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re-thinking nicotine and its effects

“Although nicotine is addictive, its impact varies greatly depending on the product.” The most addictive form of nicotine is inhaled in tobacco smoke. In contrast, nicotine replacement therapies that help smokers quit, such as nicotine gum and the patch,
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Dec 2, 2016 23:52
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KOVAL: hud final rule on smoke-free housing will protect millions from the dangers of secondhand smoke

While we believe e-cigarettes should be included in clean air policies concerning public places, we are pleased that the new rule does not limit the use of these products in individual homes as these products provide smokers with an alternative to smoking
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Dec 1, 2016 20:42
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helping people with hiv/aids quit smoking

Every year on December 1, World AIDS Day is an opportunity to increase awareness, fight prejudice and improve education relating to HIV/AIDS. People around the world show support to the millions of people living with HIV/AIDS, by wearing a red ribbon or
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Dec 1, 2016 20:40
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florida announces new record low youth smoking rate

The state’s success is in large part due to Tobacco Free Florida’s statewide media campaign, which the Florida Department of Health launched after residents voted 10 years ago to fund the program with the state’s portion of the Master Settlement Agreemen
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Nov 30, 2016 05:08
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83 schools pledge to go smoke- or tobacco-free with community college initiative

with 29 community colleges joining its Community College Grant Initiative, Truth Initiative® has awarded funding to 83 community colleges to go smoke- or tobacco-free. Each school received a grant of $7,500 or $10,000 to advocate for, adopt and implemen
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Nov 29, 2016 02:36
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how big is big tobacco’s marketing budget?

[FTC] just released its cigarette and smokeless tobacco reports for 2014, which show that the top tobacco companies spent $8.49 billion marketing cigarettes and $600 million marketing smokeless tobacco. It may be hard to believe, but the report marks a de
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Nov 24, 2016 02:30
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great american smokeout: quitting smoking could prevent 6 million cancer deaths

Since cancer deaths from tobacco started declining—in 1990 for men and 1995 for women—more than 1 million deaths have been avoided... For today’s Great American Smokeout, the American Cancer Society’s annual event that encourages smokers to make a plan t
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Nov 19, 2016 18:55
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q&a: helping college campuses go tobacco-free

Truth Initiative is helping Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) and community colleges advocate for, adopt and implement 100 percent smoke- or tobacco-free policies. Since 2015, Truth Initiative has provided grants and expert assistance
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Nov 15, 2016 17:12
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[District of Columbia] Statement of Robin Koval, CEO & President, Truth Initiative On the Deceptive Marketing of Natural American Spirit Cigarettes

We commend Breathe DC for filing a lawsuit...We know that people incorrectly and dangerously believe that smoking American Spirit cigarettes reduce the harm associated with smoking because they mistakenly perceive 'additive-free' or 'organic' cigarettes t
PR Newswire
added Nov 14, 2016 23:22
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[District of Columbia] truth initiative applauds action to hold maker of american spirit accountable

breathe DC filed a lawsuit in D.C. Superior Court on Monday against Santa Fe Natural Tobacco Company for deceptive marketing. “We know that people incorrectly and dangerously believe that smoking American Spirit cigarettes reduces the harm associated wi
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Nov 14, 2016 20:00
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