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more mental health facilities are going smoke-free

1 in 3 people with a mental health condition smoke compared to 1 in 5 people without a condition—due in part to years of exploitation by the tobacco industry.
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Oct 11, 2017 15:39
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Menthol Cigarettes' Hidden Link To Black Americans

some argue the black population's attachment to the menthol variety and tobacco in general isn't a coincidence. "The truth is this is exploitation," said Ritney Castine, Truth Initiative director of community and youth engagement. Castine works for Trut
Newsy
added Aug 11, 2017 15:55
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customizing a mobile program to help rural alaska native youth quit tobacco

tobacco use has long been part of communities in the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta, a remote region in southwest Alaska comprised of more than 80 percent of Alaska Natives. In a study from 2007, 63 percent of 15- to 18-year-olds reported being current smokers o
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jun 28, 2017 14:14
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Tobacco is a Social Justice Issue: Why the LGBT Community is Among the Hardest Hit by Smoking

It is not an accident that smoking rates among lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender youth are twice the rate for the general population. For decades, African Americans, low-income neighborhoods, LGBTQ communities and those with mental illness have been
PR Newswire
added Jun 14, 2017 16:31
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Truth Initiative Announces New Leadership For Its Schroeder Institute For Tobacco Research And Policy Studies

Dr. Donna Vallone named to the new post of chief research officer for both the Schroeder Institute and the Evaluation Science and Research Expertise Center at Truth Initiative
PR Newswire
added Jun 13, 2017 15:45
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how employers and health plans can save money and help people quit smoking

That’s why Truth Initiative® developed the EX® Program, a new quit-smoking program in collaboration with Mayo Clinic. The program is designed for employers, health systems and health plans to offer to their employees and members. "We developed the EX P
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added May 11, 2017 13:53
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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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why you should quit smoking before having surgery

One example: it affects how the body handles surgery. For this reason, some doctors are even refusing to operate on smokers to help prevent complications. While not all doctors go that far, others ask patients to stop, or at least reduce smoking cigarett
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Mar 7, 2017 13:28
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three ways to improve research on social support in smoking interventions

Published in Translational Behavioral Medicine, the commentary addresses potential reasons for why many studies focusing on social support interventions for smoking cessation have “yielded disappointing results.” The rise in the popularity of online soci
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jan 25, 2017 18:31
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a better way to measure a young adult’s socioeconomic status

People who earn less money, have lower levels of education and work blue-collar jobs are much more likely to smoke and suffer from tobacco-related diseases. Researchers typically use objective standards to assess socioeconomic status (SES), such as annua
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jan 10, 2017 18:58
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