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how companies control where you see tobacco products and what policy can do about it

tobacco companies spent over $8.47 billion on marketing in retail establishments, also called point-of-sale marketing, in 2015 (the most recent figures available). This article is part of a series highlighting ways that states and localities are counteri
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Nov 9, 2017 20:31
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West Virginia included in Truth Initiative’s ‘Tobacco Nation’

West Virginia and 11 other states make up what the Truth Initiative is calling “Tobacco Nation” in a new report which finds smoking rates in that part of the United States are among some of the highest in the entire world. The Truth Initiative identifies
West Virginia Metro News Network
added Nov 9, 2017 20:31
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Low smoking tax contributes to high smoking rate in Missouri

CEO of Truth Initiative was a guest on the FOX 4 Morning Show on Thursday to discuss the reasons Missouri has a high smoking rate..."Tobacco Nation," adults are more likely to smoke than the average adult in the rest of the U.S., with over 22 percent of T
WDAF-TV Fox 4 (Kansas City, MO)
added Nov 9, 2017 20:31
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tobacco use in these 12 u.s. states is on par with a number of developing countries. why?

Why has Tobacco Nation been left so far behind the rest of the country? Three key areas play a big role. Policy More than 66 million people live in Tobacco Nation, roughly 20 percent of the U.S. population. Compared with the rest of the country overall
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Nov 9, 2017 03:56
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Truth Initiative® Announces New General Counsel

today announced the appointment of Robert Falk as General Counsel. Falk will succeed Ellen Vargyas, upon her retirement as General Counsel, effective November 6, reporting to Truth Initiative CEO and President Robin Koval. Falk is an experienced health c
PR Newswire
added Nov 7, 2017 05:40
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Vote to have Steve Aoki Perform at Your School

Chegg, the Smarter Way to Student, in partnership with truth, one of the largest and most successful national youth tobacco prevention campaigns, today announced that one U.S. college or high school campus can win a once-in-a-lifetime visit from Steve Aok
PR Newswire
added Nov 3, 2017 17:11
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new report: tobacco industry spends nearly $1 million per hour marketing tobacco products

[FTC] reports on cigarettes and smokeless tobacco... The reports, released last week, show that tobacco industry spending on cigarette advertising and promotion rose from $8.03 billion in 2014 to $8.24 billion in 2015. The amount of money spent on marketi
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Nov 3, 2017 02:11
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how local and state governments are taking on in-store tobacco promotions

This article is part of a series highlighting ways that states and localities are countering the deep pockets of the tobacco industry with policies regulating where and how tobacco products are sold.
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Oct 28, 2017 15:20
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3 things to know about the foundation for a smoke-free world

The biggest global manufacturer and marketer of cigarettes, Philip Morris International, is behind the Foundation for a Smoke-Free World. Beginning in 2018, the company plans to contribute $80 million annually over the next 12 years to the foundation. It
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Oct 25, 2017 13:25
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where we stand: raising the tobacco age to 21

Raising the minimum age of sale for cigarettes and all tobacco products to 21 is a critical tool that can help end the tobacco epidemic. Tobacco remains the number one cause of preventable death and disease in this country, with nearly 500,000 premature
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Oct 25, 2017 00:14
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