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inaction in the face of opportunities to ban menthol cigarettes

Truth Initiative® has repeatedly called on the FDA to ban menthol, which makes cigarettes easier to smoke and harder to quit.... To participate in the #MyBigRegret campaign, young people can tweet their big regrets since 2011 using #MyBigRegret, tagging
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Dec 15, 2017 03:16
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truth® campaign prevents more than 300,000 young people from smoking in one year

an estimated 301,930 youth and young adults did not become smokers over the course of one year because of the truth campaign, according to a new study published in International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health.
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Dec 7, 2017 21:44
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5 strategies for passing local laws against flavored tobacco

Young people — especially African-American youth — are getting hooked on tobacco by first trying these flavored products. In fact, in 2014, the majority of high school students who smoked a cigarette in the past 30 days used menthol cigarettes, mint-flav
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Dec 7, 2017 13:27
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DoSomething.org and truth® Partner With Actor Dexter Darden for #MyBigRegret

In 2011, the FDA had an opportunity to ban menthols, but due to a "lack of research," they never did. Despite the FDA's own scientific review concluding that menthol cigarettes pose a public health risk above that seen with non-menthol cigarettes, mentho
PR Newswire
added Dec 5, 2017 17:45
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adult smoking rates continue to underscore health disparities

reinforces the fact that tobacco continues to disproportionately affect certain populations. For example, the report found that: Tobacco use ranged from 9 percent among Asians to 26.6 percent among American Indians and Alaska Natives.
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Dec 4, 2017 15:41
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Marketers Say Big Tobacco’s Court-Mandated Anti-Smoking Ads Are Too Little, Too Late

“They made an ad they hoped no one would see,”... Koval said Truth and 72andSunny are working to bring the tobacco companies’ messages to digital and social platforms to “make sure” the mobile-driven, Netflix-watching population of the U.S. sees them. Sh
Ad Week
added Nov 28, 2017 20:42
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are organic or natural cigarettes safer to smoke?

Misleading descriptors and other aspects of cigarette packaging and advertising can lead consumers to incorrectly believe that some cigarettes are less harmful than others. For example, a Truth Initiative® study found that nearly 64 percent of Natural Am
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Nov 22, 2017 17:29
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Study: Rated T video games glamorize smoking

42 percent of video games reviewed contained tobacco images but only eight percent of those had tobacco-related content descriptors. "People should know that the smoking depictions have the potential to drive behavior," said Dave Dobbins. He is with the
KTRK ABC 13 (Houston, TX)
added Nov 20, 2017 15:12
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[Australia] VIDEO: Is smoking glamorised too much in video games?

Melbourne (Vic) Herald Sun (au)
added Nov 19, 2017 15:33
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[California] Study: Rated T video games glamorize smoking

In one study, 42 percent of video games reviewed contained tobacco images but only eight percent of those had tobacco-related content descriptors. "People should know that the smoking depictions have the potential to drive behavior," said Dave Dobbins.
KFSN ABC-30 (Fresno, CA)
added Nov 17, 2017 21:32
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