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what 2017’s first congressional appropriations deal means for tobacco control

provides money for critical Centers for Disease Control and Prevention state programs and ensures that the Tips From Former Smokers™ campaign will continue. The bill also excludes policy riders intended to erode the Food and Drug Administration’s authorit
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added May 8, 2017 14:18
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how do adults view and use e-cigarettes?

new survey released today by Truth Initiative®, nearly half of current and recent former smokers age 21 and older have tried e-cigarettes...comes on the heels of the [FDA's] decision to delay enforcement of key parts of a rule finalized last year that wou
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added May 5, 2017 01:50
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who goes to vape shops?

Truth Initiative® researchers asked a national sample of over 3,500 young adults if they had ever been to a vape shop. The results, published in Tobacco Prevention and Cessation, show 11 percent of young adults had ever visited a vape shop. The study fou
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added May 3, 2017 22:40
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7 solutions for reducing tobacco use disparities

truth Initiative® convened a group of top health and advocacy experts to discuss one of the biggest problems facing public health...The discussion, part of Truth Initiative’s Warner Series on April 26, focused on African-Americans, low-income individuals,
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added May 3, 2017 22:38
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HBCUs, Community Colleges partner with Truth Initiative, CVS to tackle tobacco

joined forces to work with Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) and community colleges students and administrators. Through a nation-wide campaign, the organizations advocate for, adopt and implement 100 percent smoke and tobacco free camp
Huffington Post (blog)
added May 2, 2017 19:09
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4 foods and drinks that could help smokers quit cessation

1. Fruits and vegetables What foods can help you quit smoking? Cigarettes block the absorption of important nutrients, such as calcium and vitamins C and D. For example, smoking just one cigarette drains the body of 25 mg of vitamin C. Incorporating more
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added May 1, 2017 22:17
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[District of Columbia] 3 innovative ways a dc consortium is tackling tobacco use disparities

The study uses MeTRIC as a case example... “D.C., plagued with extraordinarily high tobacco rates in its most diverse neighborhoods, is also home to some of the top tobacco control scientists in the world and a dedicated cadre of health officials. Yet th
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Apr 26, 2017 21:30
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doctors’ offices: a missed opportunity in tobacco control

physicians aren’t always asking adolescents if they smoke, according to a new Truth Initiative® study. The research, published in Tobacco Induced Diseases, shows major gaps in youth tobacco use prevention and cessation efforts in the clinical setting. Fe
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Apr 24, 2017 18:43
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5 ways cigarette litter impacts the environment

Cigarettes make up more than one-third—nearly 38 percent—of all collected litter. Disposing of cigarettes on the ground or out of a car is so common that 75 percent of smokers report doing it. All these cigarette butts cost big bucks to clean up. Cities
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Apr 21, 2017 18:25
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VIDEO: meet the north carolina rep. taking on tobacco on the industry’s home turf

alma Adams, a two-term U.S. representative from Greensboro, N.C. and founding member of the board of directors at Truth Initiative®, has long been an advocate for tobacco prevention. In 2003, she took on a symbol of the state’s tobacco culture when she p
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Apr 19, 2017 18:35
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