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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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measuring disparities in tobacco advertising exposure

But how can we better measure people’s exposure to that advertising? And what effect does that exposure have? To begin to answer those questions, Schroeder Institute® for Tobacco Research and Policy Studies at Truth Initiative® investigator Shyanika Ros
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Feb 16, 2017 16:56
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How anti-smoking ads went from ‘just say no’ to ‘damn the man’

During Sunday’s Grammys, two public service ads made a jarring argument for quitting smoking: Essentially, that Big Tobacco hates black people...framing quitting smoking as an act of resistance against The Man is more effective than trying to make the ar
Fusion
added Feb 16, 2017 00:58
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three ways to support loved ones while they quit smoking

BecomeAnEX, a digital quit smoking program hosted by Truth Initiative®, has some tips courtesy of Dr. J. Taylor Hays, M.D., a professor of medicine at the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and director of the Mayo Clinic’s Nicotine Dependence Center. Becom
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Feb 15, 2017 14:46
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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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truth® Calls Out Tobacco Industry for Profiling Disguised as Target Marketing

During tonight’s 59th annual GRAMMY Awards, a new truth campaign called #STOPPROFILING will shine a light on how the tobacco industry deliberately singles out communities that already face adversity and inequality with aggressive marketing tactics that e
PR Newswire
added Feb 12, 2017 21:21
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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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A CPR kit, a toilet game and ADULT BIBS: The bizarre freebies in this year's $30K Grammys goody bag (but will the A-listers throw them straight in the bin?)

A shirt, duffle, and water bottle from the smoking prevention campaign Truth
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 6, 2017 15:05
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tobacco is a social justice issue: racial and ethnic minorities

Tobacco companies have strategically marketed tobacco products to appeal to racial and ethnic communities for decades. The most striking example is menthol cigarettes. These cigarettes, which are easier to smoke and harder to quit, have long been market
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Feb 3, 2017 21:18
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