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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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colleges unveil campus art to promote smoke- and tobacco-free policies

students at five colleges and universities created campus artwork that celebrates their school going 100 percent smoke- or tobacco-free with help from Truth Initiative®. The schools, grantees of the tobacco-free college program at Truth Initiative, are t
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added May 17, 2017 23:44
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how twitter can help de-normalize menthol cigarettes

menthol cigarettes and Twitter share something in common: their users are more often racial minorities, youth and young adults. Because of that, researchers turned to the social network to learn more about how menthol is perceived—information that could
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added May 16, 2017 14:24
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how employers and health plans can save money and help people quit smoking

That’s why Truth Initiative® developed the EX® Program, a new quit-smoking program in collaboration with Mayo Clinic. The program is designed for employers, health systems and health plans to offer to their employees and members. "We developed the EX P
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added May 11, 2017 13:53
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answers to 8 common questions about smoking and pregnancy

We turned to the experts behind BecomeAnEX®, a digital quit-smoking program hosted by Truth Initiative® and developed in collaboration with Mayo Clinic, for answers to eight common questions about smoking and pregnancy.
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added May 11, 2017 00:40
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