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slim and stylish: how tobacco companies hooked women by “feminizing” cigarettes

For years, Philip Morris offered promotions for its Virginia Slims cigarettes... For more on how tobacco companies have targeted women, read about the industry’s marketing strategy of using women’s equality struggles to sell cigarettes.
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Apr 4, 2017 16:27
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New Anti-Smoking Ad Starring Amanda Seales Highlights How Tobacco Companies Exploit Black Communities

The ad, which stars Insecure actress and comedienne Amanda Seales, accuses big tobacco executives of continuing to deliberately and disproportionately target marginalized groups, including Blacks, low income and LGBTQ communities and people who are mental
Essence Magazine
added Feb 13, 2017 03:41
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#stopprofiling: tobacco is a social justice issue

A new truth® campaign called #STOPPROFILING shines a light on how the tobacco industry deliberately singles out communities that already face adversity and inequality with aggressive marketing tactics that equal profiling. The campaign features televisio
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Feb 12, 2017 21:18
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after-school smoke? the problem with tobacco retailers near schools

kindergartners through seniors in high school don’t have to go far to pass a tobacco retailer, especially if they attend schools with large low-income or minority student populations.
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Feb 10, 2017 19:38
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researchers reviewed nearly 700 e-cigarette studies. what did they find?

“Only by understanding the total impact of these products—including patterns of use and long-term health effects—can we design policies that strike the appropriate balance between potential benefits and harms to public health,” Glasser said.
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Dec 16, 2016 18:25
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q&a: helping college campuses go tobacco-free

Truth Initiative is helping Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) and community colleges advocate for, adopt and implement 100 percent smoke- or tobacco-free policies. Since 2015, Truth Initiative has provided grants and expert assistance
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Nov 15, 2016 17:12
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tobacco industry turns to same old tactics to thwart deeming regs

If the industry is really interested in public health, it would start following the rules and stop trying to thwart them with the same old tactics they have always used – delay, distract and deny through high-priced lawyers and lobbyists.
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Sep 3, 2016 13:19
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[Wisconsin] Black Lives/Black Lungs Clears Smoke on Menthol

Lincoln Mondy and his Black Lives/Black Lungs initiative showcase the deliberate marketing strategies...While digging through documents Mondy stumbled upon the 2002 Phillip Gardiner study, “The African Americanization of menthol cigarette use in the Unite
Milwaukee (WI) Courier
added Aug 20, 2016 20:06
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final deeming regulation at a glance

WHAT’S NOT IN THE RULES DOES NOT: change statutory grandfather date of February 15, 2007, which means products introduced after that date must meet the public health standard and receive marketing authorization from the FDA.
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Aug 8, 2016 20:32
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CDC Reports Adult Smoking Fell to Record Low 15.1 Percent in 2015 – Bold Action Needed to Finish the Job

These remarkable results are a testament to the effectiveness of evidence-based strategies...Thanks to the Tips campaign, as well as campaigns by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and Truth Initiative aimed at youth and young adults, the U.S. curren
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added May 25, 2016 03:22
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