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tobacco is a social justice issue: mental health

documents show that tobacco companies targeted psychiatric facilities with product promotions and giveaways during the 1980s and 1990s, and that facilities also requested cigarette donations. An example can be found in a 1995 letter from a mental illness
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Aug 11, 2017 15:59
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what do half of america’s best beaches have in common?

The 2017 list of top beaches compiled by coastal expert ... includes 10 destinations he evaluated based on 50 factors, from water quality and wildlife abundance to public safety and cleanliness....Cigarette litter is also damaging to the environment in ot
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jun 30, 2017 18:36
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what makes substance abuse centers more likely to help patients quit smoking?

Yet many treatment centers for people with substance abuse disorders, a population that smokes at much higher rates, don’t offer quitting services. Truth Initiative® researchers examined six years of data on substance abuse treatment centers to determine
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jun 7, 2017 01:48
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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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truth initiative and cvs launch program to help hbcus and community colleges go tobacco-free

are joining together to help historically black colleges and universities and community colleges across the country implement comprehensive smoke- or tobacco-free campus policies. Less than half of the 102 federally-recognized HBCUs and about one-third o
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Apr 13, 2017 14:54
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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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A Multirelational Social Network Analysis of an Online Health Community for Smoking Cessation [FREE FULL TEXT]

We conducted these analyses using longitudinal data from BecomeAnEX...These insights have implications for the design and management of online social networks for smoking cessation.
Journal of Medical Internet Research (ca)
added Oct 18, 2016 21:29
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“e-cig” or “vape”? why smoking semantics matter

Truth Initiative® researchers analyzed the public posts from users of BecomeAnEX®,... “Terms such as ‘electronic nicotine delivery systems,’ commonly employed by researchers and public health advocates, are not used by U.S. smokers and may be an impedimen
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Sep 22, 2016 21:37
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three key moments in the history of marketing tobacco to women

For Women’s Equality Day...a few key moments in the history... 1929 For the 1929 Easter parade in New York City... 1968...Phillip Morris rolled out the marketing slogan “You’ve come a long way, baby”... 2007 R.J. Reynolds introduced a new cigarette cal
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Aug 26, 2016 21:16
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How Tobacco Companies Led A Devastating 50-Year Infiltration Into Black Communities

The now 22-year-old senior at George Washington University, started to research the campaigns big tobacco companies used to target black communities for his film project,“Black Lives/Black Lungs.” The film was published in March in conjunction with Truth
Huffington Post (blog)
added Apr 12, 2016 21:03
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