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5 insights about areas with the highest smoking rates in the u.s.

“It’s like there are two worlds now... Here are five insights from these experts about challenges and strategies for eliminating tobacco-related disparities across the country. For more, watch the full recording of the Warner Series: Tobacco Disparities
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Oct 19, 2017 00:09
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more mental health facilities are going smoke-free

1 in 3 people with a mental health condition smoke compared to 1 in 5 people without a condition—due in part to years of exploitation by the tobacco industry.
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Oct 11, 2017 15:39
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tobacco nation: the deadly state of smoking disparity in the u.s.

12 contiguous states stretching from the upper Midwest to the South...we’ve termed “Tobacco Nation,”... Ending the fight against tobacco can start with a series of fundamental tobacco control policies. Here is what we know works:
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Oct 5, 2017 18:07
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philip morris announcement to spend nearly $1 billion to end smoking sounds like fake news

The new Foundation for a Smoke-Free World raises the specter of the era when Philip Morris and other tobacco companies sought to establish industry-favorable research via the creation and funding of alleged independent research organizations, such as the
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Oct 5, 2017 12:16
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apply now: ‘reinvent the reel’ grants will support groups to get smoking off movie screens

Truth Initiative and Trinity Health, one of the largest Catholic healthcare systems in the country, will award approximately 10 “Reinvent the Reel” grants of up to $2,500 each. The grants will support youth-serving groups that will educate and engage you
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Oct 4, 2017 11:57
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students rewarded scholarships for taking action on tobacco

two young tobacco control activists received $5,000 scholarships from Truth Initiative® for innovatively confronting tobacco use in their communities. Alexia Okorogu and Allison Foster were awarded the 2017 Alma S. Adams Scholarship for Outreach and Hea
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Oct 3, 2017 16:50
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how some local governments are keeping the number of tobacco retailers in check

Measures to restrict tobacco retailer licensing and density are one way to combat the impact of tobacco retail marketing—also called point-of-sale marketing—which is linked to impulse purchases of tobacco products, an increased likelihood of young people
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Sep 27, 2017 06:43
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why local governments should take action on menthol cigarette sales

The mint flavoring, which appeals to youth, makes cigarettes easier to smoke and harder to quit. Additionally, a federal ban already exists for all other flavored cigarettes. The evidence is clear that menthol poses a threat to public health
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Sep 27, 2017 06:42
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Six Colleges and Universities Receive Grants to Pursue 100% Tobacco-Free Campuses Across Pennsylvania

University of Pittsburgh Temple University (Philadelphia) Lincoln University (Philadelphia) Community College of Philadelphia Cheyney University Community College of Allegheny County (Pittsburgh)
PR Newswire
added Sep 20, 2017 22:07
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Eight Colleges and Universities Receive Grants to Pursue 100% Tobacco-Free Campuses Across Mississippi

Jackson State University University of Southern Mississippi (Hattiesburg) Mississippi Valley State University (Itta Bena) Hinds Community College (Utica) Tougaloo College (Jackson) Alcorn State University (Lorman) Coahoma Community College (Clarksdale) R
PR Newswire
added Sep 20, 2017 22:03
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