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the truth about menthol (PDF)

WHAT IS MENTHOL? • Menthol is a chemical compound extracted from the peppermint or corn mint plant or created synthetically. It reduces the harshness of cigarette smoke due to its characteristic cooling effects on the mouth and throat.1,2
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Oct 13, 2016 20:00
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the truth about: menthol

while overall smoking rates have declined across the country, menthol cigarettes are slowing that progress.
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Oct 13, 2016 19:59
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seeking lgbt smokers for research study

researchers at the Schroeder Institute for Tobacco Research and Policy Studies at Truth Initiative® are recruiting participants for a study on smoking and smoking cessation attitudes and behaviors among sexual minority young adults. Data collection rega
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Oct 11, 2016 21:29
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lgbt history month: why are smoking rates higher in lgbt communities?

The legacy of targeted marketing lives on. LGBT communities continue to be a population that tobacco disproportionately affects. Lesbian, gay and bisexual youth are twice as likely to smoke a cigarette before they are 13 years old. About one in four lesb
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Oct 6, 2016 16:37
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truth initiative calls on fda to enforce graphic warning labels requirement

truth Initiative joined seven public health groups to file a lawsuit to compel the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to enforce a requirement that graphic health warnings appear on cigarette packs and in advertising.
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Oct 5, 2016 16:21
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let's make sure new army recruits don't become smokers

While tobacco use among new military recruits is generally the same as the general population, by the time new recruits finish their training and take their first assignments, that rate is significantly higher...The sad fact is: 38 percent of military smo
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Oct 5, 2016 14:52
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truth initiative featured on nbc's today show

The story, part of “Sunday TODAY with Willie Geist,” highlighted the truth® campaign’s role in bringing teen cigarette use down to a record low with clips from the campaign’s “FinishIT—Smoking Gap,” “Left Swipe Dat” and “Squadless” spots. The segment als
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Oct 5, 2016 14:52
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q&a: why quitting smoking should be included in substance use and mental health treatment

See what Dr. Cohn had to say about why smoking cessation is an important part of recovery. Q: Why focus on substance use and mental health disorders? A: What we know is that smoking prevalence is decreasing but has stalled among people who have mental
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Sep 30, 2016 01:52
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teen-rated video game with smoking set for wider distribution

a video game rated suitable for teens that allows gamers to customize their characters with tobacco products will receive widespread distribution when XCOM 2 is released for PlayStation PS4 and Microsoft Xbox One consoles today...including the option to
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Sep 28, 2016 16:28
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[California] despite veto, calif. community colleges still have opportunity to get tobacco off campus

in vetoing the bill, Brown pointed out that California’s public colleges and universities have the power to save lives and develop tobacco-free policies. We will continue our work partnering with community colleges to develop and implement policies that g
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Sep 28, 2016 16:26
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