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q&a: how youth activists are pressuring walgreens to stop selling tobacco

in January, Truth Initiative® youth activists Maria Duenas, Katelynd Todd and Dan Fitzgerald confronted the Walgreens board of directors at the company’s shareholders meeting in Scottsdale, Arizona about an important issue: why does the nation’s second l
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Mar 8, 2018 17:26
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comprehensive review provides further proof that fda should ban menthol cigarettes

a Truth Initiative® review of more than 80 studies on menthol tobacco products provides additional proof that the Food and Drug Administration should immediately ban the products to benefit public health.
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Mar 7, 2018 21:47
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tobacco and the environment

Billions of cigarettes — about 267 billion in 2015 — are smoked each year in the United States. They are the most littered item in the country. The waste from cigarettes can leach toxic chemicals into the environment, leading to land, water and air pollut
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Mar 7, 2018 21:47
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as smoking rates decline, hollywood isn’t getting the picture

the majority of 2018 Oscar nominees in major categories — 86 percent — feature tobacco imagery on screen, which has been proven to initiate smoking among youth.... an increase in instances of tobacco imagery over nominees in previous years. Over the past
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Mar 3, 2018 18:46
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4 big concerns about selling iqos heat-not-burn cigarettes in the us

Here are four big concerns about bringing IQOS to the U.S.... Truth Initiative recommends that the FDA require that Philip Morris submit additional information, specifically on the impact of its marketing and product development plans on America’s youth.
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Mar 2, 2018 00:18
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bold and bright: how tobacco companies market flavored products to appeal to youth

Federal law bans flavors in cigarettes — except for menthol — but not in other tobacco products, including smokeless tobacco, cigars, hookah and e-cigarettes. This gap in product regulation allows the tobacco industry to continue to use flavors to attract
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Feb 22, 2018 23:34
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how state public health agencies can reduce menthol cigarette use

Truth Initiative Schroeder Institute® researchers Shyanika Rose and Jessica Rath joined Delmonte Jefferson, executive director of the National African American Tobacco Prevention Network, to discuss these points in a blog post for the Association of Stat
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Feb 21, 2018 23:29
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18 schools pledge to go tobacco-free through college program initiative

eighteen colleges and universities were awarded grants from Truth Initiative® to adopt a 100 percent tobacco-free campus policy, a move that will protect more than 100,000 students and employees across 17 states. The Truth Initiative Tobacco-Free Colleg
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Feb 18, 2018 02:15
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tobacco use in lgbt communities

As the LGBT community gained more social and political acceptance, especially in the 1990s, marketers took notice. Industry documents show that tobacco companies were aware of high smoking rates among sexual minorities, and marketing plans show their eff
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Feb 14, 2018 04:07
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new study: access to a range of treatment options helps smokers quit

most importantly, it matters whether smokers are nudged to use these resources or seek them out on their own. The Truth Initiative® study, supported by a grant from the National Cancer Institute, included 5,290 current smokers who registered on BecomeAnE
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Feb 14, 2018 04:05
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