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[New York] TRUTH® CELEBRATES SYRACUSE UNIVERSITY MOVE TO TOBACCO-FREE

Syracuse University officially became a tobacco-free campus today. The award-winning truth campaign is celebrating this victory in a new online video and launching an online petition... Targeting college campuses makes sense: 94 percent of smokers start b
American Legacy Foundation
added Jul 1, 2015 15:26
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INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY EXPERT NAMED CHIEF INFORMATION OFFICER AT ANTI-TOBACCO PUBLIC HEALTH ORGANIZATION

Legacy announced the appointment of Derrick A. Butts to the newly created role of chief information officer. Butts joins the senior leadership of the public health organization and will oversee a team responsible for building and supporting strategic info
American Legacy Foundation
added Jul 1, 2015 15:25
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Price-related promotions for tobacco products on Twitter

This study demonstrates that the vast majority of tweets offering price promotions focus on e-cigarettes. Future studies should examine the extent to which Twitter users, particularly youth, notice or engage with these price promotion tweets.
Tobacco Control
added Jul 1, 2015 12:08
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NEW YORK TIMES INVESTIGATION OF U.S. CHAMBER OF COMMERCE GLOBAL TOBACCO LOBBYING AND ADVOCACY

Now that others in the private sector can see the systematic efforts of Big Tobacco and the Chamber to thwart sound public health measures around the world, we hope they will reconsider their involvement with and support for the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
American Legacy Foundation
added Jun 30, 2015 20:10
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SIEGEL: Anti-Tobacco Advocates are OK With Letting Smokers Die at the Current Rate

two anti-tobacco advocates have argued that there is no need for e-cigarettes...sets up an irrelevant straw man argument, misconstrues the reasons why e-cigarettes are being promoted, misinterprets the data analysis, and draws an invalid conclusion about
The Rest of the Story-Tobacco Analasys and Commentary (Michael Siegel blog)
added Jun 29, 2015 13:02
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[New York] NY's Di Blasio moves to stop smokers from lighting up in homes

The mayor's administration is planning to pay four health-advocacy groups $9,000 apiece to press landlords and developers to prohibit lighting up in their apartment complexes so neighboring tenants don’t breathe in secondhand smoke, according to the Ne
Fox News
added Jun 29, 2015 12:20
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Antismoking group hits cheaper cigarettes

An antismoking group, the New Vois Association of the Philippines (NVAP), called on the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) Sunday to assess the impact of the looming entry of cheaper tobacco products into the local market as its presence could sabota
Philippine Daily Inquirer (ph)
added Jun 29, 2015 09:34
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[Indiana] Tobacco Education and Prevention Coalition Gets Much Deserved Recognition

The evening of June 25th was a special one for the many volunteers of the Tobacco Education and Prevention Coalition. They gathered for a night of much deserved recognition... The coalition’s efforts have brought down local numbers, and have helped people
PortageLife.com (Valparaiso, IN)
added Jun 27, 2015 11:41
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Anti-Smoking Policies Work: With Cigarette Smoking On The Decline, Those Who Remain Want To Quit

As smoking declines, public health researchers assume more of the remaining smokers are hardened — unwilling or unable to quit. A new study from UCSF finds the exact opposite is true. Each one percent decline in the number of smokers came with a 0.6 per
Medical Daily
added Jun 26, 2015 12:22
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BELLUZ: E-cigarettes and health — here's what the evidence actually says

to sort through the research and figure out whether e-cigarettes are actually safe, I read through more than 60 studies... What it means for you: If you're a chronic smoker, e-cigarettes could be a less destructive way to get your nicotine fix. If you do
Vox Media
added Jun 26, 2015 09:39
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