as she resists pressure from a friend to try a cigarette
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Mar 23, 2017 14:31

widespread use of flavored products in young tobacco users

Eighty percent of youth tobacco users (ages 12 to 17) and 73 percent of young adult smokers (ages 18 to 24) use flavored tobacco, according to a new study led by the Schroeder Institute® for Tobacco Research and Policy Studies at Truth Initiative® and su
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Mar 16, 2017 21:24

CVS Health Takes Next Step in Five-Year Commitment to Deliver the First Tobacco-Free Generation

announced it will fund $10 million in new and expanded partnerships and programs to launch the second year of Be The First, the company's five year, $50 million commitment to help deliver the nation's first tobacco-free generation. The partnerships and pr
CVS Health (CVS Caremark)
added Mar 14, 2017 01:33

how tobacco companies have used women’s history and equality struggles to sell cigarettes

“you’ve come a long way, baby.” That Virginia Slims cigarette slogan debuted in 1968 and spread across ads featuring modern, stylish women...Here, we rounded up 10 examples from the early to late 20th century.
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Mar 14, 2017 01:25

why you should quit smoking before having surgery

One example: it affects how the body handles surgery. For this reason, some doctors are even refusing to operate on smokers to help prevent complications. While not all doctors go that far, others ask patients to stop, or at least reduce smoking cigarett
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Mar 7, 2017 13:28
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