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3 reactions to fda’s new plan for tobacco regulation

What followed the announcement of a new trajectory for tobacco regulation? Here are three reactions from public health groups, the tobacco industry and investors.
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Aug 18, 2017 04:27
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3 states pass tobacco 21 laws in 3 weeks

in the span of under 21 days this summer, three states raised the legal minimum age to purchase tobacco from 18 to 21, displaying the momentum of a tobacco control strategy that has only recently seen widespread adoption. Between July 21 and August 9, N
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Aug 18, 2017 04:27
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tobacco is a social justice issue: mental health

documents show that tobacco companies targeted psychiatric facilities with product promotions and giveaways during the 1980s and 1990s, and that facilities also requested cigarette donations. An example can be found in a 1995 letter from a mental illness
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Aug 11, 2017 15:59
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q&a: how to train emerging activists to support a social movement

we’ve trained hundreds of young people to be community activists through our National Summit on Youth Activism, an annual training program for youth and young adults. At this year’s summit, 148 high school students spent four days just outside Washington,
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Aug 10, 2017 03:39
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how to recruit and retain young people to get better survey results

Despite these challenges, Truth Initiative® researchers achieved a 72 percent retention between the first and second data collection points in a study evaluating the truth® campaign. In an analysis of their methods, published in Tobacco Control, Truth In
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Aug 8, 2017 15:17
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when is crowdsourced data most useful for research?

The two surveys yielded different results in several areas, including tobacco use, demographics, perceptions of harm and warning label exposure. Crowdsourced data had significantly more non-cigarette tobacco users, particularly e-cigarette users (13.9 pe
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Aug 4, 2017 14:55
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'black lives / black lungs' documentary shows how menthol tobacco ended up in black communities

explores the history, marketing tactics and impact of the tobacco industry targeting African-Americans with menthol tobacco products. He said the project, which also features experts and activists across the country, is part of his efforts to “turn my ang
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Aug 4, 2017 01:31
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behind the marketing strategy that costs the tobacco industry $900k an hour

industry spent over $8.6 billion on marketing in retail establishments, also called point-of-sale marketing, in 2014 ...Research shows that it is very effective: Youth who are frequently exposed to point-of-sale tobacco marketing are twice as likely to tr
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jul 31, 2017 23:19
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fda nicotine reduction plan announced today has promise, but timeline puts young lives at risk

The four-year delay in fully regulating newly deemed combustible products will leave tens of millions of youth and young adults subject to the enticing flavors and marketing of little cigars, cigarillos and hookah. The five-year delay in regulating e-cig
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jul 29, 2017 19:45
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apply: 2017 tobacco-free college program for community colleges and minority-serving institutions

college campuses have emerged as a critical battleground...Truth Initiative® has awarded funding to 135 historically black colleges and universities and community colleges to advocate for, adopt and implement a 100 percent smoke- or tobacco-free policy. T
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jul 26, 2017 19:07
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