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[New York] youth call on walgreens to stop selling tobacco at rally outside shareholders meeting

more than 50 people from across the country rallied outside of the Walgreens shareholders meeting in New York City on January 26 to push the pharmacy chain to stop selling tobacco products. Truth Initiative® organized the rally to call on the Walgreens
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jan 30, 2017 22:03

use of multiple products dominates youth tobacco patterns

“This study highlights the complexity of tobacco use patterns in U.S. middle and high school students,” said Dr. Andrea Villanti, director of regulatory science and policy at Schroeder Institute and lead author of the study. “Future studies addressing th
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jan 29, 2017 14:26

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

cdc's anti-smoking ad campaign returns for sixth year

With more than 16 million Americans living with smoking-related diseases, the Tips campaign raises awareness about the health and emotional impact of cigarette smoking, encourages smokers to quit and offers free resources on how to quit and stay smoke-fr
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jan 19, 2017 16:06

where does research on marijuana stand?

the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine conducted an in-depth review of the health effects of marijuana from existing research dating from 1999 through August 2016. The report was sponsored by a group of federal, state and nonprofit
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jan 17, 2017 22:06

three tips for quitting smoking from an expert

members of Truth Initiative’s® web-based quit smoking program, BecomeAnEX, have posted more than 87,000 blog entries to ask questions, share resources or just talk about their day and how their quit attempt is going.
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jan 13, 2017 22:35

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

what helps smokers stick with an internet quit smoking program?

“This study showed that the combination of a social network approach and a free course of medication increased overall use of the program.”
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jan 9, 2017 17:31

[North Carolina] PCC Notes: Grant results in task force exploring possibility of smoke-free campus

A $7,500-grant is giving a Pitt Community College task force the opportunity to explore the possibility of a smoke-free campus while raising awareness of the health risks posed by tobacco products. According to PCC Student Support Manager/PCC Global Dire
Greenville (NC) Daily Reflector
added Jan 8, 2017 14:21

it’s time for pharmacies to stop selling tobacco

Our partner organizations Campaign for Tobacco-free Kids and Americans for Nonsmokers' Rights have also launched petitions to call on Walgreens to get rid of tobacco products. Read and sign those petitions, and spread the message that tobacco products h
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jan 7, 2017 02:33
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