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young activist focuses on helping the homeless population live tobacco-free

when Delaware native Kelsey Magill moved to Washington, D.C., she noticed the city’s large number of people experiencing homelessness—a population with less access to health care, but a greater risk of exposure to the nation’s leading cause of preventabl
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Aug 30, 2017 14:55

capitalizing on a “captive audience”: how tobacco companies targeted troops on military bases

“captive audience” is a phrase found in many tobacco company planning documents about marketing to military service members. That’s because companies sought to capitalize on, as one company put it: “the self-imposed confinement of the military family to
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Aug 25, 2017 18:33

how tobacco companies linked cigarettes and mental health

quitting smoking is linked with lower levels of anxiety, depression and stress....industry ... giving free cigarettes away to psychiatric facilities and mental health groups. They have also given free cigarettes to homeless shelters and soup kitchens, whi
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Aug 24, 2017 16:38

In new VMA spots, Truth Initiative asks whether Big Tobacco is exploiting veterans and the mentally ill

Over the course of a minute each, the videos trace how the tobacco industry has targeted military personnel and mental health patients as ideally positioned to become smokers, a revelation that Truth hopes will outrage the VMAs’ woke-teen viewers. "It’s
Campaign US
added Aug 24, 2017 16:34

tobacco is a social justice issue: the military

The plums are here to be plucked. That’s what a tobacco company wrote in an internal document to describe its new strategy for growing cigarette sales in a promising market: the military. The company, Lorillard, was one of many in the tobacco industry t
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Aug 22, 2017 02:18

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

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

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

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

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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