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truth® Teams Up with Imagine Dragons Lead Vocalist Dan Reynolds and Country Star Jon Pardi to Expose Big Tobacco for its Manipulation of Lower-Income Communities

Debuting During 60th Annual GRAMMY Awards, truth Encourages Young People to Tell Big Tobacco Why They're 'Worth More' in its New Campaign
PR Newswire
added Jan 25, 2018 23:38
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‘worth more’ campaign exposes big tobacco for its manipulation of lower-income communities

truth® teamed with Imagine Dragons lead vocalist Dan Reynolds and country star Jon Pardi for “Worth More,” a new campaign that exposes the tobacco industry’s exploitation of residents in lower-income communities. These award-winning singers, along with y
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jan 25, 2018 23:14
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why are 72% of smokers from lower-income communities?

Far from a coincidence, this statistic reveals a tobacco industry strategy to appeal to lower-income, less-educated consumers. Tobacco companies have targeted low-income populations in many ways over many years, creating smoking rate disparities that did
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jan 25, 2018 23:16
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VIDEO: Imagine Dragons' Dan Reynolds to Star in Anti-Tobacco Ad During Grammys: Exclusive Preview

In his most recent venture into activism, the singer has teamed up with the largest youth smoking prevention campaign, truth, for a spot set to air during the Grammys. And Billboard has the exclusive first look:
Billboard
added Jan 25, 2018 18:13
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how big tobacco made cigarettes more addictive

One way the tobacco industry has manipulated cigarettes to increase addictiveness is by loading cigarettes with chemical compounds. Bronchodilators were added so that tobacco smoke can more easily enter the lungs. Sugars, flavors and menthol were increas
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jan 25, 2018 23:17
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these 10 youth-serving groups want to get smoking off movie screens

ten youth-serving groups received grants from Truth Initiative® and Trinity Health to get rid of smoking in movies, one of the few places where it continues to be portrayed positively, as a normal social behavior and as glamorous, rebellious and edgy. E
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jan 19, 2018 09:07
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flavored tobacco use among youth and young adults

Youth and young adults use flavored tobacco products more than other age groups. Additionally, flavored products are often the first tobacco products youth and young adults ever use.
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jan 18, 2018 01:59
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[Arizona] Tobacco and Pharmacies Don't Mix: Truth Initiative Attends Annual Walgreens Shareholder Meeting, Urges Pharmacy Chain to Go Tobacco-Free

truth, plans to attend the Walgreens shareholder meeting in Scottsdale, Ariz. on January 17 where the organization, along with its youth activists, will again ask the company to reconsider selling tobacco products. With other major pharmacies like CVS dr
PR Newswire
added Jan 17, 2018 20:47
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[District of Columbia] Zombies Invade Washington, D.C. Walgreens: truth® Protests Walgreens' Sale of Tobacco Products, Urges Pharmacy Chain to Go Tobacco-Free

Pharmacies selling tobacco: it sounds like a retail oxymoron. That's why truth, one of the largest and most successful national youth tobacco prevention campaigns, announced today its zombie-themed demonstration outside of Walgreens' Washington, D.C. flag
PR Newswire
added Jan 11, 2018 00:59
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the one thing pharmacies could do to save thousands of lives

truth® is again calling for Walgreens to protect its customers and stop selling tobacco by staging a zombie-themed protest named “Not Happy or Healthy” after the company’s recently retired tagline, “at the corner of happy and healthy.” Young people dress
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jan 10, 2018 23:12
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