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5 ways cigarette litter impacts the environment

Cigarettes make up more than one-third—nearly 38 percent—of all collected litter. Disposing of cigarettes on the ground or out of a car is so common that 75 percent of smokers report doing it. All these cigarette butts cost big bucks to clean up. Cities
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Apr 21, 2017 18:25
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VIDEO: meet the north carolina rep. taking on tobacco on the industry’s home turf

alma Adams, a two-term U.S. representative from Greensboro, N.C. and founding member of the board of directors at Truth Initiative®, has long been an advocate for tobacco prevention. In 2003, she took on a symbol of the state’s tobacco culture when she p
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Apr 19, 2017 18:35
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how african-american leaders are taking on menthol

“The NAACP and all of its units are committed to the health and well-being of African-Americans and are particularly concerned about preventing tobacco use among youth,” states the resolution, which also notes that the tobacco industry “has perniciously
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Apr 15, 2017 17:03
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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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a lot of youth think they aren’t vaping nicotine, but is that true?

results of a new study suggest they may be unaware or misinformed about what is in their e-cigarettes because of unregulated labeling and marketing.
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Apr 13, 2017 11:38
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[Georgia] Dude Sues Over Getting Hit With A Skateboard During HELLYEAH At Mayhem Fest

Dugas was struck in the back of the head with one of the skateboards given out by the anti-smoking group Truth and "became dazed and confused upon being hit in the head and went in and out of consciousness," according to the lawsuit reported in the Atlant
Metal Injection
added Apr 12, 2017 20:35
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from social taboo to target market: how tobacco use became a women’s issue

something interesting happened after the U.S. Surgeon General issued a report confirming the link between smoking and cancer in 1964. In the years following the release of the report, the smoking rate among men dropped from 52 percent to 38 percent betw
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Apr 6, 2017 20:53
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[North Carolina] Truth Initiative promotes smoke and tobacco free policy at PCC

A national organization traveled to Pitt Community College Wednesday to help promote a smoke and tobacco free policy. Truth Initiative community and youth engagement director Alex Parks says they're offering free shirts, snacks, games and music for stude
WITN-TV (Washington, NC)
added Apr 6, 2017 01:35
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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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apply now: help #finishit at national summit on youth activism and tobacco

Truth Initiative® is offering a chance for a group of young people to attend the third annual National Summit on Youth Activism. The National Summit on Youth Activism is a tobacco-control training program for youth and young adults from around the countr
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Apr 4, 2017 11:28
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