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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

apply now: scholarships reward student action on tobacco

Truth Initiative® is offering two $5,000 scholarships to support undergraduate and graduate students who are innovatively confronting tobacco use. Over the past decade, the Dr. Alma S. Adams Scholarship for Outreach and Health Communications to Reduce To
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jan 6, 2017 16:37

10 steps to successfully make a plan to quit smoking

You don’t ever have to go in to a quit attempt blind. Sites like offer a variety of resources to help you prepare. Plus, BecomeAnEX has a caring community of other smokers and former smokers lending their support to each other.
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jan 6, 2017 16:16

best of 2016: the year’s top tobacco stories

The truth about tobacco and cancer / The video game danger parents don’t know about / How smoking could make cat videos a thing of the past / Challenging youth to put an end to smoking / Helping community colleges kick their tobacco-free campus efforts in
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Dec 30, 2016 05:46

MALONE: Editorial Why care about kids?

the most effective youth campaigns have had broader social engagement and focused on exactly what the Singaporean study suggested: increasing youth autonomy... Can this generation ‘finish it’?15 Only time will tell, but creating policy environments that m
Tobacco Control
added Dec 20, 2016 16:43

states to spend less than 2 percent of tobacco revenue on cessation and prevention

in fiscal year 2017, states will bring in $26.6 billion in payouts from the 1998 tobacco settlement and tobacco taxes, but will spend less than 2 percent of it on programs to curb tobacco use.
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Dec 16, 2016 21:24

researchers reviewed nearly 700 e-cigarette studies. what did they find?

“Only by understanding the total impact of these products—including patterns of use and long-term health effects—can we design policies that strike the appropriate balance between potential benefits and harms to public health,” Glasser said.
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Dec 16, 2016 18:25

Statement on Monitoring the Future 2016 from Robin Koval CEO and President of Truth Initiative

Although promising, the rate of smoking among 12th graders did not show a significant decline and was twice the rate of 10th graders suggesting that the real risk is once kids are legal or near-legal age. More work needs to be done to limit the industry's
PR Newswire
added Dec 13, 2016 20:37

latest data: tobacco companies quadruple in-store ad spending

the latest report on Big Tobacco’s marketing reveals where the industry is intensifying its focus: ads in point-of-sale locations like convenience stores, gas stations, grocery stores and pharmacies. (Yes, pharmacies still sell cigarettes.) Recent data
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Dec 13, 2016 19:24

six “teen”-rated video games that glamorize smoking

These are just a few of the many instances of smoking in sought-after video games rated “Teen,” meaning they are supposed to be suitable for anyone under the age of 18. Research shows a link between exposure to smoking imagery and the likelihood to smok
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Dec 10, 2016 17:21
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