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KOVAL: surgeon general's report confirms youth should not use e-cigarettes

This report underscores the importance of FDA regulation of ALL tobacco products, including e-cigarettes, to limit the marketing and appeal of these products to young people.... We are hopeful that in the future, the Surgeon General will clarify the conf
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Dec 9, 2016 03:35
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the video game danger parents don’t know about

A majority of parents are unaware of smoking in video games, according to Played: Smoking and Video Games, a new report released today by Truth Initiative. More than a dozen games released in 2016—at least five of which are rated “Teen”—feature smoking.
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Dec 8, 2016 02:10
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majority of natural american spirit smokers believe brand is less harmful cigarettes schroeder institute

Natural American Spirit smokers are over 22 times more likely than other smokers to believe their brand is less harmful, despite the fact that there is no evidence that they are any safer.
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Dec 7, 2016 03:14
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Young People "Take Back the Shelves" and Demand That Pharmacies Stop Selling Tobacco Products

DoSomething.org, a global movement of over 5.5 million young people and truth, the most successful tobacco prevention campaign, have teamed up for Take Back the Shelves, a campaign that asks young people to creatively use social media to demand that pharm
PR Newswire
added Dec 2, 2016 04:27
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helping people with hiv/aids quit smoking

Every year on December 1, World AIDS Day is an opportunity to increase awareness, fight prejudice and improve education relating to HIV/AIDS. People around the world show support to the millions of people living with HIV/AIDS, by wearing a red ribbon or
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Dec 1, 2016 20:40
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florida announces new record low youth smoking rate

The state’s success is in large part due to Tobacco Free Florida’s statewide media campaign, which the Florida Department of Health launched after residents voted 10 years ago to fund the program with the state’s portion of the Master Settlement Agreemen
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Nov 30, 2016 05:08
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[Michigan] Millennials could be the generation to end smoking

OU is one of 20 colleges that have recently been given a $20,000 Tobacco-Free Generation Initiative grant, which works toward making millennials the generation to end smoking. The grant is from a partnership with the American Cancer Society and the CVS
Oakland Post (Oakland University, Rochester, MI)
added Nov 30, 2016 05:01
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83 schools pledge to go smoke- or tobacco-free with community college initiative

with 29 community colleges joining its Community College Grant Initiative, Truth Initiative® has awarded funding to 83 community colleges to go smoke- or tobacco-free. Each school received a grant of $7,500 or $10,000 to advocate for, adopt and implemen
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Nov 29, 2016 02:36
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great american smokeout: quitting smoking could prevent 6 million cancer deaths

Since cancer deaths from tobacco started declining—in 1990 for men and 1995 for women—more than 1 million deaths have been avoided... For today’s Great American Smokeout, the American Cancer Society’s annual event that encourages smokers to make a plan t
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Nov 19, 2016 18:55
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q&a: helping college campuses go tobacco-free

Truth Initiative is helping Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) and community colleges advocate for, adopt and implement 100 percent smoke- or tobacco-free policies. Since 2015, Truth Initiative has provided grants and expert assistance
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Nov 15, 2016 17:12
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