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[California, Colorado, Missouri, North Dakota] election results: the state of tobacco taxes

Tobacco tax increases were on ballots in four states yesterday: California, Colorado, North Dakota and Missouri. Each of these states has some of the lowest cigarette prices in the country and has not raised tobacco taxes in more than a decade.
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Nov 10, 2016 15:00
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truth initiative welcomes 2016-17 class of youth activism fellows

truth Initiative® kicked off its 2016-17 Youth Activism Fellowship program with 32 youth activists who are helping to create the first tobacco-free generation. This year’s fellowship, recruited in part by members of last year’s class, is the largest and
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Nov 10, 2016 14:59
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who sells cigarettes? the tobacco-free status of major retailers

Pharmacies are the focus of a new truth® and DoSomething.org campaign called, Take Back the Shelves. The campaign is urging all pharmacies to remove tobacco products from their shelves by enlisting young people to draw and submit the types of items they
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Nov 9, 2016 22:28
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[Minnesota] where are people still breathing the most secondhand smoke?

To find out who faces the most exposure and where, a Truth Initiative® researcher joined collaborators to measure secondhand smoke exposure among people in Minnesota in 2014, seven years after the state enacted a comprehensive smoke-free law. Their find
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Nov 2, 2016 15:35
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quiz: how many frightening facts about tobacco do you know?

This Halloween, test your knowledge of scary tobacco facts, and then join us in the fight to make tobacco use a thing of the past.* (1) Cigarette smoke is a toxic brew containing multiple poisons, including this one used to kill rats.
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Nov 1, 2016 17:34
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a growing problem: examining a decade of menthol smoking rates

menthol is slowing the decline of cigarette smoking in the U.S. Data from 2004 to 2010 shows that, while non-menthol cigarette use declined, menthol smoking rates remained constant and even grew among some groups. On top of that, youth smokers were the a
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Oct 26, 2016 13:55
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how do young adults use tobacco, marijuana and alcohol together?

E-cigarette use was not common and arose in the least popular pattern. E-cigarettes were never used exclusively, without the combination of alcohol or another tobacco product, in the past 30 days. The popularity of using marijuana alone increased over ti
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Oct 20, 2016 23:41
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Patterns of the co-use of alcohol, marijuana, and emerging tobacco products in a national sample of young adults.

E-cigarette use only emerged in combination with alcohol and was the least popular pattern of co-use relative to other patterns....Successful substance use prevention should focus on alcohol's co-use with a variety of substances of abuse, rather than foc
American Journal on Addictions
added Oct 20, 2016 23:40
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A Multirelational Social Network Analysis of an Online Health Community for Smoking Cessation [FREE FULL TEXT]

We conducted these analyses using longitudinal data from BecomeAnEX...These insights have implications for the design and management of online social networks for smoking cessation.
Journal of Medical Internet Research (ca)
added Oct 18, 2016 21:29
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the truth about menthol (PDF)

WHAT IS MENTHOL? • Menthol is a chemical compound extracted from the peppermint or corn mint plant or created synthetically. It reduces the harshness of cigarette smoke due to its characteristic cooling effects on the mouth and throat.1,2
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Oct 13, 2016 20:00
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