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justice department should recuse lawyers who represented tobacco companies from tobacco cases

Before Mr. Readler joined the DOJ, the department vigorously defended the FDA rule. With Mr. Readler now on the case, the government filed a motion requesting an extension “to more fully consider the issues raised.”
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Mar 27, 2017 19:20
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now seeking change agents for youth activism fellowship

truth Initiative is accepting applications for its 2017-2018 Youth Activism Fellowship, a 12-month program for 18 – 24 year olds who want to change culture and help end the tobacco epidemic, and gain critical social change skills.
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Mar 23, 2017 21:54
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children’s book encourages native american youth to reject tobacco

In the book, “Denali Dreams,” Denali draws motivation from the Alaskan mountain she was named after to work hard as a student and soccer player, and chase her dreams. She keeps these dreams in mind as she resists pressure from a friend to try a cigarette
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Mar 23, 2017 14:31
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widespread use of flavored products in young tobacco users

Eighty percent of youth tobacco users (ages 12 to 17) and 73 percent of young adult smokers (ages 18 to 24) use flavored tobacco, according to a new study led by the Schroeder Institute® for Tobacco Research and Policy Studies at Truth Initiative® and su
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Mar 16, 2017 21:24
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CVS Health Takes Next Step in Five-Year Commitment to Deliver the First Tobacco-Free Generation

announced it will fund $10 million in new and expanded partnerships and programs to launch the second year of Be The First, the company's five year, $50 million commitment to help deliver the nation's first tobacco-free generation. The partnerships and pr
CVS Health (CVS Caremark)
added Mar 14, 2017 01:33
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how tobacco companies have used women’s history and equality struggles to sell cigarettes

“you’ve come a long way, baby.” That Virginia Slims cigarette slogan debuted in 1968 and spread across ads featuring modern, stylish women...Here, we rounded up 10 examples from the early to late 20th century.
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Mar 14, 2017 01:25
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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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agreement on american spirit cigarettes fails to protect public from misleading claims

The agreement, reached in January, requires the Santa Fe Natural Tobacco Company to remove the terms "additive-free" and "natural" from its product labels, advertising and promotional materials — however it can continue to use "Natural" as part of its br
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Mar 3, 2017 20:24
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what the oscars tell us about smoking in the movies in 2017

Of the 2017 Oscar-nominated feature films that were rated PG-13 (excluding animation and documentary categories), 70 percent depicted tobacco use. Of the 2017 Oscar-nominated feature films that were rated PG-13 (excluding animation and documentary catego
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Feb 28, 2017 17:48
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answers to five common questions about smoking and heart health

During American Heart Month, we are highlighting five important facts about heart health from BecomeAnEX, Truth Initiative’s digital quit smoking program.
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Feb 24, 2017 19:11
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