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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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how one student led her apartment complex to go tobacco-free

after her presentation on the harms of secondhand smoke and the benefits of smoke-free environments, Katelynd Todd faced crowds of a few hundred college students—all residents of her apartment complex in Berkeley, Calif.—and awaited their vote on a new t
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jul 26, 2017 19:04
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the surprising thing almost all emmy-nominated dramas and comedies have in common

"we need to make sure we don’t backslide by giving youth the impression that smoking is the norm. Smoking imagery has no place in pop culture." Thirteen Emmy-nominated comedies and dramas from the 2016-17 television season—all nominees in those categorie
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jul 21, 2017 17:30
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truth truck rolls out for 18th summer of inspiring youth to end tobacco use

successful campaigns depend on a combination of online and offline engagement strategies. Case in point: truth® ads that air during televised pop culture events create a lot of buzz about ending tobacco use, but the campaign doesn’t just appear on televi
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jul 20, 2017 00:54
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how mobile marketing for e-cigarettes may be aimed at youth

a review of e-cigarette marketing on mobile channels shows that companies are emphasizing flavors and high-tech features, strategies that may attract youth. Truth Initiative® researchers analyzed mobile e-cigarette advertisements from 2015 on up to 1,00
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jul 14, 2017 22:01
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video series aims to change the narrative about tobacco in the african-american community

Their chat is captured in the first episode of a web series that Reid hopes will spark new conversations among African-Americans, a population that smokes menthol-flavored cigarettes at much higher rates. The GOAT Series, which stands for Getting Out All
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jul 13, 2017 00:48
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Truth Initiative Selects Jive Software to Advance its Mission of Helping People Quit Smoking

has adopted Jive's industry-leading community software to deepen its impact with smokers and ex-smokers. Since launching the revamped BecomeAnEX® community with Jive's advanced capabilities for digital peer-to-peer support earlier this year, the organizat
PR Newswire
added Jul 11, 2017 21:37
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is fear of gaining weight getting in the way of quitting tobacco? cessation tobacco products

Remember, while weight gain can be temporary, the effects of smoking may not be... Weight gain is not inevitable. A review of 62 studies published in the British Medical Journal found that about 16 percent of smokers lost weight after quitting smoking. F
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jul 11, 2017 08:17
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smoke screens: is tobacco use in youth-rated movies still a problem?

These cultural norms are of particular concern because, while we have seen dramatic declines in the teen smoking rate, now at 6 percent, we have not seen the same rate of decline among young adults. Nearly all smokers—99 percent—begin using tobacco befor
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jul 8, 2017 02:09
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