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AUDIO: Yes, Big Tobacco Says It’s Racing to Create a Smoke-Free Future

Jenny and Lindsey dig into the tobacco industry’s race to move beyond cigarettes and towards potentially better-for-you products. Philip Morris veteran Tony Snyder, talks about how the largest publicly-traded tobacco company in the world says its turning
Bloomberg News
added Jun 13, 2017 02:44
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[Colorado] youth activist uses street art to counter tobacco ads

in Sedona Allen’s predominantly Hispanic and Asian neighborhood in Denver, Colo., tobacco advertisements have a “ubiquitous presence,” she says. After attending a Truth Initiative® tobacco-control training program in 2016, she had an idea for something s
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jun 9, 2017 16:08
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what makes substance abuse centers more likely to help patients quit smoking?

Yet many treatment centers for people with substance abuse disorders, a population that smokes at much higher rates, don’t offer quitting services. Truth Initiative® researchers examined six years of data on substance abuse treatment centers to determine
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jun 7, 2017 01:48
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young adult cigar smoking trends underscore the need for flavor regulations

Truth Initiative® researchers surveyed more than 26,000 people between the ages of 18 and 35...traditional cigar use was most common among male and Hispanic respondents. Conversely, those who preferred little cigars and cigarillos were more likely to be y
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jun 5, 2017 20:36
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Evidence of the Impact of the truth FinishIt Campaign

a carefully-designed anti-tobacco public education campaign aimed at youth and young adults is a key population-level intervention within the context of an expanding tobacco product landscape and a cluttered media environment. As tobacco use patterns shif
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jun 2, 2017 20:18
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what’s the harm in hookah? how risk misperceptions relate to rising use

Truth Initiative® researchers surveyed more than 7,500 young people, ages 15 to 21 years old, over two years to examine the role hookah harm perceptions and other factors have in increasing hookah use over time. Participants answered questions about hooka
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jun 2, 2017 19:21
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how effective are tobacco control policies?

Researchers analyzed computer simulated models predicting the impact of six major non-clinical tobacco control interventions: taxation, youth prevention, smoke-free policies, mass media campaigns, marketing/advertising restrictions and product regulation
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jun 1, 2017 18:33
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VIDEO: smoking and mental illness: meet the doctor helping patients quit

when Dr. Steven Schroeder founded the Smoking Cessation Leadership Center in 2003, he knew smoking rates were high among people with mental illness and substance use disorders. “I called around to some of the experts and said, ‘Why aren’t you worki
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added May 31, 2017 18:50
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how can a disney star and a compatibility quiz combat tobacco industry profiling?

the tobacco industry has its eye on you. That’s the message that brought together the truth® campaign, DoSomething.org and Coco Jones, the 19-year-old star of Disney’s “Let it Shine”, for a compatibility quiz called “Who Has Their Eye on You?” The emoji
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added May 25, 2017 21:02
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tobacco and cancer: what are the survival rates?

Nearly 30 percent of cancer deaths in the country can be attributed to tobacco use, according to the 2017 Annual Report to the Nation on the Status of Cancer from the American Cancer Society, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the National C
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added May 23, 2017 12:35
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