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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

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
added Apr 17, 2017 17:31
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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

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

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

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

from social taboo to target market: how tobacco use became a women’s issue

something interesting happened after the U.S. Surgeon General issued a report confirming the link between smoking and cancer in 1964. In the years following the release of the report, the smoking rate among men dropped from 52 percent to 38 percent betw
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Apr 6, 2017 20:53

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
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